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Slaves in the Estate of James W. and Emma Gadsden, Charleston, SC

James William Gadsden (b. 6 Oct 1806) died 7 Jan 1853. Three years later, on 4 Feb 1856, his wife Emma Georgianna Gadsden died. In estate sales from February to June of 1856, slaves in her estate (some of them listed in James W. Gadsden's estate in 1853) were sold by auctioneer Louis DeSaussure and the firm of Capers & Heyward, in Charleston.

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Slaves in the Estate of James W. Gadsden, Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC

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James William Gadsden (b. 6 Oct 1806) died 7 Jan 1853 [1].

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

Slaves were listed in groups, it is not clear whether or not these were family groups. Some family relationships are noted:

· Peter  
· Mary  
· L Peter  
· Abram

· William  
· Felix  
· Tenah  
· Molly  

· George  
· Mary  
· Christina  

· George  
· Clarinda  
· Henry  
· Edward  
· Peggy  
· Buck  
· Mora  
· Mora's Infant  
· Abby  
· Winey  
· Ben 

· Abbey's Infant  
· Betty  
· Phenic  
· Betty's Infant 

· Beck  
· Her Two Children  
· Jim  
· Phillis  

· Lucy  
· Fanny  
· Lizzy  
· Celia 
 
· Eliza  
· Julius  
· Infant  
· Minda  

· Tilla  
· Minda's Infant  
· Tutsy  
· Nanny  

· Mary  
· Her Son  
· Her Daughter
· Infant  

· Jane  
· William  
· Paul  
· 3 Children  

· Nancy  
· Edward  
· Infant  

· Nancy  
· Mary  
· Sidney  
· Daughter  

· Sarah  
· Maggy  
· Betsey  
· Charlotte  

· Infant  
· Jane  
· Isaac  
· Affy  

· William  
· Frederick  
· Mary  

· Jacob  
· Binah  
· Emma  
· Rose  

· Infant  
· Martha  
· Infant  
· James  

· Winnie  
· Sally  
· Amarinthia  

· Polly  
· Diana  
· Kitty  
· Rinah  

· Maria  
· Beck  
· John  
· Tom  

· Ned  
· Ned  
· Ishmael  
· Morris  
· Adam  

· Pompey  
· Prince  
· Sam  
· Robert  

· William  
· Harry  
· Brister  

· Renty  
· Alfred  
· Marcus  

· Grace  
· Isaac  
· Sancho  
· Hagar  

· Martha  
· Joe  
· Ann  
· Tom  

· Rosetta  
· Sarah  
· Cesar  
· Thomas  

· Tyra  
· Mary  
· Emma  
· Dicey  

· Elizabeth  
· Elisha  
· Elizth's Infant  
· Susanna  
· Catherine  
· Beckey  
· Isaac  

· Sarah  
· Susan  
· Mary  
· Michael  

· Mary's Two Children  
· Mary's Infant  

· Rose  
· Rebecca  
· Her Infant  
· Annie 

· Charlotte 
· Julia 
· George  
· Mary  
· Ellen  

· Charlotte  
· Charles 
· John 
· Sinty 

· Elizabeth 
· Malvina 
· Caroline 
· Jim 

· Jane 
· Norah  
· Sarah  
· Moses  

· Joe  
· Diana 
· Betty 
· Catherine  

· Betty's Daughter  
· Beck 
· Her Son

· Philip 
· Peter   (sons of Felix)
· Charlotte 

· Elizabeth 
· Her Infant 
· Peter 

· Mary 
· Tim 
· Elizabeth 
· William   (Betty's son)

· Charles   (son of Abbey)
· George 
· Sally 
· Louisa 

· Harriett 
· Big Kitty 
· Amelia 
· Billy 

· Old Renty 
· Margaret 
· Isaac 
· Tom 

· Katy 
· Eliza 
· Peggy 
· Clara 

· Charlotte 
· Her Three Children 

· Lucy 
· Infant 

· Sandy   (son of Peter)
· Peter 
· Hannah   (Peter's daughter)

