SLAVE RECORDS UNION PARISH

 

 

Two (2) slaves were bought by my Great-great-grandfather, a girl named "Dianah"
and a boy named "Martin," for the sum of $1525.00 on December 22th, 1852.
Wiley Cook gave these same (2) two slaves to William McC. Moore and his new bride,
Elizabeth Cook, for a wedding present. Both deeds are recorded in the courthouse at
Farmerville, Union Parish, Louisiana.( Written by Bobby Bayless)

Book A, P 353
Received of Willis Wood the sum of $150 in payment for a slave girl,
Matilda, 5
22 Feb 1844 David E. Allen
Willis Wood
Witnesses: James E. Lee, John Lewis
Recorded 22 Feb 1844


Book A, P 365
Before me, John Taylor, Parish Judge, appeared Nancy Allen who
declares she has sold to Robert W. Richardson a negro girl, 13, named
Rose, for $400.
25 Jan 1844 Nancy Allen (her mark: X)
Robert W Richardson
Witnesses: Hiram Cooper, Willis Wood
Recorded 25 Jan 1844


Book A, P 367
Before me, John Taylor, Parish Judge, appeared Samuel B. Farrar,
who declares he has sold to Elijah W. Brown a negro woman, Martha,
17, for $500
20 Feb 1844 Samuel B. Farrar
Elijah W Brown
Witnesses: William Roberts, Jourdan G. Taylor
Recorded 20 Feb 1844

Book A, P 368
Before me, Thomas Van Hook, Notary Public, came Cyrus B. Hendley
and his wife, Nancy Hendley, who state they have sold to John Taylor
a slave named Joe, 23, for $650.
20 Feb 1844 Cyrus B Hendley
John Taylor
Witnesses: Peter Pruitt, Miller Edwards
Recorded 20 Feb 1844


Book A, P 370
Know all men by these presents that I, David Hendrick, have sold to
James E. Jones following slaves: Anderson, 30, Sarah, 37, and child Miriah, 1,
and Judah, 18, and her infant, Nicy, 3 months old, for
$1638
1 Feb 1844 David Hendrick
James E. Jones
Witnesses: William J. Kelley, R. F. Rabun
Recorded 21 Feb 1844


Book A, P 374
Before me, John Taylor, Parish Judge, appeared Benjamin May who
declares he has sold to Philip May a negro slave named Milley, 30, and
her children, Peter, 6, Lewis, 3, and John, infant, for $800.
5 Mar 1844 Benjamin May, Philip May
Witnesses: Thomas Van Hook, James Roan
Recorded 5 Mar 1844

Book A, P 375
Before me, John Taylor, Parish Judge, came Wiley Underwood, who
slates that for the sum of $400 he has sold to Samuel J. Larkin
following slaves: Lucy, 20, and child, Luvenia, 6 months; Cargel, 30,
his wife, Harriett, 17, and their child, 6 months old.
6 Mar 1844 Wiley Underwood
Samuel J. Larkin
Witnesses: John Kaley, Foster II. Dunkin
Recorded 6 Mar 1844


Book A, P 386
Before me, B. E. Davis, Notary Public, came Benjamin Sims who
declares he sold to James Woosley certain slaves, Tom, 45, and his
wife, 32; Emily, 11, Jerry, 9, Anthony, 6, and Lucinda, 2, for $2000
9 Apr 1844 Benjamin Sims
James Woosley
Witnesses: Lewis Lanier, Joel Kelley
Recorded 26 Apr 1844


Book A, P 388
Before me, B. E. Davis, Notary Public, appeared Benjamin Sims, who
states he has sold to William F Bond, for the sum of $700, 2 slaves,
Charles, 40, and Salley, 35.

