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Inventory and Division of Slaves in the Estate of Charlotte Cordes, 1827

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Inventory and Division of Slaves in the Estate of Charlotte Cordes, 1827

  • South Carolina

The estate inventory of Charlotte Cordes, made in 1827, lists the names of enslaved ancestors and how they were divided among 5 heirs of Charlotte Cordes.

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This record was indexed and made searchable by Sandra J. Taliaferro.

Following is an accounting of how the estate was divided:

To Dr. Samuel Cordes:

· Jane - slave

· Sam - slave

· Calatchy - slave

· Jeoffry - slave

· Sally - slave

· Israel - slave

· Evey - slave

· Affy - slave

· Peggy - slave

· Anthony - slave

· Bull - slave

· Marianne - slave

· George - slave

To Thomas E Cordes:

· Judith - slave

· Harriet - slave

· Henry - slave

· Molly - slave

· Chance - slave

· Maria - slave

· Julianne - slave

· Solomon - slave

· Sibby - slave

· Corneluis - slave

To Lavinia Cordes and Camilla Cordes:

· Tom - slave

To Camilla Cordes:

· Charles - slave

· Amey - slave

· Gabriel - slave

· Eve - slave

· Esther - slave

· Frederick - slave

To Lavinia Cordes:

· Ceasar - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· William - slave

· March - slave

· Satirah - slave

· Primus - slave

To Catharine Cordes:

· Sharlow - slave

· William - slave

· Sue - slave

· Abram - slave

· Marianne - slave

About This Document - Volunteer to Index This Free 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.

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    This document was indexed and made searchable by Sandra J.Taliaferro.