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Slaves of John B. Reid of Spalding County, Georgia

By Janet Alacla

An inventory of the estate of John B. Reid of Spalding County, Georgia includes a list of 94 slaves and their appraised value in 1860.  Many of those slaves took Reid as their last name after the Emancipation and lived in Spalding County when the 1870 census was taken.  Source: Spalding County, Georgia Inventories and Appraisments, Book 1, Pages 203-207.  Contact info@lineages.com to order a digital copy of the entire inventory.

John B. Reid

Vol. A, Pages 203-207

Recorded 14 July, 1860

 Inventory and Value of Negroes

Nicy, a woman $200

Betsey, a woman, $1200

Lucy, a woman, $800

Anna, a woman, $700

Amanda, a woman, $1200

Caroline, a woman, $250

Louisa, a woman, $1250

Jane, a woman, $1100

Ellen, a woman, $800

Hannah, a woman, $1050

Guda, a woman, $1200

Mary, a woman, $900

Fanny, a woman, $1200

Matilda, a woman, $1200

Kitty, a girl, $1500

Frankie, a girl, $800

Sally, a girl, $805

Almira, a girl, $800

Sarah, a girl, $650

Analiza, a girl, $500

Ellen, a girl, $275

Lydia, a girl, $300

Ada, a girl, $600

Rhody, a girl, $450

Julia, a girl, $650

Irving, a girl, $350

Lizzy, a girl, $200

Delia, a girl, $700

Emma, a girl, $225

Susan, a girl, $550

Mary Cuper, a girl, $1000

Dely, a girl, $200

Becky, a girl, $1050

Matildia, a girl, $350

Wiley, a man, $1400

Richmond, a man, $1450

Prince, a man, $1400

Tom, a man, $1400

Henry, a man, $1200

Abraham, a man, $1200

Griffin, a man, $1700

Harry, a man, $1200

Alfred, a man, $1500

Cooper, a man, $1000

Isaac, a man, $1400

Edmond, a man, $1500

Square, a man, $1400

Waley, a man, $1250

Tom, a man, $300

Squire, a man, $1400

Lindsey, a man, $1350

Sandy, a man, $1000

Sandford, a man, $750

Elleck, a boy, $800

George, a boy, $700

Cicero, a boy, $350

Jim, a boy, $1200

Abraham G, a boy, $1100

Docter, a boy, $800

Miles, a boy, $1200

Floyd, a boy, $1350

Edmond, a boy, $1000

Martin, a boy, $700

Early, a boy, $275

Joseph, a boy, $1000

Miles, Jr., a boy, $750

Joydra, a boy, $900

Botum, a boy, $400

Minzo, a boy, $275

Boler, a boy, $1400

Jordan, a boy, $450

Davis, a boy, $400

John, a boy, $200

Samuel, a boy, $1250

Clay, a boy, $1400

Nathan, a boy, $1000

Spalding, a boy, $800

Isaac, a boy, $100

Archer, a boy, $900

Ishmael, a boy, $1000

Carter, a boy, $1000

Fletcher, a boy, $325

Washington, a boy, $750

Charles, a boy, $225

Stephen, a boy, $225

Dick, a boy, $200

Milton, a boy, $600

Caleb, a boy, $300

Nead, a boy, $1050

Crawford, a boy, $900

Leo, a boy, $600

George, a boy, $1000

Frank, a boy, $350

Jessy, a boy, $200

 1870 Census. Orrs, Spalding, Georgia

Page 3, Dwelling 23

Reid, Prince, age 29, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Martha, age 25, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

Julian, age 5, male, black, at home, born in Georgia

William M, age 2, male, black, at home, born in Georgia

Nathan, age 1, male, black, at home, born in Georgia

1870 Census, Cabin, Spalding, Georgia

Page 107, Dwelling, 825

Bates, Gains, age 1 male, black, at home, born in Georgia

Proctro, Issac, age 45, male, black, farm hand, born in South Carolina

“           Hannah, age 40, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

Reid, Miles, age, 19, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Allen, age 14, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Fletcher, age 13, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Emma, age 14, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Safford, age 9, male, black, at home, born in Georgia

