Records of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands

(Record Group 105)

Records of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company

NARA Microcopy 816 Roll 23

Contributed by: Toni Carrier

USF Africana Heritage Project

April 2006

 

Record #   6666    
Name   Charles Chapman  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up CharlestonSC  
Residence St. Philip 2 down fr Morris  
Age   18  
Complexion Light  
Occupation Waiter  
Works for   Str. Dictator  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father   Samuel Chapman  
Mother   Catharine  
Brothers and Sisters Julia Alzena(?), Mary Ellen (dead)  
Remarks  
Signature   Charles Chapman  
Record #   6667    
Name   Benjamin Goins  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up Winnsboro SC  
Residence St. Michael Ally Charleston  
Age   13 yr  
Complexion Dark Brown  
Occupation School  
Works for   Peter C. Laurence, Teacher  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father   Anthony Goins  
Mother   Jane Goins  
Brothers and Sisters William, Chas Williams, Mary Brown, Diana Brown, Rebecca Goins  
Remarks  
Signature   Benjamin Goins  
Record #   6668    
Name   R.J. Fletcher  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Transferred from 6444  
Signature  
Record #   6669    
Name   James Dobbin  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion White  
Occupation Clerk  
Works for   Custom House  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks  
Signature   Jas Dobbin  
Record #   6670    
Name   Jupiter Johnson  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Spring St. near Norman St.  
Age   48 yrs.  
Complexion Dark Brown  
Occupation Carrying Papers for Courrier  
Works for  
Wife or Husband None  
Children   None  
Father   Jupiter (dead)  
Mother   Phillis (dead)  
Brothers and Sisters Elisa (dead), Lauretta [Laurette?] (dead), Ellen (dead)  
Remarks   In Case of his Death Wishes his Money to go to Cyntha Wilson no relation but expect to marry her - her residence, North Atlantic[sic] ] Geo
Signature   Jupiter Johnson X his mark  
Record #   6671    
Name   Edward Mikell  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born Wadmalaw Island  
Where Brought Up " "  
Residence 115 Queen St.  
Age   27  
Complexion Light  
Occupation Barber  
Works for   Self  
Wife or Husband Charlotte  
Children   Ella  
Father  
Mother   Betsey Ferguson  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks  
Signature   Edward Mikell  
Record #   6672    
Name   Elizabeth Gadsden  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born 42 miles at Dean Swamp  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence do  
Age   35  
Complexion Black  
Occupation Farming  
Works for   Self  
Wife or Husband Henry (dead)  
Children   James, Frank Waring, Thos. Gadsden  
Father   Frank Bradwell  
Mother   Nancy (dead)  
Brothers and Sisters Adam Brown, Jas L. Mow, Thos. DeLee, Frank Bradwell in Florida  
Remarks  
Signature   Elizabeth Gadsden X her mark  
Record #   6673  
Name   H.E. Lord  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence Mills House  
Age  
Complexion White  
Occupation Book Keeper  
Works for   D. McPherson  
Wife or Husband None  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks  
Signature  
Record #   6674    
Name   William Burrows  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born Williamsburg SC  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence King St.  
Age   25  
Complexion Black  
Occupation On Steamboat "Planter"  
Works for  
Wife or Husband None  
Children   Susan  
Father   Ned  
Mother   Sally  
Brothers and Sisters Frank, Edward  
Remarks  
Signature   No Signature or Notation  
Record #   6675    
Name   Peter Mitchell  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up Charleston SC  
Residence 26 King Street  
Age   25  
Complexion Dk Brown  
Occupation Waiter  
Works for   Eugene Jervey  
Wife or Husband Sarah  
Children   Julius (dead), Mary (dead)  
Father   Peter  
Mother   Juda  
Brothers and Sisters Isaac, Julius Melrose, Julia, Mary, Nancy Hayne(?) Hague(?) (dead)  
Remarks  
Signature   Peter Mitchell X his mark  
Record #   6676    
Name   Amelia Morrison  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born Wentworth & Pitt  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Deposited by Her Granddaughter Florence Yates  
Signature   Florence Yates X her mark  
Record #   6677    
Name   Samuel Pickerel  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Montague near Pitt St.  
Age   14 yrs.  
Complexion Light  
Occupation Waiter  
Works for   Carolina Club Hall  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father   John Pickerel (dead)  
Mother   Rosa Lee  
Brothers and Sisters Amelia, Sarah, Rosena  
Remarks   Mark on his right cheek  
Signature   Samuel Pickerel X his mark  
Record #   6678    
Name   Benjamin Brown  
Date   March 1, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up  
Residence 365 King St.  
Age  
Complexion Barber  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Deposited by John Vanderpool  
Signature   John Vanderpool  
Record #   6679    
Name   Oliver Perry  
Date   March 2, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up Charleston SC  
Residence 63 America St.  
Age   27 (overwritten is 17)  
