Midway Plantation - Wedgefield Sumter County South Carolina SC

Midway Plantation – Wedgefield – Sumter County

Basic Information

  • Location – Wedgefield, St. Mark's Parish, Sumter County

    SC 261

  • Origin of name – Named so because it was midway between the older place, Woodlawn Plantation, owned by Mr. Orlando Rees, and Oakley Plantation, the home of Mr. William Rees.

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

    Was occupied by J. J. Pringle Smith of Charleston during whose occupancy it was destroyed accidently by fire.

  • 1754 – Matthew Singleton owned the plantation this year, the year his son John Singleton was born (American Revolution Roster).

  • ? – Major John Singleton (b. 1754, d. 1820) grew indigo, cotton, and peanuts as well as bred and raced horses on Midway (American Revolution Roster).



  • Alphabetical list – Broun, Mayrant, Orlando Rees, Waites W. Rees, William Rees, Matthew Singleton (1754), Major John Singleton, J. J. Pringle Smith


  • Number of slaves – ?


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