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HERMITAGE PLANTATION

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Bertie County, North Carolina

 

PLANTATION NAME: HERMITAGE PLANTATION
ASSOCIATED LINK(s): The Hermitage, Bertie County, National Register of Historic Places
OWNER:

Originally property of Thomas Brownrigg who deeded to his sister Sarah Brown in 1777; passed through several different owners, most prominently to Alexander Wood Mebane (1800-1847), and Augustus Holley (1820-1882)

BUILT: originally in late 1700s
ASSOCIATED SURNAMES: Brown, Mebane, Holley
HISTORY:

 

SLAVE POPULATION: Augustus Holley had 172 Slaves according to the 1860 Slave Schedule
RESEARCH NOTES:
Homes of Bertie County, Hermitage Plantation
MISCELLANEOUS: Photo courtesy of John Cartwright Bell Jr. Collection

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