· Amey   (Peter's daughter)
· Henry   (Betty's son)

· Rose 
· Sibba 
· Little Susanna 
· Lucy 

· Rilla 
· Peggy 
· Hannah 

· Thomas 
· Hannah's Infant 
· Emma 
· John 

· Elizabeth 
· Emma's Infant 
· Chloe 
· Her Infant 

· Delia 
· Maria 
· Major 
· Willoughby 

· Francis 
· Her Two Children 
· Phebe 

· Phebe's Infant 
· Winnie 
· Pender 
· Jacob 

References Cited:

[1] Headstone Inscription, St. Philips Episcopal Church Cemetery, Charleston, SC. Photographed by Elizabeth, Contributed to FindAGrave.com 21 Nov 2005. FindAGrave Memorial # 12450173, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Gadsden&GSiman=1&GScid=641366&GRid=12450173& Accessed 28 Jul 2010.

Sale of Slaves in the Estate of Emma G. Gadsden, Charleston, SC, 1856

Charleston, SC

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Emma Georgianna Gadsden (b. 27 Jul 1807, widow of James William Gadsden whose estate is referenced in the story above), died 4 Feb 1856 [1].

From February to June 1856, slaves in her estate were sold in private sales by Louis DeSaussure and Capers & Heyward, auctioneers. Names of buyers are listed, with the names of the slaves each buyer purchased. Some ages of slaves are also noted.

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

Below are the names of purchasers and the names of those they purchased:

· Z B Oakes:
· Maryann 10 - Slave

· Anna M Holmes and Mary Thayer:
· Caesar 12 - Slave
· Thomas 8 - Slave

· A H Holmes and M Thayer:
· Farm Renty - Slave

· A M Holmes and M Thayer:
· Elizabeth - Slave
· Phoebe - Slave

This bill of sale is held by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, copies may be order using the information below. See How To Order Copies for ordering information:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00481
ignore: 000

Date: 5/7/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, HENRY W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO ANNA M. HOLMES AND MARY THAYER, BILL OF SALE FOR 5 SLAVES NAMED CAESAR, THOMAS, FARM RENTY, PHOBE AND ELIZABETH. 

Names indexed: CAESAR (SLAVE); COFFIN, GEORGE M.; ELIZABETH (SLAVE); FARM RENTY (SLAVE); GADSDEN, EMMA G.; HOLMES, ANNA M.; PERONNEAU, HENRY W.; PHOBE (SLAVE); THAYER, MARY; THOMAS (SLAVE)

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81569

· John Wilson:
· Farm Peter 50 - Slave ·
· Mary 45 - Slave
· Peter 23 - Slave
· Abram 18 - Slave
· Amey 19 - Slave
· Hannah 16 - Slave
· Sandy 14 - Slave
· William 5 -Slave

This bill of sale is held at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00456
ignore: 000

Date: 3/27/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, HENRY W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO JOHN WILSON, BILL OF SALE FOR 8 SLAVES. 

Names indexed: ABRAM (SLAVE); AMY (SLAVE); COFFIN, GEORGE M.; FARM PETER (SLAVE); GADSDEN, EMMA G.; HANNAH (SLAVE); MARY (SLAVE); PERONNEAU, HENRY W.; PETER (SLAVE); SANDY (SLAVE); WILLIAM (SLAVE); WILSON, JOHN

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81544

· Benjamin Mordecai:  
· Margaret Lyons 14 - Slave

· James Dunning:
· Sancho 23 - Slave

· Geor O Robinson
· F W Salters:

· Willoughby 32 - Slave
· Frances 12 - Slave
· Caroline 4 - Slave ·
· Ishmauel 17 - Slave
 
· Thomas Y Simons:
· Peter 17 - Slave

This bill of sale is held by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00457
ignore: 000

Date: 3/27/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, HENRY W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO THOMAS Y. SIMONS, JR., BILL OF SALE FOR A SLAVE NAMED PETER, ABOUT 17 YEARS OLD. 

