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Slaves of Caleb Curtis of Pike County, Georgia

An Inventory and appraisement of the estate of Caleb Curtis an insane person as presented to us by William K. Curtis, Guardian both real and personal.  Those slaves remained in Pike County, Georgia after the Emancipation and the names of some appear on the 1870 U.S. Census.

Inventory and Value of Negroes: Jeff, a man, $600; Adam, a man, $500; Boston, $700; George, $800; Sam, a man, $900; Sandy, a man, $900; Preston, a man, $900; Bob, a boy, $600; Jacob, a boy, $600; Isaac, a boy, $600; Kate, a woman, $350; Jane, a woman, $400; Grace, a woman, $700; Mary, a girl, $750; Julia, a girl, $700; Paulina, a girl, $250; Tish, a woman, $600; Mandy, a girl, $600.

Source: Pike County, Georgia, 1861-1866.  Inventories and Returns, Book A, Page 6. Recorded on 19 March 1862

1870 Census, Pike County, Georgia

Page 78, Dwelling 554

Smith, Sandy, age 24, male, black, farm laborer, born in Georgia

“           Rebecca, age 26, female, black, farm laborer, born in Georgia

Williams, Mary, age 22, female, black, farm laborer, born in Georgia

Curtis, Caty, age 60, female, black, farm laborer, born in South Carolina

“           Julia, age 20, female, black, farm laborer, born in Georgia

“           Annica, age 8, female, black, born in Georgia

“           Laura, age 5, female, black, born in Georgia

Page 85, Dwelling 598

Curtis, Jefferson, age 55, male black, farm laborer, born in Georgia

“           Gracy, age 50, female, black, keeping house, born in Georgia

“           Robert, age 15, male, black, farm laborer, born in Georgia

“           Pelina, age 10, female, black, at home, born in Georgia

“           Sarah, age 3, female, black, born in Georgia

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