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Slaves in the Estate of Benjamin Villeponteaux, St Johns Berkeley, SC, 1853

The estate inventory of Benjamin Villeponteaux, filed 11 Jul 1853, lists the names of enslaved ancestors in St Johns Parish, Berkeley, SC. We invite you to contribute to this page.

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Slaves in the Estate of Benjamin Villeponteaux, St Johns Berkeley, SC, 1853

St Johns Parish, Berkeley, SC

The estate inventory of Benjamin Villeponteaux, filed 11 Jul 1853, lists the names of enslaved ancestors in St Johns Parish, Berkeley, SC.

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This record was indexed and made searchable by Jessica Kiefer.

Enslaved ancestors listed in the estate were:

· Molly - slave

· Fortune - slave

· Peter - slave

· Mariah - slave

· Fenny - slave

· Nanny - slave

· Jeffrey - slave

· Stephen - slave

· Maryanne - slave

· Summer - slave

· Fortune - slave

· Dover - slave

· Jacob - slave

· Joshua - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Rose - slave

· Susan - slave

· Edward - slave

· Henny - slave

· Ellen - slave

· Lizzy - slave

· Phoebe - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Hitty - slave

· Nelson - slave

· Old Nanny - slave

· Bella - slave

· Matty - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Abram - slave

· Frank - slave

· Joe - slave

· Suley - slave

· Charley - slave

· Lit Daniel - slave

· Linden - slave

· O Amy - slave

· Sary - slave

· Teena - slave

· Tim - slave

· Philip - slave

· Amy - slave

· Jockey - slave

· Dover - slave

About This Document - Volunteer to Index This Free Collection

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 and volunteer, please CLICK HERE.

This document was indexed and made searchable by Jessica Kiefer.

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