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Pyne Plantation

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Date: About 1811 [unknown]
Location: Colleton, South Carolina, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Surnames/tags: Pyne Slavery black_heritage
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Pyne Plantation Index



This rice plantation was located in St. Bartholomew Parish, Colleton County. It was comprised of 3,450 acres and held 5 separate plantations on its land. The plantation contained thirty houses for laborers, stable, corn house, cotton house, blacksmith house, and a gin house with a ten-horse-power steam engine. There was also a six-room dwelling.[1]


Irvine Keith Heyward , Nathaniel Heyward , William Henry and Esther Barnwell Heyward,
Caesar Pencil,
John Pyne (1811)
Arthur B. Rose (1868)

John Pyne was born 14 February 1766 in Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland. He married Honora Smith ca. 1789 in Ireland. She was the daughter of O'Brien Smith and Margaret Parsons. John and Honora immigrated to America with their seven children and arived in Charleston, South Carolina 28 February 1808. John died 7 June 1813 and was buried in St. Michael's Churchyard in Charleston, South Carolina. Descendants lived in South Carolina, New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania and elsewhere.


The total number of slaves from all 5 plantations at the time of his probate was 376. Please see the Pyne plantation index for the slaves on each of his plantations.


  1. https://south-carolina-plantations.com/colleton/pyne.html
  • 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 1810-1818 1819-1824 1819-1824 (indexed with last item) 1824-1844
    Image path: South Carolina Probate Records, Files and Loose Papers, 1732-1964 > Charleston > Probate Court, Estate inventories > 1810-1818 > No File Description Available > image 126 of 288
    FamilySearch Image (accessed 19 March 2022)*Inventory of the enslaved.

*Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38288983/john-pyne : accessed 23 December 2021), memorial page for John Pyne (14 Feb 1766–7 Jun 1813), Find a Grave Memorial ID 38288983, citing Saint Michaels Church Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Saratoga (contributor 46965279) .

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