Names indexed: COFFIN, GEORGE M.; GADSDEN, EMMA G.; PERONNEAU, HENRY W.; PETER (SLAVE); SIMONS, THOMAS Y. JR.

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81545

· Edward M Thurston:
· Delia 50 - Slave
· Maria 12 - Slave
· Willliam 7 - Slave

· T Heyward Thayer:
· Billy 22 - Slave

This bill of sale is held at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00480
ignore: 000

Date: 5/27/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, HENRY W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO T. HEYWARD THAYER, BILL OF SALE FOR A SLAVE NAMED BILLY, 22 YEARS OLD. 

Names indexed: BILLY (SLAVE); COFFIN, GEORGE M.; GADSDEN, EMMA G.; PERONNEAU, HENRY W.; THAYER, T. HEYWARD

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81568

· John S Ryan:
· Nancy Cohrs 35 - Slave

· Mary12 - Slave

· John Marion:
· Buck 22 - Slave
· Rilla 20 - Slave
· Margaret 2 - Slave
· Lavenia 6 mos. - Slave

This bill of sale is held at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00455
ignore: 000

Date: 3/27/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, HENRY W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO JOHN MARION, BILL OF SALE FOR THE SLAVES BUCK, 22 YEARS, RILLA, 20 YEARS, MARGARET, 2 YEARS AND LAVENIA, 6 MONTHS OLD. 

Names indexed: BUCK (SLAVE); COFFIN, GEORGE M.; GADSDEN, EMMA G.; LAVENIA (SLAVE); MARGARET (SLAVE); MARION, JOHN; PERONNEAU, HENRY W.; RILLA (SLAVE)

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81543
 
· Robert Adger:
· Polly 44 - Slave

· E N Jeffords:
· Sam 40 - Slave

· John L Thomas:
· Peggy McMaster 42 - Slave
· Nora 14 - Slave
·
· John H Hanover:
· Little Charlotte 23 - Slave

· James Steele:
· Amarinthia 50 - Slave

· P Dothage:
· Betty 40 - Slave
· Catherine 14 - Slave
· Silvy 11 - Slave
· James 6 mos. - Slave

This bill of sale is held at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00513
ignore: 000

Date: 7/17/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, HENRY W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO JOSEPH DOTHAGE, BILL OF SALE FOR 5 SLAVES NAMED BETTY WOOD, CATHERINE, SILVY, JAMES AND MARCUS. 

Names indexed: CATHERINE (SLAVE); COFFIN, GEORGE M.; DOTHAGE, JOSEPH; GADSDEN, EMMA G.; JAMES (SLAVE); MARCUS (SLAVE); PERONNEAU, HENRY W.; SILVY (SLAVE); WOOD, BETTY (SLAVE)

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81601

· Henry Misroon:
· Emma Michell 35 - Slave
· John 9 - Slave
· Elizabeth 21 - Slave
· Theodore 4 - Slave

· J Dothage:
· Marcus 55 - Slave

· Benjamin H Brown:
· Felix 68 - Slave
· Tenah 35 - Slave
· Philip 15 - Slave
· Peter 13 - Slave
· George 12 - Slave
· Croetia 7 - Slave
· Fanny 3 - Slave ·
· Molly 70 - Slave

· Samuel R Bennett:
· Sidney 30 - Slave
· Emma 10 - Slave

· Chas Werner:
· Isaac Crawford - Slave

· Edward Winslow:
· Grace 50 - Slave

· Hannah Willson:
· Binah 56 - Slave

· Victor Reid:  
· Pompey 25 - Slave

· Louisa Bencham:
· Alfred 40 - Slave
·
· Henry Hogarth:
· Charles 14 - Slave
· John 12 - Slave
· Isiah 10 - Slave
 
· Mary R Geradeau:
· Susannah 18 - Slave  
· Jane 5 mos. - Slave
 
· Earles Austin:
· Harriet 35 - Slave ·

The bill of sale for Harriet is held at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006E
Page: 00058
ignore: 000

Date: 6/30/1858

Description: PERONNEAU, HENRY W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO EARLES AUSTIN, BILL OF SALE FOR A SLAVE NAMED HARRIET, ABOUT 35 YEARS OLD. 

