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Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island

Mary Ricketson Bullard

Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island

growth of a planter

by Mary Ricketson Bullard

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Published by M.R. Bullard in South Dartmouth, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cumberland Island (Ga.),
  • Georgia,
  • Cumberland Island
    • Subjects:
    • Stafford, Robert, 1790-1877.,
    • Plantation owners -- Georgia -- Cumberland Island -- Biography.,
    • Plantation life -- Georgia -- Cumberland Island -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Slavery -- Georgia -- Cumberland Island -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Cumberland Island (Ga.) -- Biography.,
    • Cumberland Island (Ga.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMary R. Bullard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF292.C94 S733 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 349 p., [1] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages349
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2746207M
      LC Control Number86071403

        The stops include several historic sites — The Settlement, First African Baptist Church, Cumberland Wharf, the remains of Robert Stafford’s Plantation and the lovely Plum Orchard mansion. For most people, this is the best way to see sights on the north end of the island. Cumberland Island is one of the Sea Islands of the southeastern United States and is the largest in terms of continuously exposed land. It is located on the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the U.S. state of Georgia and is part of Camden County, Georgia (30°51′N, 81°27′W).Cumberland Island constitutes the westernmost point of shoreline on the Atlantic Ocean in the United States.

      Much of the island was passed down from the Greene-Miller descendants in the early ’s to another Cumberland Island resident, Robert Stafford. Stafford developed extensive cotton plantations on the island and ultimately owned one of the largest populations of enslaved Africans and African-Americans in Camden County. Cite this book. Request an exam or desk copy. Cumberland Island. A History. Mary R. Bullard. Skip to. Description; Reviews; Cumberland Island is a national treasure. The largest of the Sea Islands along the Georgia coast, it is a history-filled place of astounding natural beauty. With a thoroughness unmatched by any previous account, Cumberland.

      Miller, Mary, 4 books Mary Ricketson Bullard, 3 books Larry F. Andrews, 1 book Patricia Barefoot, 1 book Joanne Werwie, 1 book H. Grant Rice, 1 book Sally S. Wright, 1 book Charles Seabrook, 1 book Stephen V. Shabica, 1 book Eloise Bailey Thompson, 1 book Thornton W. Morris, 1 book Will Harlan, 1 book Bert Ferguson Thompson, 1 book. History and Archeology at the Robert Stafford Plantation, Cumberland Island, Georgia Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain Chimney sweep, before child labor laws outlawed the work of such young children. Lewis Hine: He took photos of child labor and this photo is showing that this boy did some rough work due to the dirt on.


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Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island by Mary Ricketson Bullard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island offers a rare glimpse into the life and times of a nineteenth-century planter on one of Georgia's Sea Islands. Born poor, Robert Stafford () became the leading planter on his native Cumberland Island.

Specializing in the highly valued long staple variety of cotton, he claimed among his assets more than 8, acres and slaves/5(3). Robert's father was Thomas Stafford. Thomas' brother was Robert Stafford, the uncle of Robert and my 5th great grandfather.

Much of the source for this information came from the book titled Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island: Growth of a Planter by Mary R. Bullard page 80 Contributor: Joel Hobbs () • [email protected]: Stafford Cemetery, Camden County, Georgia, USA. Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island offers a rare glimpse into the life and times of a nineteenth-century planter on one of Georgia's Sea Islands.

Born poor, Robert Stafford () became the leading planter on his native Cumberland Island. Specializing in the highly valued long staple variety of cotton, he claimed among his assets more than 8, acres and /5(4). Born on the island inRobert Stafford’s story picks up as the Greene saga fades.

Having worked for Caty’s daughter, Louisa Shaw, Stafford learned the prosperity of plantation life, cultivating crops of citrus, rice and olives, with his most productive being Sea Island cotton.

The British were present at Cumberland early in the nineteenth century, and there are detailed descriptions of Robert Stafford’s plantation as it existed between and The Civil War had a profound effect on the Island’s human history, and Reconstruction saw both speculators and freed slaves trying to wrest a living out of the.

Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island offers a rare glimpse into the life and times of a nineteenth-century planter on one of Georgia's Sea Islands. Born poor, Robert Stafford () became the leading planter on his native Cumberland Island. Specializing in the highly valued long staple variety of cotton, he claimed among his assets more than 8, acres and slaves.

Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island: Growth of a Planter (Society, politics, agriculture, & mixed-race unions in a coastal georgia planter community).

by Bullard, Mary R. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Lands and Legacies Tour is a motorized tour to the north end of Cumberland Island starting at the Sea Camp Ranger Station. Visitors get to see both cultural and natural landmarks, including the remains of Robert Stafford’s plantation and cemetery, Plum Orchard Mansion, Cumberland Wharf, the Settlement, and First African Baptist Church.

Cumberland Island, Georgia, is the largest of the Sea Islands of the southeastern United States. The long-staple Sea Island cotton was first grown here by a local family, the Millers, who helped Eli Whitney develop the cotton gin. With its unusual range of wildlife, the island has been declared a National Park and a National : Camden County.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island: Growth of a Planter at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(2). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This text offers a glimpse into the life and times of a 19th-century planter on one of Georgia's Sea Islands. Born poor, Robert Stafford became the leading planter on his native Cumberland Island and Read more.

Book Overview "Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island" offers a rare glimpse into the life and times of a nineteenth-century planter on one of Georgia's Sea Islands.

Born poor, Robert Stafford () became the leading planter on his native Cumberland Island. Robert Theodore Stafford (August 8, – Decem ) was an American politician from his lengthy political career, he served as the 71st Governor of Vermont, a United States Representative, and a U.S.

Senator.A Republican, Stafford was generally considered a liberal, or "Rockefeller" Republican. Stafford is best remembered for his staunch environmentalism, his work on Battles/wars: World War II, Korean War. Cumberland Island is a national treasure. The largest of the Sea Islands along the Georgia coast, it is a history-filled place of astounding natural beauty.

With a thoroughness unmatched by any previous account, Cumberland Island: A History chronicles five centuries of change to the landscape and its people from the days of the first Native Americans through the late-twentieth-century.

⛴️ Tips for Taking the Cumberland Island Ferry. Be sure to book Cumberland Island ferry tickets in advance. With only two departures daily, it’s best to reserve ferry tickets in advance. The ferry does sell out, particularly so during popular weekends. Cumberland Island ferry tickets are $30 + tax ($).

Buy ferry tickets here. About the Author. MARY R. BULLARD was an independent scholar specializing in Sea Island history. Her books include Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island (Georgia), An Abandoned Black Settlement on Cumberland Island, and Black Liberation on Cumberland Island in /5(23).

OLD RECORDS BOOK “H” OF BONDS, WAYNE COUNTY, GEORGIA, COURT OF ORDINARY, FIRST 77 PAGES. SIBBIAH O’NEIL, guardian of MARTHA and MARY T. O’NEIL, $, May 3rd, Sureties LEVI J. KNIGHT and ROBERT STAFFORD. WILL OF ROBERT STAFFORD. In the name of God, Amen. I Robert Stafford, citizen of the.

MARY R. BULLARD was an independent scholar specializing in Sea Island history. Her books include Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island (Georgia), An Abandoned Black Settlement on Cumberland Island, and Black Liberation on Cumberland Island in Brand: University of Georgia Press.

- Explore marcavonoesen's board "Cumberland Island, Georgia" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cumberland island, Island and Cumberland island georgia pins. The official website for the Stafford-Wright-Matchett family reunion, Site includes photos of some past and current reunion hosts, family history links and current reunion information.

This inlcudes advance registration form, and the talent showcase entry form.“Prior to writing Master Robert, I had co-authored an article with Julia Celebi in titled, A Treasured Island, which described how man has modified the island over time. InMary Bullard published Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island: Growth of a Planter, by Georgia University Press.

Her work inspired me to create a story for middle. Amos and Amelia, surrogate children of Robert Stafford, a wealthy planter from Cumberland Island, Georgia, grow from youth into adulthood during the Civil War. Master Robert is eccentric. He has northern sympathies yet lives in the South, marries his mulatto.