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Subject: Re: They were still calling them Plantations, even after Emancipation
Author: Jo Trammell
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2002
Classification: Query

I really appreciate the information you have provided. You're terrific!

My Henry Swann was born in 1857 and raised his children on what they called the "Berry Brock Plantation". This had to be after 1900. I found the family intact during the census of 1900, after that everyone scattered and it has been difficult finding some of them.

Charlotte Swann, Henry's daughter worked as a domestic for the Berry Brock's, approximately 1911.

My grandmother and her sister are in their late 80's, their mother was Henry Swann's daughter, so they have told me stories involving this location. Their mother, Lemmie Swann-Crawford is said to have left the Berry Brock Plantation in 1916 & ended up in Pike County.

Perhaps, my Henry had been in this location during the lifetime of the elder Brock. I will research further.

Again, thanks so much for the information. You have provided me with another avenue to venture down and I do appreciate your help.

...the hunt continues....