Slaves in Henry Co. with names of owners from wills 1848-1864
 

Legatee - Slave

Richard Manley will July 1858
Susan Jones - Amy and Tom
Louisa Jarrett - Nellie
Mary Granade - Charles and Mina
Lucy Green Foster - Betty and Amanda
Matilda Manley - Harvey and susan
Hamlin S. Manley for Newton Manley - Calvin and Viney
Louisa Jarrett - Nellie
Martha Currier wife of N Cutrrrier - Celia, to daughter Mary Anne - Henry
wife Sarah Manley - Winnie and Isaac
To be sold - Alfred and Marina, his wife, and children of said Marina

John Wall will 1856
Henry W. Wall - Mary, Ann, Betty, Jane, George, Mark, West, Sam, James and Code.
William Wall - Henry, Daniel, Henderson, Wilson, Jane, Noel, Alph, Winey, Sylay and Bob.
daughter Susan McPherson, - Drean, Luke, Hannah, Harriet, Mark, Marion, Caroline, Martha, Harriet, and Amanda.
Robert H. Wall, - Tom, Burt, Andrew, Richmond, Eliza, Susan, Milton, Billy and Sally


Inventory of the Estate of Gova Cox, deceased
Negroes: Abram, 60 years Edmond, 40 years Jack, 38 years William, 30 years David, 29 years Anderson, 27 years Dean, 24 years Cuff, 25 years Carroll, 22 years Jim, 20 years Jiles, 20 years Green, 16 years Houston, 19 years Toby, 63 years Matilda, 60 years Patsy, 50 years Caty, 37 years Chainy, 20 years Winny, 24 years Sally, 17 years Martha, 14 years Angeline, 18 years Isabel, 11 years Charley, 7 years Caty, 1 year Samantha, 9 years Cain, 5 years Ann, 4 years John, 3 years Ebenezer, 17 years Amanda, 1 year Nancy, 9 months
5th day of October 1859

Raney Upchurch 1864 - Wesley and Sharlot

John C. Freeman will 1860
daughter Elviny J. Hurt, - girl Sarah
son Macon H. Freeman, - girl Ellen
son John T. Freeman, - boy Alexander
daughter Ann E. Freeman, - girl Ada
daughter Mary F. Freeman, girl -Amanda

Daniel L FUTRELL, 1857
deceased Property includes: Negro named Carry, deceased; Mandy, worth $700.00; Luan worth $500.00; Orra worth $00.00; Harriett worth $300.00

Samuel Anderson will 1855
William C. Anderson - Henderson
Andrew W. Anderson - negro fellow by the name of Sandy, girls Patsey, Ann; Elizabeth
Robert S. Anderson, - boy Amos
Harmona C. Miller- Delphia
Temperance Y. Anderson, girls- Elenor and Catharine
my negro woman Phillis have her choice among my children to live with

1855 The Estate of GEORGE ARNN Account of Hire of slaves: Albert to John S. Landis $25.00 Frank to John Rose $39.00 Daniel, Jr. to J. S. Crawford $43.00 Daniel and Eda to J. M. Arnn $5.00 Martha to J. S. Crawford $19.00 Julianna to J. M. Arnn $20.00 Polina and Dick to George Arnn $21.25 Dorcas to J. B. Walker $13.95 Isaac to George Arnn for his victuals and clothing

William C. Rogers will
grandson William Suton Allen, my negro woman Annis, and all her children and their future increase, and negro boy Edward, and also my old negro woman Sarah.
grandson William N. Woodfin, who is now living with me, taking care of me, should he continue until my death, the following property, my negro girl Harriett and child and future increase, my negro boy Quince he has already a bill of sale for John

Anna Jane Bingham will 1859
I bequeath my negro woman Caty and man Cupid jointly. Virgil, son of Caty, I gave to my son John A. Bingham some time ago in consideration of the services of his man Nelson. Sarah Ann, with whatever increase she may have, to my daughter M. W. Bingham probated Novmeber 1859

Thomas Humphreys will Nov 1859
Ann McLain- Edmond

Asa Cox will December 1859
Sophia Cox - Elizabet
Asa Cox - Allen
John D. Cox,- Joe, Charner and his wife Caroline
my servants Mary, with her child Catharine, and her increase hereafter if any, have the privilege of choosing her master, and for my Executors, as soon as may be, to sell her and her child or children as may be together, at a fair price privately,

Spencer Hill will 1860
William H. Hill - Sally, and her child Baby John
Green C. Hill, Sam