Names indexed: AUSTIN, EARLES; COFFIN, GEORGE M.; GADSDEN, EMMA G.; HARRIET (SLAVE); PERONNEAU, HENRY W.

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81803

· J Chas Blum:

· Tutsy 55  - Slave

· Nanny 13- Slave

· Alexander Owens: 

· Mary Horlbeck 31 - Slave

· James 11 - Slave

· Brutus 8 - Slave

· Prince 5 - Slave

· John 27 - Slave

· Levy J Moses:

· John 35 - Slave

· Henry Bisshoff:

· Abby 42 - Slave

· Charles 17 - Slave

· Bina 10 - Slave

· Ben 8 - Slave

· Isabella 5 - Slave

· Christopher S Jenkins:

· Rose Blacklock 45 - Slave

· Rebecca 22 - Slave

· Margaret 3 - Slave

· A J Salinas: 

· Rosa Lee 48 - Slave

· Z B Oakes:

· Chloe 25 - Slave

· Renty 27 - Slave

· Bristol 30 - Slave

· Archibald M Pepper: 

· Sibla 30 - Slave

· Ellen 2 1/2- Slave

· John A Baum: 

· Isaac McBride - Slave

· John Burns

· Peggy 45 - Slave

· John G Carter: 

· Jane 18 - Slave

· Mina 12 - Slave

· Moses Levy: 

· Prince 60 - Slave

· John A Baum: 

· William 31 - Slave

· Z B Oakes: 

· Katy Burckmyer 35

· James Beattie: 

· Big Kitty 48 - Slave

· Philip Buckheit:

· Maria 30 - Slave

· G P Bennett: 

· Ned 48 - Slave

· C Werner: 

· Susannah - Slave

· Jane

· Mary F Geradeau: 

· Susannah - Slave

· Jane

· L S DeSaussure: 

· John C Carter: 

· Mina 12- Slave [returned and resold to S H Patterson, see below]

· S H Patterson:
· Mina - Slave

· Levy J Moses: 
· Edmond Corbett - Slave 
· Jacob - Slave 
· Henry - Slave
 
· John Welkoning: 
· Sally - Slave 

· Caroline G Gibbes 
· Amelia - Slave

· Pierson: Slave

 
· D Menken:   
· Moses - Slave
 
· Amelia H Pierson: 
· Lizzy - Slave 
· Celia - Slave 
· Philip - Slave 
· Henry - Slave  ·
· Peter - Slave
 
· Parker J Holland: 
· Sarah Conau - Slave 
· Margaret - Slave 
· Betsey -Slave 

· Charles A DeSaussure: 
· William - Slave 

· Paul - Slave 

· Margaret - Slave  

· Peter - Slave
 
· Jas Harnall: 
· Lucy Hogarth - Slave 
· Fanny - Slave
 
· P S Lloyd: 
· Julia - Slave 
· Minda - Slave  
· Matilda - Slave 
· Margaret- Slave
 
· James McAndrew: 
· Emma Cohen - Slave 
· Martha - Slave 
· Winny - Slave
 
· A Spellman: 
· Caroline - Slave 
· James - Slave
 
· T H Thayer: 
· Jim - Slave
 
This bill of sale is held at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00479
ignore: 000

Date: 5/7/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, H. W., GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO T. H. THAYER, BILL OF SALE FOR A SLAVE NAMED JIM. 

Names indexed: COFFIN, GEORGE M.; GADSDEN, EMMA G.; JIM (SLAVE); PERONNEAU, H. W.; THAYER, T. H.

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81567

· Otis H Kelton: 
· Betty Irving - Slave 
· Fenwick - Slave 
· Margaret - Slave 
· George - Slave 

· E I Walker: 
· Hannah - Slave 
· Isaac - Slave 
· John - Slave 
· Susan - Slave 

This bill of sale is held by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00475
ignore: 000

Date: 4/25/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, H. W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO OTIS H. KELTON, BILL OF SALE FOR 4 SLAVES NAMED BETTY IRVING, FENWICK, MARGARET AND GEORGE. 

