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SURNAME NAME SUMMARY FILE #
Johnston John
Robert
Matthew
BENN

CHANTY
John Johnston, residing on the Little Harpeth River, was taxed with 3 taxable slaves in 1800.
John Johnston died, circa 1816, and left a will which was probated in the April Session of Court, 1816.  He left a bequest of slaves but not name nor the number of them were given.  Other bequests included:  "Negro woman CHANTY to be given her freedom."  Sons Robert and Matthew to get boy BENN.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 210.  [file 1000]
01000
Sanford Reuben
DENNIS
County to pay Nicholas P. Holt for holding an inquest over the dead bodies of DENNIS, a slave of Reuben Sanford, and Agnes Roper.  July Term of Court 1840.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Minutes, 15, 36.  [file 1001]
01001
Mays Smith Smith Mays died February, 1831, intestate, leaving his widow Polly, and children Mickey Jackson Mays and Nancy Jane Mays.  His heirs want 1/4 part of the slaves of the estate and filed at Petition of Sell Negroes of the Estate in the January Session of Court, 1834.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Lawsuits, Book 6, p. 197.  [file 1002]
01002
Scales
Downy
Scales
Scales
Johnson
Fanny
JUDAH
NOAH SCALES
Noah Scales, administrator of the estate of Fanny Scales, who died October 1826.  July Session 1831.  Exparte ‑ Petition for Sale of Negroes.  Fanny left the following slaves:  woman JUDAH aged 25 and her 2 small children, to be divided between Mary Downy, Sarah  Scales, Jane Scales, and the children of ____ Johnson.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Lawsuits, Book 5, 531.  [file 1003]
01003
Fleming Mary Jane
Robert J.
Helen Ann
James S.
William P.
HANNAH
FANEY
ALBERT
POLLY
JOANNA
SAMUEL
BENJAMIN
HUSYFORY
NELLY
CHARLES
THOMAS
WILLIAM
SAMUEL
JOHN
JOHN WATSON
MARY JANE
CATHERINE
Mary Jane, Robert J., Helen Ann, James S., and William P. Fleming are joint owners of the following slaves, part of their inheritance:  HANNAH 75 years old, FANEY 26 years old, ALBERT 24 years old, POLLY 22 years old, JOANNA 16 years old, SAMUEL 14 years old, BENJAMIN 13 years old, HUSYFORT 12 years old, NELLY 30 years old, CHARLES 12 years old, THOMAS 10 years old, WILLIAM 8 years old, SAMUEL 4 years old, JOHN 18 months old, JOHN WATSON 2 years old, MARY JANE 1 year old, and CATHERINE 26 years old.  Heirs filed Petition for Sell of Slaves and Distribution of proceeds during October Session of Court, 1860.
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 8, 123.  [file 1004]
01004
Scruggs
Williams
Richard W.
Oliver
FRANK
On July 18, 1808, Richard W. Scruggs, of Rutherford County, Tennessee, executed a Bill of Sale to Oliver Williams, for the sum of $420, for the negro man FRANK, aged 25 years.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VII, p. 3.  [file 1005]
01005
Williams Wiley
Louisa
Wiley Williams died, intestate, January, 1856.  His widow Louisa and heirs want to sell the 7 slaves of the estate and divide the proceeds
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 10.  [file 1006]
01006
Scruggs Drury Drury Scruggs died April 1850, unmarried, and without issue.  He owned slaves.  His heirs want a division of his estate.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 41.  [file 1007]
01007
Scaruggs John John Scaruggs died 17 August 1851, leaving a will, which was probated in the September Term of Court, 1851.  He left slaves, and his heirs want a division of his estate.
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 41.  [file 1008]
01008
Scruggs
Jones
Nathan
James G.
SALLY
James C. Jones deed from Sheriff, levied on Nathan Scruggs.  "1 negro woman named SALLY, bought by James G. Jones, higest bidder, for $150."
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Deeds, H, 52.  [file 1009]
01009
Sea
Thompson
Joseph
Rachel
FENDER
HANNAH

FENDER
BEN
JIM
SAM
PHILLIS
MADISON
HANNAH
MILLIE
DAN
NAN
PARLEE
LUCY
Joseph Sea, of Chatham County, North Carolina, died about 1804, leaving will with the following bequests:
To daughter, Rachel Thompson, 2 negroes FENDER & HANNAH.  At Rachel's death Fender and Hannah will go to her children, Joseph L. Thompson and James E. Thompson [of Dickson Co., Tenn.] , by her first husband William Thompson.  At his death, Rachel married John Wilkins.  She had the following children by Wilkins___Elizabeth C. Wilkins, Nancy L. Wilkins, Sally B. Wilkins, and John A. Wilkins.  Rachel died in 1828 leaving 6 children.  Her children entered a Petition for Division and Distribution of her estate in Williamson County Court, April 1829.  The following slaves were listed:  FENDER, aged 35 years; BEN, aged 18 years; JIM, aged 14 years; SAM, aged 12 years; PHILLIS, aged 7 years; MADISON, aged 5 years; HANNAH, aged 27 years; MILLIE, aged 9 years; DAN, aged 7 years; NAN, aged 5 years; PARLEE, aged 3 years; & LUCY, aged 1 years
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 3, 225.  [file 1010]
01010
Jenkins Duke In 1855, George W. Kidd, administrator of the estate of Duke Jenkins, deceased, petitioned the court to sell two slaves of the estate in order to pay the debts.
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 36.  [file 1011]
01011
Johnston
Johnston
David
Robert
LIGE
BEN
JARED
CONGO
POLL
ZILF
FILL
SEAL
FRANK
DICK
VIRGIL
ISAAC
BEN
JIM
MOSES
DANIEL
SILVA
David Johnson's Bill of Sale to Robert Johnston, filed in the April Session of Court, 1814, and includes the following slaves:  LIGE (male) aged 32 years, BEN aged 32 years, JARED aged 24 years, CONGO (male) aged 19 years, POLL (female) aged 31 years, ZILF (female) aged 26 years, FILL (male) aged 29 years, SEAL (male) aged 19 years, FRANK aged 10 years, DICK aged 9 years, VIRGIL aged 6 years, ISAAC aged 3 years, BEN aged 1 year, JIM aged 4 years, MOSES aged 1 years, DANIEL aged 3 months, and SILVA (female) aged 5 years.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 75.  [file 1012]
01012
Seward John C.
PENNY
REUBEN
MONROE
On Feb. 21, 1859, John C. Seward sold to C. W. Crockett for the sum of $1450, three slaves:  PENNY and her two children ‑ REUBEN and MONROE.
Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VII, p. 3.  [file[3] 1013]
01013
Henderson











Woods

Henderson
Robert
Jane
HANNAH
MARLIN
LEANNA
ALFRED
SCOTT

DAVY
GEORGE
BILLY
THOMAS
T.S.
MARY
Andrew A.
FRANK
Robert Henderson's will.  Probated October Term of Court 1834.
I, Robert Henderson of Williamson County, State of Tennessee, intending to start a journey to East Tennessee on next Monday morning and be absent for several weeks from home, calling to mind the uncertainty of life . . . give to my beloved wife Jane the tract of land on which I now live with all its appurtenances except 25 acres in the extreme southeast corner by the name of the mountain field which has been cultivated this year by Gray Jones.  Executors are to make a general warrant to my daughter Dakey Woods who has paid me for the same.  The rest of my land to my wief Jane, expecting her to make it the home of my only unmarried daughter Sarah Jane.  To my beloved wife Jane, all farm implements and livestock.  My black family, that my old woman HANNAH the mother and grandmother of the rest remain with my wife and my man MARLIN and His wife LEANNA, the youngest child ALFRED, her oldest son SCOTT and any other children Leanna may have . . . It will be necessary to sell DAVY, GEORGE, BILLY, and THOMAS to meet the demands against me.  My good true friend, Randal McGavock and my dutiful and highly respected son Andrew A. Henderson, my Executors.  Dated 19th September 1833.
Witnessed:
Dorous T. Woods
Hezekiah B. Henderson
N. B.  Since the signature of the above . . . I have sold the girl in the family by the name of MARY to my daughter T. S. Woods, also the boy FRANK to my son Andrew A. Henderson
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Wills, Book 5, 426.  [file1014]
01014
Logan