WILLIAM HENRY will 1860
deceased, given by him to his Widow, RACHAEL HENRY, Slave named Betty, aged 42 years; slave named Mary, aged 5 years
Slaves Belonging to the Estate and Hired Out: Frank, aged 26 years Louisa, aged 22 years Paralee, aged 23 years

Amos Milliken will probated 1December 1856
Elizabeth Milliken, the following slaves, viz, Jacob, Martha and Zachariah
William M. Milliken, my slave Caroline
George M. Milliken, my slave Eliza.
Elonzo T. Milliken, my slave Marian

James Ridgeway will 1849
Ann Ridgeway, Moses, and one woman named Nancy, and a girl named Delilah

James Dinwiddie will 1853
wife-Jim, Sally, his wife, and Rachel, his daughter

Willie Price will 1856
one slave for life (William Hilliard), and one slave for life named Caroline

George Hart will 1861
Catharine Hart -Betty

Alexander Roberts 1861 - Enoch

Peter Kendall will 1860
Jemima W. Kendall - Abram and Elizabeth, his wife; Nelson, Scintha, Alice and Eliza
Eli Kendall - Alice, Peter and Eliza
D. J. Kendall, - Andrew
heirs of daughter Elizabeth Manley, deceased - Nelson
Andrew and Peter

Andrew W. Carson will 1848
Margaret Carson - George, Silas, Hannah and her child Silvey, and her child

Daniel Perry will 1862
Martha W. Perry -Willis, Mary, girl Polly, and small boy John Willis

Simeon Walton will 1863
F. B. Walton - Calvin

B. T. Bowden will 1863
DrusillaBowden - Edmon; one woman and child Caroline and Amanda; one girl Harriet

John W. Williams will 1860
wife L. A. Williams,- Pinkney and his mother Esther

William Fitzgerald will 1864
I set free and emancipate my servant man, a yellow man named, aged and son of Aggy, named Lewis.

William Hill will July 1854
Mary Hill - Martha

Spencer Jackson will 1864 - Patty, John, Andy, Malinda, and Henry to be sold

Joseph P. Blakemore will 1861
Sally Jane Blakemore - boy Clinton
Martha P. Blakemore - Ann

J. B. Guerin will 1857
daughter Jane Bennett, - Ann, aged about forty-five or fifty years

John Page will 1855
Lavicy A. Walker - Emily, Mar and Nancy
Elizabeth Ann Page - Joab, Caroline and Frank
James W. Page - Medley, Tishey and Jim

J. B. Guerin 1857
daughter Jane Bennett, - Ann, aged about forty-five or fifty years

John Page 1855
Lavicy A. Walker -Emily, Mar and Nancy
Elizabeth Ann Page - Joab, Caroline and Frank
James W. Page - Medley, Tishey and Jim

Will of  GOVA COX  April  1857
grandson Gova A negro girl Angeline ,granddaughter Emily negro girl  Isabel 
 
JOHN S. GAINER 1857
wife - negro man Tom
 
Will of  JOHN KENDALL   August 1857
wife Mortitia, slaves, , Cable, Edey, Martin, Fanny, Emmer, Jack and Charles.  Rebecca and Mary Ann,  negro girls Ann and Emmer
son John Franklin, two negroes William Harvey and Dinah.
son Benjamin two negroes Crook and Sophia 
son William two negroes John and Elizabeth
 son David  two  negroes Pinkney and Mariah
among my slaves is one idiot child named George, which I wish to remain under the care of my wife during her life, in consideration of which care and trouble I have willed her the above named slaves, Caleb and Martin 
 
JOHN SMITH 1858
wife Sarah  -  one negro woman and child, woman named Mary, about forty years of age; Ann about six years old   
son Mitington Smith, Frances and child Mariah; Frances about 22 years old, and Mariah about 3 years old.
Mary Ann, m daughter wife of John C. Neal, I have given her one negro girl Tiry  
son Ludwill Smith, Matilda Ann, a girl about 2 years old
son Williamson Smith, one negro boy Archer, about 20 years old
son James Smith, Freeman, a boy about 16 years old, two girls Elizabeth, aged about 9 years old and Lucinda, about 7 years old
 
ELIJAH McGEHEE  1858
wife Virginia  - negroes, Lacey, Jenny, Lucy, Parthena, Wash, Beverly, Jim, America, Van, Nancy, and Henry
son William H. McGehee - Bob, Delia and Susan
son Elijah A. C. McGehee - Alonzo, Quintynory and Lucas
daughter Rebecca Hays - Polly, Amanda and Zuny.  also have loane of girl Angeline
daughter Keren M. F. Gammon - Martha, Easter, Margaret and Joe.
Isabella V. Wallace - Isabella, Geneva, Dick and Luellan 
daughters, Mary A. S., Louisa S. and Elizabeth B. McGehee - Mariah, Betty, Isaac, Ellen, Ran, Sam, Daniel, Parilee, and Dasha
 
