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Slaves at Spring Island and Pineland Plantations, Beaufort County, SC, 1859

The estate inventory of George Edwards lists the names of 262 enslaved ancestors on the Spring Island and Pineland Plantations in Beaufort County, South Carolina. The inventory also lists 90 slaves in the estate of Mrs. George Edwards. Anyone may contribute to this page.

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History of Spring Island Plantation, Beaufort County, SC

Spring Island Plantation, Beaufort, SC

Spring Island was a sea island cotton plantation in Beaufort County, South Carolina. In 1801, George Edwards came into possession of Spring Island Plantation through his marriage to Elizabeth Barksdale.

Further Reading:

The plantation is today owned by the Spring Island Trust and is a nature preserve. You can read more about the history of Spring Island Plantation at the Spring Island website.

The article "Tabby ruins at Spring Island a vivid reminder of cotton's power in the South" by Lisa Allen of the Beaufort Gazette is a detailed look at the history of Spring Island Plantation.

The Enslaved Community at Spring Island Plantation in 1859

Spring Island Plantation, Beaufort County, SC

The estate inventory of George Edwards, taken 14 June 1859 and filed 13 August 1859, lists the names of 262 enslaved ancestors at Spring Island Plantation in Beaufort, South Carolina.

To view the document, please click on the images attached to this page. 

Anyone may contribute to this page. 

This page was indexed and made searchable by Toni.

You can read more about Spring Island Plantation and view slaves listed in Edwards' diary in 1846 at Sankofagen Wiki

Slaves listed in the estate of George Edwards were:

· Dick - slave

· Sally - slave

· Tetty - slave

· Friday - slave

· Beck - slave

· George - slave

· Lizzy - slave

· Eve - slave

· John - slave

· Lego - slave

· Ellen - slave

· Charity - slave

· Louisa - slave

· Cupid - slave

· Charlotta - slave

· Lizzy - slave

· Liddy - slave

· Pender - slave

· Dianna - slave

· Rinah - slave

· Will - slave

· Cain - slave

· Clary - slave

· Elsey - slave

· Moses - slave

· Eliza - slave

· Isaiah - slave

· Jonas - slave

· Adam - slave

· Charles - slave

· Edwin - slave

· Rinah - slave

· Beny - slave

· Brister - slave

· Hector - slave

· Flora - slave

· Lauretta - slave

· Tena - slave

· Margaret - slave

· Stephen - slave

· Isaline - slave

· Hacklass - slave

· Infant - slave

· Old Guy - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Betsy - slave

· Abby - slave

· Binah - slave

· Little Guy - slave

· Fanny - slave

· Old Tamor - slave

· Old Lydia - slave

· Franklin - slave

· Tyra - slave

· Gilbert - slave

· Polly - slave

· Adaline - slave

· Gilbert - slave

· Daphny - slave

· Cumber - slave

· Isaiah - slave

· Ned - slave

· Elizabeth - slave

· Handy - slave

· Enoch - slave

· Amelia - slave

· Martha - slave

· Cely - slave

· Ned - slave

· Bella - slave

· Infant - slave

· Old Collins - slave

· Venus - slave

· Phoeby - slave

· Tom - slave

· Prince - slave

· Jinny - slave

· Pino - slave

· Clarender - slave

· Billy - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Juliett - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Tylla - slave

· Hester - slave

· Jackson - slave

· Washington - slave

· Abraham - slave

· Sukey - slave

· Abraham - slave

· Henny - slave

· Lewis - slave

· Margaret - slave

· Infant - slave

· Peter - slave

· Kate - slave

· Ritta - slave

· Ned - slave

· James - slave

· Peter - slave

· Caroline - slave

· Infant - slave

· David - slave

· Sarai - slave

· Amy - slave

· Tamor - slave

· Rose - slave

· John - slave

· Collins - slave

· Stocking - slave

· Old Ben - slave

· Sue - slave

· Little Ben - slave

· Judy - slave

· Milton - slave

· Joe Small - slave

· Clara - slave

· Brister - slave

· Old Charlotte - slave

· July - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Old Rose - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Christiana - slave

· Peggy - slave

· Bob - slave

· John - slave

· Anna - slave

· Louisa - slave

· Bincha - slave

· Derry - slave

· Jacob - slave

· George - slave

· Agnes - slave

· Jacob - slave

· George Jr - slave

· Sharper - slave

· Old Pheby - slave

· Nanny - slave

· Stepney - slave

· Polly - slave

· Stephney - slave

· William - slave

· Nelson - slave

· Old Jimmy - slave

· Sammy - slave

· Lena - slave

· Cinda - slave

· Patty - slave

· Moses - slave

· Henry - slave

· Gabriel - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Old Nanny - slave

· Grace - slave

· Colin - slave

· Old Friday - slave

· Old Bess - slave

· York - slave

· William - slave

· Ned - slave

· Isaerel - slave

· Prince - slave

· Dinah - slave

· Little Ned - slave

· Tolby - slave

· Elsy - slave

· Snow - slave

· Joshua - slave

· Dinah - slave

· Sam - slave

· Nelson - slave

· Susan - slave

· Rose - slave

· Bob - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Old Tom - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Grace - slave

