Somerton Plantation


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Directions: Somerton Plantation: Located three mile north of Pinopolis. First granted to John Stewart in 1690 (Could be 1696). Acquired by William Scriven in 1698. (He was the first Baptist minister in South Carolina). In 1708, he sold the place to Rene Ravenel. Takes itís name from Somersetshire, England, the old home of Scriven. One of the principal homes and burial grounds of the Ravenel family for generations. In area to be flooded. Area about 1 acre.Records obtained from Santee Cooper Authority by Mrs. T.L. Connor, Eutawville, SC. The bit of history of Somerton Plantation by Mr. Henry R. Dwight.

Name Dates Inscription Remarks
Mazyck, Benjamin d 11 Feb 1758 @age 19 s/o Benjamin & Demaris Mazyck Gr/son of Daniel Ravenel
McCall, Catherine Cordes 5 Apr 1822 - 24 Jul 1838 d/o Dr John Ward McCall & Mary Ravenel
Ravenel, Catherine Mrs d 28 Aug 1849 @79yrs 11mo 2da d/o Samuel & Catherine Prioleau Widow of Daniel Ravenel
Ravenel, Catherine Prioleau 1 May 1820 - 20 Aug 1821 d/o Daniel & Caroline Ravenel
Ravenel, Caroline Prioleau d 27 Aug 1821 w/o Daniel Ravenel d/o John Splatt Cripps of Charleston
Ravenel, Charlotte Matilda 11 Oct 1796 - 10 Oct 1826 w/o Edmund Ravenel d/o Timothy Ford,Esq
Ravenel, Daniel 26 Oct 1789 - 7 Sep 1873 s/o Daniel Ravenell
Ravenel, Daniel 11 Apr 1762 - 5 Aug 1897 d/o Samuel & Catherine Prioleau
Ravenel, Daniel Edward MD 9 Dec 1812 - 4 Aug 1833 @20yrs 7mo 26da s/o Daniel & Catherine Ravenel
Ravenel, Elizabeth Farr 19 Apr 1816 - 28 Jul 1822 s/o Daniel & Caroline Ravenel
Ravenel, Gendron Prioleau d 4 Aug 1817 s/o James & Henrietta Ravenel
Ravenel, James MD d 31 Oct 1817 @27yrs
Ravenel, John Cripps 12 Oct 1814 - 21 Jul 1838 @23 yr 9mo 9da s/o Daniel & Caroline Ravenel
Ravenel, Theodore Gourdin d 26 Jul 1817
Ravenell, Henry d 15 Jul 1833 @2yr 10mo 10da s/o Henry & Elizabeth Ravenell,d of Scarlet Fever


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