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Slaves at the Mount Pleasant Plantation of Elisha Whilden, Charleston, SC

The estate inventory of Elisha Whilden of Charleston, SC, filed in 1857, lists the names of enslaved ancestors at Mount Pleasant Plantation and in Charleston.

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Names indexed in this document:

· Elisha Whilden - Estate 

· Elisha Whilden 

· William H Whilden 

· Mount Pleasant Plantation 

· Old Tom - slave 

· Sabena - slave 

· Thomas - slave 

· Stephen - slave 

· Mary - slave 

· Silvery - slave 

· Jane - slave 

· Lizzy - slave 

· Josephine - slave 

· Old Handy - slave 

· Nancy - slave 

· Charles - slave 

· Henry - slave 

· Sarah - slave 

· Molsey - slave 

· Rebecca - slave 

· Alice - slave 

· John - slave 

· Thos J Legare 

· W D Rivers 

· Thos F Libby 

· A Semken 

· A Semken 

· F Enterman 


  • Charleston, SC

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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.

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Contributor: Lowcountry_Africana
Created: August 1, 2010 · Modified: August 1, 2010

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