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Slaves of Ismael Dunn of Spalding County, Georgia

By Janet Alcala

After the death of Ismael Dunn of Spalding County, Georgia, the court ordered an inventory be taken of his estate, including the slaves he owned.  Abstracts from the 1870 federal census of Spalding County show that several of the remained there after the Civil War ended.  Source: Spalding County, Georgia Inventories and Appraisments, Volume 1, Pages 185-187. Contact info@lineages.com to order a digital copy of the entire inventory.

Ismael Dunn

Vol. A, Pages 185-187

Recorded on 5 January 1860

Inventory and Value of Negroes

John, a man, $1450;

Mat, a man, $1300;

Isaac, $1500;

Robert, $800;

Bob, a man, $1300;

Jack, a man, $1500;

Tom, a man, $1300;

Alfred, a man, $1300;

Singleton, a man, $1400;

Bill, a man, $1000;

Wash, a man, $1000;

Stephen, a boy, $500

Randal, a man, $0

Ben, a man, $0;

Gordon, a man, $0.

Mary Sellars, $600;

Mary Dunn, $600;

Dilsey, a woman, $600;

Sallie, a girl, $500;

Violet, a girl, $800;

Tarthena, a girl, $100;

Millie, a girl, $1,200;

Rhody, a girl, $1000;

Sarah Ann, a girl, $600;

Katy, a woman, $0;

Rachel and child June, $1500;

 

1870 Census, Spalding County, Georgia

Page 166, Dwelling1282

Dunn, Randal, age 60, male, black, born in Georgia

1870 Census, Mount Zion, Spalding, Georgia

Page 59, Dwelling 449

Dunn, Issac, age 24, black, male, farm hand, born in Georgia

“    , Becca, age 24, black, female, domestic servant, born in Georgia

 1870 Census, Mount Zion, Spalding, Georgia

Page 45, Dwelling 343

Dun, Sing, age 25, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“        Susan, age 23, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“         Robert, age 5, male, black, at home, born in Georgia

“         Queen, age 4, female, black, at home, born in Georgia

Williamson, D., age 35, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

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

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