Complexion Dark Brown  
Occupation Carpenter  
Works for   Lewis Turner  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father   Oliver Perry  
Mother   Tamer  
Brothers and Sisters Hannah Delia, Henry, Jacob (dead), Mary Emma (dead)  
Remarks  
Signature   Oliver Perry  
Record #   6680    
Name   Guy Simmons  
Date   March 2, 1871  
Where Born Charleston  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Beaufain St.  
Age   About 35  
Complexion Black  
Occupation Brass Moulder  
Works for   Edmund Bull  
Wife or Husband Betsey  
Children   Nancy  
Father   Peter - dead  
Mother   Kate  
Brothers and Sisters Jacob, Silvia  
Remarks  
Signature   Guy Simmons X his mark  
Record #   6681    
Name   Benjamin Melrose  
Date   March 2, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up Charleston SC  
Residence Jackson St. near Gadsden St.  
Age   24 yr Nov 1871  
Complexion Brown  
Occupation Keeping Shop  
Works for  
Wife or Husband Eleanor  
Children   Jane (5 yrs), Samuel (dead), Benjamin (dead)  
Father   Daniel Melrose, gone some years  
Mother   Jane Melrose (dead)  
Brothers and Sisters Samuel Daniel (dead), Half brother Aleck Williams  
Remarks  
Signature   Benjamin Melrose X his mark  
Record #   6682    
Name   Benjamin Melrose in Trust for Jane Melrose  
Date   March 2, 1871  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   See Record 6681  
Signature  
Record #   6683    
Name   Thos. S. Denisson  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Transferred from 4216  
Signature  
Record #   6684    
Name   Leander M. Keene  
Date   Mch 2, 1871  
Where Born Bristol, Me.  
Where Brought Up  
Residence Rev. Cutter "Racer"  
Age  
Complexion White  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband None  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks  
Signature   S.M. Keene  
Record #   6685    
Name   Hector Johnson  
Date   March 2, 1871  
Where Born Georgetown  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Church St.  
Age   About 22  
Complexion Black  
Occupation Sailor on Pilot Boat No 5  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father   Billy  
Mother   Nancy  
Brothers and Sisters Rutledge, Tate (Fate?), Edy  
Remarks  
Signature   Hector Johnson X his mark  
Record #   6686    
Name   Thomas Cannedy  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Transferred from 2388  
Signature  
Record #   6687    
Name   Stepney R. Middleton  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Transferred from 5720  
Signature  
Record #   6688    
Name   Sarah Stickney  
Date   Mch 3, 1871  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband Asa Stickney  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks  
Signature   Sarah E. Stickney  
Record #   6689    
Name   Moses Steward  
Date   March 3, 1871  
Where Born South Santee, SC  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Gadsden  
Age   30 yr.  
Complexion Dark Brown  
Occupation Farming  
Works for   with Mr. Doe  
Wife or Husband Dafney  
Children   John 10yr, Henry 9 yr, Billy 5 yrs  
Father   Billy Steward (dead)  
Mother   Mary Steward (dead)  
Brothers and Sisters Chas. North, Jas. Steward, Wm. Steward, Daniel (dead 20 yrs), Mary, Eliza, Hester, Tena  
Remarks  
Signature   Moses Steward  
Record #   6690    
Name   John Young  
Date   Mch 3, 1871  
Where Born Charleston  
Where Brought Up do   
Residence Legare St.  
Age   14  
Complexion Brown  
Occupation Waiter  
Works for   Mr. Burnett  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father   John  
Mother   Sarah  
Brothers and Sisters None  
Remarks  
Signature   John Young  
Record #   6691-6700  
Name   "Beaufort Branch"  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks  
Signature  
Record #   6701    
Name   Rosanna Robinson  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Trans from 666  
Signature  
Record #   6702    
Name   Zachariah L. Duncan  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Trans fr  676  
Signature  
Record #   6703    
Name   Aaron A. Bradley  
Date   March 3, 1871  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   See record No 6594  
Signature  
Record #   6704    
Name   Caroline Elizabeth Hayward  
Date   March 3, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Coming St. opposite St. Paul Ch.  
Age  
Complexion Light  
Occupation  
Works for   H B. Only  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother   Clarissa Johnson (dead)  
Brothers and Sisters Cato(?) Mason  
Remarks  
Signature   Caroline Elizabeth Hayward X her mark  
Record #   [Blank]    
Name   Lora Pogue  
Date   March 3, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Rutledge Co. Beaufain  
Age   16yrs  
Complexion School  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father   William  
Mother   Susan  
Brothers and Sisters Anna Bryan, Moses  
Remarks  
Signature   None  
Record #   [Blank]    
Name   William Pogue  
Date   March 3, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Rutledge Co Beaufain  
Age   52  
Complexion Brown  
Occupation  
Works for   Custom House  
Wife or Husband Susan  
Children   L??? [crossed out], Anna Bryan, Moses  
Father   Nicholas (dead)  
Mother   Phebe (dead)  
Brothers and Sisters Sarah Susan  
Remarks  
Signature   None  
Record #   6707    
Name   Oscar Gale  
