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Servitude and Emancipation Records, 17221863
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NAME OF SERVANT, SLAVE OR FREE BLACK

NAME OF OTHER PARTY

SEX

RACE

FURTHER INFORMATION

0

ALLEN, JOSEPH

(N/A)

M

N

Date: 11/22/1861
Remarks: JOSEPH WAS APPREHENDED AS A RUNAWAY IN GALLATIN CO.

Memo: JOSEPH ALONG WITH ANOTHER MALE NAMED MARTIN WERE TAKEN IN AS RUNAWAYS BY THOMAS LONG, SHERIFF OF GALLATIN CO. AND DEALT WITH ACCORDING TO LAW.

1

ALUS

(N/A)

 

N

Type: Registration
Date 02/25/1845
Remarks" ALUS WAS BORN 10/11/1840 & REGISTERED BY CORNELIUS GIBLISON

2

ANDERSON, CALEB

(N/A)

M

N

Type: Registration
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 6FT. 2IN.

3

ANDERSON, JOSHUA

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 5FT. 11IN.

4

ARMSTEAD

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 10/28/1822
Remarks ARMSTEAD LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 5IN.

5

BETSY

SLOCUMB, JOHN C.

F

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/09/1822
Remarks BESTY IS LISTED AS 5FT. 5IN.

6

BETSY ANN

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 04/14/1829
Remarks BETSY ANN IS THE DAUGHTER OF SALLY AND EDWARD BLACK

7

BLACK, EDWARD

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 04/14/1829
Remarks FATHER OF STACEY AND BETSY ANN AND HUSBAND OF SALLY BLACK

8

BLACK, EDWARD JAMES

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 02/25/1845
Remarks EDWARD WAS REGISTERED BY STACEY BLACK
Memo EDWARD IS LISTED AS HAVING SEVERAL SCARS AND IS TO TURN 11 YRS OLD ON THE 13TH OF MARCH NEXT.

9

BLACK, SALLY

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 04/14/1829
Remarks MOTHER OF STACEY AND BETSY ANN AND WIFE OF EDWARD BLACK

10

BURASS, ALFRED

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 03/10/1848
Remarks ALFRED ENTERED BY GILBERT BURASS, AS HIS CHILD
Memo ALFRED ON 09/10/1858, AT THE AGE OF NINETEEN WAS REGISTERED BY HIS FATHER GILBERT BURASS AS A FREE MAN, ALFRED IS LISTED AS BEING OF LIGHT COMPLEXION AND 5FT. 6IN. TALL.

11

BURASS, ELIZABETH

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 02/20/1834
Remarks REGISTERED BY HER FATHER, GILBERT BURASS

12

BURASS, JOHN

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 03/10/1848
Remarks JOHN, ENTERED BY GILBERT BURASS, AS HIS CHILD

13

BURASS, MARTHA

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 03/10/1848
Remarks MARTHA ENTERED BY GILBERT BURASS, AS HIS CHILD

14

BURASS, MARY

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 11/25/1846
Remarks MARY WAS REGISTERED BY GILBERT BURASS, A FREE MAN OF COLOUR

15

BURASS, MARY

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 03/16/1848
Remarks MARY ENTERED BY GILBERT BURASS, AS HIS CHILD
Memo MARY ON 08/13/1860, WAS REGISTERED AS A FREE WOMAN, IN COUNTY COURT OF EDWARDS CO.. SHE IS 24YRS. OLD AND 5FT. 1IN. TALL, AND OF LIGHT COMPLEXION WITH A MOLE BY HER LEFT EYE.

16

BURRASS, DAVID

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/20/1834
Remarks DAVID'S FATHER IS GILBERT BURRASS
Memo DAVID ON 02/24/1860, WAS REGISTERED BY HIS FATHER GILBERT BURASS AS A FREE MAN. DAVID IS NOW 29YRS. OLD AND IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 11IN. TALL.