Berry
Patterson
William
Catherine
TOM
MOLLY
LUCY
PETER
Vilet
Mary
CHELY
William Logan died circa 1823, leaving a will which was probated 1823. He left the following bequests: "If my negro fellow TOM does not behave himself as a faithful servant he is to be sold by the executor."
His slaves MOLLY and LUCY "be left at the disposal of my wife Catherine."
His slave PETER "to remain under the direction of my wife.
To his daughters Vilet Berry and Mary Patterson, a negro girl CHELY.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 3, p. 659.  [file 1015]

01015
Shelburn Pettus
JOHN
Pettus Shelburn deed to Eleazer Hardeman.  Registered Sept. 4, 1821.  Slave:  JOHN, 20 years old.
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Deeds, H, 68.  [file 1016]
01016
Short
Charity





Barnett


Tomlinson
Elizabeth
Charity
SUSAN
RACHEL
ARCHER
ABERDEEN
CHARITY
Hulda A.
MARIA
FRANCES
Elizabeth
VINA
CHELESS
BETSY
Elizabeth Short executed a Deed of Gift to her children, dated Jan. 1, 1848:To John B. McEwen, in trust for her daughter, Charity Riddle (Mrs. Henry Riddle), a negro woman and her children ‑ SUSAN, RACHEL, ARCHER, ABERDEEN, and CHARITY.
To Hulda A. Barnett, a negro woman MARIA and FRANCES.
To Elizabeth Tomlinson, the slaves ‑ VINA, CHELESS, and BETSY.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VII, p. 47.  [file 1017]
01017
Hunter Elisha Elisha Hunter died intestate in 1832.  A Petition for the Distribution of the slaves of his estate was filed in the January Session of Court, 1832, and mentions 13 slaves [no names given].
[3] Lawsuits, Book 6, 1831‑1836, p. 12.  [file 1018]
01018
Hunter Elisha
SARAH
BOB
An Inventory of the Estate of Elijah Hunter, deceased, was filed in the April Session of Court, 1817, listing the slaves, SARAH and BOB.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 309.  [file 1019]
01019
Shumate James Inventory of the Estate of James Shumate, filed in the October Session of Court, 1813, lists one Negro girl [name not given].
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 33.  [file 1020]
01020
Parks Joseph J. Joseph J. Parkes was enumerated in the 1860 Slave Schedule of Williamson County, Tennessee [p.4], as the owner of 3 slaves, who are identified only by age, sex, and color___names are not listed. The slaves included:  1 female mulatto aged 41 years, 1 female mulatto aged 41 years, and 1 female mulatto aged 12 years. 01021
Skelley James Inventory of the Estate of James Skelley, deceased, was filed in the July Session of Court, 1816, and lists 7 slaves.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 207.  [file 1022]
01022
Slater
Bramlitt
Sarah
Sarah
MARIA
Sarah Slater, of Williamson County, Tenn., gave to Sarah Bramlitt, late Sarah Slater, of Giles County, Tennessee, for the natural love and affection toward Sarah Bramlitt, a slave mulatto girl named MARIA, aged 12 years old.  Deed of Gift dated 12 March 1816.

[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 98.  [file 1023]
01023
Slater
Slater
David H.
HAMLET
David H. Slater, of Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, sold to Sarah Slater, of Williamson County, a negro boy named HAMLET, about 9 years old, for the sum of $400.  Bill of Sale dated 30 Dec. 1817.
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 98.  [file 1024]
01024
Smith John
CLARISSE
SUCKY
SINE
EDMOND
John Smith died circa 1825, leaving a will which was entered for probated in the October Term of Court, 1825.   He left to his wife the following slaves:  CLARISSE, SUCKY, SINE, and EDMOND

[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 4, p. 54.  [file 1025]
01025
Smith Mildred
MARIA
MILDRED SMITH
The (Franklin, Tenn.) Western Weekly Review, February 6, 1835
NOTICE
By virtue of Deed of Trust from Mrs. Mildred Smith, I will sell, Saturday 14th, a negro woman named Maria.
A. F. McKinney

[3] The (Franklin, Tenn.) Western Weekly Review, Feb. 6, 1835.  [file 1026]

01026
Smith John P. John P. Smith executed Bill of Sale to Nicholas P. Smith, dated June 1, 1819, for the consideration of $650, sold to him a negro woman CELIA, 20 years old. Recorded July Session 1819.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Bonds (1819‑1851), 13.  [file 1027]
01027
Smith John John Smith died January 18, 1856, intestate.  Four slaves of his estate are to be sold at Riggs Cross Roads to pay debts of the estate.
[5] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VIII, p. 15.  [file 1028]
01028
Smith
Estep.
Samuel
Samuel
CHARLOTTE
Deposition of Samuel Smith, dated 16 April 1839.  The slave CHARLOTTE was worth $50 when sold to Samuel Estep.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VIII, p. 1.  [file 1029]
01029
McCabe Charles
BETSY
January Term 1829.  Charles McCabe died in 1827 and Thomas Montgomery was appointed administrator of his estate.  There was no property in the estate except a negro woman named BETSY, about 30 years old.  Charles McCabe was indebted at the time of his death, and the slave must be sold to pay his debts.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, 9, 75.  [file 1030]
01030
Smithson
Crutcher
Merrill
Clement
T.
C.A.
LUCY
On December 1848, Clement Smithson sold a negro girl named LUCY, aged 22 years old to T. Crutcher and C. A. Merrill.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 115.  [file 1031]
01031
Hightower


Sanders
John
LUKE
REUBEN
William
Settlement of the Estate of John Hightower, deceased, March 25, 1802, lists the hiring of slaves LUKE and REUBEN, for the years 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, and 1807 to William Sanders.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 1, 1800‑1813, p. 96. [file 1032]
01032
Hightower John Delia S. Hightower, Adminstrator of the Estate of John Hightower, deceased, filed a Petition of Exparte ‑ for the Sale of the Negroes of the estate and division of the proceeds amongst the heirs.  Filed in the October Session of Court, 18??.
[5] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 6, p. 244. [file 1033]
01033
Hightower
Saunders


Hightower



Hightower
William
Alfred
FRANK
REUBEN
Alfred
JACOB
BICK
DILCE
Delia
LUICE
JOURDAN
A Division of the Estate of John Hightower, deceased, was filed in the July Session of Court, 1817.  The slaves of the estate were divided as follows:
To William Saunders, the slaves, FRANK and REUBEN.
To Alfred Hightower, the slaves, JACOB, BICK and DILCE.
To Delia Hightower, the slaves, LUICE and JOURDAN.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 328. [file 1034]
01034
Hightower John Two slaves of the estate of John Hightower were sold for $738.25, by Delia S. Hightower, administratrix of the estate.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, pp. 17 & 51. [file 1035]
01035
Hughes
Hughes
John
John F.
John Hughes died in 1860, leaving a will which was probated in the December Term of Court.  He left to his son, John F. Hughes, the slaves he previously given him.  To his daughter he left slaves.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VIII, p. 113.  [file 1036]
01036
Hughes John
GREEN
Deposition of John Hughes given 18 October 1869.  My grandfather [John Hughes, dec'd] had three slaves ‑ a man about 20 years old, a woman about 30 years old and a boy about 12 years old.  The boy, GREEN, worked on the farm until they commenced building the Tennessee and Alabama Railroad, and he was put to work on that road.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VIII, p. 114.  [file 1037]
01037
Noland
Smith
Berry
Sina
FANNY
MIKE
Deed of Gift.  Berry Noland "for the love and affection I bear for my daughter Sina Smith," give her a negro girl named FANNY and negro boy MIKE, for her lifetime, and at her death to be divided between her children, and not to be property of anyone else she may marry.  Dated September 1, 1818.  Test:  James Brown & H. Petway

[5] Williamson County, Tennessee, Bonds (1819‑1851), 22.  [file 1038]
01038
Hightower






