Carnton Plantation

OVERVIEW

Location: Williamson County, Tennessee
Date Constructed/ Founded: 1826
Associated Surnames: Harding
Historical Notes: Carnton was established in 1826 by former Nashville mayor Randal McGavock.
Associated Pages: Belle Meade Plantation (Davidson Co., TN)


ASSOCIATED ENSLAVED PERSONS

Susanna McGavock Carter (b.1812) – wife of I. Carter, daughter of a Native-/African-American mother and English father, left in custody of Randall McGavock, given to Mrs. Elizabeth Irwin McGavock and William G. Harding of Belle Meade PlantationJo Anna – sister of Susanna, Martha – sister of Susanna; Fannie – sister of Susanna

1820: 11 slaves [1820 1820 United States Federal Census,Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, Randall McGavock — probably the elder, b.1768]

1830: 19 slaves [1830 United States Federal Census, Williamson, Tennessee, Randolph McGavock]

1840: 21 slaves [1840 United States Federal Census, Williamson, Tennessee, Randall McGavock]

1860: 26 slaves [1860 U.S. Federal Census – Slave Schedules, 11th District, Davidson, Tennessee, John McGavock]

ASSOCIATED FREE PERSONS

McGavock family: Randall McGavock (b.1768-d.1843) – founder; Sarah Dougherty Rodgers McGavock (b.1786-d.1854) – wife of R. McGavock (m.1811); Elizabeth McGavock (b.1810) – daughter of R. and S.D.R. McGavock; William McGavock (b.1813) – son of R. and S.D.R. McGavock; Mary Cloyd McGavock (b.1817) – daughter of R. and S.D.R. McGavock

McGavock familyJohn McGavock (b.1815) – son of R. and S.D.R. McGavock, inherited Carnton Plantation in 1843; Caroline Elizabeth Winder McGavock (b.1829) – wife of J. McGavock (m.?); Martha W. McGavock (b.1849) – daughter of J. and C.E.W. McGavock; Mary Elizabeth McGavock (b.1851) – daughter of J. and C.E.W. McGavock; John Randall McGavock (b.1854) – son of J. and C.E.W. McGavock; Harriet Young McGavock (b.1855) – daughter of J. and C.E.W. McGavock; Van Winder McGavock (b.1857) – son of J. and C.E.W. McGavock

McGavock familyJames Randall McGavock (b.1812) – son of  R. and S.D.R. McGavock; Louise Caroline Chenault McGavock (b.1813-d.?) – wife of J.R. McGavock (m.1832); Mary Ellen McGavock (b.1833) – daughter of J.R. and L.C.C. McGavock; Sarah Eliza McGavock (b.1837) – daughter of J.R. and L.C.C. McGavock; Maria Louisa McGavock Todd (b.1838) – daughter of J.R. and L.C.C. McGavock; Randall McGavock (b.1841) – son of J.R. and L.C.C. McGavock; William Chenault McGavock (b.1843) – son of J.R. and L.C.C. McGavock; Elizabeth Harding McGavock (b.1845) – daughter of J.R. and L.C.C. McGavock; James Randall McGavock (b.1847) – of J.R. and L.C.C. McGavock; Ann Louise McGavock (b.1849) daughter of J.R. and L.C.C. McGavock; Stephen Chenault McGavock (b.1851) – son of J.R. and L.C.C. McGavock; Van Winder McGavock (b.1855) – son of J.R. and L.C.C. McGavock

Harding family: William Giles Harding (b.1808-d.1886) – son of J. and S.S. Harding, inherited Belle Meade in 1839; Elizabeth Irwin McGavock Harding (b.1812-d.?) – second wife of W.G. Harding (m.1840), daughter of R. and S.D.R. McGavock


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MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

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