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Slaves Inherited by Henrietta Neal from Joseph Warren Neal (1863)

Published under North Carolina on 09/12/2014

Slaves willed to Henrietta Neal by her father, Joseph Warren Neal, and transferred to her in 1863 in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Note: Henrietta Neal was born about 8155 in Rockingham County, North Carolina. She married Reason Carter Saunders. Isaac, age 38, $2,475.00 Pink, age 23, $1,800.00 Cornelia, age 25, $1,675.00 Martha, age 13, $1,575.00 Rosa, age 13, $1,575.00 Ella, age 9, Continue Reading »

Slaves Inherited by Philemon Neal from Joseph Warren Neal (1863)

Published under North Carolina on 09/12/2014

Slaves willed to Philemon Neal by his father, Joseph Warren Neal, and transferred to him in 1863 in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Note: Philemon Neal was born in 1840 in Rockingham County, North Carolina. He died about 1910 in Spray, Rockingham County, North Carolina.  Philemon served in the Confederate Army as a 1st Lieutenant on Company H, 45th North Carolina Infantry. Henry, Continue Reading »

Slaves Inherited by Virginia Pochahontas Neal from Joseph Warren Neal (1863)

Published under North Carolina on 09/12/2014

Slaves willed to Virginia Pochahontas Neal by her father, Joseph Warren Neal, and transferred to her in 1863 in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Note: Virginia Pochahontas Neal, born 9 Dec 1838 in Rockingham, North Carolina; died 7 Oct 1908 in Henderson, North Carolina; married James Romulous Dilworth. Jim, age 23, $1,950.00 George, age 21, $1,900.00 Edmund, age 16, $1,800.00 Carter, age 14, $1,625.00 Charles, Continue Reading »

Slaves Inherited by the Widow Neal from Joseph Warren Neal (1863)

Published under North Carolina on 09/12/2014

Slaves willed to the widow of Joseph W. Neal and transferred to her in 1863 in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Martin, aged 45 years, $1,350.00 Nick, aged 40 years, $1,825.00 Dennis, aged 23 years, $2,000.00 Fred, aged 20 years, $2,250.00 Moses, aged 13 years, $1,850.00 Elias, age 9 years, $1,050.00 Will, aged 2 1/2 years, $500.00 Jeff, aged 10 months, Continue Reading »

Negroes Hired Out from Evan P. Palmer Estate (1862)

Published under North Carolina on 09/12/2014

Inventory of  Negroes belonging to the estate of Evan P. Palmer, deceased, who where hired out during 1862 by Pauline J. Palmer, administrator of the estate in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Emily, Negro girl, hired by Walter Smith, $25 Green, Negro man, hired by Jas. Bennett, $75 Nancy, Negro girl, hired by Jno. Irvin, $28 Allen, Negro man, hired by Continue Reading »

Slaves of W F Broadnax of Rockingham County, North Carolina (1863)

Published under North Carolina on 09/12/2014

List of slaves belonging to the Estate of W. F. Broadnax filed in November 1863 in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Burrel, Doctor, John, Joanna, Pleasant, Alfred, Essex, Squire, Linder, Jordan, Clem, Christiana, Caroline, Libby, Luda, Ussay, Oscar, Burrel, Henry, Mary, Ann, Eve, Joe, Jones, Ephraim, George, Willis, Nancy, Harrison, Reuben, Travis, Rush, Pheoba, George, Emily, Fred, Fanny, Nancy, Mary, Ally, Continue Reading »

Slaves of Samuel Allen of Rockingham County, North Carolina (1855)

Published under North Carolina on 09/12/2014

List of slaves sold on March 27, 1855 from the estate of Samuel Allen in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Inventories, 1855-1865, Page 13 Mrs. Allen purchased Sarah, a Negro woman, $200 Wm. R. Strong purchased Jack, a Negro man, $900 Dr. T. M. Cayle purchased Alfred, a Negro boy, $895 Joseph H. Cardwell purchased Matilda, a Negro woman, $895 Joseph Continue Reading »

1839 Slaves of Reuben Long of Sumter County, South Carolina

Published under South Carolina on 09/12/2014

A true & perfect inventory of all the Goods & Chattels belonging to the Estate of Reuben Long dec’d shown to us as appraisers by B. Gerland Exor. Their ages in 1837 are listed. Daniel, age 51, $400; Burwell, age 53, $600; William, age 43, $650; Charles, age 55, $300; Edmond, age 55; $350; Peter, age 60, $350; Hannah, age Continue Reading »

1837 List of Slaves of Reuben Long of Sumter County, South Carolina

Published under South Carolina on 09/12/2014

A list of Negroes, Ages & Prices left by Reuben Long in his own handwriting, referred to in his will as a guide to his Executors in fixing the valuation of his Negro property. Daniel, aged 51, $400; Burrell, age 53, $600; William, age 43, $400; Charles, age 55, $250; Edmond, age 55, $250; Peter, age 60, $250; Hannah, age 57, $200; Selay, age 30, $300; Continue Reading »

Slaves of Abel D Rhame of Sumter County, South Carolina

Published under South Carolina on 09/12/2014

Slaves named on the inventory and appraisment of the Estate of Abel D. Rhame filed on July 15, 1857 in Sumter County, South Carolina. Paro, a negro man $400 Albert, a negro man $450 George, a negro man $500 Nora, a woman, $450 Sarah, child of Nora, $500 James, child of Nora, $400 Davy, child of Nora, $400 Hariet, child Continue Reading »


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