1850 Clarke County, Georgia Slave Owners
by Mary Hoit Abbe with assistance from Christine Hamm
below is an alphabetical list of the slave owners found in Schedule
2, often called the "Slave Schedule", for Clarke County, Georgia
in the 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
number of slaves refers to the number owned at the location listed.
It is likely that some of these persons owned slaves in more than one
district of Clarke County and in other counties. The page number refers
to the page the person is listed on in the original schedule.
were fourteen districts for Clarke County in 1850- Athens, Buck
Branch, Buncombe, Dupree's, Farmington, Georgia Factory, High Shoals, Puryear's, Salem, Sandy
Creek, Scull Shoals, Vinson's, Watkinsville,
and Wild Cat. (Click
on the district name to see slave owners from that district only.)
actual 1850 Clarke County Schedule 2 Census is 80 pages long and includes
the slave owner's name and the age, sex, and colour [sic] of the slave.
No slave names are given.