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Estate Inventories of Free People of Color in Charleston, SC

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Lowcountry Africana has created the following spotlight pages for estate inventories of Free African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina. The documents are part of the free collection South Carolina Estate Inventories and Bills of Sale, 1732-1872 on Fold3.com. The 34,403 documents in this collection were digitized in a collaborative project between Fold3, FamilySearch, the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and Lowcountry Africana. The documents in this free collection were indexed by volunteers of the Restore the Ancestors Project.

 

Anderson:

Estate Inventory of James Anderson, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1818

Barnwell:

Estate Inventory of Edward M Barnwell, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1852

Beekman:

Estate Inventory of Isaac Beekman, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1844

Buchanan:

Estate Inventory of Dianna Buchanan, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1863

Bull:

Estate Inventory of Joseph Bull, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1829

Cheever: 

Estate Inventory of Peggy Cheever, Free African American, Charleston, 1864

Cleveland:

Estate Inventory of Catharine Cleveland, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1860

Collins:

Estate Inventory of Robert Collins, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1852

Sale of Estate of Robert H. Collins, Free African American, Charleston, SC 1856

Cox:

Estate Inventory of Julia Cox, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1851

Drayton:

Estate Inventory of John Drayton, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1843

Duncan:

Estate Inventory of Catharine Duncan, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1856

Ervin:

Estate Inventory of Scye Ervin, Free African American, Berkeley, SC, 1855

Forrester:

Estate Inventory of Alexander Forrester, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1854

Glendcamp:

Estate Inventory of Isaac Glendcamp, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1855

Glover:

Estate Inventory of Anne Glover, Free African American Charleston, SC, 1858

Holloway:

Estate Inventory of Edward Holloway, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1857

Huger:

Estate Inventory of Carlos Huger, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1844

Estate Inventory of Benjamin H. Huger, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1852

Jackson:

Estate Inventory of Rebecca Jackson, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1841

Johnson:

Estate Inventory of A.A. Johnson, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1843

Lacomb:

Estate Inventory of Joseph Lacomb, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1842

Legare:

Estate Inventory of Charles Legare, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1861

Logan:

Estate Inventory of George Logan, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1823

Estate Inventory of John Martin Logan, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1829

Estate Inventory of Edward Logan Jr, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1852

Sale of Bella, Estate of Edward Logan Jr., Charleston, SC, 1852

Martin:

Estate Inventory of Joe Martin, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1843

Estate Inventory of Bella Martin, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1850

Estate Inventory of Bella Martin, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1852

Mazyck:

Estate Inventory of Richard Mazyck, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1802

Morton:

Estate Inventory of Joseph Morton, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1810

Motta:

Estate Inventory of Jane Motta, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1829

Nelson:

Hannah Nelson, Free African American, Purchases Pender & Child Phillis from Estate of Emma Gadsden

John Nelson, Free African American, Purchases His Daughter Josephine from John S. Ryan

Neyle:

Estate Inventory of Molly Neyle, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1831

Parlour:

Estate Inventory of Peter Parlour, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1833

Robinson:

Estate Inventory of Jack Robinson, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1851

Roddy:

Estate Inventory of John Joseph Roddy, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1844

Savage:

Estate Inventory of James Savage, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1846

Seymour:

Estate Inventory of Sarah Seymour, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1824

Smith:

Estate Inventory of Louisa Smith, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1858

Weaver: 

Estate Inventory of Aron Weaver, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1817

Webb:

Estate Inventory of Margaret Webb, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1836

Wells:

Estate of Phillis Wells, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1818

Williamson:

Estate Inventory of Captain Williamson, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1854

Free African American T Lesesne Purchases House & Lot from the Estate of Free African American Capt Williamson, Charleston, SC, 1856

Wilson:

Estate Inventory of Nelly Wilson, Free African American, Charleston, SC, 1803

 

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