17

BURRASS, GILBERT

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 09/18/1824
Remarks GILBERT'S CERTIFICATE OF FREEDOM WAS RECORDED IN WHITE CO.
Memo FATHER OF: JAMES, SALLY, SAUISTA, ELIZABETH, JULIAN, GILBERT, DAVID, WILLIAM, MARY, MARTHA, ALFRED, AND JOHN. GILBERT ON 11/25/1846, REGISTERED THE CHILD, MARY BURASS

18

BURRASS, GILBERT

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/00/1834
Remarks GILBERT'S FATHER IS GILBERT BURRASS

19

BURRASS, JAMES

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 09/18/1824
Remarks JAMES IS THE SON OF GILBERT AND THE BROTHER OF SALLY
Memo ON 12/30/1844, WALTER MAYO, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF EDWARDS COUNTY STATED THAT JAMES BURRASS, THE SON OF GILBERT, BURRASS IS A FREE MAN AND IS NOW 5FT. 9IN., 170LBS. (PG. 15)

20

BURRASS, JULIAN

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/00/1834
Remarks JULIAN'S FATHER IS GILBERT BURRASS

21

BURRASS, SALLY

(N/A)

F

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 09/18/1824
Remarks SALLY IS THE DAUGHTER OF GILBERT AND THE SISTER OF JAMES

22

BURRASS, SAUISTA

(N/A)

 

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/00/1834
Remarks SAUISTA'S FATHER IS GILBERT BURRASS

23

BURRASS, WILLIAM

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/00/1834
Remarks WILLIAM'S FATHER IS GILBERT BURRASS

24

BUTLER, EDWARD

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 05/10/1836
Remarks EDWARD WAS BORN ON 03/02/1835, HIS FATHER IS HENRY BUTLER

25

BUTLER, HENRY

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 04/28/1826
Remarks HENRY IS THE FATHER OF EDWARD, HIS MOTHER IS LETTY BUTLER
Memo HENRY'S PAPERS PRODUCED IN WASHINGTON IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. HE SERVED IN THE NAVY IN WASHINGTON AND HIS FREEDOM WAS ATTESTED TO BY MARGARET THOMPSON AND WILLIAM PROUT.

26

BUTLER, LETTY

(N/A)

F

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 04/28/1826
Remarks LETTY IS THE MOTHER OF HENRY BUTLER
Memo LETTY AND HER SON HENRY'S FREEDOM WAS ATTESTED TO BY MARGARET THOMPSON AND WILLIAM PROUT.

27

CAMP, BETSEY

(N/A)

F

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date
Remarks BETSEY IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 6IN

28

CHARLES

DUBOIS, JANE

M

N

Document Type REGISTRATION

29

CLARK, SALLY ANN

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 02/14/1834
Remarks SALLY ANN REGISTERED IN EDWARDS CO. BY STACEY BLACK

30

COLE, DENNIS

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 6FT.

31

CORNELIUS

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 02/25/1845
Remarks BORN 12/09/1841, AND WAS REGISTERED BY CORNELIUS GIBLISON

32

DAVID

HARRIS, SAMUEL

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 11/14/1815

33

DAVID

HOWARD, WILLIAM

M

N

Type INDENTURE
Date 10/02/1815
Remarks DAVID OWES 13 YRS. OF SERVICE FROM 10/02/1815

34

DELILA

HARRIS, SAMUEL

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 11/14/1815

35

DINAH

PALMER, HENRY D.

F

N

Type REGISTRATION

36

EDWARD

COLEMAN, SAMUEL

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 03/13/1822
Remarks EDWARD IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 9IN.

37

ELIZABETH

HARRIS, SAMUEL

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 11/14/1815

38

ESTHER

HARRIS, SAMUEL

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 11/14/1815

39

FANNY

HARRIS, SAMUEL

F

N

Type INDENTURE
Date 01/18/1816
Remarks FANNY OWES 50 YRS. OF SERVICE FROM 01/18/1816
Memo THE COUNTY CLERK STATES THAT FANNY IS IN A STATE OF PREGNANCY AND CANNOT TRAVEL TO THE COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE AND HAS AGREED TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE OF 50 YRS.

