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Woodside Plantation

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Overview

 

Location

Yazoo Co., MS

 

Date Constructed/ Founded

not determined

 

Associated Surnames

Balfour

 

Historical notes

William Lovett Balfour was born March 25, 1802 in Edgecombe Co., NC. , later moved to Feliciana Parish, LA and then to Madison County, MS where he died May 8, 1857.

 

As per the will and codicil of William Lovett Balfour, filed in Madison County, MS in April 1857 (Cause #733), this plantation was bequeathed to his daughter Mary Balfour Blackman and her husband Horace Goldman (HG) Blackman, who was also one of Balfour's executors. Mary and her husband Horace owned adjoining land to Woodside. Slaves from this plantation and also Homestead Plantation in Madison County were to be used to start a plantation in Washington or Bolivar County called Fall Back as also per the will.

 

Associated Slave Workplaces

Homewood Plantation (Adams Co., MS)

Homestead Plantation (Madison Co., MS)

Fall Back Plantation (Washington or Bolivar Co., MS)

Eyrie Plantation - Balfour (Carroll Parish, LA)

Only Plantation (Issaquena Co., MS)

Balfour Family Plantation (Harrison Co., MS)

John W. Balfour Plantation (Marshall Co., MS)

William T. Balfour (Warren Co., MS)


 

Associated Free Persons

 

 

  • William Lovett Balfour (b.1802-d.1857) - owner of Homestead, Woodside Plantation (Yazoo Co., MS) and Fall Back Plantation (Washington Co., MS)
  • Elizabeth Davis Gartley Balfour - wife of William L. Balfour (m.1823)
  • Mary Jane Balfour (b.1827-d.?) - daughter of William L. and Elizabeth D.G. Balfour
  • William Suggs Balfour (b.ca.1828-d.?) - son of William L. and Elizabeth D.G. Balfour; owner of Homewood Plantation
  • John W. Balfour (b.ca.1830-d.?) - son of William L. and Elizabeth D.G. Balfour
  • Charles Balfour (b.ca.1834-d.?) - son of William L. and Elizabeth D.G. Balfour
  • James Balfour (b.ca.1838-d.?) - son of William L. and Elizabeth D.G. Balfour
  • Joseph D. Balfour (b.ca.1840-d.?) - son of William L. and Elizabeth D.G. Balfour
  • Lewis Balfour (b.ca.1843-d.?) - son of William L. and Elizabeth D.G. Balfour
  • Horace Balfour (b.ca.1845-d.?) - son of William L. and Elizabeth D.G. Balfour

Owner was William Lovett Balfour (born in March 25, 1802 in Edgecombe County, NC; later moved to Feliciana Parish, LA and then to Madison County, MS. where he died May 8, 1857. Served as the Probate Clerk of Court)

 


 

Associated Enslaved Persons

 

1860 Federal Slave Schedule, W.L. Balfour

From the 1860 Federal Slave Schedule. Yazoo Co., MS. Transcribed by Tom Blake.

  • 70 slaves - BALFOUR, W. L., page 578


 

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Miscellaneous Information

 

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