FLAfrican-American Roots Project

African Americans in Lake City

Assigned to the Engineering Department of the Eastern District of Florida

Includes names, ages and names of slave holders.

Submitted by Camille Killens.

Source: Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Series J James B. Bailey 1847-1885

Alachua County Florida [microform pt. 4, Georgia and Florida, reel 44, screen images 57-70].

James B. Bailey serves as superintendent of labor for the Engineering Department of the Eastern District of Florida.

List of Negroes forwarded to the front under the Charge of S. Barnes  March 20, 1864.

No Owner No. Names of negroes Age Owner's Names
1 1 Aleck 20 Stephen ?
2 1 Elijah 26 Wm?
3 1 A? 15 John Talberts
4 1 Washington 25 Wm ?
5 1 Lewis 38  
6 2 Tapio 35 Dr. Horace Royal
7 3 Henry 21  
8 4 London 22  
9 1 Edward 40 Mrs. Sarah Cove
10 1 John 22  
11 2 Duke 20 Capt. Wm. Cove
12 1 Casius 30 D. C. Acosta
13 1 John 22 Theo Higgenbottom
14 1 Bob 28  
15 2 David 45  
16 3 Isaac 22 Wm Rofs
17 4 Jim 20  
18 1 Thomas 22 Chas Rofs
19 1 Jack 20 H. J. Lyrayberry to be returned
20 1 Joe 23  
21 2 Joseph 22 Phil Dell
22 1 Wilson 35  
23 2 Henry 18 C. D. Porks
24 1 Lang 50 Jos. H. Hill
25 1 Dave 28 Wm Thurston
26 1 Edward 36 John Thurston sick
27 1 Jack 18 James Th?asken
28 1 Primus 19 Wm Rofs
29 1 Mike 26 Bery Bell
30 1 Tom 25 R. T. Gist
31 1 Bob 40 Mrs. ? Oggdon
32 1 Daniel 30 John Wise
33 1 Henry 35 John W Hausock
34   Prince   E.G. Judon

 

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