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272 Slaves in the Estate of Solomon Clarke, Charleston, SC, 1851

The estate inventory of Solomon Clarke, made in Dec 1850 and filed 10 Jan 1851, lists the names of 272 enslaved ancestors in the estate. Bills of sale lists the names of slaves Clarke purchased in his lifetime and point to possible prior slaveholders for the slaves listed. We invite you to contribute to this page.

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272 Slaves in the Estate of Solomon Clarke, Charleston, SC, 1851

Charleston, SC

The estate inventory of Solomon Clarke, made in Dec 1850 and filed 10 Jan 1851, lists the names of 272 enslaved ancestors in the estate.

Bills of sale lists the names of slaves Clarke purchased in his lifetime and point to possible prior slaveholders for the slaves listed.

We invite you to contribute to this page.

This page was indexed and made searchable by Sandra J. Taliaferro.

Slaves listed in the estate were:

· Minta - slave

· Ann - slave

· Sam - slave

· Old Nanny - slave

· Susanah - slave

· Mary Ann - slave

· Abram - slave

· Sam - slave

· Jerry - slave

· Big Lucy - slave

· Dinah - slave

· Guy - slave

· Dolly - slave

· Billy - slave

· Mary Ann - slave

· Tom - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Harriet - slave

· Pompey - slave

· Dinah - slave

· Jack - slave

· Mary - slave

· Rachael - slave

· Sandy - slave

· Peggy - slave

· Daniel - slave

· Celia - slave

· Silvy - slave

· Lizzette - slave

· Lizzetto - slave

· Bella - slave

· Caleb - slave

· Jim - slave

· Scipio - slave

· Cyrus - slave

· Walter - slave

· Nanny - slave

· Delia - slave

· Nanny - slave

· Corney - slave

· Penelope - slave

· Affy - slave

· George - slave

· Ned - slave

· Peter - slave

· Cilla - slave

· Benbo - slave

· Ben - slave

· Hagar - slave

· John - slave

· Caty - slave

· Polidor - slave

· Caroline - slave

· Hester - slave

· Judy - slave

· Davy - slave

· Affy - slave

· Rose - slave

· Marry - slave

· Minda - slave

· Richard - slave

· Eleanor - slave

· Toney - slave

· Mingo - slave

· Sue - slave

· Jiffny - slave

· Jonas - slave

· Old Nanny - slave

· Elizabeth - slave

· Fanny - slave

· Ellen - slave

· Myrtilla - slave

· Caesar - slave

· Isaac - slave

· Cuffee - slave

· Samson - slave

· Old Sarah - slave

· Cornelius - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Cuffee - slave

· Lucretia - slave

· Snow - slave

· Qulin - slave

· Clara - slave

· Chance - slave

· London - slave

· Penelope - slave

· Washington - slave

· London - slave

· Judy - slave

· Joe - slave

· Brutus - slave

· Mulceline - slave

· Satira - slave

· Magritta - slave

· Joe - slave

· Vitrioline - slave

· Hetty - slave

· Hercules - slave

· Old July - slave

· Brister - slave

· Anthony - slave

· Rose - slave

· Lizzette - slave

· Sanda - slave

· Phoebe - slave

· Old Delia - slave

· Charles - slave

· Sancho - slave

· Beck - slave

· Nelly - slave

· Cotto - slave

· Phoebe - slave

· Quash - slave

· James - slave

· Brister - slave

· Jack - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Paul - slave

· Old Hester - slave

· Priscilla - slave

· Adam - slave

· Bina - slave

· Harry - slave

· Isaac - slave

· Henry - slave

· Porter - slave

· Bess - slave

· Buddy - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Henrietta - slave

· Cinda - slave

· Anthony - slave

· Peter - slave

· Lavinia - slave

· Mingo - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Pompey - slave

· Johny - slave

· Hercules - slave

· Judy - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Sabina - slave

· Old Hannah - slave

· Frank - slave

· Caroline - slave

· Eva - slave

· Primus - slave

· Elsy - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Archy - slave

· Rachael - slave

· Pender - slave

· Patty - slave

· Bess - slave

· Hester - slave

· Johnny - slave

· Frances - slave

· Sambo - slave

· Sam - slave

· Rhina - slave

· Rebecca - slave

· Judy - slave

· Clara - slave

· Winter - slave

· Ballifore - slave

· Maria - slave

· Elizabeth - slave

· Old Jack - slave

· Mary - slave

· Tenah - slave

· Cloe - slave

· Martha - slave

· Davy - slave

· Dorcas - slave

· William - slave

· Lewis - slave

· Michael - slave

· Catharine - slave

· Juliette - slave

· Mary - slave

· Harriett - slave

· Polly - slave

· Catrina - slave

· Ballifore - slave

· Margaret - slave

· Binah - slave

· Richard - slave

· Bella- slave

· Sally - slave

· Alsey - slave

· Jacob - slave

· Patsy - slave

· Amelia - slave

· Charley - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Lucky - slave

· Joseph - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Toney - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Diana - slave

· Sigh - slave

· Jimmy - slave

· Brister - slave

· Pleasant - slave

· Dido - slave

· Ellick - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Dolly - slave

· Edward - slave

· Warley - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Lara - slave

· Dover - slave

· William - slave

· Lavinia - slave

· Barney - slave

· Charity - slave

· Rose - slave

· Quash - slave

· Pearce - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Gabriel - slave

· Renty - slave

· Martha - slave

· Isaac - slave

· Matilda - slave

· Silla - slave

· Lucy - slave

· William - slave

· Lena - slave

· Margaret - slave

· Sandy - slave

· Cinda - slave

· Rucy - slave

· Robert - slave

· Cuffy - slave

· Scipio - slave

· Sam - slave

· Jeffry - slave

· Warley - slave

· Martha - slave

· Thomas - slave

· Tom - slave

· Affy - slave

· Celia - slave

· William - slave

· Jimmy - slave

· Isaac - slave

· Mingo - slave

· Monday - slave

· Shadwell - slave

· Rosina - slave

· Smart - slave

· Eney - slave

· Satira - slave

· Boston - slave

· Cloe - slave

· Simon - slave

· Elcy - slave

· Judy - slave

· Binah - slave

· Brutus - slave

· Mary - slave

· Moses - slave

· Clarence - slave

· Flora - slave

· Hercules - slave

· Ben - slave

Solomon Clarke's Purchase of Rachel from Sims, Harriett and Mary Lequeux, 1835

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On 27 Jan 1835, Clarke purchased slave Rachel from Sims, Harriet and Mary Lequeux.

