Wannah Plantation - Boykin Swift Creek Kershaw County South Carolina SC

Wannah Plantation – Boykin – Kershaw County

Basic Information

  • Location – Tributary of Wateree River, Swift Creek, Boykin, Kershaw County

  • Origin of name – From the Catawba Indian word meaning "home" or "tepee"

  • Other names – Boykin (2)

  • Current status – ?


  • 1870 – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • Mid-1900s – William Ancrum and Caroline Boykin owned the plantation (2).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – ?

  • Other people and families associated with Wannah Plantation include Almeater Brisban, Sarah Ferguson and family, George and Cissy Crim, Weebi and Maybelle Edwards, the Bradford family (2).

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 Theresa Reynolds whose great-grandmother Almeater Brisban was the cook for the Boykin Family and lived at the plantation until her death in the mid-1980s.

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