Erwin

Pimson
Richard
N.L.
CHARITY
BEN
BIRD
ANDERSON
SAM
Isaac
MARY
John W.
MARY
An Inventory of the Estate of Richard Hightower, deceased, was filed in the July Session of Court, 1822, and lists the slaves hired out:  N. L. Hightower hired out CHARITY, BEN, BIRD, ANDERSON, and SAM.  Isaac Erwin hired out MARY.  John W. Pimson hired out MARY.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 3, p. 367/567.  [file 1039]
01039
Sneed
Tappan
James
Benjamin S.
MIRA
James Sneed, plaintiff, vs. Benjamin S. Tappan, Williamson County Court, "that he recover negro girl slave, MIRA.  July, 1822.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 2, 97, 113.  [file 1040]
01040
Nichols
McCown
Hardeman
West
John
Andrew
Thomas
Stephen
HARRIETT
NICHOLS‑McCOWN‑HARDEMAN‑WEST SLAVE
A lawsuit styled, John Nichols and Andrew McCown vs. Thomas Hardeman and Stephen West, was filed in 1829.  All of the above named were equal owners of a negro woman, HARRIETT.  She was sold through the Court.  She was represented to be sound when she was actually afflictedwith a fatal disease.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VIII, p. 108.  [file 1041]
01041
Squire Gurdon
JENNY
Account of the Sale of the Estate of Gurdon Squire, deceased, sold on November 2, 1813, lists the hire of the Negro JENNY.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 39.  [file 1042]
01042
Mebane
Mebane
James
Peggy
James Mebane died in 1807, in North Carolina, leaving a will, with a bequest to his wife, Peggy Mebane, for "certain slaves" [names not given].  The heirs filed a Petition to Sell the Slaves and Property of the Estate of James Mebane, in the April Session of Court, 1832, in Williamson County, Tennessee.  Alexander Mebane sold the sales on February 6, 1832.
[5] Williamson County, Tennessee, Lawsuits, Book 6, p. 116.  See, also, Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 19.  [file 1043]
01043
Stancil Nathan
LABE
OLD JANE
JAMES
RACHAEL
SOPHA
ELBERT
CAROLINE
MILES
ISBEL
ELIZA
ISAAC
TURNER
NATHAN
JANE
JEARY
MARY
An Inventory of the Estate of Nathan Stancill, deceased, was filed in the July Session of Court, 1822, and lists the following slaves:  LABE, old JANE, JAMES, RACHAEL, SOPHA, ELBERT, CAROLINE, MILES, ISBEL, ELIZA, ISAAC, TURNER, NATHAN, young JANE, JEARY, and MARY.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 3, p. 364/564‑365‑565.  [file 1044]
01044
Stanley

Scruggs

Porter
Wright
JAMES
Noah
JAMES
John
JAMES
Wright Stanley petitioned  the Court that he is the owner of a negro slave named JAMES, about 55 or 60 years old, who was brought to this State 30 to 40 years ago by Noah Scruggs.  He rendered many valuable services defending the inhabitants from the merciless outrage of the savages and after serving him faithfully, he became the property of John Porter, deceased.  James was a faithful servant of said Porter and at his death became the property of Stanley.  James has paid Wright the price he paid for him by his industry.  Wright wants James emancipated.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, IX, p. 75.  [file 1045]
01045
Starnes Samuel Dr. Dr. SAMUEL STARNES
The (Franklin, Tenn.) Western Weekly Review, Dec. 1844.
NEGROES FOR HIRE
belonging to his estate.
Also, 200 acres of Land for rent, with houses and other conveniences to suit renters
L. H. MOSELY, Guardian
December 13th 1844.
01046
STARNES
Starnes
Pinkston
ANN Deposition of Ann Starnes, colored, 60‑70 years old.  My husband belonged to Mr. Starnes' Pa.  I belonged to Starnes too.  I belonged to John Pinkston's mother.  My husband died several years ago.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VII, p. 108.  [file 1047]
01047
Stevens William
LEWIS
KAID
RIER
PETER
CAIN
NED
TAINE
SEALY
MARY ANN
SAL
LARYMORE
BERRELL
NELSON
CATHERINE
CHARITY
SARAH
Inventory of the Estate of William Stevens, deceased, was filed in the January Session of Court, 1816, listing the following slaves:  LEWIS, KAID, RIER, PETER, CAIN, NED, TAINE, SEALY, MARY ANN, SAL, LARYMORE, BERRELL, NELSON, CATHERINE, CHARITY, and SARAH.

[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, 184.  [file 1048]
01048
McLemore
Gray






Gray

Gray






Gray




Gray
Young
Sukey
JAMES
NAN
ESSIN
JOYCE
LYDIA
STEPHEN
Young A.
BENJAMIN
James McL
FARRY
ABRAM
Henry K.
HARDY
JINNEY
HESTHER
Sukey McL.
JACK
BECK
EFFEY
DAVY
Sally L.
HARPER
DUDLEY
LUCY
Young McLemore, deceased, left will dated Dec. 31, 1803.  He left the following bequests:  to daughter Sukey (McLemore) Gray, the Negroes ‑ JAMES, NAN, ESSIN, JOYCE, LYDIA, and STEPHEN; to grandson Young A. Gray, a Negro man Benjamin; to grandson James McK. Gray, the Negroes ‑ FARRY and ABRAM; to grandson Henry K. Gray, the Negroes ‑ HARDY, JINNEY, and HESTHER; to granddaughter Sukey McL. Gray, the Negroes JACK, BECK, EFFEY, and DAVY;  to granddaughter Sally L. Gray, the Negroes ‑ HARPER, DUDLEY, and LUCY.  Will Proven in the April Session of Court, 1804.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 1, 1800‑1813, p. 10.  [file 1049]
01049
Stevens
Stevens
James P.
Charles
JAMES P. STEVENS
Deposition of James P. Stevens.  Charles Stevens married about 1827 or 1828.  He came to this country shortly after he was married and lived at my father's house about two years.  He brought with him a negro boy about 16 or 17 years of age.  My father gave him two negro boys.
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VIII, p. 100.  [file 1050]
01050
Stewart J.A.M.E. J. A. M. E. Stewart was enumerated in the 1860 Slave Schedule of Williamson County, Tennessee [p.1], as the owner of 1 male mulatto slaves, aged 55 years.  01051
Stephens
Johnson
Joel
Mary
REUBEN
HANNAH
EPHRIAM
Deed of Release or Gift.  Joel Stephens to Mary Johnson . . . in consideration of her deed of release to me and her deed of trust to Garner McConnico . . . to said Mary, [I give] a negro, REUBEN about 25 years old, HANNAH and a boy about 12 years old named EPHRAIM.  Dated Dec. 7, 1830.  Registered April Term of Court, 1831.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VIII, p. 110.  [file 1052]
01052
Pointer
Stephenson
Caperton
T.G.
William A.
Samuel
On August, 1847, T. G. Pointer purchased of William A. Stephenson and Samuel Caperton, for the sum of $736, a Negro man named CARRELL, about 21 years old.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VII, p. 48.  [file 1053]
01053
STEPHENSON
Russworm
ALLEN
John L.
STEPHENSON, ALLEN
Allen Stephenson's Emancipation. 
State of Indiana, County of Gibson.  I, Robert M. Evans of the Circuit Court of Gibson County, do hereby certify that the bearer her of Allen Stephenson, a man of colour was brought into said County of Gibson by John L. Russwurm, under authority of a Power of Attorney from Thomas E. Sumner of Williamson County, Tennessee, for the purpose of emancipating and discharging from a state of slavery the said Allen Stephenson as well as other persons of clour in the aforesaid Power of Attorney named which Power of Attorney was duly proven by John DePriest and Abraham Glenn, subscribing witnesses.  Recorded 20 November 1816.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 259.  [file 1054]
01054
Stephenson James M.
FRANK
HENRY
SARAH
James M. Stephenson died, intestate, in September 1849.  Albert r. Cartwright, administrator, et al, filed an Exparte ‑ Petition to Sell the Slaves of the estate in the Circuit Court, Nov. 21, 1848.  There is not sufficent assets to pay the debts of the estate without selling the three slaves:  FRANK, HENRY, and SARAH.

