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Palmetto Plantation

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Washington Co., MS


Date Constructed/ Founded

not determined


Associated Surnames



Historical notes

The Kershaw Family commissioned architect Thomas H. Johns to design an elaborate dwelling on Palmetto Plantation. After he had delivered construction materials, the War interrupted construction and the home was never built.


Associated Slave Workplaces

Esperanza Plantation (Issaquena Co., MS)


Associated Free Persons


  • Mary Jane Kershaw (b.?-d.bef.1866) - owner
  • Annie Kershaw Montague - daughter of Mary J. Kershaw
  • Rose Sarah Kershaw Turnbull - daughter of Mary J. Kershaw; wife of Charles F. Turnbull
  • Richard C. Kershaw - son of Mary J. Kershaw
  • John T.C. Kershaw - son of Mary J. Kershaw
  • George T. Kershaw - son of Mary J. Kershaw
  • Mary Kershaw - daughter of Mary J. Kershaw


Associated Enslaved Persons


  • none recorded yet


Research Leads and Plantation Records


  • none reported yet


Miscellaneous Information


  • none




  • Branton, K. and Wade, A. Early Mississippi Records: Issaquena Co. & Washington Co., 1827-1900, Vol. II. Pioneer Publishing Co. 2001. [Thos. H. Johns vs. R.C. Kershaw, et al; 16 Apr. 1866]


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