Anchorage Plantation

OVERVIEW

Location: Adams County, Mississippi; immediately west of The Grove Plantation
Date Constructed/ Founded: not determined
Associated Surnames: Griffith
Historical Notes: none
Associated Pages: none


ASSOCIATED ENSLAVED PERSONS

1820: 12 slaves [1820 United States Federal Census, Wilkinson Co., MS, William Brooks]

1830: 64 slaves [1830 United States Federal Census, Adams Co., MS, Robert Field]

1850: 95 slaves [1850 U.S. Federal Census – Slave Schedules, Adams Co., Mississippi, Robt Field]

1860: 84 slaves [1860 U.S. Federal Census – Slave Schedules, Adams Co., Mississippi, Charlotte Griffith]

ASSOCIATED FREE PERSONS

Brooks family: William Brooks (b.1764-d.1821)- owner; Mary Elizabeth Celeste Hutchins Brooks (b.1772-d.1812) – wife of W. Brooks (m.1803)

Field family: Robert Field (b.1797-d.1850); Charlotte Marie Celeste Brooks Field (b.1806-d.1881) – daughter of W. and M.E.C.H. Brooks, wife of R. Field (m.1822); Annis Eliza Field (b.1828-d.1872) – daughter of R. and C.M.C.B. Field; Hannah Boudinot Field – daughter of R. and C.M.C.B. Field; Charlotte Brooks Field (b.1837-d.1857) – daughter of R. and C.M.C.B. Field; Robert Field (b.1842-d.1909) – son of R. and C.M.C.B. Field; William Brooks Field (b.1844-d.1903) – son of R. and C.M.C.B. Field; Mary Dunbar “May” Field (b.1848-d.1866) – daughter of R. and C.M.C.B. Field

Griffith family: John T. GriffithCharlotte Marie Celeste Brooks Field Griffith (b.1806-d.1881) – daughter of W. and M.E.C.H. Brooks, wife of J.T. Griffith (m.1851), owned/managed Anchorage Plantation as the widow Mrs. Griffith after her husband’s death

Crane family: Reverend Howard C. CraneCharlotte Marie Celeste Brooks Field Griffith Crane (b.1806-d.1881) – daughter of W. and M.E.C.H. Brooks, wife of Rev. H.C. Crane


RESEARCH LEADS AND RECORDS

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MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

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REFERENCES

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