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Union County, SC Freedmen’s Labor Contracts, 1866

NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
Microfilm Publications
Roll 104, Target 6
Labor Contracts
Series I
(1-106) 1866

Union District, South Carolina Freedmen’s Labor Contracts

Transcribed by Alana Thevenet

Source Citation

“South Carolina, Freedmen’s Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9ZG-Y6Z8?cc=2127881&wc=MFH2-RTL%3A1017948001%2C1017954301 : 21 May 2014), Union district > Roll 104, Labor contracts, series I, no 1-106, 1866 > image 1 of 292; citing NARA microfilm publication M1910 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

These records were abstracted by Alana Thevenet.

You may view images of the original documents here on FamilySearch.

Employer: W.W. Herbert
Date: 20 April 1866
Freedpeople:

Jacob
Robbin

Employer: W.W. Herbert
Date: 20 April 1866

Freedpeople:
Allen DeGraftinreid

Employer: Jasper Lawson
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Harry

Employer: W.W. Glenn
Date: 7 May 1866
Freedpeople:

Isaac
Ann (cook) and four children
the oldest seven years and the
youngest six Months
Carmillus

Employer: W.G. Hughes
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Louis
Siller

Employer: W.G. Hughes
Date: 2 January 1866
Freedpeople:

George

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 4 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Sam
his wife Harriet

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 4 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Pillions and his family
Viny
Sicily

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Henry
his wife Mary

Employer: R.V & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Stark and his family

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Jerry
his wife Edy

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Liz and her family
Amos, Bill & Polly

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Vilet and her child

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Charles
his wife Rhody

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Aleck

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Mose

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Castels [Also written Castles]

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

March and his family
his wife Jenny
his daughter Nell

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Dick
his wife Beck

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Nathan

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Add

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 5 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Fed

Employer: W. H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Levia
her sons Coleman and Andrew

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Squire and his wife

Employer: Charles W. Scott
Date: 9 J[illegible] 1866
Freedpeople:

Austin Cunningham
his wife Mary
their four chldren

Employer: Sarah F. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Mattison
George
Dolly
Washington
Dennis
Limus
Spenser
John
Simpson
Jefferson
Rina
Anjelina
Perry
Singleton
Andrew
Pheba
Jacob
Renna
Selina
Silas

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Allen

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Cassels
Louisa
her three children Bill, Chat & Minny

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Dave

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Elmira

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Sarah and her children

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Claib

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Anthony for
his son Levi

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople
:
Vardy

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

John
his two sons Jacob & Munro

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Gideon
his wife & child

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Edmund

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Elias

Employer: James S. Cunningham
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:
To be paid on 25 December 1866
Susan $10.00
France $20.00
Starkes $25.00
Joe $25.00

Employer: Samuel Beaty
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:
To be paid on 25 December 1866
Henry for himself $40.00
Phoeby his wife and Three children
Amas $35.00
Green $30.00
Wash $25.00
Eliza & her 6 youngest children
Mary one child $20.00
Nelson $8.00
Samuel $10.00
Juda & one child $20.00
Louis $15.00
Elick
Ann
Benjamin

Employer: Thos Kelly
Date: 6 January 1866
Freedpeople:

George Kelly
Thos Gantt
Noah Kelly
Butler Kelly
Isabel Kelly
Adline Kelly
Hanah Kelly
Catharine Gantt
Bill Kelly

Employer: c. Gibbs
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Sam
Jessee
John
Jane
Caroline
Jones

Employer: Joseph Gibbs
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Isaac
Rolph
Frank
Mandy
Mary
Malisa
Cooper
Isaac

Employer: Joseph Robinson
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Sam
Sila
Jane
Camelus
Jane
Jessee
Sedney

Employer: Robert Beaty Jr.
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:
To be paid 25 December 1866
Jim house servant $100
Fanny & her husband $110
Ann $50
Catharine $50
Rebecca $50
Jack Tanner & daughter $110
Jim & two small children $60
Andy & wife & small child $110
Sim & wife & $110
three small children
Jinney $50
Sally Ann $25
Abraham & wife $110
Jim Mc & one small child $60
Jasper & wife & $110
two small children
Mandana $50
Moses & wife & daughter & $280
2 Grand Children
Rice & wife $110
Elizabeth & small child $50
Carolina & 2 small children $50
John $60
Antny & wife $110
Prior $25
Hilliard $60
Randalph $60
George & wife & $110
3 small children
Ramson & wife $110
Tilda & five small children $25
Dick $60
Peter & wife & $110
two small children
Marcus $60
Sally $50
Julie $25
Hannah $25
Jack Skelton old Man $30
Green small boy $25
Two Old Women
Mary & Pleasant and $0
ten Orphan Children
Steven $60

Employer: John Taylor
Date: 9 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Bob
Caroline
Nathan
E[illegible]ly

Employer: James Thomas
Date: 9 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Reuben Thomas
Marion Thomas for self & family
Pleasant Levy for his wife Frank
Robert Gilliam
Rachel Gilliam for self & family
Martha Thomas
Celia Giles
Charlott Gilliam
Galaam Jeter for self and family

Employer: John Allen
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Rice Allen

Employer: F. Scaife
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Paul & his family
Judge & his family
Moses
Poline
Catharine

