Bell Grove Plantation

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Brazosport Archaeological Society

In this overview of the history of Bell Grove Plantation, the author presents information derived from archival research covering geographical location, shifting ownership over time, biographical and genealogical information on owners, measures of agricultural productivity and inventory, the current status of Bell Grove Plantation and information about enslaved people and other forms of captive labor. The item contains maps, classifieds, census data, tax and will records, and lists of deed records.

Authored primarily by James Smith, in his work with the Brazosport Archaeological Society, this collection reflects the summary of archival and archaeological reconnaissance work conducted by the BAS between 1980 and 2020. The documents in the collection summarize the results of a comprehensive study on the history of Antebellum plantations in Brazoria County, TX, as well as other related historical places and developments.
archives, studies, leagues, antebellum plantations, families, slaves, cotton bales, farms, old classifieds, Westall, Thomas, Austin, F. Stephen, Westall, E. Andrew, Westall, G. Henson

Smith, James. (2016). "Bell Grove Plantation." Brazosport Archaeological Society:

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