Hogg Island Plantation

Fast Facts:

General Information - Location - at the tip of Jenkins’ Island

Owners -

  • Purchased by Captain John Gascoigne in 1729.
  • Isaac Jenkins (See Jenkins’ Island Plantation)
  • William Pope, Sr.
  • Joseph Pope

Map - "Hack, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, before 1861"

Bibliography -

    Holmgren, Hilton Head, A Sea Island Chronicle
    Peeples, An Index to Hilton Head Island Names

Additional Information:

The 1733 advertisement of Captain John Gascoigne, offering his Hilton Head Island plantation for sale, calls it Hogg Island, apparently referring to the whole of what is now Jenkins Island.  The tiny island at its northern tip retained the name until recently, now being called largely Blue Heron Point.  The ‘hogg’ spelling was doubtlessly an attempted similar upgrading of less lovely ‘hog’.  No Hogg family ever owned it. 

Peeples, An Index to Hilton Head Island Names (Before the Contemporary Development), p.21 

 





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