Employer: F. Scaife
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Sank
Dinah & three children
Nancy [or Nance] & two children
Eliza & two children
Dick
Charlotte & 1 child
Randolph
Betty

Employer: F. Scaife
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Frank

Employer: John Allen
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Chesley Calhoon Lancaster

Employer: John Allen
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

George McLaughlin for his son Charley

Employer: Lanier Linder
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Eliza Linder for her son James Linder

Employer: Lanier Linder
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Mariah Linder and her son

Employer: John Allen
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Eady McCullough and her little sister

Employer: Lanier Linder
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Malinda Linder

Employer: Lanier Linder
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Henry Linder
Simpson Linder
Eliza Linder
Mildred Linder

Employer: Lanier Linder
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

David Dillard and family

Employer: Lanier Linder
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Bolin Linder and family

Employer: Joseph Kelly
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Sally Kelly
Prissy Kelly
Handy Kelly

Employer: Dr. C.D. Bobo
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Douglas & Mary his wife
William
Wade
Samuel
Porter
Nela
Fanny
Anthony

Employer: Wm J. Keenan
Date: 12 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Hezekiah Thomson for Annie his wife & Nannie
Ben McLane for self & wife Laura
Jim Johnson

Employer: Uriah Paulk
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Daniel
Flora
Norah
Moses

Employer: J.W.E. Pruitt
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Berry Pruitt

Employer: John B. Davis
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

George Hobson
Dilcey

Employer: Theophilus Barnett
Date: 8 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Louisa for her son Frank

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Jim Cunningham
his son Anthony

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Violet
her son Tony

Employer: Wm H. Gist
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

John Adam
Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Adam for Sue his daughter

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Kit and his wife

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Maria for her son Brock

Employer: W.H. Gist
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Jim P.
Amanda his wife
B[illegible]ana
Ralph

Employer: Mrs. M.J.L. Gage
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Frances [or Francis] Farrar

Employer: James H. Gossett
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

George, age 52
Janey, age 20
Jane, age 15
Lewis, age 13
Henry, age 12
Green, age 45
Liney, age 25
Ugeney, age 13
Juley, age 12
Liza, age 10
Nelson, age 44
Amey, age 16
Viney, age 50
Van, age 11
Elick, age 14
[Illegible], age 20
Martha, age 20

Employer: M.M. Pruitt
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Chesney Pruitt

Employer: Dr. J.E. Hix
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

John Bates
John Hix
Green Hix and wife Ellen
[Illegible] Hix and wife Leza

Employer: Dr. James E. Hix
Date: 10 January 1866
Freedpeople:

John Bates
John Hix
Green Hix and wife Ciller
Cat Hix and wife Eliza

Employer: Alexander Pruitt
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Irabge Smith
Ned Pruitt
May Pruitt

Employer: William B. Briggs
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Sipeo
Sampson
Manuel

Employer: Alexander Pruitt
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Nancy Pruitt and three little children

Employer: M.M. Pruitt
Date: 10 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Mary Pruitt

Employer: S.S. Vaughan
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Dave
his wife Mariah

Employer: Benjamin and Sarah Hawkins
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Tilda Sim
Ann Gabe
Silas Patrick

Employer: Nathan Hawkins
Location: Walker Place
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Ben
Zack
Jinny
her two small boys
Moses and Jefferson
John

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Prince

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Dick

Employer: David Johnson
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Cornlius Rose
Cornilius Bogan
Mary Rose
Lizzy Bogan
Edward Rodgers
Mima Johnson
Primus Setzman
Julia Setgreaves
Maria Setzman
Milly Setgreaves
Verginia Johnson
Nice Setgreaves
Martha Bogan
Frederic Setgreaves
Robert Bogan
Henry [Illegible]phy
Reuben Wallace

Employer: R.V. & D.C. Gist
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Tom

Employer: J. Brooks
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Henry Baty
Calvin Keenan
James Keenan

Employer: J. Brooks
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

George Askue

Employer: Wm Eller
Date: 12 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Giles

Employer: J. Winsmith
Date: 6 February 1866
Freedpeople:

Formerly belonging to J. Winsmith
Hampton
William
Old George
Young George

Employer: James McBride
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Antony
Fanny

Employer: Wm Eller
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Anice

Employer: P.C.Tucker
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Mahala Tucker

Employer: R.J. Gage
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Prince West
Jack Jones
William
Hardy
Walt
Charles
Minerva
Sophy
Julia
Felix
Caroline
Fred
Amy
Adaline
Kassie
Frank
Retta
Sally
Viney Liza
Harriet

Employer: James Lancaster
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Andy Thompson

Employer: Sam Sumner
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

William Sumner

Employer: John P. Thomas
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Limbrick, blacksmith

Employer: James Blalock
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople: Rate of Pay per Year

Brister & his family $220
Peter & his family $485
Leland & his family $280
John’s Family $285
Billy $100
Scott’s Family $185
Anderson’s Family $165

Employer: W.J. Tucker
Date: 20 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Sam for himself & family
Dave for himself & family
Robin for himself & family
Jake for himself & family
Monroe
Lizzie
Phoebe for herself & family

Employer: Jonah Foster
Date: 13 January 1866
Freedpeople:

Jackson & family
Judy
Anderson
Adda
Monroe
Hannah
Julia

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