Will of K. D. HUDGENS 1858
wife Sarah  - Edmund and Silas and Dorcas
 
1859   William A. Morphis inventory  family Bible $.65; trunk $.25; armchair $.95; pepper mill $.10; negro woman Mariah and child Clementine $1546.00; negro man Henderson $1750.00
 
M. E. Howard negro woman Charlotte $600.00
 
S. H. Holmes negro man Quincey $586.00 
 
Will of THOMAS WILLIAMS  1859    
Jack, Emiline, Isham, Mack, Adam, Cilva
Charles to daughter Sarah Jane Hinton
 
Will of   ELISHA DIGGS  1859 
wife Nancy Diggs   Henry, about 45 years old, Nancy, about 42 years old
grandchildren James L. McCorkle and Margaret E. McCorkle   negro girl named Tamer
grandchildren Joseph T. Hill, Margaret N. Hill, James H. Hill, Rebecca Hill, Elisha L. Hill, Finas T. Hill and Sarah W. Hill, , my negro boy named Moses 
 
Will of HARDY VALENTINE  September1859
William M.Valentine and  Herod Burton, the following named slaves,  Mary, Ann, Wesley, and Elisha,
William M Valentine and  Herod Burton, the following slaves,  Francis, Melissa, and Henry
William M Valentine slaves, Tennie and Jenny,  George and Elizer  
 
Will of WILLIAM S. PATTERSON  January 1860
Elizabeth B. Patterson, a negro girl named Amanda
son Robert Patterson boy Wiley
 
Will of    A M K ELLY 1860
son C. T. Kelly, negroes, namely, Ginny, Jane, Judath, and at the death of my wife,    Henry
girl Carolina
At the death of my wife, son W. B. Kelly is to have  negroes left to her,  Jim, Louisa, Henrietta, John and Walter 
 
Will of HARDY VALENTINE  September1859
William M.Valentine and  Herod Burton, the following named slaves,  Mary, Ann, Wesley, and Elisha,
William M Valentine and  Herod Burton, the following slaves,  Francis, Melissa, and Henry
William M Valentine slaves, Tennie and Jenny,  George and Elizer
Legatee  -  Slave
 
Will of  Andrew W. Carson    1848 
Margaret Carson - George, Silas, Hannah and her child Silvey, and her child 
 
Will of  James Ridgeway     1849
Ann Ridgeway  -  Moses, and one woman named Nancy, and a girl named Delilah 
 
Will of  James Dinwiddie   1853
wife  -   Jim, Sally, his wife, and Rachel, his daughter
 
Will of  William Hill    July 1854
Mary Hill - Martha 
 
Will of  John Page  1855
Lavicy A. Walker -   Emily, Mar and Nancy 
Elizabeth Ann Page - Joab, Caroline and Frank
James W. Page - Medley, Tishey and Jim  
 
Will of  Samuel Anderson    1855
William C. Anderson - Henderson
Andrew W. Anderson -  man Sandy, girls Patsey, Ann; Elizabeth
Robert S. Anderson, - boy Amos
Harmona C. Miller- Delphia
Temperance Y. Anderson, girls- Elenor and Catharine
my negro woman Phillis have her choice among my children to live with  
 
 1855     The Estate of GEORGE ARNN   Account of Hire of slaves: Albert to John S. Landis $25.00 Frank to John Rose $39.00 Daniel, Jr. to J. S. Crawford $43.00 Daniel and Eda to J. M. Arnn $5.00 Martha to J. S. Crawford $19.00 Julianna to J. M. Arnn $20.00 Polina and Dick to George Arnn $21.25 Dorcas to J. B. Walker $13.95 Isaac to George Arnn for his victuals and clothing  
 
Will of   Willie Price 1856
one slave for life (William Hilliard), and one slave for life named Caroline 
 
Will of  William C. Rogers 
grandson William Suton Allen  -  woman Annis, and all her children and their future increase, and negro boy Edward, and  old  woman Sarah.
grandson William N. Woodfin,  -  girl Harriett and child and future increase, my negro boy Quince he has already a bill of sale for John  
 
Will of  Amos Milliken     probated 1December 1856
Elizabeth Milliken, the following slaves, viz, Jacob, Martha and Zachariah
William M. Milliken -  Caroline
George M. Milliken  -  Eliza.
Elonzo T. Milliken  -  Marian 
 
