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Slaves in the Estate of John Rivers, James Island, Charleston, SC, 1857

This page honors 83 enslaved ancestors listed in the estate inventory of John Rivers of James Island, Charleston County, South Carolina in 1857. Anyone may contribute to this page.

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Slaves in the Estate of John Rivers, James Island, Charleston, SC, 1857

James Island, Charleston County, SC

This page honors 83 enslaved ancestors listed in the estate inventory of John Rivers of James Island, Charleston County, South Carolina in 1857.

Anyone may contribute to this page.

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

Slaves listed in the estate were:

· Fortune - slave

· Jacob - slave

· Delicate - slave

· Juliett - slave

· Napier - slave

· Catharine - slave

· Sam - slave

· Joe - slave

· Fanny - slave

· Hector - slave

· Isaac - slave

· Harriett - slave

· Lundon - slave

· Jane - slave

· Janette - slave

· Jacob - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Venus - slave

· Willy - slave

· Aaron - slave

· Nanny - slave

· Jacob - slave

· Mary Ann - slave

· Saul - slave

· Jenny - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Ann - slave

· George - slave

· Molly - slave

· Dick - slave

· Abraham - slave

· Nelly - slave

· William - slave

· Dick - slave

· Betty - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Ben - slave

· Margaret - slave

· Thomas - slave

· Albert - slave

· Rose - slave

· Sam - slave

· Sambo - slave

· Jemima - slave

· Alick - slave

· Violet - slave

· Tena - slave

· Caroline - slave

· Henry - slave

· Sammy - slave

· Judy - slave

· Adam - slave

· Jeffrey - slave

· Jane - slave

· Memer - slave

· Brutus - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Harriett - slave

· William - slave

· Silvy - slave

· Hetty - slave

· Peter - slave

· Betsey - slave

· Amey - slave

· Simon - slave

· Nat - slave

· Jim - slave

· Paul - slave

· Paul - slave

· Nat - slave

· Bachus - slave

· Henry - slave

· Cuffy - slave

· Hester - slave

· Sindy - slave

· Brister - slave

· March - slave

· Sipio - slave

· Rachael - slave

· Diana - slave

· Sibby - slave

· Joe - slave

· Charlotte - 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.

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