[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Circuit Court Minutes, Book 12, p. 469. [file  1055]
01055
Patton John
JIM
Inventory of the Perishable Estate of John Patton, deceased, filed January 9, 1809, included a Negro man JIM, and a Negro woman and child [not named in record].
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 1, 1800‑1813, p. 203. [file 1056]
01056
Stockett Thomas H. (or W.)
Joseph
BETTY
ABY
ALSEY
FANNY
Thomas H. or W. Stockett died circa 1819, leaving a will which was entered for probate in the January Term of Court 1820.  He left the following bequests:  To son Joseph, in trust for daughter Elizabeth Sappington, the following slaves:  BETTY and her child ABY, ALSEY, and FANNY.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book  3, pp. 118‑119.  See, also, Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 3, 97. [file 1057]
01057
Stockett Susan
PETER
MOLLY
DORSEY
DANIEL
CHARLES
JACKSON
PORSIA
An Allotment of Dower for Susan Stockett was filed in the January Session of Court, 1825, which mentions the following slaves:  PETER, MOLLY, DORSEY and DANIEL, CHARLES, ISAAC, JACKSON, and PORSIA.
.
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 3, p. 227. [file 1058]
01058
Stockett Joseph Joseph H. Stockett, deceased, _____; estate probated in Williamson County Court, _____, "left 12 or 13 slaves."
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 3, 94.  [file 1059]
01059
Stockett Joseph H. The heirs of Joseph H. Stockett, deceased, filed a Petiton for Sale of Negroes of the estate in the April Session of Court, 1832.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 6, p. 119.  See, also, Will Book 3, pp.  732‑34. [file 1060]
01060
Stone William
CLOE
BEN
MILLEY
HARRY
LEWIS
SEASON
MANUEL
Inventory of the Estate of William Stone, deceased, dated Jan. 9, 1812, listed the following slaves:  CLOE, BEN, MILLEY, HARRY, LEWIS, SEASON, and MANUEL.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 1, 1800‑1813, p. 285.  [file 1061]
01061
Stone
Stone
Hendley
William
PATSY
HENDERSON
Deed of Gift from Hendley Stone to his son William H. Stone. Dated 10 January 1819.  Registered April Term 1819.  Slave:  PATSY and child HENDERSON.
[5] Williamson County, Tennessee, Bonds (1819‑1851), 4.  [file 1062]
01062
Stone
Womack
Charles T.H.
Charles W
ELVIRA
Charles T. H. Stone executed a Bill of Sale, dated 7 September 1830, to Charles W. Womack, for the sum of $725 a negro girl named, ELVIRA, about 16 years old.
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, IX, p. 66.  [file 1063]
01063
Pennington
Pennington
Jones
clement S.
Rebecca
William
FRED
REUBEN
MARY ANN
HUSTIN
TILA
MARTHA
WINNY
DENNIS
MARY JANE
BETT
Clement S. Pennington died 21 December 1861, intestate.  Rebecca Pennington sued William Jones, administrator of Pennington's estate for the Division of his property which included the following slaves:  FRED 60 years old, REUBEN 30 years old, MARY ANN 14 years old, HUSTIN 13 years old, TILA 12 years old, MARTHA 9 years old, WINNY 7 years old, DENNIS 10 years old, MARY JANE 13 years old, and BETT who is serving the said Jones.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 8, 128.  [file 1064]
01064
Street
Waddy
Park
Elliot R.
ZIP
On September 19, 1851, Park Street sold to Elliot R. Waddy, for the sum of $1,100 a Negro man named ZIP, a blacksmith, aged about 33 or 34 years old.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 115.  [file 1065]
01065
Stringfellow William
LIC "MAN"
FOUNTAIN
JACK
HARRY
LEAH
MILLY
ANAKY
AGGY
ESTHER
The Inventory of the Estate of William Stringfellow, deceased, was filed in the April Session of Court, 1816.  It lists the following slaves:  LIC "man", FOUNTAIN 14 years old, JACK 9 years old, HARRY 9 years old, LEAH 38 years old, MILLY 20 yeasr old, ANAKY 17 years old, and AGGY 3 years old.

[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 240.  [file  1066]
01066
Stringfellow



Waddle
William
HARRY
LEAH
AGGY
Caty
CYE
FOUNTAIN
JACK
ANAKY
ESTHER
The Division of the Estate of William Stringfellow, deceased, was filed in the October Session of court, 1817, with the slaves divided as follows:
To the widow, the slaves, HARRY, LEAH, and AGGY.
To Caty Waddle, the slaves, CYE, FOUNTAIN, JACK, ANAKY, and ESTHER.


[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 333.  [file  1067]
01067
Hill
Lyntz
Henry W.
William
ISHAM
Account with William Parham, guardian of the orphans of Henry W. Hill, deceased, filed in the April Session of Court, 1813.  Credit:  the hire of slave ISHAM to William Lyntz:  the hire of a Negro woman and child for their keep and for their victuals and clothes for one year in 1812. Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, IX, 75. 01068
Stanley

Scruggs

Porter
Wright
JAMES
Noah
JAMES
John
JAMES
Stanley Wright petitioned court, in 1828, that he is the owner of a negro slave named JAMES about 55 or 60 years old who was brought to this state 30 or 40 years ago by Noah Suggs.  He rendered many valuable services in defending the inhabitants from the merciless outrage of the savages and after serving him faithfully, he became the property of John Porter deceased.  James was a faithful servant of said Porter and at his death, became the property of Stanley Wright.  JAMES has paid Wright the price he [Wright] paid for him by his industry.  Wright wants JAMES emancipated.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, IX, 75.  [file 1069]


(DUPLICATE FILE # 1045)
01069
Swanson
Brock
James Sr.
Elizabeth
NAT
James Swanson, Sr. vs. Elizabeth Brock.  Elizabeth Brock is harboring a negro slave named NAT.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Lawsuits, Book 5, 414.  [file 1070]
01070
McClaran
McClaran

McClaran

McClaran

McClaran
Alexander
John Duke
BEN
Thomas
CLEMENT
John
Thomas
MILLY
NANCY
SILVEY
Jane
PHILLIS
ROSE
Alexander McClaran died in 1816, leaving a will which was probated in the October Session of court, 1816.  He left the following bequests:
To son John Duke McClaran, the boy BEN.
To son Thomas Mcclaran, the slave CLEMENT.
To sons John and Thomas, the slaves:  MILLY, NANCY, and SILVEY.
To his wife Jane, the slaves:  PHILLIS and ROSE.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, pp. 275 & 355.  [file 1071]
01071
Sweeney
Holland
Henry W.
Thomas A.
PATSY
Henry W. Sweeney executed a Bill of Sale, November 1839, to Thomas A. Holland, for the consideration of $325, a slave named PATSY, about 45 years old.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 97.  [file 1072]
01072
Temple
Temple
William A.
Herbert R.
William A. Temple died in Franklin County, Arkansas, on August 8, 1830, leaving a will.  He left  his son, Herbert R. Temple, two negro boys.  He owned five other slaves, and his heirs want a division of the estate.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 61.  [file 1073]
01073
Templeton
Dobbins
James
Hugh
The Sale of the Estate of James Templeton, deceased, was held November 9, 1821, and included a negro man sold to Hugh Dobbins.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 3, p. 306/506.  [file 1074]
01074
Terril Timothy
MATILDA
TOM
JEFFERSON
JANE
ALICE
MARTHA
PROVIDENCE
ELIZA
JUDITH
MALINDA
ELLEN
ANN
JO
JORDAN
JENNIE
FRANK
Timothy Terril died in 1859, leaving will naming the following slaves:  MATILDA 45 years old, TOM 30 years old, JEFFERSON 18 years old, JANE 26 years old, ALICE 24 years old, MARTHA 16 years old, PROVIDENCE 16 years old, ELIZA 13 years old, JUDITH 11 years olds, MALINDA 10 years old, ELLEN 8 years old, ANN 8 years old, JO 6 years old, JORDAN 5 years old, JENNIE 4 years old, and FRANK 2 years old.  Petition to Sell Slaves to Pay Debts of the estate filed by Henderson Helm, Executor, at the November term of Court, 1860.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 8, 79.  [file 1075]
01075
Thomas
Cockrill
Jesse
James
DICK
JESSE THOMAS
Bill of Sale, dated, Sept. 24, 1813, from Finch Scruggs, Executor of the Estate of Jesse Thomas, deceased, selling to James Cockrill, a Negro man named DICK.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee Will Book 2, p. 78.  [file  1076]
01076
Thomas Anthony An Account of the Sale of the Estate of Anthony Thomas, deceased, was filed in the April Session of Court, 1816.  One Negro man and one Negro woman were sold.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 246.  [file 1077]
01077
Thomas James G.
SALLY
JAMES
NANCY
HENRY
MARY
DANIEL
JIM
JACKSON
CATHERINE
PEGGY
MARTHA
WESTLEY
FRANCIS
JESSE
AMY
HENRY
LUCKY
JAMES G. THOMAS
William G. Childress, Administrator of the estate of James G. Thomas, who died, intestate, in 1827.  Bond from heirs entered during January Term of Court 1831.  The slaves of the estate:  SALLY and her child JAMES, NANCY and her children HENRY, MARY, DANIEL, JIM, JACKSON, and CATHERINE; PEGGY and her children MARTHA, WESTLEY, FRANCIS, and JESSE; AMY, HENRY and LUCKY.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Bonds (1819‑1851), 128.  [file 1078
01078
Martin
Martin
Thomas
Thomas
Bradley
James G.
Bond to Refund from James Martin, Jr., January Term of Court 1831.  Thomas Martin and Bradley are half‑brothers of James G. Thomas, deceased.  They are minors and their guardian is James Martin.  The Administrator of James G. Thomas' estate, William G. Childress, has delivered the slaves and cash in the estate to the guardian, James Martin.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Bonds (1819‑1851), 130.  [file 1079]
01079
Thomas John
PRINTER
John Thomas executed Bill of Sale to John Thomas, dated January 15, 1819, for slave woman PRINTER, about 17 years old for $900.  Recorded April Session, 1819.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Bonds (1819‑1851), 5.  [file 1080]
01080
Peay Thomas
ALFRED
In the February Term of Court, 1858, Thomas Peay claimed he is entitled to a share of the slave, ALFRED, from the estate of Thomas Peay, deceased.  He sold his share to Ed. C. Cook for $20.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VII, p. 51.  [file 1081]
.
01081
Thompson Robert C. Robert C. Thompson died leaving a will.  William S. Mayfield, Administrator of the Estate of Robert C. Thompson, deceased, filed a Petition of the Sale of a Slave of the estate, in the January Session of  Court, 1836.
[5] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 6, no page number.  [file 1082]
01082
McCutcheon Patrick
Hannah
JACK
BEN
ROSE
ELISH
SCINTHA
THOMAS
HANNAH
Patrick McCutcheon, died 1812, leaving a will, dated April 29, 1812, which was proven in the July Session of Court, 1812.  He left his wife Hannah the following slaves for her lifetime, "then to be liberated and set free."  The slaves listed were:  JACK aged 24 years, BEN aged 19 years, ROSE aged 26 and her children ‑ ELISH aged 11 years, SCINTHA aged 7 years, THOMAS aged 4 years, HANNAH aged 2 years, and MARIA aged 2 months.
[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 1, 1800‑1813, p. 307.  [file 1083]
01083
McCutcheon Patrick
Hannah
Samuel
JACK
BEN
ROSE
ELIZA
SCINTHIA
THOMAS
HARRIETT
MARIAH
Patrick McCutcheon died 1812, leaving will.  He stated in his will that he wanted his slaves to be set free after the death of his wife Hannah and his brother Samuel McCutcheon.  Slaves:  JACK ‑ aged 24 years, BEN ‑ aged 19 years, ROSE ‑ aged 26 years & her children:  ELIZA ‑ aged 11 years, SCINTHIA ‑ aged 7 years, THOMAS ‑ aged 4 years, HARRIETT ‑ aged 2 years, and MARIA ‑ aged 2 months.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 5 1830‑31, 277.  Also, Minute Book 12, January 1831.  [file 1084]