“           Cialie, age 3, female, black, at home, born in Georgia

Stark, Mollie, age 1, female, mulatto, at home, born in Georgia

 1870 Census.  Orrs, Spalding, Georgia

Page 6, Dwelling 49

Thuckeld, C. R., age 1, male, mulatto, at home, born in Georgia

Reid, Thomas, age 65, male, black, farm hand, born in South Carolina

“           Anna, age 50, female, black, farm hand, born in Virginia

 1870 Census.  Akins, Spalding, Georgia

Page 27, Dwelling 215

Reid, Richmond, age 39, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Ada M., age 23, female, mulatto, keeping house, born in Georgia

Wiley, age 5, male, mulatto, at home, born in Georgia

 1870 Census, Orrs, Spalding, Georgia

Page 12, Dwelling 100

Woodward, A. E., age 40, female, black, domestic servant, born in Georgia

“           Jane, age 16, female, black, domestic servant, born in Georgia

Manda, age 3, female, black, at home, born in Georgia

Reid, Henry, age 30, male, black, domestic servant, born in Georgia

  1870 Census.  Griffin, Spalding, Georgia

Page 54, Dwelling 435

Reid, Kittie, age 26, female, black, seamstress, born in Georgia

“           Lela, age 6, female, mulatto, at home, born in Georgia

Dorian, age 4, female, mulatto, at home, born in Georgia

Jack, age 2, male, mulatto, at home, born in Georgia

Rafa, age 9 months, mulatto, at home, born in Georgia

1870 Census, Mount Zion, Spalding, Georgia

Page 54, Dwelling 425

Ballard, Stephen, age 45, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           ?nica, age 50, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           J???, age 20, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Patience, age 17, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Caroline, age 14, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Ned, age 10, male, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Jerry, age 9, male, black, at home, born in Georgia

“           Mary, age 7, female, black, at home, born in Georgia

“           Emily, age 5, female, black, at home, born in Georgia

“           Taney, age 1, female, black, at home, born in Georgia

Reid, Jane, age 25, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Harry, age 3, male, black, at home, born in Georgia

“           Alicia, age 10 months, female, black, at home, born in Georgia

 1870 Census, Cabin, Spalding, Georgia

Page 84, Dwelling 649

Mitchell, John H., age 38, male, white, farmer, born in Georgia

“           Rebecca, age 28, female, white, teaching school, born in Georgia

Stallings, Margaret, age 20, female, white, teaching school, born in Georgia

Morr, Elizabeth, age 55, female, black, domestic servant, born in Georgia

“           Caroline, age 26, female, black, domestic servant, born in Georgia

Reid, George, age 21, male, mulatto, farm hand, born in Georgia

 1870 Census, Cabin, Spalding, Georgia

Page 86, Dwelling 664

Lovette, Jacob, age 22, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

Reid, Milton, age 18, male, mulatto, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Liddia, age 16, female, mulatto, farm hand, born in Georgia

Caleb, age 12, male, mulatto, farm hand, born in Georgia

Lamon, Clark, age 18, male, mulatto, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           James, age 22, male, mulatto, farm hand, born in Georgia

McCleary, Lewis, age 15, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

Baker, Harry, age 12, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

Barham, Scott, age 10, male, mulatto, farm hand, born in Georgia

 1870 Census, Orrs, Spalding, Georgia

Page 3, Dwelling 25

Johnson, John G, age 30, male, white, farmer, born in Georgia

“           Martha A, age 20, female, white, keeping house, born in Georgia

“           Maliela, age 4, female, white, at home, born in Georgia

“           Sarah R, age 1, female, white, at home, born in Georgia

Reid, Sallie, age 14, female, black, domestic servant, born in Georgia

1870 Census, Griffin, Spalding, Georgia

Page , Dwelling, 590

Reid, Charles, age 40, male, black, dairyman, born in Georgia

“           Fannie, age 49, female, black, keeping house, born in Georgia

Scott, age, 8, male, black, at home, born in Georgia

Maggie, age 5, female, black, at home, born in Georgia

General, age 1, male, black, at home, born in Georgia

 1870 Census, Africa, Spalding, Georgia

Page 110, Dwelling 848

Smith, Squire, age 40, male, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Caroline, age 35, female, mulatto, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Jesse, age 12, male, mulatto, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           Rebecca, age 6, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

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

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

Rogers, Hannah, age 17, female, black, farm hand, born in Georgia

“           William, age 6 months, male, black, at home, born in Georgia

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