· Charles - slave

· Old Robert - slave

· Young Robert - slave

· Julia Ann - slave

· Major - slave

· Pleasant - slave

· Betsy - slave

· Theedom - slave

· Mary - slave

· James - slave

· Elizabeth - slave

· Toby - slave

· Judy - slave

· Harry - slave

· Cipio - slave

· Sam - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Fortymore - slave

· Old Mary - slave

· Rebecca - slave

· Peter - slave

· Andrew - slave

· Miniah - slave

· Doctor - slave

· Warley - slave

· Antony - slave

· Daphney - slave

· Francis - slave

· Cyrus - slave

· Levinia - slave

· Fortune - slave

· Tricy - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Old Delia - slave

· Patience - slave

· Lindy - slave

· Chantry - slave

· Carpenter - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Old Anthony - slave

· Old Lydia - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Sylla - slave

· Tommy - slave

· Joshua - slave

· Katey - slave

· Pheby - slave

· Jonay - slave

· Jack - slave

· Little Daniel - slave

· Little Pompey - slave

· Phebus - slave

· Edwin - slave

· Glasgow - slave

· Sue - slave

· Daisy - slave

· Castile - slave

· Veny - slave

· Die - slave

· James - slave

· Aphy - slave

· Isaac - slave

· Toney - slave

· Sarai - slave

· Carpenter - slave

· Cain - slave

· Mack - slave

· Betty - slave

· Jane - slave

· Charles - slave

· Hector - slave

· Lynda - slave

· John - slave

· Will - slave

· Anna - slave

· Cuffy - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Kinsey - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Sue - slave

· Cudgo - slave

· Ravenel - slave

· Mary - slave

· Joe - slave

· Rose - slave

· Young Friday - slave

 

 

Slaves in the Estate of Mrs. George Edwards, Beaufort, SC, 1859

Beaufort, SC

The 1859 estate inventory of George Edwards lists the names of 90 enslaved ancestors in the estate of Mrs. George Edwards.

To view the document, please click on the images attached to this page.

Slaves listed in the estate of Mrs. George Edwards were:

· Mary Ann - slave

· Richard - slave

· Antony - slave

· Dick - slave

· Dublin - slave

· Cudgo - slave

· Hannah - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Ann - slave

· Pheby - slave

· Fellum - slave

· Dora - slave

· March - slave

· Stocking - slave

· June - slave

· Sandy - slave

· Jack - slave

· Abraham - slave

· Rachel - slave

· Miley - slave

· July - slave

· Primus - slave

· Prince - slave

· Catharine - slave

· Aggy - slave

· Bess - slave

· Grace - slave

· Andrew - slave

· Toby - slave

· Moll - slave

· Ancil - slave

· Dolly - slave

· Mary - slave

· Molsey - slave

· Toby - slave

· Ryah - slave

· Jerry - slave

· Darinda - slave

· Emma - slave

· Hannah - slave

· Josy - slave

· Shirah - slave

· Mary - slave

· Catherine - slave

· Grace - slave

· Kitty - slave

· York - slave

· Polly - slave

· Martha - slave

· Watson - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Pussey - slave

· March - slave

· Peter - slave

· Mary - slave

· Ancil - slave

· Henry - slave

· Harriet - slave

· Emma - slave

· Bacchus - slave

· Moll - slave

· Stephney - slave

· Cresy - slave

· Mary - slave

· Betsy - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Libby - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Kit - slave

· Silvy - slave

· Amelia - slave

· Toney- slave

· Clark - slave

· Kitty - slave

· Stepney - slave

· Nannett - slave

· Harriet - slave

· June - slave

· Old Tyra - slave

· Blucky - slave

· Infant - slave

· Tena - slave

· Jack - slave

· Amicity - slave

· Caroline - slave

· Little George - slave

· Flora - slave

· Edwin - slave

· Susan - slave

· Eliza - 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.

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This document was indexed and made searchable by Alana Thevenet.

Public Auction of 96 Enslaved People in the Estate of George Edwards, 1861`

Charleston, SC

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On 15 Feb 1861, 96 slaves were sold from the estate of George Edwards. The record of the sale lists the names of purchasers and those they purchased.

Their names were:

 

G V Ancker:

· Collins - slave

· Venue - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Grace - slave

· Phebe - slave

· Nanny - slave

· Tom - slave

· Prince - slave

· Young Collins - slave

 

George Garr:

· Ben - slave

· Sue - slave

· Joe - slave

· Clara - slave

· Young Ben - slave

· Janey - slave

· Milton - slave

· Lige - slave

· Ellena - slave

· Cumba - slave

· Charity - slave

· Louisa - slave

· Martha - slave

· Isaac - slave

 

G L Denton:

· Ned - slave

· Elizabeth - slave

· Handy - slave

· Enoch - slave

· Amelia - slave

· Martha - slave

· Peggy - slave

· Ned - slave

· Bella - slave

 

Z B Oakes:

· Franklin - slave

· Major - slave

· Present - slave

· Betsy - slave

· Mary - slave

· Shelton - slave

· James - slave

· Elizabeth - slave

· Minor - slave

· Doctor - slave

· Warley - slave

· Minor - slave

 