James Marshall, executor of the will of Patrick McCutcheon, filed Petition for Emancipation in October Session 1830.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 5 1830‑31, 277.  Also, Minute Book 12, January 1831. [file 1084]
01084
Patton
Patton
Margret
James
CHARLES
ABRAHAM
EASTER
JINNEY
VINA
ELIZA
PATSY
NANCY
Margret Patton executed a Deed of Gift, dated June 17, 1819, "for the love and affection I have for my son James Patton, with whom I lived since the death of my husband, do give 2 negro men CHARLES and ABRAHAM, aged 40 years; women EASTER & JINNEY, aged 40 years; girls VINA, ELIZA, PATSY, & NANCY.  Recorded July Session 1819.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Bonds (1819‑1851), 10.  [file 1085]
01085
Thweatt William William Thweatt, died, intestate, in 1824.  He had 9 slaves.  His heirs William, Peter, and Susan Thweatt filed a Petition for Division of the estate in the January Term of Court, 1825. 
[5] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, V, 25.  See, also, Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Minutes, VIII, p. 22.  [file 1086]
01086
Tollossee
Tuloss
Rodham
Rodham
Rodham Tollossee [sic] vs. Levi Crosby.  Defendant Crosby shot the slave of Tulloss, and he died from the wound.  Tulloss wants $700. for damages.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 5 1830‑31, 84.  [file 1087]
01087
Jammerson
Jamison
John
John
JACOB
DICE
BETSY
JANE
CHARLES
RACHEL
SUCKEY
John Jammerson [Jamison] died, intestate, in 1824.  His slaves were:  JACOB, DICE & her infant child, BETSY and her children JANE & CHARLES, RACHEL and SUCKEY.
.[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 5 1830‑31, 251.  [file 1088]
01088
Jamison
Newson
Pasley

Jamison

Pritchett
Johnrt
JACOB
V.W.
BETTY
M.
SUC
Thomas
RACHEL
An account of the Sales of the Estate of John Jamison, deceased, was filed in the January Term of Court, 1825 and mentions the hire of the following slaves:
Robert Newson hired JACOB for 12 months.
W. V. Pasly hired BETTY?
M. Jamison hired SUC.
Thomas Pritchett hired RACHEL.

[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 3, pp. 770‑772.  [file 1089]
01089
Jamison Marshall
JACOB
Marshall Jamison states he is owner of the negro slave JACOB, about 44 years old.  Jacob was raised by Marshall's father and has always lived in the family.  Jacob has always been faithful in his services.  When Marshall's father grew old, and his children had left him, Jacob attended to and managed his whole business with an overseer.  It was the father's wish and expression on his deathbed that Jacob be emancipated.  Marshall urges the Court to permit him to free Jacob.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p. 18.  [file 1090]
01090
JAMISON JACOB
LUCY
JIM
On July 3, 1843, Jacob filed for a Petition of Emancipation for his wife and child.  Petition of JACOB JAMISON, a free man of color, aged about 60 years, said he has resided for many years in Williamson County, and he is owner of two slaves, LUCY, aged upwards of 50 yers, and JAMES or JIM aged about 10 years.  JIM has resided in this county since his birth.  Lucy has resided in this county for many years.  Jacob has no relatives that are not slaves.  He said Lucy was his wife and Jim their child.  Jacob and Lucy are now old and he is anxious to have Lucy and Jim emancipated.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Miscellaneous Records, VI, p.71.  [file 1091]
01091
McCord David David McCord died in 1819, leaving a will.  His heirs filed a Petition for the Sale of the Negro of the estate in the January Term of Court 1834.
[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, County Court Lawsuits, Book 6, p. 211.  [file 1092]
01092
Anthony William SLAVES EXECUTED"
On April 24, 1824, the Court Court ordered the County Trustees to pay William Anthony $25 for executing 2 negro slaves with all necessary expenses attending same including $2. for digging the 2 graves, and $4. for making one coffin.
[3] Williamson County, Tennessee, Minute Book 7, 309.  [file 1093]
01093
Ingram
Ingram
Henry
Benjamin
JOHN
LILLAH
SINA
Henry Ingram, died in 1818, leaving a will which was probated in the April Session, 1818.  He left the following bequest:  "At the death of my wife I give to my brother Benjamin Ingram [the following slaves] JOHN, LILLAH, and SINA, and land in Brunswick County Virginia on Wagon Creek.
[4] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 378.  [file 1094]
01094
Barfield Stephen
JOHN
SINA
RACHEL
CHARLES
EDEA
JIM
DICK
SINTH
NANCY
BETS
An Inventory of the Estate of Stephen Barfield, deceased, was filed in the July Session of Court, 1818.  The following slaves are listed:  JOHN aged 30 years, SINA aged 26 years, RACHEL aged 24 years, CHARLES aged 8 years, EDEA (girl) aged 6 years, JIM aged 6 years, DICK aged 3 years, SINTH (girl) aged 3 years, NANCY aged 16 months, and BETS (girl), aged 15 months.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 2, p. 394.  [file 1095]
01095
Parrish Harvey D. Harvey D. Parrish was enumerated in the 1860 Slave Schedule of Williamson County, Tennessee [p.4], as the owner of 2 slaves, who are identified only by age, sex, and color___names are not listed. The slaves included: 1 mulatto female, aged 17 years, and 1 mulatto male, aged 9 months old.  He had two slave houses on his farm. 01096
Waggoner Valentine
Hannah
EMILY
MARILLA
MINERVA
MARTH ANN
ANDERSON
LOUISA
JOHN
SUSAN
SARAH
LARK
Valentine Waggoner died April 8, 1852, intestate.  His estate included the follwoing slaves:  EMILY aged 40 years, MARILLA aged 20 years, MINERVA aged 18 years, MARTH ANN aged 16 years, ANDERSON aged 7 years, LOUISA aged 7 years, JOHN aged 6 years, SUSAN aged 4 years, SARAH aged 3 years, LARK aged 2 years.  One half of the slaves owned by Hannah, the widow.