Names indexed: BETTY IRVING (SLAVE); COFFIN, GEORGE M.; FENWICK (SLAVE); GADSDEN, EMMA G.; GEORGE (SLAVE); KELTON, OTIS H.; MARGARET (SLAVE); PERONNEAU, H. W.

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81563

A second bill of sale records Kelton's purchase of a slave named Peter Mathews:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00474
ignore: 000

Date: 4/25/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, H. W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO OTIS H. KELTON, BILL OF SALE FOR A SLAVE NAMED PETER MATHEWS. 

Names indexed: COFFIN, GEORGE M.; GADSDEN, EMMA G.; KELTON, OTIS H.; MATHEWS, PETER (SLAVE); PERONNEAU, H. W.

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81562

The slave Peter Mathews may be Peter, purchased by Emma Gadsden from  Anne Mathewes on 6 Jun 1853:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00002
ignore: 000

Date: 6/6/1853

Description: MATHEWES, ANNE TO EMMA G. GADSDEN, BILL OF SALE FOR A SLAVE NAMED PETER, ABOUT 30 YEARS OLD. 

Names indexed: GADSDEN, EMMA G.; MATHEWES, ANNE; PETER (SLAVE)

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81090

· Wm Lyons: 
· Charlotte Bachman - Slave 
· Ellen - Slave
 
· Ann Cambridge: 
· Louisa - Slave
 
· Jas S Gibbes: 
· Rhina - Slave

· Wm C Beck: 
· Sarah - Slave 

· John Kingman: 
· Beck Head - Slave 
· Elizabeth - Slave 
· Child - Slave 
· Child - Slave  

· Septimus Sanders:  
· Clara - Slave  
· Robert - Slave  
  
· Alexander Owens:    
· Tom - Slave 
 
· Hannah Nelson (Free African American):  
· Pender - Slave  
· Child Phillis - Slave  
 
· George M Coffin:  
· C L Trenholm:   
· Ishmael - Slave
  
· S I Runken:  
· Peggy Yates - Slave  
· Elizabeth - Slave
 
· James Beattie:  
· Peggy Little - Slave  
· George - Slave 
 
· G V Ancker:  
· James - Slave  
· Mary - Slave 
 
· Henry Misroon:
· F L Shouboe:   
· Lucy - Slave  
· Mary Ann - Slave
  
· T W Mordecai:  
· Phyllis - Slave
  
· C A DeSauseure:  
· Jane Horlbeck -Slave  
· Chloe Ann - Slave  
· Rosa - Slave
 
· Moses Goldsmith:  
· Lizzy Whaley - Slave  
· Mulbrina - Slave  
· Kitty - Slave  
 
· I G Bailie:  
· Hagar - Slave  
· Joseph - Slave  
· Anne - Slave  
· Catherine - Slave 
 
· Harris Simons:  
· Becke Ripley - Slave  
· Paul - Slave 
 
· I P Laborde:  
· Harry - Slave 
 
· Wm Kernhardt:  
· Robert - Slave 
 
· A J Salinas:  
· Eliza Hall - Slave
 
· C Waterman:
· Mary - slave

· Ephraim Curtis:
· Dianna - slave
 
· A Spilman:
· Lucy Buckhitte - slave
· Sarah - slave

· Danl H Silcox:
· Clarinda - slave
· Phoebe - slave
· Henry - slave
· Edward - slave
· Virginia - slave

· Anna Holmes and Mary Thayer:
· Dicey - slave
· Robert - slave
· Elizth - slave
· Elicia - slave
· Cornelius - slave
· George - slave

This bill of sale is held at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00482
ignore: 000

Date: 5/7/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, HENRY W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO ANNA MARIA HOLMES AND MARY THAYER, BILL OF SALE FOR 6 SLAVES. 

