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Deesona Plantation - Holly Grove

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Approximate Location: Ward 3, Township 21 North, Range 12 East, Sections 25-27, 63-64, East Carroll Parish, LA, Latitude: 32.7654088, Longitude: -91.1789981


Date Constructed/ Founded

not determined


Associated Surnames

Montgomery, Deeson


Historical notes

Owened by Tom F. Montgomery; John Wesley Montgomery; William M. Deeson


Census: Appeared on 1850 Slave Schedules (38 slaves, listed as WM Deason) and on the 1860 Slave Schedules (134 slaves, listed as William M Duson), 1860 Mortality Schedule (3 slaves listed with last name Deeson), 1870 US Census Location (Deeson Plantation)


Other Information: Freedman’s Bureau school operated there.



Associated Slave Workplaces



Associated Free Persons


  • Tom F. Montgomery, John Wesley Montgomery, William M. Deeson


Associated Enslaved Persons


  • none recorded yet


Research Leads and Plantation Records


  • none reported yet


Miscellaneous Information


  • none




  • A Place to Remember, East Carroll Parish 1832-1975 by Georgia Payne Durham Pinkston; East Carroll Parish Tax Assessors Roll 2006-2007 for legal land descriptions


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