Oakwood Plantation





(County and State where the plantation/workspace was located.  Information to help others locate the plantation is optional.)

Southwestern Jefferson County, Mississippi - fifteen miles from Natchez. At map coordinates T8N-R1W, section 27 and probably also section 42.  The big house on the plantation was probably on or near the Old Natchez Trace, while the back side of the plantation was at or near Farichild Creek (which formed part of the Jefferson/Adams County line). 



Date Constructed/Founded

(Year the plantation/workplace was established and/or built.)

Definitely by 1837.  Most likely since around 1800.


Associated Surnames

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Forman, Hunt, Archer


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Associated Slave Workplaces

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Associated Enslaved Persons


  According to the 1860 slave census

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