Category : Slave Owners

Slave Owners

William Aiken

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Aiken was one of the state’s wealthiest citizens, owner of the largest rice plantation in the state — Jehossee Island — with over 700 enslaved Blacks on...
Slave Owners

Col. Joshua John Ward

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Col. Joshua John Ward of Georgetown, South Carolina: 1,130 Known as “King of the Rice Planters,” Ward had 1,130 enslaved Blacks on the Brookgreen plantation...