Names indexed: COFFIN, GEORGE M.; CORNELIA (SLAVE); DICEY (SLAVE); ELICIA (SLAVE); ELIZABETH (SLAVE); GADSDEN, EMMA G.; GEORGE (SLAVE); HOLMES, ANNA MARIA; PERONNEAU, HENRY W.; ROBERT (SLAVE); THAYER, MARY

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81570

· B Johnson:
· Mikell - slave
· James - slave

· Z B Oakes:

· Mary - slave 

· Chisolm - slave 

· Anne - slave
· Elijah - slave
· Henry - slave
· Mary - slave
· Chisolm - slave
· Children - slave 

A bill of sale held at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History records the sale of three more slaves named Amelia, Pierson and Moses from Emma Gadsden's estate on 23 May 1856:

Series: S213050
Volume: 006D
Page: 00491
ignore: 000

Date: 5/23/1856

Description: PERONNEAU, H. W. AND GEORGE M. COFFIN, EXORS. OF EMMA G. GADSDEN TO CAROLINE S. GIBBES, BILL OF SALE FOR 3 SLAVES NAMED AMELIA, PIERSON AND MOSES. 

Names indexed: AMELIA (SLAVE); COFFIN, GEORGE M.; GADSDEN, EMMA G.; GIBBES, CAROLINE S.; MOSES (SLAVE); PERONNEAU, H. W.; PIERSON (SLAVE)

Locations: 

Document type: BILL OF SALE

Topics: ESTATE DISPOSITIONS; SLAVES, NAMED

http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/RecordDetail.aspx?RecordId=81579

References Cited:

[1] Headstone Inscription, St. Philips Episcopal Church Cemetery, Charleston, SC. Photographed by Elizabeth, Contributed to FindAGrave.com 21 Nov 2005. FindAGrave Memorial # 12450184, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Gadsden&GSiman=1&GScid=641366&GRid=12450184& Accessed 28 Jul 2010.

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Comparison: Emma Gadsden's Estate Inventory and Record of Sale

Charleston, SC

If we compare Emma Gadsden's estate inventory to the record of the sale, the following possible interpretation emerges:

· Mary (Chisolm) & her five children Michael, Ann, Henry, James and Elijah [Mary, Ann, Elijah, Henry and Mary sold to Z B Oakes]

· Mary (Horlbeck) & her four children James, Brutus, Prince & John & her sister Nancy & her mother Tutsy 

· Sally [sold to John Welkoning]

· Farm Sarah 

· Pender & her two children Jacob & Phillis 

· Sarah (Coane) & her 4 children Margaret, Betsey, Charlotte and Celia [Sarah, Margaret and Betsey sold to Parker J Holland]

· Willoughby & her 3 children Francis, Caroline & Ishmael [sold to George O Robinson and F W Salters]

· Peggy (McMaster) & her 3 children Buck, Rilla and Nora & her two grandchildren Margaret and Lavinia [Buck, Rilla, Margaret & Lavinia sold to John Marion][Peggy and Nora sold to John L Thomas]

· Peggy (Little) & her 5 children Hannah, Mary, James, Elizabeth & George & her three grandchildren Isaac, John and Susan [Hannah, Isaac, John and Susan sold to E I Walker][Peggy and George sold to James Beattie][Mary and James sold to G V Ancker]

· Farm Peter, his wife Mary & his six children Peter, Amy, Abram, Hannah, Sandy & William [sold to John Wilson]

Farm Peter's brother John 

Carpenter George (60 years old) & his wife Clarinda & three children Phebe, Henry & Edward & grandchild Virginia [Clarinda, Phebe, Henry, Edward and Virginia sold to Danl H Silcox]

· Caroline 

· Jim 

· Felix, his wife Tenah, his mother Molly & five children Philip, Peter, George, Cretia & Fanny [sold to Benjamin H Brown]

· Isaac (Buist)

· Billy [sold to T Heyward Thayer]

· Peggy Yates [sold to S I Runken]

· Charlotte Bachman & children Julia, George, Mary & Ellen [Charlotte and Ellen sold to Wm Lyons]

