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Palmetto Plantation

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years, 8 months ago


 

Overview

 

Location

Washington Co., MS

 

Date Constructed/ Founded

not determined

 

Associated Surnames

Kershaw

 

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


 

References

 

  • 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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