Mikell, Townsend, 1840-1926.

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Planter of Edisto Island, S.C.; son of Isaac Jenkins Mikell and second wife, Amarintha Jenkins Townsend Mikell; Townsend Mikell attended the University of Virginia; during the Civil War, he initially enlisted with the Calhoun Artillery, an Edisto Island unit, but later transferred to Maj. John Jenkins' "Rebel Troops." Mikell and his squad were captured by a Federal shore party on Edisto Island in April 1863; husband of Sarah Webb Clark Mikell (1843-1910) and father of Susalee Mikell (b. ca. 1873)

From the description of Townsend Mikell papers, 1826-1927. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 276781266

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creatorOf Mikell, Townsend, 1840-1926. Townsend Mikell papers, 1826-1927. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Edisto Island Presbyterian Church (Charleston County, S.C.). Deed, 1874 Feb. 1, Edisto Island, S.C. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
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correspondedWith Black, G.W.Z. person
correspondedWith Butts, Frank A. person
associatedWith Coast-Line Telephone Company (firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Edisto Island Presbyterian Church (Charleston County, S.C.) person
associatedWith Edisto Island Presbyterian Church (Charleston County, S.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Elliott, William, 1838-1907 person
correspondedWith Legaré, George Swinton, 1869-1913 person
associatedWith Ludlow, Peter. person
associatedWith Manly, Basil, 1798-1868. person
associatedWith Michael family. family
associatedWith Mikell family. family
correspondedWith Mikell, Isaac Jenkins, 1808-1881 person
associatedWith Smith, Ellison DuRant, 1866-1944 person
associatedWith South Carolina. Edisto Mounted Rifles. corporateBody
correspondedWith Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918 person
associatedWith Townsend, Amarintha Jenkins, 1810-1852. person
correspondedWith Whaley, Richard Smith, 1874-1951 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
South Carolina
United States
Charleston County (S.C.)
South Carolina--Charleston County
Edisto Island (S.C.)
South Carolina--Edisto Island
Cotton growing Law and legislation
Plantation management
Cotton trade
African Americans


Birth 1840

Death 1926

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