· Little Charlotte & her brothers Charles, John & Isaiah [Little Charlotte sold to John H Hanover][Charles, John and Isaiah sold to Henry Hogarth] 

· Delia & her children Elizabeth, Peter, Maria & William and her grand child Phebe [Delia, Maria and William sold to Edward M Thurston]

· Dicey, her husband Robert & her daughter Elizabeth & her 3 grandchildren Elizabeth, George &  Cornelius [sold to Anna Holmes and Mary Thayer]

· Ned 

· Mary Ann 

· Rose Lee 

· Abbey & her children Charles, Binah, Ben & Isabella 

· Emma (Cohen) 2 children Martha & Jim & her grand child Winny [Emma, Martha and Winny sold to James McAndrew][Jim sold to T H Thayer]

· Betty (Wood) & children Catherine, Silvia & James [sold to P Dothage]

· Betty (Irving) & children Henry, Fenwick, & Margaret [Betty, Fenwick and Margaret sold to Oits H Kelton]

· Rese (Blacklock) child Rebecca & grandchild Margaret 

· Chloe 

· Bristol 

· Renty 

· Amarintha [sold to James Steele]

· Harriet 

· Binah 

· Lucy 

· Child 

· Moses 

· Amelia & child Peter Pierson [sold to Caroline S Gibbes]

· Phillis 

· Peter (Mathewes)

· Margaret (Lyons) [sold to Benjamin Mordecai]

· Grace [sold to Edward Winslow]

· Marcus [sold to P Dothage]

· Farm Renty [sold to Anna M Holmes and Mary Thayer]

· Jane (Horlbeck) & her children William, Paul, Margaret, Peter, Ann & Rose [sold to Charles A DeSaussure]

· Little Susannah, child Jane & brother Sancho [Sancho sold to James Dunning][Susannah and Jane sold to Mary R Geradeau]

· Lucy (Hogarth) & daughter Fanny 

· Minda & children Matilda & Margaret 

· Sam [sold to E N Jeffords]

· Rynah 

· Alfred (70 years) [sold to Louisa Bencham]

· Polly [sold to Robert Adger]

· Carpenter Harry [sold to I P Laborde]

· Eliza Hall [sold to A J Salinas]

· Lizzy (Whaley) & child Malvina [sold to Moses Goldsmith]

· Farm Louisa 

· Isaac (McBride)

· Beck (Head) & 2 children [sold to John Kingman]

· Sidney & her child Emma [sold to Samuel R Bennett]

· Hager & her children Joseph, Ann and Catharine [sold to I G Bailie]

· Emma (Michel) & children John, Elizabeth & Theodore [sold to Henry Misroon]

· Cesar & his brother Thomas [sold to Anna M Holmes and Mary Thayer]

· Big Kitty 

· Peggy 

· Kitty 

· Tom [sold to Alexander Owens]

· Edward Corbett 

· Prince 

· Nancy (Cohrs) & Child [Nancy sold to John S Ryan]

· Beck (Ripley) & Child [sold to Harris Simons]

· Nina 

· Jane 

· Lizzie (70 years)

· Old Celia & 3 children Philip, Henry & Peter [sold to Amelia H Pierson]

· Pompey [sold to Victor Reid]

· William 

· Big Diana 

· Robert [Wm Kernhardt]

· Katy (Burckmeyer)

· Clara 65 years of age [sold to Septimus Sanders]

· Maria 

· Isaac (Crawford) [sold to Chas Werner]

· Lucy (Bokitte) & child Sarah [sold to A Spilman]

· Sibba & child Ellen 

· Ishmael 

House servants left by the Will to Mrs. Holmes & Mrs. Thayer:

· George 

· Winney 

· Isaac 

· Catharine 

· Sarah 

· Susan 

· Beckey 

· Joseph 

· Diana 

· Sarah 

Bequeathed to Anna M Missroon:

· Charlotte and her Child 

Slaves in the Estate of Emma Georgiana Gadsden, Charleston, SC, 1856, Family Relationships Noted

Charleston, SC

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The estate inventory of Emma Georgiana Gadsden, filed 15 April 1856, lists family relationships among three generations of slaves.

