Another Weeping Time: Sale of 235 Slaves of Gen. James Gadsden, SC, 1860

Another Weeping Time: Sale of 235 Slaves of Gen. James Gadsden, SC, 1860

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On 9 Jan 1860, 235 slaves in the estate of James Gadsden were sold in Charleston to more than 30 purchasers by Shingler Brothers Auctioneers. This page is a memorial to the community torn asunder on that day. Anyone may leave comments or contribute to this page.

Slaves in the Estate of James Gadsden, Charleston, SC, 1859

  • Charleston, SC

In December of 1859, more than 200 enslaved ancestors were listed at Pimlico Plantation, Berkeley County, SC in the estate inventory of James Gadsden (b. 15 May 1788, d. 26 Dec 1858) of Charleston, SC.

On 9 Jan 1860, 235 slaves in the estate of James Gadsden were sold in Charleston to more than 30 purchasers by Shingler Brothers Auctioneers [please see the story below]. This page is a memorial to the community torn asunder on that day. Anyone may leave comments or contribute to this page.

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

Below are the names listed in the document:

· Josiah age 40
· Bess age 30
· Priscilla age 15
· Josiah age 10
· Dorsy age 60
· Peggy age 60
· October age 22
· Ishmeal age 40
· Mary Ann age 30
· Luck age 15
· Sary age 10
· Bella age 8
· Dolly no age listed
· Toney age 45
· Catharine age 40
· Gabriel age 12
· Paul age 4
· Frank age 22
· Nanny age 20
· Suckey age 1
· Carolina age 35
· Willy age 30
· Charlotte age 13
· Cupid age 10
· Robert age 5
· Peter age 2
· Ephriam age 50
· Sibby age 45
· Shadwell age 16
· Norwich age 12
· Ephram age 10
· Mitchell age 8
· Billy age 4
· Gazy age 6
· Isaac age 15
· Alex age 70
· Henry age 35
· Leah age 30
· Marcus age 40
· Hannah age 40
· Harry age 18
· Jacky age 15
· Abey age 12
· Sarah age 2
· Brass age 30
· Nancy age 30
· Peter age 10
· Infant Boy
· Robin age 40
· Suzey age 40
· Cuffee age 18
· Morris age 60
· Edward age 60
· Charlotte age 60
· Jacob age 60
· Liddy age 65
· Monday age 40
· John age 25
· Jane age 20
· Milsey age 52
· Tom age 25
· Rachel age 23
· Ned age 6 months
· Jonas age 2
· James age 40
· Rose age 38
· Clarissa age 15
· Jane age 13
· Caroline age 11
· Rachel age 9
· Esop age 5
· Henry age 45
· Hester age 36
· Phoebe age 10
· Mannassee age 3
· Amos age 46
· David age 26
· Charlotte age 22
· Frank age 2
· Ned age 50
· Minda age 65
· George age 28
· Katy age 22
· Sylvy age 1
· Ammon age 30
· Suzey age 28
· Sarah age 4
· William age 2
· Cupid age 70
· Blakely age 45
· Judy age 40
· Tartar age
· Benny age 15
· Amos age 12
· Norris age 10
· Ceasar age 6
· Cain age 4
· Hester age 18
· Lucy age 10
· Charlotte age 6
· Cugo age 23
· Binah age 22
· Sibby age 2
· Paul age 25
· Chissy age 22
· William age 3
· Fortune age 1
· Ned age 70
· Handy age 21
· Lucy age 20
· Amey age 1
· Bess age 50
· Daniel age 14
· Cloe age 50
· Katie age 24
· January age 16
· Hagar age 15
· Susey age 40
· Christmas age 20
· Hope age 13
· Jerry age 4
· Rhina age 45
· Binah age 23
· Hannah age 15
· Rockey age 13
· Norris age 8
· John age 4
· Nelly age 40
· Minda age 16
· Rosey age 14
· Job age 12
· Patty age 10
· Binkey age 8
· Daphney age 45
· Many age 15
· Bellinda age 60
· Chisy age 25
· Jacob age 4
· Rose age 1
· Sally age 60
· Joshua age 22
· Dick age 50
· Jenny age 25
· Sam age 22
· Mariam age 60
· Sally age 50
· Venus age 16
· Lucy age 12
· Margaret age 10
· Ben age 12
· Ben age 25
· Venus age 25
· Mary age 12
· Clarissa age 50
· Joseph age 10
· Die age 50
· Juliet age 24
· Bob age 2
· Katy age 1
· Ezekiel age 38
· Molsey age 30
· Nelly age 10
· Frank age 50
· Sary age 45
· Frank Jr age 18
· Dick age 14
· Ned age 12
· Monday age 22
· Phoebe age 20
· Catharine age 2
· Jack age 21
· Chissey age 20
· Silla age 3
· Dianah no age listed
· Hester age 50
· Juzy age 60
· Sam age 25
· Cloe age 21
· George age 2
· Toney age 20
· Marry age 20
· Nanny age 2
· Jane age 3 months
· Abram age 22
· Robert age 22
· Eve age 20
· Saphney age 3 months
· Dick age 70
· Hannah age 60
· Tom age 22
· Lucy age 22
· Thomas age 3
· Samuel age 2
· Isreal age 2 months
· Mingo age 40
· Sarah age 30
· Frank age 30
· Betty age 30
· Aaron age 13
· Katie age 12
· John age 9
· Cully age 34
· Susannah age 30
· Billy age 10
· Lizette age 8
· Will age 6
· Infant
· Dolly age 50
· Joseph age 16
· Hero age 15
· Dick age 30
· Polly age 20
· Jane age 18
· Thomas age 12
· Bella age 50
· Silvy age 20
· Adam age 1
· Margaret age 22
· George age 13
· Dinah age 40
· Will age 22
· Jacob age 20
· Peter age 18
· Sarah age 20
· Prince age 49
· Sally age 40
· Bram age 50

In the story below is the account of the sale of 235 slaves in Charleston on 9 Jan 1860.


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