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Somerton Plantation Cemetery

Berkeley County, SC
Charleston County, SC
Dorchester County, SC
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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.

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.

Benjiman Mayzck Died 1758 No Birth Date
Daniel Ravenel Died Aug 15, 1807 No Birth Date
Theodore Gourdin Ravenel Died July 26, 1817 No Birth Date
G. Prioleau Ravenel Died Aug 4th, 1817 No Birth Date
Catherine Prioleau Ravenel Died Aug 27th, 1821
Elizabeth Farr Ravenel Died June 28, 1821
Charlotte Matilda Ravenel Died Oct 26, 1826
Henry Ravenel Died July 15, 1833
Catherine Cordes McCall Died July 24, 1833 (or 1838)
Daniel Edward Ravenel, M.D. Died Aug 4, 1833 No Birth Date
John Cripps Ravenel Died July 21, 1838
Caroline Ravenel Died Jan. 27th, 1844
Catherine Ravenel Died Aug 28, 1849
Daniel Ravenel Died Sept 7th, 1873
James Ravenel, M.D. Died Oct 31, 1817

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