Quarter Plantation - Union County South Carolina SC

Quarter Plantation – Cross Keys – Union County

Basic Information

  • Location – Cross Keys, Union County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – Judge John Faucheraud Grimké acquired the plantation. There was no house at Quarter Plantation as he built a house on his estate nearby, Belmont, where he resided (1).

  • 1819 – Judge Grimké passed away (1).


  • Number of acres –?

  • Primary crop – Cotton (1)


  • Number of slaves – 37 in 1819 (1)

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by Louise W. Knight who is writing a biography of the Grimké sisters for publication in the fall of 2018.

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