40

FANNY

MARSHELL, SAMUEL

F

N

Type INDENTURE
Date 09/20/1816
Remarks FANNY IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 2IN.
Memo FANNY OWES 59 YRS. OF SERVICE TO SAMUEL MARSHALL BEGINNING FROM THE DATE 09/20/1816

41

FANNY

(N/A)

 

 

 

42

GABRIEL

HOWARD, WILLIAM

M

N

Type INDENTURE
Date 03/11/1816
Remarks GABRIEL OWES 17 YRS. OF SERVICE FROM 03/11/1816

43

GEORGE

HARRIS, SAMUEL

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 11/14/1815

44

GIBLISON, CORNELIUS

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/25/1845
Memo CORNELIUS REGISTERED THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN IN EDWARDS CO. CIRCUIT COURT; ALUS, CORNELIUS, AND WILLIAM HENRY. CORNELIUS AND HIS WIFE STACEY, ENTER THEIR SON ALEXANDER ON 06/08/1847

45

GIBLISON,STACEY (FORMERLY STACEY BUTLER)

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/25/1845
Remarks STACEY IS LISTED AS A FREE WOMAN,
Memo STACEY REGISTERED AN EDWARD JAMES BLACK, ON 02/25/1845. THEN WITH HER HUSBAND CORNELIUS GIBLISON, THEIR SON ALEXANDER, ON 06/08/1847

46

GORDON, EDWARD

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 10/20/1845
Remarks EDWARD IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 9IN.
Memo EDWARD'S MOTHER IS MILLY TOLIVER AND HIS SISTER IS HESTER GORDON. EDWARD HAS A SCAR ON HIS LEFT FOOT FROM AN AXE WOUND AND A SCAR ON THE LEFT KNEE.

47

GORDON, HESTER

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 10/20/1845
Remarks HER MOTHER IS MILLY TOLIVER AND HER BROTHER IS EDWARD GORDON

48

HARRY

DUBOIS, JANE

M

N

Type REGISTRATION

49

HENRY

THOMPSON, MATTHEW

M

N

Type INDENTURE
Date 10/18/1818
Remarks HENRY IS THE HUSBAND OF MILLY
Memo MATTHEW THOMPSON IS ORIGINALLY FROM BUCKINGHAM CO. VIRGINIA, AND A MR. WILLIAM DUVAL STATES THAT MILLY CAN GO WITH MR. THOMPSON TO THE WESTERN COUNTRY. RECORDED 10/18/1818, IN VA.

50

ISAAC

HARRIS, SAMUEL

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 11/14/1815

51

JANE

PALMER, HENRY D.

F

N

Type REGISTRATION

52

JOE

DUBOIS, JANE

M

N

Type REGISTRATION

53

JONES, ARTHUR

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 6FT. 3IN.

54

JONES, ELIZABETH

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 5FT. 8IN.

55

JONES, ELIZABETH

(N/A)

F

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/04/1823
Remarks ELIZABETH IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 8IN.

56

JONES, JOEL

(N/A)

M

N

Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 6FT. 2IN.

57

JONES, MARTHA

(N/A)

F

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/04/1823
Remarks MARTHA IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 2IN.

58

JONES, MARY

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 5FT. 8IN.

59

JONES, NANCY

(N/A)

F

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/04/1823
Remarks NANCY IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 8IN.

60

KATE

DUBOIS, JANE

F

N

Type REGISTRATION

61

LADOCK

HARRIS, SAMUEL

 

 

Type REGISTRATION

62

LITTEE, LAUREL

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 01/16/1823
Remarks LAUREL IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 8IN.

