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Slaves at the Arundel Plantation of Frederick Shaffer, Georgetown, SC, 1859, in Family Groups
This page honors 106 enslaved ancestors listed at Arundel Plantation in Georgetown, South Carolina, in July of 1859. The list preserves the names of 25 family groups. The family groups are:
Prince, Leah, Maria, Phoebe (under 11) Adam (") Catherine (") Henry (under 11)
Peter, Hagar, William (" ")
Provy, Charley, John
Pompey, Sally, Henry ("), Frederick ("), Sukey (")
Joe, Dinah, Hagar
Lady, Mariah, Davy ("), Amos (")
Adam, Hagar, Friday, Grace, Edward ("), Friday (")
Phyllis, Caesar, Stephen, Sairey, Eve (under 11), Phyllis (")
Hannah, Nelly, Infant (")
Codlin, Sue ("), Tom (")
Billy, Joan, Billy ("), Toney (")
Charles, Rinah, Flora, Binah
Ben, Mary, Nancy, Beck, Ben (")
Carolina, Lucy, Sam, Titus, Virgil, Hannah, Katy (")
Philander, Willoughby, Dinah
Nancy, Nanny, Caesar, Bob (under 11), Johny (")
Dinah, Milly, Tyrah ("), Sairy ("), Mary (")
Sue, Peggy, Billy ("), Binah ("), Sarah (")
Stephen, Vilot, Katy, Venus
Jack, Lucy, Isaac, Marcus (")
Harry, Juno, Nero ("), Adam ("), April (")
Jim, Chloe, Phoebe, Peter ("), Frank (")
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- Arundel Plantation, Georgetown, SC
- 14 Jul 1859
Freedmen's Labor Contract, Arundel Plantation, 1865
On Junee 22, 1865, C. and J.P. Alston entered into a Freedmen's Labor Contract with the following Freedmen:
TITLE OF CONTRACT:
C. & J.P. Alston with Freedpeople
DATE OF CONTRACT:
June 22, 1865
PLACES MENTIONED IN CONTRACT:
Springfield & Arundel Plantations
Pee Dee River
NAMES OF FREEDPERSONS:
Records of the Field Offices for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872. NARA Record Group 105, M1910, Reel 76, Target 5.
- Arundel and Springfield Plantations, Georgetown, SC
- 22 Jun 1865
History of Arundel Plantation
Arundel Plantation was located on the Pee Dee River in Georgetown County, South Carolina. The earliest known date of Arundel's existence is 1717. The primary crop was rice.
The property was placed under a conservation easement in 2005 by Georgetown County .
You can read more about the history of Arundel Plantation and view more images online at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website: National Register Properties in South Carolina.
- Georgetown, SC
About This Document
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 Alana Thevenet.