B Mordecai:

· Peter - slave

· Kate - slave

· Pritta - slave

· Ned - slave

· Lazarus - slave

· James - slave

· Caroline - slave

· Pritta - slave

 

R M Owings:

· Cupid - slave

· Louisa - slave

· Lizzy - slave

· Liddy - slave

· Decima - slave

· Rhina - slave

· Will - slave

· Rincha - slave

· Lavinia - slave

· Jacob - slave

 

C Hart:

· Tetty - slave

· Friday - slave

· Beck - slave

· George - slave

· Lizzy - slave

· Eve - slave

· John - slave

 

A J Salinas:

· Amey - slave

· David - slave

· Tamar - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Rose - slave

· John - slave

· Sally - slave

· Tamar - slave

· Veney - slave

· Dee - slave

· James - slave

· Affey - slave

· Isaac - slave

 

Thos Ryan:

· Abraham - slave

· Suckey - slave

· Louis - slave

· Cyrus - slave

· Henry - slave

· Young Abraham - slave

· Margaret - slave

 

W W Wannamaker:

· Sella - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Tommy - slave

· Joshua - slave

· Katy - slave

· Janey - slave

· Enah - slave

· Young Daniel - slave

· Pompey - slave

 

Some who were sold were returned and were resold, to G V Ancker. They were:

· Gilbert - slave

· Polly - slave

· Adeline - slave

· Young Gilbert - slave

· Infant - slave

· Minor - slave

· Doctor - slave

· Warley - slave

Second List of Slaves in the Estate of George Edwards, 1861

St. Luke's Parish, Beaufort, SC

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A second list of slaves in the estate of George Edwards was made in Beaufort in February of 1861. 

Listed in 1861 were:

 

· Polly - slave

· Stepney - slave

· William - slate

· Nelson - slave

· Phyllis - slave

· Child - slave

· Stepney - slave

· Old Jenney - slave

· Tammy - slave

· Tenah - slave

· Cynda - slave

· Patty - slave

· Moses - slave

· Henry - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Old Nanny - slave

· Old Friday - slave

· Old Bess - slave

· York - slave

· William - slave

· Ned - slave

· Isabel - slave

· Prince - slave

· Dinah - slave

· Ned - slave

· Pheby - slave

· Elsey - slave

· Snow - slave

· Joshua - slave

· Dianna - slave

· Sam - slave

· Wilson - slave

· Susan - slave

· Eugenia - slave

· Bob - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Bob - slave

· Tricy - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Old Delia - slave

· Patience - slave

· Linda - slave

· Charity - slave

· Lavinia - slave

· Fortune - slave

· Carpenter - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Old Antony - slave

· Old Lydia - slave

· Phebus - slave

· Glasgow - slave

· Sue - slave

· Daisy - slave

· Castile - slave

· Toney - slave

· Old Mary - slave

· Sarai - slave

· Carpenter - slave

· Cain - slave

· Toby - slave

· Judy - slave

· Harry - slave

· Cipio - slave

· Samuel - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Forty More - slave

· Rebecca - slave

· Peter - slave

· Smith - slave

· Handy - slave

· Old Mary - slave

· Mark Antony - slave

· Daphney - slave

· Francis - slave

· Robert - slave

· Old Robert - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Julia Ann - slave

· Welby - slave

· Charles - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Kinsey - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Sue - slave

· George - slave

· Charles - slave

· Antony - slave

· Betty - slave

· Jane - slave

· Hector - slave

· Belinda - slave

· John - slave

· Will - slave

· Annie - slave

· Cuffie - slave

· Cudjo - slave

· Friday - slave

· Mary - slave

· Rabbit - slave

· Rose - slave

· Dick - slave

· Collins - slave

· Beny - slave

· Stocking - slave

· Old Sydia - slave

· Cain - slave

· Clara - slave

· Elsey - slave

· Eleanor - slave

· Moses - slave

· Eliza - slave

· Isaiah - slave

· Jonas - slave

· Adam - slave

· Charles - slave

· Edwin - slave

· Rinah - slave

· Edwin Jr - slave

· Hector - slave

· Flora - slave

· Laurette - slave

· Old Guy - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Betsey - slave

· Binah - slave

· Guy - slave

· Fanny - slave

· Susette - slave

· Old Tamar - slave

· Buster - slave

· Abbey - slave

· Orlando - slave

· Old Daphney - slave

· Pender - slave

· Clarinda - slave

· William - slave

· Juliette - slave

· Camber - slave

· Lucey - slave

· Matilda - slave

· Hester - slave

· Jackson - slave

· Washington - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Christiana - slave

· Sally - slave

· George - slave

· Agnes - slave

· Jacob - slave

· George - slave

· Sharper - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Old Brister - slave

· Tyra - slave

· July - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Jenney - slave

· Peggy - slave

· Bob - slave

· John - slave

· Annie - slave

· Pino - slave

· Tena - slave

· Isaiah - slave

· Margaret - slave

· Stephen - slave

· Isaline - slave

· Hackless - slave

· Old Rose - slave

 

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