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Sale of Slaves in the Estate of James D. Sommers, Tongeville Plantation, SC

In March of 1850, 91 slaves in the estate of James D. Sommers of Tongeville Plantation, Charleston, SC, were sold by order of the Court of the Ordinary. Anyone may contribute to this page.

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Sale of Slaves, Estate of James D. Sommers, Tongeville Plantation, Charleston, SC, 1850

St. Pauls Parish, Charleston, SC

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In March of 1850, 91 slaves in the estate of James D. Sommers of Tongeville Plantation, Charleston, SC, were sold by order of the Court of the Ordinary.

Anyone may contribute to this page.

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

This document was indexed and made searchable by Sheri.

Names indexed in this document:

· James D Sommers
· Geo Buist
· Henry - slave
· Little Isaac - slave
· Israel - slave
· Tyra - slave
· Smart - slave
· Charlotte - slave
· James - slave
· Bess - slave
· Mathias - slave
· Samson - slave
· Nelly - slave
· George - slave
· Tommy - slave
· Phillis - slave
· Nat - slave
· Old Judy - slave
· Annie - slave
· George - slave
· Annee - slave
· Ben - slave
· Aaron - slave
· Old Isaac - slave
· Maria - slave
· Cudjoe - slave
· Moses - slave
· Esau - slave
· Sam - slave
· Andrew - slave
· John - slave
· Richard - slave
· Hester - slave
· Jane - slave
· Liddy - slave
· Daniel - slave
· Young Jerry - slave
· Young January - slave
· Robin - slave
· Tenah - slave
· Shadrack - slave
· Davey - slave
· Affy - slave
· Rose - slave
· Patsy - slave
· Easton - slave
· Pompey - slave
· Dall - slave
· Steven - slave
· Carolina - slave
· Mary - slave
· Bob - slave
· William - slave
· Sue - slave
· Flora - slave
· Cain - slave
· Prince - slave
· Hagar - slave
· Phoebe - slave
· Kit - slave
· Harry - slave
· Harriet - slave
· Jane - slave
· Elsey - slave
· Mingo - slave
· Dick - slave
· Eve - slave
· June - slave
· Peter - slave
· Daphne - slave
· Beck - slave
· Edward - slave
· Lizzy - slave
· Jacob - slave
· Molly - slave
· Cumba - slave
· Abel - slave
· Aberdeen - slave
· Cupid - slave
· Rhina - slave
· Souisa - slave
· Cilla - slave
· Old January - slave
· Bella - slave
· Cyrus - slave
· Jacob - slave
· Buster - slave
· Kit - slave
· Dic - slave
· Dido - slave
· Thos D Condy
· James D Sommers
· Geo Buist
· Billy - slave
· Davy - slave
· Jimmy - slave 

You can read more about the Equity Court case Buist vs. Dawes involving this estate on Google Books.

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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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Slaves in the Estate of James D. Sommers, Charleston, SC, 1850

Tongeville Plantation, Charleston, SC

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The estate inventory of James D. Sommers, filed 6 Feb 1850, lists the names of slaves at Sommers' Tongeville Plantation in Charleston District. In March of 1850, 91 slaves were sold from the estate by order of the Court of the Ordinary (see story below).

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

This record was indexed and made searchable by Angela Y Walton-Raji.

Names indexed in this record were:

· James D. Sommers

· H. P. Dawes

· Peter - slave

· Young Judy - slave

· Henry - slave

· Amelia - slave

· Ben - slave

· Henry - slave

· Little Isaac - slave

· Abderdeen - slave

· Israel - slave

· Tira - slave

· Sucart - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· James - slave

· Sampson - slave

· Nelly - slave

· Little George - slave

· Tommy - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Old Judy - slave

· Anne - slave

· Mariann - slave

· Bess - slave

· Mathias - slave

· Aaron - slave

· Andrew - slave

· Old Isaac - slave

· Maria - slave

· Cudjoe - slave

· Moses - slave

· Esau - slave

· Sam - slave

· John - slave

· Richard - slave

· Hesther

· Jane - slave

· Lydia - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Old Jerry - slave

· Young Jerry - slave

· Young January - slave

· Robin - slave

· Davy - slave

· Davey - slave

· Affey - slave

· Pompey - slave

· Easton - slave

· Patsey - slave

· Rose - slave

· Stephen - slave

· Carolina - slave

· Mary - slave

· Bob - slave

· Tenah - slave

· William - slave

· Shedrick - slave

· Sue - slave

· Flora - slave

· Cain - slave

· Amy - slave

· George - slave

· Prince - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Phoebe - slave

· Kit - slave

· Harry - slave

· Harriot - slave

· Jane - slave

· Elsey - slave

· Dick - slave

· Mingo - slave

· Eve - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Jane - slave

· Peter - slave

· Daphne & infant - slaves

· Beck - slave

· Edward - slave

· Lizzy - slave

· Jacob infant - slave

· Molly - slave

· Abel - slave

· Camba - slave

· Jacob - slave

· Cupid - slave

· Rhina - slave

· Louisa - slave

· Cilla - slave

· Old January - slave

· Bella - slave

· Cyrus - slave

· Brister - slave

· Nat - slave

· Old Dido

· Kit - slave

· Jimmy - slave

· Joe - slave

· Billy - slave

· Dye - slave

· Little John - slave

· Tumba - slave

· Thos. B. Miles

· H. Grimke

· Thomas Gelzer

· Jos I. Waring

· I. W. Sommers

 

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