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William Nuckolls

William Nuckolls

This house was built in 1843 for William Thompson Nuckolls (1801-1855) and later owned for many years by John D. Jefferies (1838-1910). Built in the Greek Revival style of the antebellum period and altered in the Neo-Classical style of the post-Civil War era, it is a fine example of a mid-19th century plantation house with significant late-19th century alterations.

William T. Nuckolls, a lawyer and politician, had represented what was then Spartanburg District in the U.S. House of Representatives 1827-1833. This house passed through several owners after his death until 1875, when Capt. John D. Jefferies, a Confederate veteran and business-man, aquired it. The house was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.

Website: https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=17737

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SC, Cherokee Co

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John Davis Jefferies
William Thompson Nuckolls

Sources
Posted By: Ray Gurganus

  1. Website:Historical Marker Database;
  2. Website:Family Search Trees;

Updated: 8-18-2020