Cool Springs Plantation - Camden Kershaw County South Carolina SC

Cool Springs Plantation – Camden – Kershaw County

Basic Information

  • Location – Camden, Kershaw County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Cedar Grove, Witherspoon

  • Current status – ?


  • 1832 – Earliest known date of existence

    John Boykin established the plantation (3).

  • ? – House built

    John Boykin constructed a house at Cool Springs (3).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Blalock, Bonner, Boykin, Carer, Conner, Chesnut, Cureton, Elmore, Kirkland, Knight, Miller, Salmond, Shell


  • Number of slaves – ?


References & Resources

  1. 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society

  2. 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

  3. Information contributed by Roger Boykin, a Boykin family descendant.

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