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Slaves in the Estate of John Grimball, in Families, 4 Africans Noted, Charleston, SC, 1806

The estate inventory of John Grimball, made 17 June 1806, lists the names of more than 70 enslaved ancestors.

Ancestors were listed in families, and four Africans are listed by name.

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This document was indexed and made searchable by Khalisa Jacobs.


"Negroes Appraised in Families:"

· Friday, Hannah, Welcome, Dinah, Sarah, Sylvia & Cloe 

· John, Nanny, Beck, Tom, Judy & Little Amy

· Ned, Amy, Wan, Carolina, Little Jim, Little Sally & Venus

· Jack, Kate, Chloe, Pompey, Marria & Rachael

· Mingo, Rose, Little Kate & Israel

· Lydia, Moll & Amos

· Dick, Phillis & Harry

· Stepney, Little Hannah, Toney, Charlotte, Little Stepney & Phoebe

· Ishmael, Jenny, Flora, Andrew, January & Little Phillis

· Amelia, Little Tamer, Harriot & Sam

· Sampson, Betty, Nelly, Cudgo & Jacob

· Herod & Mary

· Billy, Little Phoebe, Tamer, Little Billy, Lucy, Judy

· Jim, Monemia & Mary

· Ralph, Phoebe, Doll & Clarinda

· Sally, Sam, Patty, Ned & Henry

· Indian Land Will

· Edisto Will

· Old Affee 

"The following ten Negroes were purchased were purchased after the Will of the said John Grimball was executed, of Dr. St. Mark:"

· Nanny 

· Cornelia 

· Judy 

· Sambo 

· Fattima 

· Jack 


· Ben 

· Abraham 

· Peter 

· June 

  • St. Lukes Parish, Beaufort, SC
  • 17 Jun 1806

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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. 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 Khalisa Jacobs.


Contributor: Lowcountry_Africana
Created: January 14, 2011 · Modified: May 21, 2011

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