 

Robertson Richardson, Easter, 27, for $1075. To Fergurson Haile,
Willis, 23, for $1360. To Elijah Miller, Anthony, 35, for $1200. To H.
C. Glasson, Ned, 35, for $692.
31 Jan 1856 Cullen Edwards, Exec
Witnesses: John L. Barrett, S. 0. Larch
Recorded 1 Feb 1856


Book H, P 38
Pursuant to an order of the 12th Judicial Court, I, Daniel Sawyer,
administrator of the estate of Willis Sawyer, deceased, have sold at
auction negro slaves, to wit, to Daniel Sawyer, Liddy, 40, for $556, to
James J. Sawyer, Matilda, 15, for $900, and to H. Davis Goyne, Allen,
12, for $900.
16 Feb 1856 Daniel Sawyer
Witnesses: Hiram Cooper (his mark: X), H. B. Essick
Recorded 26 Feb 1856

Book H, P 53
Received of A. E. Plyant payment for slaves as named. Ann, Eliza,
Taylor, Jane, Winny and Governor. (No value or ages shown.)
29 Feb 1856 Elizabeth Stewart
A. E. Plyant
Witnesses: John A. Hammock, Calvin Presley
Recorded 21 Oct 1857


Book H, P 56
Know all men by these presents that I have sold to Ann Kelley negro
slaves, to wit, Squier, 24, Cindy, 11, Robert, 8, and Clow, a woman,
50, for total sum of $2500.
2 Aug 1855 John Kelley
Ann Kelley
Witnesses: J. A. Creath, W. C. Smith
Recorded 24 Mar 1856


Book H, P 63
Pursuant to an order of the 12th Judicial Court, I sold to John Taylor a
slave man named Joe, 20, for the sum of $1435, property of the estate
of Calvin Y. Norman, deceased.
3 Apr 1856 Martha A. Edwards Norman,


Book F, P 430
Know ye all men by these presents that I, V. I. Bird, have sold to
Lazarus Brunner, for the sum of $400, a negro woman named Penney 45.
11 Jan 1854 V. I. Bird
L. Brunner
Witnesses: Alex Shlenker, H. March
Recorded 11 Jan 1854

 

Book F, P 431
In consideration of the sum of $850, I, W. W. Farmer, have sold to
Alexander Shlenker, a negro slave woman, aged about 40, named
Maria.
6 Jan 1854 W. W Farmer (his mark: X)
Alex Shlcnker
Witnesses: H B Essick. H Regenburg
Recorded 11 Jan 1854


Book F, P 431
Know all ye men that I have sold to Louis Mayer a slave woman
named Maria, 40, for the sum of $650.
6 Jan 1854 W. W. Fanner (his mark: X)
Louis Mayer
Witnesses: H. B. Essick, H. Regenburg
Recorded 11 Jan 1854


Book F, P 432
Know ye all men by these presents that for the sum of $800, I have
sold to Sylvanus Shepherd a negro slave named Andy, 12.
4 Apr 1854 Valin I Bird
Sylvanus Shepherd
Witnesses: Ferguson Haile, J. G. Taylor
Recorded 12 Oct 1854


Book F, P 433

Know ye all men that for the sum of $1250. I V. I. Bird, have sold to
Sylvanus Shepherd 3 negro slaves: Betty, 35, and her children, Grady,
6, and Dianna, 3.
12 Jan 1854  I V. I. Bird
Sylvanus Shepherd
Witnesses; D. R. Delk, Allen Carr
Recorded 12 Jan 1854


Book F, P439
Be it remembered that I, Wm A. Milnier, by order of the 12th Judicial
Court, have sold at auction to John A. Bayless and James H Carson, a
slave of the estate of Hugh Ivey, deceased, Lewis, 23, for $1170.
12 Jan 1854 Wm. A. Milnier
Witnesses: Moses S. Carson, D. A. Bryan
Recorded 20 Jan 1854


Book F, P 440
Received of John A. Bayless in full payment for a slave named Joe. 21,
the sum of $ 1,500.
20 Jan 1854 Thomas Van Hook
John A. Bayless
Witnesses: Moses S. Carson, James D. Slawson
Recorded 20 Jan 1854

Book F, P 440
Be it known that in consideration of the love and affection 1 have for
my daughter, Louisa A. Gaskill, I have given to her certain negro
slaves, to wit, Ned and his wife. Hannah, and their children, William,
Sykcs, and Charlotte Elizabeth, and a negro girl named Ann (No ages
shown.)
20 Jan 1854 John W. Kidd
Louisa A. Gaskill
Witness: J. V. McGrane, Justice of the Peace (Deed was executed in
Shelby County, Alabama, recorded in Union Parish 25 Jan 1854).


Book G, P 4
Know ye all men that I have sold to James Matthews a negro girl
named Charity, 12, for $700.
13 Feb 1854 Alex M. Taylor


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