Jericho Plantation - Hampton County South Carolina SC

Jericho Plantation – Hampton County

Basic Information

  • Location – Hampton County

    County Road 62 at the junction of County Road 194, 4.7 miles south of Lawtonville Cemetery

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Private residence (2012). Family farms cotton and timber (3).


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • 1865 – House burned by General Sherman's troops (2).

    Family history says the Morrisons owned Jericho Plantation at the time of the Civil War (2).

  • 1884 – James Eggelston Morrison died of malaria at Jericho Plantation (2).

  • 2012 – Property being used to cultivate cotton and timber (3).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Lawton; Morrison


  • Number of slaves – ?


  • House burned by Sherman

References & Resources

  1. Carolina W. Todd and Sidney Wait, South Carolina: A Day at a Time (Orangeburg, SC: Sandlapper Publishing Company, 2008)

  2. Information contributed by Arthur George Morrison.

  3. Information contributed by Shannon Scott.

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