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Slave Records Database

Index to Slave Records compiled from Deeds, Wills, Emancipation Orders, Bible Records etc.   

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The majority of records pertaining to slaves list only their first names, however, in some cases a surname was given.  To assist in searching these individuals two indexes have been made.  ALL entries are included in the Slaveholder Index, which has been alphabetized by the slaveholders surname.  A separate index has been made solely for slaves who's surname was listed.  The Slave Surname Index is alphabetized by surnames of slaves.  The County Record Index has links to counties where multiple records are located together.

 

County Records Index

Allen Co., KY Deed Book Abstracts Lists names of Slaves
Allen Co., KY Slave Births 1852-1861
Allen Co., KY Slave Deaths 1852-1862
Barren Co., KY Court Assorted Records
Bourbon Co., KY Court Order Transcriptions Emancipations & more from Court Orders
Bourbon Co., KY Emancipation Order Abstracts Emancipations & more taken from Court Orders
Bourbon Co., KY Deeds of Manumission Abstracts Emancipations from the Deeds of Manumission Book
Bourbon Co., KY Women's Probate Records Slaves listed in Women's Probate Records

 

Slave Surname Index

 

Slave's name

Slaveholder

Location

Year

Record

A

Allen, Frank Grosjean, Julian Bourbon Co., KY 1864 Emancipation

B

Ball, William Stillwell, Everett Mason Co., KY 1841 Emancipation
Buchannan, Alice Black, John Bourbon Co., KY 1796 Marriage

C

Clift, Alexander Littlejohn, Joseph T. Mason Co., KY 1845 Apprenticeship
Coffee, Lewis Drake Mason Co., KY 1845 Emancipation
Cromwell, Oliver Moore, John Bourbon Co., KY 1796 Marriage

D

Duley, William McIlvain, Hugh & Brent, Hugh Bourbon Co., KY 1811 Emancipation
         

G

Gerard, Alexander Morris, D. Mason Co., KY 1845 Emancipation
Green, Alvin Parry, Thomas Mason Co., KY 1846 Emancipation

H

Hedgmen, Henry Key, Marshall Mason Co., KY 1845 Emancipation
Hickman, Sally Hickman, Alexander Bourbon Co., KY 1814 Emancipation
Huffman, Hulet & Eliza Slemmons, John Barren Co., KY   Bible Record

K

Kirk, Henry Hall, John Mason Co, KY 1845 Emancipation

M

Masterson, Jacob Walters, Andrew & Haynes, James Mason Co., KY 1846 Emancipation
McGuire, Edward "Ned" Barnett, Alexander Bourbon Co, KY 1808 Emancipation
Middleton, Edmund Blanchard, Robert T. Mason Co., KY 1845 Emancipation
Moore, Harriet McDowell, Elizabeth Bourbon Co., KY 1865 Emancipation

P

Porter, Absalom Mills, Benjamin Bourbon Co., KY 1814 Emancipation
Porter, Betty Porter, Absalom Bourbon Co.,KY 1815 Emancipation
         

R

Rhodes, Ann Rhodes, W. G. Barren Co., KY   Will
Richardson, Harry Bowles, Robert Bourbon Co., KY 1832 Emancipation
Roper, Bob Gray, Hamilton Mason Co., KY 1846 Emancipation

S

Settle, Joseph Dobyns, James B. Mason Co., KY 1845 Mortgage
Shanklin, Fanny Arnold, John heirs Fleming 1853 Emancipation
Slemmons, Kisey Slemmons, George Washington Barren Co., KY   Bible Record
Smith, Edward Gantor, John Mason Co., KY 1845 Apprenticeship

T

Triplett, Cassius Chambers, Francis T. Mason Co., KY 1841 Emancipation
Tubb, Joseph & Rebecca Coachman, John Peter Bourbon Co., KY 1830 Emancipation

 

 

Slaveholder Index

Slaveholder

Name of Slave

Location

Year

Record

 

A

Alexander, James Wesley Mason Co., KY 1845 Mortgage

Allison, John R.

Dick

Bourbon Co., KY

1824

Emancipation

Anderson, Peter S.

Haskin

Mason Co., KY

1846

Emancipation

Arnold, John heirs Shanklin, Fanny Fleming 1863 Emancipation

 

B

Baker, Thomas Manuel Bourbon Co., KY 1825 Emancipation
Barlow, Thompson Jack Bourbon Co., KY 1811 Emancipation
Barnett, Alexander McGuire, Edward "Ned" Bourbon Co, KY 1808 Emancipation
Blanchard, Robert T. Edmund Middleton Mason Co., KY 1845 Emancipation
Bowles, Robert Richardson, Harry Bourbon Co., KY 1832 Emancipation
Bowlin, John Delsey Bourbon Co., KY 1824 Emancipation
Brown, Alexander Lucy Bourbon Co., KY 1807 Emancipation
Brown, Alexander Mosy Bourbon Co., KY 1808 Emancipation

