Oak Grove Plantation

OVERVIEW

Location: Autauga (now Elmore) County, Alabama; a few miles from Montgomery
Date Constructed/ Founded: not determined
Associated Surnames:Fitzpatrick
Historical Notes: none
Associated Pages: none


ASSOCIATED ENSLAVED PERSONS

1840: 1 male under age 10; 1 male age 10-24; 1 male age 24-35; 1 female age 10-24; 1 female age 24-35 [1840 US Federal Census, Autauga Co., AL, Benjamin Fitzpatrick]

1850: 106 slaves [1850 US Federal Slave Schedule, Wetumpka, Autauga Co., AL, Benjamin Fitzpatrick]

1860: 113 slaves in 27 slave houses [1860 US Federal Slave Schedule, Wetumpka, Autauga Co., AL, Benjamin Fitzpatrick]

ASSOCIATED FREE PERSONS

Fitzpatrick family: Benjamin Fitzpatrick – plantation owner; Sarah Terry Elmore Fitzpatrick – first wife of B. Fitzpatrick; Aurelia Rachel Blassingame Fitzpatrick – second wife of B. Fitzpatrick


RESEARCH LEADS AND RECORDS

  • Benjamin Fitzpatrick Papers, 1819-1892, Autauga (now Elmore) and Hale Counties, Alabama. Subseries 1.1. Business, Financial, Personal, and Political Papers (1819-1869). This subseries comprises business, financial, personal, and political papers. Included are receipts for the purchase of slaves by his nephews, David and William Baldwin; Fitzpatrick’s commission as a member of the Alabama state militia in 1823; receipts for the purchase of slaves and land, and for the sale of cotton
  • Alabama Plantation Life in 1860, Governor Benjamin Fitzpatrick’s “Oak Grove” by Mark Keller, The Alabama Historical Quarterly Vol. 38, No. 3, Fall 1976, p218.

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

None noted yet


REFERENCES

 

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