Spring Grove Plantation - Bonneau Berkeley County South Carolina SC

Spring Grove Plantation – Bonneau – Berkeley County

Spring Grove Plantation Avenue of Oaks 2014 - Berkeley County, South Carolina
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Basic Information

  • Location – Cooper River, Bonneau, Berkeley County

    Off Cypress Gardens Road, 2 miles due east of the town of Bonneau, on the western side of Wadboo Swamp (2, p. 213 and 6)

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Residential housing development call Spring Grove (6).


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • ? – René Peyre owned Spring Grove Plantation (3, p. 205).

  • 1905 – Spring Grove Plantation was purchased by a club headed by E.W. Durant (3, p. 72).

  • Circa 1929 – The plantation was sold to a group of four men - Clarence Chapman, Mr. Frank, G.D.B. Bonbright, and Mr. Spears (3, p. 72).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – H. H. Banks (?); Crawford (?); Club headed by E.W. Durant (1905-?); Legenbres (?); René Peyre (?); Thomas Walter Peyre (?); Clarence Chapman, Mr. Frank, G.D.B. Bonbright, and Mr. Spears (Circa 1929-?)


  • Number of slaves – ?


References & Resources

  1. Virginia Christian Beach, Medway (Charleston, SC: Wyrick and Company, 1998)

  2. Claude Henry Neuffer, editor, Names in South Carolina, Volume I through 30 (Columbia, SC: The State Printing Company)
     Order Names in South Carolina, Volumes I-XII, 1954-1965
     Order Names in South Carolina, Index XIII-XVIII

  3. John Beaufain Irving, A Day on Cooper River (1842) (Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010)

  4. Catherine Campart Messmer, South Carolina's Low Country - A Past Preserved Text (Orangeburg, SC: Sandlapper Publishing, 1988)

  5. J. Russell Cross, Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1985)
     Order Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley

  6. Information contributed by Gazie Nagle

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