Palmer Plantation - Lockhart Union County South Carolina SC

Palmer Plantation – Lockhart – Union County

Basic Information

  • Location – Love's Ford, Lockhart, Broad River, Union County

  • Origin of name – We are not sure what the name of this plantation was. We are calling it Palmer for founder Joshua Palmer. Please let us know if you have information regarding this plantation.

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • 1787 – Earliest known date of existence

    A 120 acre tract was surveyed for Joshua Palmer on the south side of the Broad River (2).

  • ? – House built

  • 1791 – Joshua Palmer increased the size of his plantation by purchasing an additional 250 acres (2).

  • 1835 – Joshua Palmer passed away (1) (2).


  • Number of acres – 270 in 1835 (1)

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – 4 in 1810; 12 in 1820 and 1830; (2)

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by Lynn Palmer, descendant of Joshua Palmer, from his will.

  2. Captain Joshua Palmer of Virginia and Union County, South Carolina

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