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Abstract:

· Mary (Chisolm) & her five children Michael, Ann, Henry, James and Elijah

· Mary (Horlbeck) & her four children James, Brutus, Prince & John & her sister Nancy (lame) & her mother Tutsy 

· Sally 

· Farm Sarah 

· Pender & her two children Jacob & Phillis 

· Sarah (Coane) & her 4 children Margaret, Betsey, Charlotte and Celia 

· Willoughby & her 3 children Francis, Caroline & Ishmael 

· Peggy (McMaster) & her 3 children Buck, Rilla and Nora & her two grandchildren Margaret and Lavinia 

· Peggy (Little) & her 5 children Hannah, Mary, James, Elizabeth & George & her three grandchildren Isaac, John and Susan 

· Farm Peter, his wife Mary & his six children Peter, Amy, Abram, Hannah, Sandy & William 

Farm Peter's brother John 

Carpenter George (60 years old) & his wife Clarinda & three children Phebe, Henry & Edward & grandchild Virginia 

· Caroline 

· Jim 

· Felix (ruptured) his wife Tenah, his mother Molly & five children Philip, Peter, George, 

Cretia & Fanny 

· Isaac (Buist)

· Billy 

· Peggy Yates

· Charlotte Bachman & children Julia, George, Mary & Ellen

· Little Charlotte & her brothers Charles, John & Isaiah 

· Delia & her children Elizabeth, Peter, Maria & William and her grand child Phebe

· Dicey, her husband Robert & her daughter Elizabeth & her 3 grandchildren Elizabeth, George &  Cornelius 

· Ned 

· Mary Ann 

· Rose Lee 

· Abbey & her children Charles, Binah, Ben & Isabella 

· Emma (Cohen) 2 children Martha & Jim & her grand child Winny

· Betty (Wood) & children Catherine, Silvia & James 

· Betty (Irving) & children Henry, Fenwick, & Margaret 

· Rese (Blacklock) child Rebecca & grandchild Margaret 

· Chloe 

· Bristol 

· Renty 

· Amarintha 

· Harriet

· Binah 

· Lucy 

· Child 

· Moses 

· Amelia & child Peter Pierson 

· Phillis 

· Peter (Mathewes)

· Margaret (Lyons)

· Grace 

· Marcus 

· Farm Renty

· Jane (Horlbeck) & her children William, Paul, Margaret, Peter, Ann & Rose 

· Little Susannah, child Jane & brother Sancho 

· Lucy (Hogarth) & daughter Fanny 

· Minda & children Matilda & Margaret 

· Sam 

· Rynah 

· Alfred (70 years)

· Polly 

· Carpenter Harry 

· Eliza Hall 

· Lizzy (Whaley) & child Malvina 

· Farm Louisa 

· Isaac (McBride)

· Beck (Head) & 2 children 

· Sidney & her child Emma 

· Hager & her children Joseph, Ann and Catharine 

· Emma (Michel) & children John, Elizabeth & Theodore 

· Cesar & his brother Thomas 

· Big Kitty 

· Peggy 

· Kitty 

· Tom 

· Edward Corbett 

· Prince 

· Nancy (Cohrs) & Child 

· Beck (Ripley) & Child 

· Nuna 

· Jane 

· Lizzie (70 years)

· Old Celia & 3 children Philip, Henry & Peter 

· Pompey 

· William 

· Big Diana 

· Robert 

· Katy (Burckmeyer)

· Clara 65 years of age

· Maria 

· Isaac (Crawford)

· Lucy (Bokitte) & child Sarah 

· Sibba & child Ellen 

· Ishmael 

House servants left by the Will to Mrs. Holmes & Mrs. Thayer:

· George 

· Winney 

· Isaac 

· Catharine 

· Sarah 

· Susan 

· Beckey 

· Joseph 

· Diana 

· Sarah 

Bequeathed to Anna M Missroon:

· Charlotte and her Child 

 

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