[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Lawsuits, Book 8, p.   [file 1097]
01097
Walker Henry
OLY
ANSON
LUCINDA
NANCY
LUCY
SUSAN
JOHN
SPENCER
GEORGE
JANE
CAROLINE
An Inventory of the Estate of Henry Walker, deceased, was filed in the October Term of Court, 1824, listing the following slaves:  OLY? aged 30 years, ANSON aged 25 years, LUCINDA aged 45 years, NANCY aged 30 years, LUCY aged 37 years, SUSAN aged 14 years, JOHN aged 4 years, SPENCER aged 4 years, GEORGE aged 3 years, JANE aged 3 years, and CAROLINE, aged 1 year.

[1] Williamson County, Tennessee, Will Book 3, pp. 741‑742.  [file 1098]
01098
Walker Henry Petition for the Sale of a Slave of the Estate of Henry Walker, who died in 1825, was filed by the Administrator Garner McConnico, in the January Session of Court, 1832.  The slave's name was not recorded.

[2] Williamson County, Tennessee, Lawsuits, Book 6, 14.  [file 1099]
01099
Walker Mary Mary J. Walker was enumerated in the 1860 Slave Schedule of Williamson County, Tennessee [p. 4], as the owner of 3 slaves, who are identified only by age, sex, and color___their names are not listed.  The slaves included:  1 female black aged 26, 1 female mulatto aged 3 years, and 1 female black aged 1 year. 01100
Wall Charles Charles Wall was enumerated in the 1860 Slave Schedule of Williamson County, Tennessee [p. 4], as the owner of 3 slaves, who are identified only by age, sex, and color___their names are not listed.  The slaves included:  1 female black aged 40 years, 1 male black aged 36, 1 male black aged 16. 01101
Waller
Waller
Waller
Henry
Betsy
Sally
HARTY
Henry Waller, Deed of Gift, to Betsy and Sally Waller, dated April 25, 1819.  "For the love and affection I have for my daughters Betsy and Sarah Waller, a negro girl HARTY, 11 years old who was raised in the family.  Recorded July Session 1819. 01102
Waller
Morton
McNairy
John W.
HENRY
On 22 November 1852, McNairy Waller of Williamson County, Tennessee, executed a Deed of Gift to John W. Morton, for the sum of $1.00, a negro boy named HENRY aged about 24 years old. 01103
Judd
Faulkner
Daniel
William
SOOKY
MINERVA
Daniel Judd, of Davidson County, Tennessee, sold to William Faulkner, of Williamson County, Tennessee, for the consideration of $600.00, three negroes, to wit:  MARTHA aged about 12 years, SOOKY aged about 26 years and not healthy, and MINERVA about 10 years old.  26 August, 1839. 01104
Walton
Walton
Josiah
Nancy
JOE
SARAH
BECKY
CREASY
AARON
ESTHER
RICHMOND
TAD (JAD)
SARAH
A Division of the Negroes of the Estate of Josiah Walton, deceased, was filed in the April Term of Court, 1822.   The widow, Nancy Walton, received the slaves ‑ JOE, SARAH, BECKY, CREASY, AARON, ESTHER, and RICHMOND. Slaves TAD or JAD and SARAH "his wife" were mentioned. 01105
Watkins Owen T.
RODY
BOB
SUSAN
Owen T. Watkins died November 8, 1832, intestate, leaving slaves:  RODY, BOB, & SUSAN.  G. W. Hunt, administrator of the estate filed a Refunding Bond with the County Court during the February Session 1835. 01106
Roberts
Crafton

Jeremiah
DANIEL
ROBERTS SLAVES
Deposition of Jeremiah Crafton filed in Court in September 1859.  I knew the slave DANIEL, belonging to the Roberts family.  He was a small, low man, who was crippled and was a very old man when I first knew him.  I hired him in 1846 through 1856, and paid from $39 to $25 a year for him.  He cut wood and carried it to the kitchen, but I could not send him to the mill as he couldn't get on a horse without a great deal of difficulty.
01107
Roberts
Barker
Coleman

George W.
Thomas J.
ANN
Deposition of George W. Barker.  I knew the slave, ANN, owned by the Roberts' estate.   She was hired by my son‑in‑law, Thomas J. Coleman.  I paid $40 for her hire.  She had a child or two with her. 01108
Roberts Polly
DANIEL
ANNA
SALLY
ONIE
NELLY
JULIA
JACK
NELLY
Deposition of Polly Roberts, dated 13 September 1855.  The slaves were:  DANIEL aged 65 years, ANNA aged 45 or 50 years, SALLY aged 36 years, ONIE aged 32 years, and NELLY aged 28 years.  JULIA and JACK are with me now and they are the only ones I have had, except for ANNA when she was sick.  I had some of the young children with me until they were old enough to hire out, and I nursed those that were sick.  NELLY was born her, and I raised her and she helped raise my family. 01109
Roberts
Lamb
Partin
John L.

Mrs.
MARY
Deposition of John L. Roberts.  I think the negro MARY was hired in 1853 by my uncle Henry Wells.  She was taken away by Mr. Lamb and ran away and came back.  My sister, Mrs. Partin, kept her. 01110
Watson
Watson
Dr.
Margaret
WATSON SLAVES
In the lawsuit styled, John L. House, administrator, vs. Margaret Watson et al, filed in Court in 1858, the deposition of E. C. Cook was entered as evidence.  "Dr. Watson died the owner of about 32 slaves."
01111
01112
Wells John Inventory of the Estate of John Wells, deceased, dated June 26, 1816, was filed in the July Session of Court, 1816, listing 8 slaves. 01113
Wells
Caperton

Wells


Callaway


Wells

Caperton

Wells
John
James
WAX
Thomas
ALEXANDER
CHARLES
Richard
FRANKY
LYNDA
Susan
BENJAMIN
James
LYDIA
William
ARM
An Account of the Sale of the Estate of John Wells, deceased, was filed in the October Session of Court, 1816. The following purchasers of the slaves of the estate were listed:
James Caperton purchased the slave WAX.
Thomas Wells purchased the slaves ALEXANDER and CHARLES.
Richard Callaway purchased the slaves FRANKY and LYNDA.
Susan Wells purchased the slave BENJAMIN.
James Caperton purchased the slave LYDIA.
William Wells purchased the slave ARM.
01114
Wheaton Jane Jane Wheaton, died in 1809, leaving a will, proven in the July Session of Court, 1812. She  left "9 negroes" who were not named in the record. 01115
Wheaton
Talbot



Garner
Jane
T.
HARRIET
LUCY
OVID
POLLY
Jane Wheaton, deceased, Settlement of the Estate, filed in the October Term of Court, 1815, lists T. Talbot's note for the hire of slaves HARRIETT, LUCY, and OVID for the year 1814; and  Garner for the hire of slave, POLLY, for the year 1813. 01116
Wheaton Jane Settlement of the Estate of Jane Wheaton, filed in the July Term of Court, 1819, lists a payment to William Smith for the sum of $40.00, for the board of a negro boy for four weeks. 01117
Maury






Maury

Perkins

Maury


Maury
Elizabeth
HANNAH
MILLY
AMERICA
DOLLY
EMILY
SQUIRE
Sarah C.
AMERICA
Martha T.
MILLY
Septimia
SQUIRE
HANNAH
Ferdinand
EMILY
Elizabeth Maury died in 1853, leaving a will.  She had several slaves:  HANNAH, MILLY, DOVY, AMERICA, DOLLY and her 2 children ‑ EMILY and SQUIRE.  Elizabeth left the following bequests:
To Sarah C. Maury who married William S. Reid, the slave AMERICA
To Martha T. Perkins, the slave MILLY.
To Abram P. Maury, the slaves DOVY and POLLY/DOLLY?.
To Septemia Maury, the slaves SQUIRE and HANNAH.
To Ferdinand Maury, the slave EMILY.
01118
Wheaton
Wheaton
John L
Jane
HARRIET
OVID
LUCY
POLLY.
JOHN L. WHEATON
John Porter vs. John L. Wheaton, July, 1827, Williamson County Court.  "John Porter was employed by John Edney, an agent of J. L. Wheaton in 1826, to move negroes of John L. Wheaton to Haywood County, Tennessee."

