Sealy Plantation

Fast Facts:

General Information - Location - Lot 22 of Bayley’s Barony at the head of Broad Creek

Owners -

  • James B. Sealy and wife Mary Davant (1773-1806), eldest daughter of James and Lydia Davant, heiress to 200 acres of Lot 22 of Bayley’s Barony at the head of Broad Creek.
  • Land later included in Marshlands Plantation. 

Land - 200 acres
 
Maps - Mosse, Hilton Head Island, 1783. Lot 22

Bibliography -

   Peeples, An Index to Hilton Head Island Names 

Additional Information:

Islander planter James B. Sealy married on May 14, 1790 Mary Davant (1772-1806), eldest daughter of James and Lydia Davant, heiress to 200 acres of Lot 22 of Bayley’s Barony at the head of Broad Creek, land later included in Marshlands Plantation.  Their two children were: Mary, born September 1792 and James, born August 1794 who married Elizabeth Stoney of the Otterburn family and was still planting on Hilton Head as late as the 1820 census.  James B. Sealy died circa 1795, his widow marrying George Kicklighter by whom she had three children, all born on Hilton Head: Ann, born December 1799, George, born May 1804 and Mary who married her first cousin, William Irwin Fickling.

Peeples, An Index to Hilton Head Island Names (Before the Contemporary Development), p. 37



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