Will of  John Wall     1856
Henry W. Wall - Mary, Ann, Betty, Jane, George, Mark, West, Sam, James and Code.
William Wall - Henry, Daniel, Henderson, Wilson, Jane, Noel, Alph, Winey, Sylay and Bob.
daughter Susan McPherson, - Drean, Luke, Hannah, Harriet, Mark, Marion, Caroline, Martha, Harriet, and Amanda.
Robert H. Wall, - Tom, Burt, Andrew, Richmond, Eliza, Susan, Milton, Billy and Sa 
 
Will of  Daniel L FUTRELL, 1857 
deceased  Property includes: Negro named Carry, deceased;  Mandy, worth $700.00; Luan worth $500.00;  Orra worth $00.00; Harriett worth $300.0 0 
 
Will of  J. B. Guerin   1857
daughter Jane Bennett, - Ann, aged about forty-five or fifty years
  
Will of  GOVA COX  April  1857
grandson Gova  - girl Angeline , 
 granddaughter Emily -  girl  Isabel  
 
Will of  JOHN S. GAINER 1857
wife -  man Tom
 
Will of  JOHN KENDALL   August 1857
wife Mortitia, -  Cable, Edey, Martin, Fanny, Emmer, Jack and Charles.  Rebecca and Mary Ann,   girls Ann and Emmer
son John Franklin -  William Harvey and Dinah.
son Benjamin  - Crook and Sophia 
son William  -  John and Elizabeth
 son David   -  Pinkney and Mariah
among my slaves is one idiot child named George, which I wish to remain under the care of my wife during her life, in consideration of which care and trouble I have willed her the above named slaves, Caleb and Martin   
 
Will of  RICHARD MANLEY  will July 1858
Susan Jones - Amy and Tom
Louisa Jarrett - Nellie
Mary Granade - Charles and Mina
Lucy Green Foster - Betty and Amanda
Matilda Manley - Harvey and susan
Hamlin S. Manley for Newton Manley -  Calvin and Viney
Louisa Jarrett - Nellie
Martha Currier wife of N Cutrrrier - Celia,     to daughter Mary  Anne - Henry
wife Sarah Manley - Winnie and Isaac
To be sold - Alfred and Marina, his wife, and children  of  said Marina
 
Will of  JOHN SMITH 1858
wife Sarah  - , woman named Mary, about forty years of age; Ann about six years old   
son Mitington Smith, Frances and child Mariah; Frances about 22 years old, and Mariah about 3 years old.
Mary Ann, my   daughter wife of John C. Neal, I have given her  girl Tiry  
son Ludwill Smith, Matilda Ann, a girl about 2 years old
son Williamson Smith, one negro boy Archer, about 20 years old
son James Smith, Freeman, a boy about 16 years old, two girls Elizabeth, aged about 9 years old and Lucinda, about 7 years old
 
Will of  ELIJAH McGEHEE  1858
wife Virginia  - negroes, Lacey, Jenny, Lucy, Parthena, Wash, Beverly, Jim, America, Van, Nancy, and Henry
son William H. McGehee - Bob, Delia and Susan
son Elijah A. C. McGehee - Alonzo, Quintynory and Lucas
daughter Rebecca Hays - Polly, Amanda and Zuny.  also have loane of girl Angeline
daughter Keren M. F. Gammon - Martha, Easter, Margaret and Joe.
Isabella V. Wallace - Isabella, Geneva, Dick and Luellan 
daughters, Mary A. S., Louisa S. and Elizabeth B. McGehee - Mariah, Betty, Isaac, Ellen, Ran, Sam, Daniel, Parilee, and Dasha
 
Will of K. D. HUDGENS 1858
wife Sarah  - Edmund and Silas and Dorcas
 
1859   William A. Morphis inventory  family Bible $.65; trunk $.25; armchair $.95; pepper mill $.10; negro woman Mariah and child Clementine $1546.00; negro man Henderson $1750.00
 
M. E. Howard negro woman Charlotte $600.00
 
S. H. Holmes negro man Quincey $586.00 
 
Will of THOMAS WILLIAMS  1859    
Jack, Emiline, Isham, Mack, Adam, Cilva
Charles to daughter Sarah Jane Hinton
 
Will of   ELISHA DIGGS  1859 
wife Nancy Diggs   Henry, about 45 years old, Nancy, about 42 years old
grandchildren James L. McCorkle and Margaret E. McCorkle  - girl named Tamer
grandchildren Joseph T. Hill, Margaret N. Hill, James H. Hill, Rebecca Hill, Elisha L. Hill, Finas T. Hill and Sarah W. Hill -  boy named Moses 
 