A Supplement to the Inventory of the Estate of Jane Wheaton, deceased, was filed in the January Session of Court, 1817.  It included notes for the hire of the following slaves:
The hire of HARRIETT for 1 year.
Hobbs & Hartley's note for the hire of OVID.
T. Talbot's note for the hire of LUCY.
William Bell's note for the hire of POLLY and her children. check location carefully
01119
Puckett
Nichels

McConnico


Puckett

Hill
Richard
John H.
JACK
Garner
GUAMENY
WINNEY
Henry
FILL
Dan
RHODY
RICHARD PUCKETT
Account of the Sale of the Personal Property of Richard Puckett, deceased; sold on Nov. 11 & 12, 1813, and filed in the January Session of Court 1814.   Purchasers of the slaves were:

John H. Nichols purchased slave JACK for $530.
Stephen Barfield purchased, on behalf of Garner McConnico, three Negroes:  GUAMENY, his wife and also her child WINNEY for $569.26.
Henry Puckett purchased a boy named Fill for $389.
Dan Hill purchased a yellow girl named RHODY for $288.50.
01120
White Chapman
JIM
ISAAC
TOM
JOE
GEORGE
JOHN
BEN
GILES
SAM
WILLIAM
JACK
JOEL
PETER
AUSTON
JANE
LUCY
CHLOE
DINA
CHARITY (CHARLEY)
LUCY
KIZZY
SOLOMON
An Inventory of the Slaves of the Estate of Chapman White, deceased, was filed in the April Term of Court, 1825, and included the following:  JIM aged 40, ISAAC aged 40, TOM aged 40, JOE aged 32, GEORGE aged 32, JOHN aged 35, BEN aged 40, GILES aged 40, SAM aged 45, WILLIAM aged 13, JACK aged 12, JOEL aged 10, PETER aged 11, AUSTON aged 12, JANE aged 30, LUCY aged 30, CHLOE aged 35, DINA aged 7, CHARITY or CHARLEY aged 9, LUCY aged 55 "very decrepid", KIZZY aged 11, and SOLOMON aged 35 years. 01121
White Benjamin
ELLICK
MOSES
FERBY
BIRGIN
JILLY
JOSEPH
Benjamin White died September 1827, leaving will.  Exparte filed 1827.  Slaves were:  ELLICK, MOSES, FEREBY, BIRGIN, JILLY, and JOSEPH.  Abiah White, wife of Benjamin gave release of all her interest in the negroes. 01122
Littleton Jel ?Jel Littleton was enumerated in the 1860 Slave Schedule of Williamson County, Tennessee [p.4], as the owner of 1 slave, who is identified only by age, sex, and color___names are not listed___a female black aged 55 01123
White Catherine Catherine White was enumerated in the 1860 Slave Schedule of Williamson County, Tennes‑ see [p.1], as the owner of 1 female mulatto aged 19 years. 01124
Williams Owen
JAMES
Owen Williams
Ruffin Brown is charged with assault on January 1810, on a Negro man named JAMES, the property of Owen Williams.  Brown beat and wounded said James so that his life is dispaired of.  Williams has been put to great expenses in employing a physician to attend same.
Deposition of Dan Hill, witness.  Jim was sent up to the top of the corn pile and was spreading it out;  he was sent there by Mr. Hill's son at whose house the transaction happened.  While he was stooping down, Brown threw an ear of corn at him.  He raised up, but did not make any motion of hitting Brown, but only raised up from his work to see who had hit him.
01125
Williams William William Williams died in the Autumn of 1824, intestate.  He left a widow Mary.  He owned 9 slaves at the time of his death.  His widow wants her dower and share of the slaves. 01126
Elizabeth King died in 1851, leaving a will.  She divided 17 slaves between her husband and three children.  Her heirs filed for a division in her property in the Court in 1855. 01127
Williams
Williams
Williams
Kitura
James R.
Francis W.
Kitura Williams, James R. Williams, and Francis W. Williams, petitioned the January Term of Court, 1836, to Sell the Negroes of the estate they inherited. 01128
Perkins Harding (Thomas) T[homas] Harding Perkins was taxed with 10 taxable slaves in 1800. 01129
Perkins Thomas H.
PHILIP
Court paid Eli McGann, Coroner, who held an inquest over the dead body of Philip?, slave of Thomas H. Perkins.  April Term of Court 1831. 01130
Williams P.T. P. T. Williams was enumerated in the 1860 Slave Schedule of Williamson County, Tennessee [p.4], as the owner of 3 slaves, who are identified only by age, sex, and color___names are not listed. The slaves included:  1 male black aged 35 years, 1 female black aged 21 years, and 1 female mulatto aged 2 years.  There was one slave house on the property. 01131
Williamson John G. Jefferson Martin, Administrator of the Estate of John G. Williamson, deceased, filed a Petition of Sale of the Negroes of the estate in the April Term of Court, 1832. 01132
Wilson William
DAVE
State of Tennessee vs. Eli Scott, May 1806. 
Eli Scott, laborer, on the 19th day of October, 1805, did steal and carry away a slave named DAVE, the property of William Wilson, which was valued at $400. . . He pled not guilty and was found "not guilty."
01133
Wilson Thomas Thomas Wilson died intestate. The Inventory of his estate was filed in the April Session of Court, 1818, and mentioned 8 slaves. 01134
Wilson Thomas
NAT
BEN
ROSE
The administrator of the estate of Thomas Wilson, deceased, filed a Petition for Partition of his estate in Williamson County Court, April Term 1828.  Slaves were:  NAT, BEN, & ROSE. 01135
Wilson Thomas
NAT
ROSE
Aaron Wilson, administrator of Thomas Wilson.  July Session 1831.  Exparte ‑ Petition for Sale of Negroes of the estate.  Thomas Wilson died, intestate, in 1831.  His slaves NAT & ROSE are to be divided. 01136
Perkins


Marr

Richardson

Merrill
NED
MAURY
ELVINA
Agatha S.
ANN
John W.
ANN
Charles A.
VINA
The will of Nicholas Perkins, dated July 15, 1847, was probated in the February Term of Court, 1848.  He left the following bequests:
"The Negro man NED and his wife and their two grandchildren, MAURY and ELVINA are to remain with them on the place during the life of NED. 
The Negro man NED and his wife and their two grandchildren, MAURY and ELVINA are to remain with them on the place during the life of NED. 
To each of my sisters, 20 Negro slaves.
Among the slaves that have been set apart is a girl named ANN about 16 years old. . . given for the sole use of Agatha S. Marr, his daughter, and at her death to her children.  The slave, Ann, administered to an infant daughter of Marr, a dose of laudanum which caused its death.  She was prosecuted, found guilty, appeal to the Tenn. Supreme Court, and the decision was overturned.    Marr and his wife are very unwilling to receive her again in their family as one of their slaves. They want the slave sold and proceeds invested in another slave.  Ann was sold in April, 1851, to John W. Richardson for $600.  They have bought negro girl VINA, about 21 years old from Charles A. Merrill and John S. Merrill for $600. . .
01137
Mount Pier
Plantation
SAM
PROFS
JERRYJOHN
ALEXANDER
HENRY
WARREN
ABERDEN
SAM
ABEL
BILLY
BOB
MARSHALL
HENRY
LEONIDAS
MOSES
HOUSTON
EDWARD
SANDERS
ADAM
JACKSON
CORNELIUS
A list of "Names and ages of the Negroes on Mount Pier plantation Williamson County, Tenn. November 25, 1854" was filed in the County Court in that year.
Men and Boys ‑ Age
SAM, senior about 70
PROFS, about 54
JERRY, about 54
JOHN, about 35
ALEXANDER, about 30
HENRY, senior, about  26
WARREN, about 26
ABERDEN, about 23
SAM, Junior, about 17
ABEL, about 17
BILLY, about 15
BOB, about 13
MARSHALL, about 10
HENRY, junior, about 8
LEONIDAS, about 6
MOSES, about 5
HOUSTON, about 4
EDWARD, about 4
SANDERS, about 3
ADAM, about 2
JACKSON, about 1
CORNELIUS, about 9 mos.
01138
GREEN








