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Cowden Plantation

Page history last edited by Alane Roundtree 14 years, 1 month ago


 

Overview

 

Location

Prior to the creation of Aiken County, South Carolina in 1871, Cowden Plantation was located south of Silverton, Barnwell County, South Carolina along the Savannah River. The present day location of Cowden is south of Jackson, Aiken County, South Carolina.

 

Date Constructed/ Founded

 

James Henry Hammond (1807-1864) acquired and put together the 2,800 acre property that ultimately formed Cowden Plantation from 1848 to 1853 

 

Associated Surnames

Hammond; Brown; Jarrett

 

Historical notes

See Silver Bluff Plantation

 

Associated Slave Workplaces

Cathwood Plantation (Barnwell Co., SC), Redcliffe Plantation (Edgefield Co., SC), Silver Bluff Plantation (Barnwell Co., SC)


 

Associated Free Persons

 

 

  • Catherine Fitzsimons Hammond (1814-1896) - wife of James H. Hammond

 

Associated Enslaved Persons

 

For extensive research regarding the individuals and families who were enslaved by James Henry Hammond at his Silver Bluff, Cathwood, Cowden and Redcliffe Plantations from 1831-1865, please contact Alane Roundtree at elmoreroundtree@aol.com


 

Research Leads and Plantation Records

 

  • See Silver Bluff Planation

 

Miscellaneous Information

 

  • none

 

References

 


 

Users Researching This Workplace

 

Alane Roundtree has been researching the family histories and genealogies of the Silver Bluff Slave Community of South Carolina and their descendants since 1997. This research includes the individuals and families who were enslaved at the Cowden Plantation settlement. Please contact her at elmoreroundtree@aol.com

 

 

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