Blackwell Plantation

OVERVIEW

Location: Jefferson County, Arkansas; below Pine Bluff
Date Constructed/ Founded: not determined
Associated Surnames: Blackwell, Pruitt
Historical Notes: none
Associated Pages: Robert Pruitt Plantation (Franklin Co., GA)


ASSOCIATED ENSLAVED PERSONS

1863: From the narrative of Boston (Pruitt) Blackwell, ex-slave

Blackwell family: Boston (Pruitt) Blackwell – born at Robert Pruitt Plantation (Franklin Co., GA), mother was sold to Augusta, GA, Boston was sold to Blackwell Plantation, Jefferson Co., AR at the age of 13, escaped in 1863 and joined the Union army at Pine Bluff, AR; Unknown sibling – Boston Blackwell mentioned a sister that he left behind at Blackwell Plantation and reunited with after the end of the Civil War

Unknown: Jerry – young boy who escaped with Boston in 1863

ASSOCIATED FREE PERSONS

Blackwell family: unknown


RESEARCH LEADS AND RECORDS

  • None listed yet

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

  • None noted yet

REFERENCES

  • Voices From Slavery: 100 Authentic Slave Narratives. Edited by Yetman, Norman R. 2000. pp 27-30.
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