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Slaves in the Estate of John A. Cleveland, 1851, Family Relationships Noted

The estate inventory of John A. Cleveland of Charleston, SC, taken in May of 1853, notes the family relationships of slaves in the estate. Anyone may contribute to this page.

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Slaves listed in the estate were:

· Boy Thomas - Slave

· Boy Willis - Slave

· Woman Caroline - Slave

· John her son - Slave

· Matilda - Slave

· Mary Jane her child - Slave

· George her child - Slave

· Betsey - Slave

· Susay - Slave

· Michael - Slave

· America - Slave

  • Charleston, SC
  • May 1853

About This Document: Volunteer to Index This 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 Leslie.



Contributor: Lowcountry_Africana
Created: August 10, 2010 · Modified: August 10, 2010


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