9 of the Biggest Slave Owners in American History

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Bonny Hall Plantation

Joseph Blake of Beaufort, South Carolina: 575 

The Blake family enslaved Black people for generations on a rice plantation in Beaufort (Prince William’s Parish). Joseph Blake had two plantations, one in Prince William’s Parish and another in St. Peter’s Parish. The former one was called Bonnie/Bonny Hall, on the Combahee River, south of the town of Yemassee, with 330 acres.

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