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 Bourbon Co., KY Estate Records

Miscellaneous Estate Records wherein Slaves were mentioned


Will Book L- Page 195
TODD,John - Account of Sales, dated 9 February 1840
1840 Account of Sales of the Dower negros of the Estate of John Todd deceased
Jan 1st  Lucy and child (George purchased by John Barton		620.00
	 Eliza by Edwin Clark						561.00
	 Sarah by Hiram for Will Sparks					585.00
	 Margaret by Edward Trabue					351.00
	 Aim by Jesse Newman						400.00
	 Aron by Hiram for Will Sparks					345.00
Ab Ford Executor of John Tod, deceased
At the February of the County Court of Bourbon County Kentucky on 
the 9th day of February 1840.
This account of account of the sales of the Dower negros of John Todd decd being
returned in court was approved and ordered to Record Witness Tho P. Smith Clerk
of the said Clerk of the said Court the date above.
					Thos P. Smith CBC	
					by P. Smith Jr. DC
Will Book L, Pages 196
LINDSAY, Preston decd - Inventory and Appraisement, 17 February 1840
One black man Jim $900.00 
One black boy Ralph $600.00

Will of Jacob Coil

Bourbon County Will Book H page 86
submitted by Kellie Scott

Lists  the following names of slaves:

Dick ( alias George), Lucy, Abby, Malinda, Sally, Moses, Washington, Peter, Joseph, Anna, Martin, Polly, America  written Nov 1827 probated July 7, 1828



Nathaniel Gist

Inventory of the Estate

Will Book A, Page 346, 347

Location: Bourbon County, KY Courthouse

July Court 1797

Submitted by Jerry Taylor


We the undersigned in pursuance of an Order of Bourbon County Courts being first sworn have proceeded to appraise the Slaves and personal estate of Nathaniel Gist deceased and have agreed to the following report

To wit    -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -          £    S  D

One negro man Ned appraised to            -           -           -           -           -            55   ”   “

Dianna his wife and four children Pompey Billy Tom and Louisa                               180  “  “

Jason    -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -          60    “  “

Milly his wife & child Harry          -           -           -           -           -           -             90    “  “

                                                                                                Carried over       385  “  “


Page 347

Amount Brought Forward                                                                                      £    S  D

385      “  “

Moses  -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           90    “  “

Lucy his wife and two children Robertson & Sam  -           -           -           -              100  “  “

Judy and her seven children Joshua Joe John Betty Billy Arck? & Morgan                    380  “  “

Simon £ 90 Sarah his wife £ 80                                                                            170  " "

Humphrey                                                                                                           70   "  "

David  £ 80  Danl £ 80  Dick £ 50                                                                         210   "  "

                                                          Total Value of Slaves                              1450  "  "


Inventory of Joseph Hildreth

Bourbon County Will Book M Page 383-384  1844

Submitted by Kellie Scott
Slaves  Sarah, Burk?, William, Jane and Mariah


Will of William Johnston

Will Book G, Page 362

August 13, 1812

Submitted by Jerry Taylor


In the name of God Amen, I William Johnston of Bourbon County and State of Kentucky, do hereby make this my last will and testament as follows Viz I bequeath to my beloved Anne Clark my negroe woman named Milly, now in the possession of Isaac Allen, to have and to hold the said negroe woman as the said proper slave of her, the said Anne Clark to her and her heirs forever.  In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirteenth day of August 1812.

                                                                                    William Johnston [seal]

Signed sealed and de-

Livered in the presence of us

who have attested it in the

presence of the Testator

Abraham Langston

Isabella her X mark Langston


Bourbon County July Court 1813

This last will and testament of William Johnson deceased was produced into court and proved by the oaths of Abraham Lanston and Isabella Langston Witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.

                                                                                    Atteste Tho P. Smith D,C,B,C


James Kenney

Slaves named in the Inventory & Appraisement of the Estate of James Kenney, Deceased

Will Book E, Page 211

December 31st 1814

January Court 1815

Submitted by Jerry Taylor


1 Negro man named Perry


1    “       “          “       Harry


1  Ditto                      Moses


1  Ditto  Boy      “       Isham


1  Ditto    “         “      Jack


1  Ditto    “         “       Bob


1  Ditto    “         “       Aaron


1 Ditto Woman  “      Jinney



Inventory of the Sale of Property of James Kenney Sen Dec’d on 1st of September 1814

Will Book E, Page 263

Margaret Kenney one negro Perry


Joseph Galloway one negro Harry


Robert Scott one negro Jack