Location: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Surnames/tags: McPherson Slavery Black_Heritage
General John McPherson (1756 - 1806) was the owner of several plantations in South Carolina. Low Country Africana has transcribed the estate inventory of John McPherson, made (following his death at sea) in December of 1806, which lists enslaved ancestors at Laureum Plantation, Pine Comfort, Cotton Hall Heneka Hill Plantation in Prince William Parish, Beaufort District, and the Newton Plantation on the Pon Pon in Colleton District, SC. Enslaved ancestors listed in Beaufort District were listed by families and in groups that may have been extended families.
Pine Comfort Plantation
- Old George (Carpenter) $100
- Four motherless children, who have been brought back to Laureum: Hercules, Harriett, Louisa & Selena $400} $500
South Carolina Probate Re...d Loose Papers, 1732-1964:
"South Carolina Probate Re...d Loose Papers, 1732-1964"
Catalog: Charleston District, South Carolina estate inventories, 1732-1844 1783-1810
Image path: South Carolina Probate Records, Files and Loose Papers, 1732-1964 > Charleston > Probate Court, Estate inventories > 1800-1810 > No File Description Available > image 1064 of 1246
FamilySearch Image: 939L-VSSB-TB (accessed 15 September 2022)
- Cotton Hall Henika Hill inventory, and the Newton Plantation