Canaan Plantation - Fairfield County South Carolina SC

Canaan Plantation – Fairfield County

Basic Information

  • Location – 6 miles east of Winnsboro, Fairfield County

  • Origin of name – Named by General Bratton after the land of Canaan (2, p. 3)

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • Early to mid 1800s – General John Bratton owned the plantation (2, p. 3).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – ?

  • General Bratton was known for treating his slaves kind and well (2, p. 4).

References & Resources

  1. Claude Henry Neuffer, editor, Names in South Carolina, Volume I through 30 (Columbia, SC: The State Printing Company)
     Order Names in South Carolina, Volumes I-XII, 1954-1965
     Order Names in South Carolina, Index XIII-XVIII

  2. Information contributed by Cyndi Shull from:
    Fairfield Genealogical Society Newsletter - June 2001 - PDF - pp. 3-4

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