FIGUERS
ANN
FRANCES
CRECY
CLARA
PEGGY
SOPHIA
MARY JANE
CATHARINE
CATHARINE
IDA
MARTHA
CHRISTIANA
ARTIMESIA
MIME
VIRGINIA
SUSANNA
SALLY
JULIA
JOSEPHINE
LOUISA
OCTAVINE
FRANKY
CLARISSA
HARRIETT
Women and Girls ‑ Age
ANN GREEN, about 24
FRANCES, about 22
CRECY, about 17
CLARA, about 16
PEGGY, about 16
SOPHIA, about 14
MARY JANE, about 12
CATHARINE, about 10
CATHARINE, about 10
RACHAEL, about 8
IDA FIGUERS, about 8
MARTHA, about 5
CHRISTIANA, about 3
ARTIMESIA, about 3
MIME, about 35
VIRGINIA, about 2
SUSANNA, about 2
SALLY, about 2
JULIA, about 2
JOSEPHINE, about 2
LOUISA, about 2
OCTAVINE, about 6 mos.
Women and Girls ‑ Age
FRANKY, about 60
CLARISSA, about 46
HARRIETT, about 45
01138
BANKS








CAIN
MARY
MATILDA
PAMELA
ALICE
SARAH
PHILIS

HOUSTON
CAIN
SALLY
LEWIS
SHADRACK
MARY BANKS, about 45
MATILDA, about 38
PAMELA, about 27
ALICE, about 28
SARAH, about 28
PHILIS, about 25
List of Negro Dead
HOUSTON, senior, about 21 years
CAIN, about 110 years
SALLY CAIN, about 90 years
LEWIS (cripple), about 20 years
SHADRACK, about 20 years
and several others, small
children and infants,
not on lists or records.
01138
Wilson



Wilson



Almmira


Wilson



Wilson



Wilson
Samuel
POMP
SALLY
FANNY
Jason C.
GEORGE
JOSEPH
JINCY
Almira
HARRY
ROSE
Peggy Ann
SIMON
MINERVA
PLEASANT
Robert
ROYAL
WILLIAM
HARDEMAN
Malvina
JAMES
RITTER
A Division of the Estate of Samuel Wilson, deceased, was filed in the January Term of Court, 1824.
The widow received slaves, POMP, SALLY, and FANNY
Jason C.Wilson received the slaves, GEORGE, JOSEPH, and JINCY.
Almira Wilson received the slaves, HARRY and ROSE.
Peggy Ann Wilson received the slaves, SIMON, MINERVA, and PLEASANT.
Catherine Wilson received the slaves, NED, JESSE, and ONA.
Robert Wilson received the slaves, ROYAL, WILLIAM, and HARDEMAN.
Malvina Wilson received the slaves, JAMES and RITTER.
01139
Maury Abram Abram Maury, residing on Big Harpeth River, was taxed with 8 taxable slaves in 1800. 01140
Maury Abram
EPIE
JACK
JUPITER
BABRIEL
BOB
PINCKNEY
PASCHAL
AGGY
CHEARS?
NILSY
JENNIE
MOLLY
REBECCA
SINA
PHEBE
AGGIE J.
SALLY
SQUIER
GODFRED
JOHN
POLLY
REBECCA JO
FANNY
ELIZA
EPEE
LEWIS
An Inventory of the Estate of Abram Maury, deceased, was filed in the April Term of Court, 1825, listing the following slaves:  EPIE aged about 44, JACK aged about 45, JUPITER aged about 50, GABRIEL aged about 32, BOB aged about 21, PINCKNEY aged about 18, PASCHAL aged about 17, AGGY aged about 422, CHEARS? NILSY aged about 44, JENNIE aged about 48 or 49, MOLLY aged about 37, REBECCA aged about 32, SINA aged about 29, PHEBE aged about 23, AGGIE J. aged about 18, SALLY aged about 14 or 15, SQUIER aged 11 to 12 years, GODFRED aged about 9, JOHN aged about 8, POLLY aged about 6 or 7, REBECCA JO aged about 4, FANNY aged about 3 or 4, ELIZA aged about 3, EPEE aged about 18 months, and LEWIS aged about 14 months. 01141
Wilson Jason C.
SAM
$70 REWARD
Negro Sam belonging to Jason C. Wilson, Perryville, Perry County, [Tennessee], purchased from Green K. Cisseny the former owner of the Warm Springs, Buncombe County, North Carolina ‑ 25 or 30 years of age, very black, about 5 feet 9 inches high, well formed and very muscular ‑ runs very fast . . . will endeavor to return to North Carolina by following the meanders of the Tennessee River.
01142
Bailey
Ogilvie
Henry
William
WILLIAM OGILVIE
William Ogilvie, Administrator of the Estate of Henry Bailey, deceased , filed at Petition for Sale of the Slaves of the estate, in the January Session of Court, 1835.
01143
Bailey S.H. S. H. Bailey was enumerated in the 1860 Slave Schedule of Williamson County, Tennessee [p.1], as the owner of 6 slaves, who are identified only by age, sex, and color___names are not listed. The slaves included:  1 female black aged 40, 1 female mulatto aged 36, 1 female black aged 24, 1 female mulatto aged 17, 1 male black aged 15, and 1 male black aged 13. 01144
Ballow Thomas Inventory of the Estate of Thomas Ballow, deceased, filed in the April Session of Court, 1813, lists one Negro woman [not named in record]. 01145
Banks Thomas Thomas Banks was enumerated in the 1860 Slave Schedule of Williamson County, Tennes‑ see [p. 3], as the owner of 13 slaves, who are identified only by age, sex, and color___ names are not listed.  There were three slave houses on his property.  The slaves were: 1 male black aged 65 years, 1 male mulatto aged 50 years, 1 male black aged 28, 1 male black aged 28, 1 male black aged 28, 1 male black aged 28, 1 female black aged 28, 1 femald black aged 28, 1 female black aged 25, 1 female black aged 50, 1 female black aged 50. 01146
Barfield
Barfield
Barfield
Barfield
Barfield
Stephen
Tabitha House
Penelope House
Harriot
Polly
DAVID
PETER
DANIEL
DENNIS
CURTIS
PATRICK
LARKING
PLEASANT
CLARY
MARY
LUCY
PHILLIS
MARIAH
Stephen Barfield died in 1818, leaving a will which was probated in the April Session of Court, 1818.  He left the following bequests:
To my daughter Tabitha House Barfield Penelope House Barfield, Harriot Barfield, and Polly [illegible] Barfield, my 12 Negroes.  Dated 3 November 1817.
An Inventory of the Estate of Stephen Barfield was filed in the July Session of Court, 1818.  It listed the following slaves:  DAVID, PETER, DANIEL, DENNIS, CURTIS, PATRICK, LARKING, PLEASANT, CLARY, MARY, LUCY, PHILLIS, and MARIAH.
01147
Barfield Stephen
CURTIS
DAVID
A Settlement with the guardian of the minor heirs of Stephen Barfield, deceased, was filed in the January Session of Court, 1824, listing the hire of the slaves CURTIS and DAVID. 01148
Barfield
Weakley
John
Robert
JUDY
WINNEY
JACK
John Barfield, of Williamson County, Tenn., sold to Robert Weakley, of Davidson County, Tenn., a negro woman, JUDY, aged 35 years, and her daughter WINNEY aged 8 years last December, and her son JACK aged 6 years on 12 October last.  Bill of Sale dated 31 January 1828.  01149
Barfield Nancy
PETER
CLARA
Nancy Barfield died November 1829, intestate.  She left 2 slaves:  PETER ‑ 36 years old, and CLARA ‑ 50 years old. 01150
Barker George W.
AGGIE
ANICA
SARAH
POLLY
DORY
ELIZABETH
SARAH
JANE
ESTHER
CATHERINE
JONES
JACK
ANDERSON
CALVIN
BILL
HARVEY
ANDREW
George W. Barker died May 8, 1860, leaving will naming the following slaves:  AGGIE 71 years old, ANICA 38 years old, SARAH 24 years old, POLLY 14 years old, DORY 12 years old, ELIZABETH 10 years old, SARAH JANE 8 years old, ESTER 5 years old, CATHERINE 3 years old, JONES 26 years old, JACK 21 years old (Jack died since the death of testator), ANDERSON 19 years old, CALVIN  17 years old, Bill 15 years old, HARVEY 7 years old, and ANDREW 1 year old.  Exparte filed November Term of Court, 1860, by James W. Crawford, Executor. 01152
Yarbrough
Low
Richard S.
Gabriel
MINGO
Richard S. Yarbrough died, intestate, leaving a slave.  Gabriel Low has received, as his share of the estate, from David Pinkston, administrator of the estate of Richard S.Yarbrough, a negro man MINGO about 25 years old, December 23, 1839. 01153
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