Rice Shire Plantation - Jasper County South Carolina SC

Rice Shire Plantation – – Jasper County

Basic Information

  • Location – Jasper County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Riceshire

  • Current status – Divided and sold for taxes following the Civil War; there is still a Riceshire Road near Ridgeland (http://sciway3.net/clark/beaufort/ferrell.html).


  • Earliest known date of existence – 1850

  • House built – ?


  • Number of acres – 1000

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Isaac Ferrell

    For unknown reasons, Issac's first son and heir Henry Isaac left Rice Shire about 1853 and moved to Glynn County, Georgia.


  • Number of slaves – 25


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