Pinckney, Eliza Lucas, 1723-1793

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Birth 1723-12-28
Death 1793-05-26

Biographical notes:

Eliza Lucas Pinckney, daughter of Col. George Lucas of Antigua, was the second wife of South Carolina chief justice Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758). Her daughter Harriott married Daniel Horry.

From the description of Letter to Harriott Horry, ca. 1780. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140198

Wife of Charles Pinckney (d. 1758); resident of Charleston and Belmont (York Co.), S.C.

From the description of Papers, 1741-1763. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20071754

Wife of Charles Pinckney (d. 1758); resident of Charleston and Belmont (York Co.), S.C.; an early promoter of indigo cultivation in S.C.; born, 1723 on island of Antigua, the eldest daughter of Lieutenant Colonel George Lucas, a British Army officer who migrated with his family to the colony of South Carolina 1738. In 1744, she married a widower, Charles Pinckney, a Chief Justice of the Province, and they had four children: Charles Cotesworth, George Lucas (who died soon after birth), Harriott, and Thomas.

From the description of Eliza Lucas Pinckney papers, 1746 - 1783 July 6. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 780102311


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  • Canning and preservation
  • Seeds
  • Wallpaper
  • Traditional medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
  • Slave trade--History--18th century
  • Slaves
  • Cooking (Rice)
  • Indigo
  • Hair growth stimulants
  • Mothers and daughters--Correspondence
  • Land settlement
  • Cooking, American--Southern style
  • Cooking
  • Clothing and dress
  • Mothers and sons--Correspondence
  • Food--Preservation
  • Traditional medicine


  • Plantation workers--South Carolina
  • Planter


  • Antigua and Barbuda, 00, AG
  • Philadelphia, PA, US
  • South Carolina, SC, US