SANKOFA'S PLANTATION DATABASE
Location: Plaquemines Pa., LA
Constructed: ca. 1850
History: David Raymond Fox, son of Rev. James Angel Fox and Sarah Otis Fox, was born in 1822 in Pinckneyville, Mississippi. He earned his MD from the University of Louisianaand later served as a surgeon in the Confederate Army. He built a home, known as Hygiene Plantation in Plaquemines, Parish sometime before 1852. From 1858 to1878 Dr. Fox treated the plantation families and slaves of the neighboring southern plantations.
Associated Surnames: Drew, Field, Fox
Associtated Plantations: Woodburne Plantation (Warren Co., MS)
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1865: Freedmen who applied for land at "Dr. Fox Plantation"
From "Register of Applications of Freedmen for Land", http://www.freedmensbureau.com/louisiana/landapps.htm Visit page for more details. Ordered by surname.
- Jane Drew: applied for land at Dr. Fox Plantation on Sept. 20th, 1865; for "No. of men: 2. No. of women: 2. No. of children: 1." (same application as Ben Field)
- Ben Field: applied for land at Dr. Fox Plantation on Sept. 20th, 1865; for "No. of men: 2. No. of women: 2. No. of children: 1." (same application as Jane Drew)
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