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Estate Inventory of Richard Jenkins, Wadmalaw Island, Charleston, SC, 1857

The estate inventory of Richard Jenkins, taken in April 1857, lists the names of 150 slaves on Wadmalaw Island, Charleston District and St. Helena Island, Beaufort, SC. We invite you to contribute to this page.

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Estate Inventory of Richard Jenkins, Wadmalaw Island, Charleston, and St. Helena, Beaufort, SC, 1857

Wadmalaw Island, Charleston County, SC, April 1857

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Estate Inventory of Richard Jenkins, Wadmalaw Island, Charleston, SC, April 1857

The estate inventory of Richard Jenkins, filed in April of 1857, lists the names of 150 slaves on the Jenkins plantation on Wadmalaw Island, Charleston District, SC, and 20 slaves on St. Helena Island, Beaufort District, SC.

Historical Background

The Jenkins family owned plantations on Wadmalaw Island, Edisto Island and at Toogoodoo, all in Colleton and Charleston counties in SC [1]. Known Jenkins family plantations on Wadmalaw were Rackett Hall [2] and Rockville. On Edisto the Jenkins family plantation was called Brick House. Other plantations in the Jenkins family include Mackay's Point [3].

If you have information on other Jenkins family plantations, please add them to this page!

If you are researching other plantations on Wadmalaw Island, several are listed here

Slaves listed in the estate were:

 

· Prince - slave

· Amy - slave

· Miley - slave

· Joan - slave

· Toney - slave

· Sam - slave

· Minty - slave

· Thomas - slave

· Nelly - slave

· Jubiter - slave

· Able - slave

· Paul - slave

· Adam - slave

· Eve - slave

· Nero - slave

· Mary - slave

· Molly - slave

· Louisa - slave

· Sack - slave

· Oliver - slave

· Caroline - slave

· Ceasar - slave

· Rose - slave

· Flora - slave

· Ceasar - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Adam - slave

· Joe - slave

· Sam - slave

· Letty - slave

· Prince - slave

· Honey - slave

· Emeline - slave

· Nanny - slave

· Clarinda - slave

· Lizzie - slave

· Susy- slave

· Jimmy - slave

· Joan - slave

· Cubet - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Ansel - slave

· Letesia - slave

· George - slave

· Frederic - slave

· Prince - slave

· William - slave

· Archy - slave

· Patty - slave

· Beck - slave

· Suckey - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Affy - slave

· Jack - slave

· Liddy - slave

· Louisianna - slave

· Jimmy - slave

· Bob - slave

· Silvia - slave

· Hannah - slave

· Infant - slave

· Susanna - slave

· Maria - slave

· David - slave

· Theresa - slave

· Ephraim - slave

· Francis - slave

· Edward - slave

· Ansel - slave

· Primus - slave

· Catrina - slave

· Dick - slave

· Shena - slave

· Joshua - slave

· Buster - slave

· Nelly - slave

· Anthony - slave

· Mag- slave

· Nanny - slave

· Rollin- slave

· Judy - slave

· Sheusa - slave

· Grace - slave

· Patty - slave

· Caroline - slave

· Mary - slave

· Martha - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Rosanna - slave

· Carolina - slave

· Stafford - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Andrew - slave

· Carolina - slave

· Bacchus - slave

· Merianne - slave

· Affy - slave

· Fanny - slave

· Joshua - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Hercules - slave

· Cilla - slave

· Linde - slave

· Linde - slave

· Martha - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Titus - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Peter - slave

· Strephon - slave

· Emma - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Mag - slave

· Molly - slave

· Silvia - slave

· Harry - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Jack - slave

· George - slave

· Flora - slave

· Nero - slave

· Primus - slave

· Abram - slave

· Rinah - slave

· Sally - slave

· Jacob - slave

· Flora - slave

· Isaac - slave

· Jeffrey - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Miley - slave

· Monday - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Amy - slave

· Betty - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Judy - slave

· Lewis - slave

· Kit - slave

· Kit - slave

· Moll - slave

· James - slave

· Edward - slave

· Rose - slave

· Mary - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Katy - slave

About This Document

This document was digitized as part of a collaborative effort between Footnote, Lowcountry Africana, the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and FamilySearch, to digitize all surviving Charleston, SC Estate Inventories, 1732-1872 and Bills of Sale, 1773-1872, for a FREE Footnote collection.

When the project is complete, the names of more than 30,000 enslaved ancestors will be preserved in this FREE collection, for generations to come.

This remarkable collection contains the name of every slave ever listed in a surviving estate inventory for Charleston, SC from colonial times to Emancipation. Many of the post-Civil War inventories list the names of former slaves as well. You can volunteer to help index this FREE collection, to make the records searchable.

To learn more please CLICK HERE.

This document was indexed and made searchable by Alana Thevenet.

Slaves in the Estate of Richard Jenkins, St Helena Island, Beaufort District, SC, 1857

St Helena Island, Beaufort District, SC

Enslaved ancestors listed on St. Helena Island, Beaufort District were:

· Ned - slave

· Jake - slave

· Moses - slave

· John - slave

· Isaac - slave

· Philadelphia - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Venus - slave

· Henrietta - slave

· Cecelia - slave

· Nanny - slave

· Straphon - slave

· Diana - slave

· Hester - slave

· Diana - slkave

· William - slave

· Tyrah - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Bob - slave

· Aimey - slave

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