Will of HARDY VALENTINE  September1859
William M.Valentine and  Herod Burton -   Mary, Ann, Wesley, and Elisha,
William M Valentine and  Herod Burton -   Francis, Melissa, and Henry
William M Valentine  -  Tennie and Jenny,  George and Elizer  
 
Anna Jane Bingham   will  1859
I bequeath  woman Caty and man Cupid jointly. Virgil, son of Caty, I gave to my son John A. Bingham some time ago in consideration of the services of his man Nelson. Sarah Ann, with whatever increase she may have, to my daughter M. W. Bingham probated Novmeber 1859
 
Will of Thomas Humphreys   Nov 1859
Ann McLain-  Edmond
 
Will of  Asa Cox    December 1859
Sophia Cox - Elizabet
Asa Cox - Allen
John D. Cox,- Joe,  Charner and his wife Caroline
my servants Mary, with her child Catharine, and her increase hereafter if any, have the privilege of choosing her master, and for my Executors, as soon as may be, to sell her and her child or children as may be together, at a fair price privately, 
 
Inventory of the Estate of Gova Cox, deceased
Negroes: Abram, 60 years Edmond, 40 years Jack, 38 years William, 30 years David, 29 years Anderson, 27 years Dean, 24 years Cuff, 25 years Carroll, 22 years Jim, 20 years Jiles, 20 years Green, 16 years Houston, 19 years Toby, 63 years Matilda, 60 years Patsy, 50 years Caty, 37 years Chainy, 20 years Winny, 24 years Sally, 17 years Martha, 14 years Angeline, 18 years Isabel, 11 years Charley, 7 years Caty, 1 year Samantha, 9 years Cain, 5 years Ann, 4 years John, 3 years Ebenezer, 17 years Amanda, 1 year Nancy, 9 months   
5th day of October 1859 
 
Will of Spencer Hill   1860
William H. Hill - Sally, and her child Baby John
Green C. Hill, Sam
 
Will of   WILLIAM HENRY   1860
deceased, given by him to his Widow, RACHAEL HENRY, Slave named Betty, aged 42 years; slave named Mary, aged 5 years
Slaves Belonging to the Estate and Hired Out: Frank, aged 26 years Louisa, aged 22 years Paralee, aged 23 years
 
Will of WILLIAM S. PATTERSON  January 1860
Elizabeth B. Patterson, a negro girl named Amanda
son Robert Patterson boy Wiley
 
Will of  John C. Freeman  1860
daughter Elviny J. Hurt, - girl Sarah
son Macon H. Freeman, - girl Ellen
son John T. Freeman, -  boy Alexander
daughter Ann E. Freeman, - girl  Ada
daughter Mary F. Freeman,  girl Amanda  
 
Will of Peter Kendall    1860
Jemima W. Kendall - Abram and Elizabeth, his wife; Nelson, Scintha, Alice and Eliza
Eli Kendall - Alice, Peter and Eliza
D. J. Kendall, - Andrew
heirs of  daughter Elizabeth Manley, deceased - Nelson , Andrew and Peter
  
Will of John W. Williams     1860
wife L. A. Williams,- Pinkney and his mother Esther  
 
Will of   A M K ELLY 1860
son C. T. Kelly  -  Ginny, Jane, Judath, and at the death of my wife,  also    Henry
girl Carolina
At the death of my wife, son W. B. Kelly is to have  negroes left to her,  Jim, Louisa, Henrietta, John and Walter   
 
Will of Joseph P. Blakemore   1861 
Sally Jane Blakemore   -   boy Clinton
Martha P. Blakemore   -  Ann 
 
Will of George Hart   1861
Catharine Hart -Betty
 
Will of George Hart   1861
Catharine Hart -   Betty
 
Will of Alexander Roberts  1861   
Enoch  
 
Will of Daniel Perry   1862
Martha W. Perry -Willis,  Mary, girl Polly, and small  boy John Willis
 
Will of Simeon Walton  1863
F. B. Walton  - Calvin
 
Will of B. T. Bowden  1863
Drusilla   Bowden - Edmon;  one woman and child Caroline and Amanda; one girl Harriet  
 
Will of  Spencer Jackson  will  1864
Patty,  John, Andy, Malinda, and Henry to be sold 
 
Will of  William Fitzgerald  will  1864
I set free and emancipate my servant man, a yellow man  son of Aggy, named Lewis 
 
Will of Raney Upchurch  1864 - Wesley and Sharlot