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Slaves in the Estate of George Morris, in Families, Charleston, SC, 1835

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The estate inventory of George Morris of Charleston, SC lists names, family relationships and occupations of 98 slaves in the estate.

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This document was indexed and made searchable by Felicia R. Mathis.

 

Enslaved Ancestors listed in the estate were:

· Scipio - Driver, Sylla his wife & children from 1 to 14 yr Cuffy, Peggy, Lucy, Sary, Silvy, Scipio $2100

· Jacob - Driver, Peg his wife $750

· Johnny - Driver, Tenah his wife $1100

· Cecilia - Nurse, Mary $300

· Charley - Bricklayer, Sukey his wife, George & Isaac children $1200

· George - Carpenter, Jemima his wife, Mingo $1500

· Owen - Cooper, Binah his wife $1000

· Adam, Aleck, Ben $1050

· Smart, Mary his wife, Sam, Charlotte, Anthony $1425

· Isaac, Betty his wife, Brutus (child) $1100

· Ishmael $500 Marcus, Hannah his wife, John (child) $1675

· Billy, Mary his wife, Hector, Amy, Sibby (children) $1300

· Isaac, Chloe his wife, Kit (child) $700

· John - Carpenter, Simon $1000 July - Coachman, Clarissa his wife $700

· William - Carpenter $800, Rachel, Abel, Jacob $625 

· Mary Long, Flora - Nurse, Flora $500

· Sary, Rinah, Mary, Maria, Dinah $1250

· Lidy, Chloe, Dolly, Caty $1200 Big Sukey, Caroline $350

· Old Sukey, Hagah, Scipio, Nat $900

· Maria, Jacky $550 Molly $450

· Dido, Susan $500 Old Betty, Pussy 

· Silvy - Pastry Cook, Isaac, James her children $600

· Charlotte - House Servant $450 Joe - Ditto $500

· Isabel - House Servant & Child - $550 Henry - Ditto $400

· Jimmy - Cooper, Susy, Affy $550

· Clinton, Old Sukey's husband (omitted) $100

Noted as "Bulls Island Negroes" were:

· Isaac $250, Rinah $300, Jacky $300, Caty $300

· John $225, Jacob $225, Sam $225, Jimmy $150

· Susey $150, Clinton $100

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.

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This document was indexed and made searchable by Felicia R. Mathis.

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