Buckton Plantation Rembert Kershaw County
- Location Rembert, Kershaw County
Baynard Boykin Road
- Origin of name ?
- Other names Buckston; Zachariah Cantey House (1, p. 1)
- Current status Privately owned
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- Circa 1795 House built
Zachariah Cantey had the house constructed. He married Sarah Boykin and was a large planter and prominent Kershaw County resident (1, p. 2).
Alternate Theory: The first house built was destroyed by fire and the second house, that still stands today, was constructed circa 1810 (2).
- 1822 Zachariah Cantey died but his estate was not settled for 10 years when it was divided among his four children (1, p. 3 and 2).
- 1874 The plantation's name was recorded as Buckton but it is not known when the Cantey family began to use this name (1, p. 3).
- 1877 The plantation remained in the Cantey at least until this year (1, p. 3).
- 1983 Alexandra Boykin owned Buckton (1, p. 1).
- Chronological list Zachariah Cantey (?-1822); Alexandra Boykin (1983)
- Number of slaves ?
- The one-and-one-half-story frame house constructed for Zachariah Cantey has remained largely the same for over a century (1, p. 2).
References & Resources
- National Register of Historic Places
Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1983
Photographs, architectural overview
- Roots and Recall - Buckston Plantation