63

MARIA

MCCALLEY, JOHN

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 11/16/1816

64

MARTIN

(N/A)

M

N

Type OTHER
Date 11/22/1841
Remarks MARTIN WAS APPREHENDED AS A RUNAWAY IN GALLATIN CO.
Memo MARTIN ALONG WITH ANOTHER MAN NAMED JOSEPH ALLEN WAS TAKEN IN AS A RUNAWAY BY THOMAS LONG, THE SHERIFF OF GALLATIN CO. AND DEALT WITH ACCORDING TO THE LAW.

65

MIMAL (?)

HUGGINS, JOSHIAH

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 11/22/1816
Remarks MIMAL IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 5IN.
Memo MIMAL BROUGHT INTO TERRITORY BY JOSIAH HUGGINS AND MUST SERVE HER MASTER UNTIL SHE ARRIVES AT THE AGE OF 35.

66

MORRIS, EADE

(N/A)

 

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 5FT. 6IN.

67

MORRIS, JOHN

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 5FT. 10IN.

68

MORRIS, NANCY

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 5FT. 6IN.

69

MORRIS, PATIENCE

(N/A)

 

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 5FT. 6IN.

70

MORRIS, SIAM

(N/A)

 

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 5FT. 10IN.

71

MOSES

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 01/27/1823
Remarks MOSES IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 8IN.

72

POLLY

BAIRD, ELIZABETH

F

N

Type REGISTRATION

73

PORTEE, DAVID

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 01/13/1823
Remarks DAVID IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 10IN.
Memo DAVID HAD A WIFE BY THE NAME OF MARY PORTEE

74

PORTEE, MARY

(N/A)

F

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 01/13/1823
Remarks MARY WAS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 8IN.
Memo MARY HAD A HUSBAND BY THE NAME OF DAVID PORTEE

75

PRATEN, JOHN

PRATEN, MARTHA

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 02/03/1829
Remarks JOHN ORIGINALLY FROM GALLATIIN CO. IS LISTED AS 6FT. 1IN.

76

PRATOR, EMILY C.

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 02/14/1834
Remarks EMILY C. REGISTERED IN EDWARDS CO. BY STACEY BLACK

77

SALES, DENNIS

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 08/29/1815
Remarks LISTED AS 5FT. 11IN.

78

SMITH, RODY

SMITH, CHARLES

 

 

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 10/20/1845
Remarks RODY WAS EMANCIPATED BY CHARLES SMITH, HAS A DAUGHTER MILLY
Memo CHARLES SMITH, OWNER OF RODY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM CAMPBELL CO.

79

STACEY

(N/A)

F

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 04/14/1829
Remarks STACEY IS THE DAUGHTER OF SALLY AND EDWARD BLACK

80

TAYLOR, THOMPSON

(N/A)

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 04/14/1823
Remarks THOMPSON AN ORIGINAL RESIDENT OF INDIANA
Memo THOMPSON PAID SEVENTY DOLLARS TO THE CIRCUIT CLERK ALEX D. FRASER OF VINCENNES, INDIANA FOR HIS FREEDOM FROM HIS INDENTURED CONTRACT.

81

THOMPSON, HARRY

THOMPSON, MATTHEW

M

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 06/07/1830
Remarks HARRY IS LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 8IN.

82

TOLIVER, MILLY (ALIAS MILLY SMITH)

(N/A)

F

N

Type EMANCIPATION
Date 10/20/1845
Remarks LISTED AS BEING 5FT. 6IN. AND WAS BORN FREE
Memo MILLY'S FATHER IS RODY SMITH, AND HER HUSBAND IS HENRY WHO BELONGS TO MATTHEW THOMPSON OF BUCKINGHAM CO. VA. SHE IS THE MOTHER OF EDWARD AND HESTER GORDON.

83

TOM

MCCALLEY, JOHN

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 11/16/1816

84

WILLIAM HENRY

(N/A)

M

N

Type REGISTRATION
Date 02/25/1845
Remarks BORN 12/17/1843, AND WAS REGISTERED BY CORNELIUS GIBLISON


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