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Slaves in the Estate of Thomas Sanders, Charleston, SC, Listed in Families

The 1858 estate inventory of John Sanders of Charleston, SC (filed 16 March 1858) lists 90 slaves in family groups. This page honors the 90 enslaved ancestors listed in the estate. Anyone may contribute to this page.

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Enslaved Families in the Estate Inventory of Thomas Sanders of Charleston, SC, 1858

Charleston, South Carolina

     The estate inventory of Thomas Sanders of Charleston, SC, filed 16 March 1858, lists slaves by family group. This remarkable document lists 21 family groups.

Family Groups:

London  50
Dick  15
Rosy    4
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Cuffy  35
Becka  19
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Caroline 29
Martha   4
Bull or Frederick 2
Infant  9 mos
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Charity  30
Susan  17
Florida   2
Infant  6 mos
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Ned  60
Silvy  35
Frank  11
Easton   3
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Billy  68
Lucy  50
Binah  14
Phillis  12
Jack  11
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Thomas  26 (listed singly)
Toney  30 (listed singly)
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Becky  30
Sammy   5
Ned   3
Infant   7 mos
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Isaac  30
Moses  25
Morris  21
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Billy  45
Hagar  30 (50?)
Joe  35
William  20
Rose  15
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March  70
Nancy  45
Richard  22
Ben  16
Lot  10
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Betty  25
Plymouth  2
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London  26
Grace  22
Harriett  2
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Hester  25
Amos  21
Elsey   5
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Jacob  55
Mary  45
Emma  21
Rose  15
Ailee  18
Simon  13
Francis   6
Mary   3
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Hardtimes 70
Sary  30
Anne  18
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Old Peter 70
Old Nancy 70
Old Hester 68
Maggy  40
Edward  19
Susan  17
Robert  13
Sarah  1/2?
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Peter  28
Venus  25
Henry   8
Hamilton  4
Cornelia  1
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Lydy  25
Hannah   6 mos
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Hannah  30
Nero  10
Rachael   7 
August   4
Henry   2
Infant   1 mo
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Old Frank (listed singly) 60
Toney (listed singly) 30
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Jake  35
Eliza  30
Pleasant 12
Sukey  10
Amanda   8
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David (Listed singly) 36
Jim (listed singly) 39

This document was annotated by Alana Thevenet. :0)

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.

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