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SC Slaves from plantations owned by Middleton, Bull, Butler, Blake, Brewton, Guerard, Izard

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SC Slaves from plantations owned by Middleton, Bull, Butler, Blake, Brewton, Guerard, Izard

Annette (View posts)
Posted: 21 Mar 2006 1:48PM GMT
Classification: Query
Can anyone trace their families to the following plantations:

Edward Middleton (emigrated from Barbadoes in 1678):
The Oaks Plantation (Goose Creek)

Thomas Middleton
Laurel Bay, Parlez-Vous

William Middleton (inherited from grandfather John Bull)
Ashepoo, True Blue, Harris Island

Euhaws, Toogoodoo, Coosaw Island, Hilton Head Island, Brewton

BUTLER FAMILY (Owned by Senator Major Pierce Butler)
Mary Ville (SC)
Hampton Point (Saint Simon's Island, GA)
Butler Island (GA)

Major Pierce Butler inherited his plantation holdings (including slaves) through his wife Mary "Polly" Middleton (daughter of Thomas Middleton). Mary Middleton was the granddaughter of Mary Brandford Bull. She willed her holdings to four of her granddaughters, Sarah "Sally" Middleton Guerard (wife of SC Governor Benjamin Guerard), Mary "Polly" Middleton Butler (wife of Major Pierce Butler), Mary Izard Brewton (wife of Miles Brewton), and Elizabeth Izard Blake (wife of Daniel Blake). Three of the granddaughters died soon after receiving their inheritance and everything was transferred to Mary "Polly" Middleton Butler.

Pierce and Mary Butler left South Carolina (along with their slaves) in 1793 and settled into the coastal islands of Georgia.

I was able to track my ancestors Angola (maybe)>Barbadoes (maybe)>South Carolina>Georgia>Louisiana

On a list of slaves for 1775, I found my folks: Somersett, Sue, Hannah, Mollie, Kate, Peggy, Dorcas, and Somersett Jr on a list at a SC plantation

On another list for 1795 (slaves taken from the Guerard plantation to Georgia), I found: Captain, Dorcas (the same as above), London, and Lizette.

By 1803, Captain's family had grown to include James, and Kate (which is the person I was able to track my family through).

Kate's son named John (and his family) was sold from Georgia to Louisiana in 1859 during the auction called "The Weeping Time."

Major Pierce Butler took only the young strong slaves with him to Georgia, the rest were left in South Carolina. I was wondering if anyone could trace their heritage back to any of these plantations

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Annette 21 Mar 2006 8:48PM GMT 
JBurch2113 22 Mar 2006 6:37AM GMT 
Annette 2 Aug 2006 7:40PM GMT 
Jill Burch 3 Aug 2006 2:10AM GMT 
ELLIE 17 Aug 2006 9:11PM GMT 
Annette 17 Aug 2006 10:20PM GMT 
Jill Burch 19 Aug 2006 7:27PM GMT 
WILDERBRYAN 6 Aug 2007 7:45PM GMT 
jilburch519 6 Aug 2007 11:37PM GMT 
WILDERBRYAN 7 Aug 2007 1:23PM GMT 
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