Slaves at Beech Hill & Camp Plantation, James Pendarvis, Colleton, SC, 1798
The estate inventory of James Pendarvis, made 7 Sep 1798 and filed 6 Dec 1798, lists enslaved ancestors at Beech Hill and Camp Plantations in Colleton, SC. Enslaved ancestors are listed in family groups. We invite you to contribute to this page.
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Slaves at Beech Hill and Camp Plantations of James Pendarvis, Listed by Family Groups, Colleton, SC, 1798
1798 | Beech Hill and Camp Plantations, Colleton, SC
The estate inventory of James Pendarvis, made 7 Sep 1798 and filed 6 Dec 1798, lists enslaved ancestors at Beech Hill and Camp Plantations in Colleton, SC. Enslaved ancestors are listed in family groups.
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This document was indexed by Renate Sanders.
Families at Beech Hill Plantations were:
A negro man named Plenty, his wife Nanny & her three children Charles, Gabriel & Myrtilla - 230
Sarey & her daughter Flora 75 Molley 70 = 145
Isabella 70 Larry 70 Hercules, Sally, boy Jack & child Nancy 180 Fillis 40 Sam 100 = 460
Belsey 70 Bachus, Jenny, Creatia, Cain & child Sambo 240 Charlotte, Quibus and Susanna 220 Carolina 80 Prince 5 = 615
Nippey & child Patsey 85 Suckey & child May 85 Tansey 70 Yorke & Celia 130 Cesar & Juba 110 Saphira 25 Nero & Tilla 60 = 565
Rachael, Nero & Ameritta 120 Tobey, Binckey & child Bella 160 Fanny 70 = 350
Doll 70 Hagar & child Dianna 90 Roger & Doll 30 Ameritta 35 Jack 60 Ned, Auber & Jack 200 November & Nelly 150 = 635
Johnton 10 Hester 70 Juno 65 March 40 Bess 60
Families at Camp Plantation were:
Petroe, Chloe, Eliza, January, John & Niger = 360
Flora, Billy, Mitchell, Andres, Tenah, Rachael & Swarry = 320
Peepee, Hardtime & child Elsey 170 April, Cesar & Sue 100 Peggy & Dye 130 Lucey and Beck 90 = 490
Wanny, Abey, Absolam, Grace, Mary & Fortune = 280
Jonas & Amey 80 Pollydore 0 Tena 0 Fortune 0 = 80
Auba, July & Joe 170 Martin, Libbey & Fortimer 170 = 340
Williby, Hetty, Flora & child Catherine 170
Jacob & Patty 140 Tim, Davy & Saphira 160 Judy & Amy 65 Sarey 40 Blackwall & Cumber 20 Charity 20 = 465
About James Pendarvis
James Pendarvis was the eldest son of Joseph Pendarvis and an African woman named Parthena. Their children were James, Brand, William, John, Thomas, Mary and Elizabeth.
James Pendarvis inherited plantations and slaves from his father Joseph. At the time of James Pendarvis' his death in 1798 he owned three plantations (Legg's, Beech Hill and Camp) comprising 3,250 acres, and 155 slaves.
In his will, James Pendarvis left his land and slaves to his grandchildren, who were children of his son William Pendarvis, Sr. and his daughter Ann Perry.
You can view an abstract of his will here, posted to the Ancestry.com forum by David L. Evans.
Koger, Larry. 1995 Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, p. 109. Accessed on Google Books 30 April 2011.
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