To view the bill of sale, please click on the document attached to this story.

Purchase of 23 Slaves from Charles C. Pinckney, Trustee for Frances Blamyer and Her Children, 1841

Charleston, SC

388

On 15 Dec 1841 Solomon Clarke purchased 23 slaves from Charles C. Pinckney, trustee for Mary Blamyer and her children. 

Purchased on that day were:

Roger, Deborah, Richard, Simon, Elsey, Sarah, Nanny, Cilla, Aminta, Susannah, Mary, Jeny, Lucy, Margaret, Frank, Edward, John, Sandy, Dane, Sam, Roger, Polly & Dorcas

Purchase of Slave Philip from John H. Dawson, 1841

Charleston, SC

389

On 15 Dec 1841, Clarke purchased slave Philip from John H. Dawson, through attorney O.H. Dawson.

Purchase of 5 Slaves from the Estate of R.D. McKelvey, 1844

Charleston, SC

284

On 9 Sep 1844, Clarke purchased 5 slaves named Charley, Ellick, Lucy, Della and Patrick from the estate of R.D. McKelvey. 

Purchase of Nancy and Her Child Violet from William H. Holleyman

Charleston, SC

285

On the same day he purchased 5 slaves from the estate of McKelvey, Clarke also purchased Nancy and her child Violet from William H. Holleyman.

Purchase of 17 Slaves from Benjamin Lequeux, 1844

Charleston, SC

322

On 14 Dec 1844, Clarke purchased 17 slaves (Roger, Catey, July, Mary, Toney, Jonas, Ellen, Hannah, Scipio, Tenah, Tom, Affy, Celia, Dolly, William, Jemmy and Thomas) from Benjamin Lequeux.

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 Sandra J. Taliaferro.

Estate of R.D. McKelvey

Charleston, SC

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Let's go back to the document collection to see if we can find an estate inventory for R.D. McKelvey.

Book A (1839-1844) does contain an estate inventory for an R.D. McKelvey, made in 1841.

Slaves listed in the estate were:

· Nanny - slave

· Johnny - slave

· Elick - slave

· Maggy - slave

· Amarintha - slave

· Lydia - slave

· Jenny - slave

· Becky - slave

· Venus - slave

· Peter - slave

· Lydia - slave

· Sally - slave

· Israel - slave

· Nanny - slave

· John - slave

· Tomas - slave

· Hardy - slave

· Martha - slave

· Harriet - slave

· Abel - slave

· Gabriel - slave

· Franklin - slave

· Chloe - slave

· Rosanna - slave

· Sary - slave

· Tilly - slave

· Charley - slave

· Rachael - slave

· Cornelius - slave

· Rachael - slave

· Anthony - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Thomas - slave

· Patsy - slave

· Jason - slave

· Comesee - slave

· Buddy - slave

· Adella - slave

· Abel - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Cretia - slave

· Julianna - slave

· Juno - slave

· Stepney - slave

· Osmonde - slave

· Sam - slave

· Polly - slave

· Esser - slave

· Winter - slave

· Caesar - slave

· Adam - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Daphne - slave

· Betsy - slave

· Lizette - slave

· Cain - slave

 

Purchase of 58 Slaves from Sims, Harriett and Mary Lequeux, 1834

Charleston, SC

483

On 10 Jun 1834, Clarke purchased 58 slaves from Sims, Harriett and Mary Lequeux. Their names were:

 

Doways

Tom

Richard

Sandy

Mingo

Samson

William

John

James

Pompey

Charles

Shadwell

Big Paro

Big Mingo

Scipio 

Presenty

Edward

Monday

Smart

Teddy

Matilda

Bella

Lydia

Becky

Lucy

Nancy

Celia

Priscilla

Martha

Big Lucy

Rosanna

Nanny

Belinda

Delia

Hannah

Binah

Bess

Old Jenny

Little Jenny

Judy

L Matilda

Dinah

Catharine

Amelia

Little Nanny

Mary

Maria

Peter

Emannuel

Paro

Anthony

Hector

Primus

David

Esther

Little Binah

Margaret

 

Sims Lequeux Purchase of 19 Slaves from James Gregorie

Charleston, SC

On 20 Apr 1830, Sims Lequeux purchased 19 slaves from James Gregorie. Their names were:

Teddy

Dinah

Shadwell

Matilda

Bella

Charles

Little Shadwell

Rachael

Lucy

Priscilla

Billy

Young Blood

Sary

Rustey

Israel

Dinah

Little Billy

Hagar

John

 

The following names occur in both the record of this purchase, and the record of Sims Lequeux's sale of 58 slaves to Solomon Clarke in 1834:

Teddy

Dinah

Shadwell

Matilda

Bella

Charles

Lucy

Priscilla

Dinah

John

 

Possible Origins of Slaves in the Estate of Solomon Clarke

The documents below may provide leads for future research on origins of the slaves in Solomon Clarke's estate.

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