Bellevue Plantation

OVERVIEW

Location: Burke County, Georgia
Date Constructed/ Founded: not determined
Associated Surnames: Carswell
Historical Notes: none
Associated Pages: none


ASSOCIATED ENSLAVED PERSONS

1850: 30 slaves [1850 US Federal Slave Schedule, Burke Co. , GA, John W. Carswell]

1860: 58 slaves [1860 US Federal Slave Schedule, Burke Co. , GA, John W. Carswell]

ASSOCIATED FREE PERSONS

Carswell family: John W. Carswell – owner; Sarah Anne Devine Carswell – wife of J.W. Carswell (m.1830), inherited a plantation and several slaves in 1828


RESEARCH LEADS AND RECORDS

None noted yet


MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

  • From “Classical Southern Cooking: A Celebration of the Cuisine of the Old South”: Sarah Anne Devine Carswell was born in New Haven Connecticut. Her parents (staunch Congregationalists) disowned her when she accepted an inheritance of a Georgia plantation and several slaves in 1828.

REFERENCES

  • Fowler, D.L. Classical Southern Cooking: A Celebration of the Cuisine of the Old South. Gibbs Smith, Layton, UT. 2008.
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