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Ben Lomand Plantation MS

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Issaquena Co., MS


Date Constructed/ Founded

not determined


Associated Surnames



Historical notes

Ben Lomand was the home of the Parks Family. It consisted of 1495 acres and housed 130 slaves. George N. Parks also owned Cottonwood Plantation and Eldorado Plantation MS.


Associated Slave Workplaces

Cottonwood Plantation (Issaquena Co., MS), Eldorado Plantation MS (Issaquena Co., MS)


Associated Free Persons


  • George N. Parks (b.?-d.ca.1852) - owner
  • Susan E. Parks - wife of George N. Parks
  • George N. Parks Jr. - son of George N. and Susan E. Parks
  • Margaret E. Parks - daughter of George N. and Susan E. Parks
  • Amanda Parks Coffield - daughter of George N. and Susan E. Parks; wife of Horatio Coffield (Eldorado Plantation MS)


Associated Enslaved Persons


  • none recorded yet


Research Leads and Plantation Records


Estate Papers of George N. Parks

Issaquena Co., MS Court House, Probate Drawer, unnumbered P-R. Indexed in "Early MS Records, Vol. II". This packet contains the Will of George N. Parks and papers that refer to Parks' plantations Eldorado (home of Amanda and Horatio Coffield), Ben Lomand (Parks' home) and Cottonwood.


Miscellaneous Information


  • none




  • Branton, K. and Wade, A. Early Mississippi Records: Issaquena Co. & Washington Co., 1827-1900, Vol. II. Pioneer Publishing Co. 2001.


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