Date   March 3, 1871  
Where Born Texas  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Church Street  
Age   7 yrs.  
Complexion Light  
Occupation School  
Works for   Julia Camara  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father   Moses Gale (gone)  
Mother   Mary Taylor  
Brothers and Sisters Charlotte Taylor  
Remarks  
Signature   None   
Record #   6708    
Name   Frances C. Desverney  
Date   March 4, 1871  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   See record No [blank]  
Signature  
Record #   6709    
Name   John Kennady  
Date   March 4, 1871  
Where Born Ireland  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence 86 Market  
Age  
Complexion White  
Occupation Stevedore  
Works for  
Wife or Husband Isabella  
Children   Samuel & Margarett Anna  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks  
Signature   John Kennedy  
Record #   6710    
Name   Henry Scott  
Date   March 4, 1871  
Where Born Johns Island  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence do  
Age   25 yr  
Complexion Black  
Occupation Farming  
Works for   Self  
Wife or Husband Kate  
Children   Matilda, Henry  
Father   Billy (dead)  
Mother   Matilda (dead)  
Brothers and Sisters Harry (dead), Betsey (dead)  
Remarks   His Wife Kate Came With Him With Check of Wm. Gurney  
Signature   Henry Scott  
Record #   6711    
Name   Harriet Oakes  
Date   treasr of "Doves of Perfection"  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   See record 3931  
Signature  
Record #   6712    
Name   Jackson Cole  
Date   March 4, 1871  
Where Born Wadmalaw Isl  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Smith Lane Charleston SC  
Age   23  
Complexion Black  
Occupation Sailor  
Works for   Sloop Joseph W. John  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father   Dennis Cole  
Mother   Mana Cole  
Brothers and Sisters Joseph, Dennis, Daniel, Sidney, Julia Brown, Elisa Cole, Mary Isabella, Billy, Jos. Edward (dead)  
Remarks  
Signature   None  
Record #   6713    
Name   Charlotte Taylor  
Date   Mch 4, 1871  
Where Born Charleston  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Church St.  
Age   12  
Complexion Brown  
Occupation School  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father   Charles - dead  
Mother   Mary  
Brothers and Sisters Oscar Gale (Yale?), Thos. (dead), Corney (dead)  
Remarks  
Signature   Charlotte Taylor X her mark  
Record #   6714    
Name   Richard Richardson  
Date   March 4, 1871  
Where Born James Island  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence do  
Age   45  
Complexion Black  
Occupation Farming  
Works for   Self  
Wife or Husband Nelly Richardson  
Children   Daniel, Alfred, Toby, Sam, James, Margaret, Dick (gone), George (dead), Billy (dead)  
Father   Richard (dead)  
Mother   Linda (dead)  
Brothers and Sisters Mima, Emma, March (gone)  
Remarks  
Signature   Richard Richardson X his mark  
Record #   6715    
Name   R. S. Fletcher  
Date   Depty Co. Treas'r  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Trans from 1539  
Signature  
Record #   6716    
Name   R. S. Fletcher  
Date   D. Co. Tr.  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Trans from 1715  
Signature  
Record #   6717    
Name   R.S. Fletcher  
Date   D. Co. Tr.  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Trans from 6716  
Signature  
Record #   6718    
Name   Lavinia Ball  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Trans from 695  
Signature  
Record #   6719    
Name   Charles Simons  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Trans from 714  
Signature  
Record #   6720    
Name   Daughters of Wesley  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Trans from 731  
Signature  
Record #   6721    
Name   Willie Baker  
Date   March 4, 1871  
Where Born Charleston SC  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence 17 Church St.  
Age   6 yrs  
Complexion Light White  
Occupation School  
Works for   Mills(?)  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother   Anna  
Brothers and Sisters Lena  
Remarks  
Signature   Willie Baker X his mark  
Record #   6722    
Name   Annie Wigfall  
Date   Mch4, 1871  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence Mt. Pleasant  
Age   45  
Complexion Brown  
Occupation Manta? Maker  
Works for  
Wife or Husband Samuel, has left her  
Children   George W., Saml M., Eugenia  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters Caroline  
Remarks   Deposited by Cornelia Hancock  
Signature   Cornelia Hancock  
Record #   6723    
Name   Henry Jenkins  
Date   March 4, 1871  
Where Born Wadmalaw Isl.  
Where Brought Up do  
Residence Wadmalaw Isl.  
Age   22  
Complexion Black  
Occupation Farming  
Works for   Self  
Wife or Husband Rachel  
Children   Henry, Phebe  
Father   John  
Mother   Polly  
Brothers and Sisters Aleck, John, Hannah  
Remarks   Deposited by Lewis Geddis  
Signature   Lewis Geddis  
Henry Jenkins X his mark  
Record #   6724    
Name   Robt. F. Gurney  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks   Trans. From 6443  
Signature  
Record #   6725  
Name   RTG?  
Date  
Where Born  
Where Brought Up  
Residence  
Age  
Complexion  
Occupation  
Works for  
Wife or Husband  
Children  
Father  
Mother  
Brothers and Sisters  
Remarks