Pine Grove Plantation Boykin Kershaw County
- Location Near Boykin, Kershaw County
32 Pinegrove Plantation Circle, Rembert, SC 29128 (3)
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status Privately owned
- 1700s Earliest known date of existence (6, p. 3)
The Boykins received a land grant (6, p. 3)
- ? House built
- Early 1800s Alexander Hamilton Boykin owned Pine Grove Plantation. He didn't live at Pine Grove but instead made his residence at nearby Plane Hill Plantation (2).
- 1866 Alexander Hamilton Boykin passed away (2).
- ? L. W. (Lemuel Whitaker) "Whit" Boykin, son of Alexander Hamilton Boykin, became owner of Pine Grove Plantation (3) (6).
- 1902 Birth records note James Willis Cantey Boykin was born at Pine Grove Plantation to L. W. (Lemuel Whitaker) "Whit" Boykin and EllenDouglas Cantey on January 7 so logical assumption can be made that the plantation's house was constructed prior to this year (4).
- Circa 1910 The Boykin Spaniel, the South Carolina state dog, was first bred by L. W. (Lemuel Whitaker) "Whit" Boykin at Pine Grove Plantation (3) (6, p. 10).
- 1932 "Whit" Boykin passed away (6, p. 13).
- ? Mary Boykin DuVal Myers acquired Pine Grove (5).
- 2003 John P. and Elizabeth H. Fort received the plantation from Mary Boykin DuVal Myers in a family transfer (5).
- 2016 The plantation was for sale with an asking price of $3.5 million. It was no longer for sale in January 2017 (3).
- Number of acres 197.44 in 2016 (3)
- Primary crop Cotton
- Number of slaves ?
References & Resources
- 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
- Boykin Family Papers, 1748-1932, 2001 - UNC Libraries
- Real Estate Listing
- Boykin Family Genealogy
- Kershaw County Land Records
- Mike Creel and Lynn Kelley, Excerpt from The Boykin Spaniel, South Carolina's Dog - PDF, (Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press, 2009)