Bush, Walton

Unnamed Girl

Barren Co., KY

1821

Deed of Gift

 

C

Cammack, Lomax Beverly, Squire, Carlisle, Mary, Dilse, Dolly, Elijah, Harriet, Ann, Lewis, Agnes, and America Mason Co., KY 1845 Deed of Trust
Canon, Newton Isaiah Bourbon Co., KY 1851 Emancipation
Chambers, Francis T. Triplett, Cassius Mason Co., KY 1841 Emancipation
Claybrooke, Edward Caroline Mason Co., KY 1846 Deed of Trust
Clendenen, Isaac & Coe, Rebecca Jane, Lucinda, Peter, Lewis, Jasper & Powell Barren Co., KY 1821 Division of Slaves
Clinkenbeard, Isaac Adam Bourbon Co., KY 1812 Emancipation
Coachman, John Peter Joseph Tubb & wife Rebecca Bourbon Co., KY 1830 Emancipation
Coe, Rebecca Clendenen Jane, Lucinda & Cursandana Barren Co., KY 1821 Emancipation
Martha Collins, Foster Collins, John Davis, Peter Turney & Rawson Spiers Frederick Bourbon Co., KY 1812 Emancipation
Collings, William Hannah, Jack, Stephen and Elizabeth Shelby Co., KY 1846 Will
Conway, Hiram Frances, Margaret and Charles Mason Co., KY 1846 Deed

Cosby, David

Fountain "my son"

Barren Co., KY

1847

Emancipation

Cosby, John C.

David

Barren Co., KY

1843

Emancipation

 

D

Dale, Reuben

Lewis

Barren Co., KY

1821

Runaway Slave

Dobyns, James B. Settle, Joseph Mason Co., KY 1845 Mortgage

Drake

Lewis Coffee

Mason Co., KY

1843

Emancipation

 

E

Eldridge, Mary No names listed Bourbon Co., KY 1865 Slaves Imported
Ewalt, Samuel Abram Bourbon Co., KY 1846 Emancipation

Evans, William

Joshua

Barren Co., KY

1847

Emancipation

 

F

Fleming, Peter Dinah Bourbon Co., KY 1809 Emancipation

Folden, John

Ned and his family, Providence, George, Rufus, Levi, Nancy, Robert, Ann, Charles, and Alfred; Rosella and her family Sarah and Frances. James, Homer, John Thomas, and slave named Jim.

Henderson Co., KY

 

Will

Foreman, Mary Clear or Chloe Bourbon Co., KY 1812 Emancipation

 

G

Galloway, Joseph

Unnamed Slaves

Barren Co., KY

1821

Slaves Imported

Gantor, John Edward Smith Mason Co., KY 1845 Apprenticeship
Garrard, William Rachel Bourbon Co., KY 1821 Emanciption
Gray, Hamilton Bob Roper Mason Co., KY 1846 Emancipation
Grimes, Henry Mary Mason Co., KY 1846 Deed
Grimes, Henry William Mason Co., KY 1846 Deed

Grimes, William A.

Several names listed

Bourbon Co., KY

1857

Slaves Imported

Grosjean, Julian Frank Allen Bourbon Co., KY 1864 Emancipation

 

H

Hall, John Henry Kirk Mason Co., KY 1846 Emancipation

Hays, Henry

Dick & Rebecca

Barren Co., KY

1848

Emancipation

Henderson, Samuel Derry Bourbon Co., KY 1808 Emancipation
Herndon, Mary Several Slaves Listed Barren Co., KY 1856 Dower
Hickman, Alexander Hickman, Sally Bourbon Co., KY 1814 Emancipation
Hilt, Jesse Harry Bourbon Co., KY 1804 Emancipation
Hilt, Martin Solomon Bourbon Co., KY 1808 Emancipation

Howard, Christopher

Henry

Barren Co., KY

1815

Emancipation

Howard, Elijah Jacob Bourbon Co., KY 1812 Emancipation
Howard, James Anthony Bourbon Co., KY 1811 Emancipation

 

J

Jones, Alice Robert Bourbon Co., KY 1800 Emancipation

Jones, William to Silas Redford

Slaves

Barren Co., KY

1826

Sale

 

K

Keen, Eli Caroline and Sarah Ann Mason Co., KY 1845 Deed
         

Kendrick, James

Mary

Bourbon Co., KY

1824

Emancipation

Key, Marshall Henry Hedgmen Mason Co., KY

 1845

Emancipation

Kimbro, Absalom

Elizabeth Kimbro, wife and children

Bourbon Co., KY

1850

Emancipation

 

L

Landers, Charles Elijah, Daniel, Davie & Charlotte Bourbon Co., KY 1833 Emancipation
Leigh, Henry John, Glasco, Atteway, Dick, Deany, Lucy Caldwell Co., KY 1864 Will

Lewis, William

Unnamed slaves

Barren Co., KY

1821

Deed

Lilly, Thomas Doll Bourbon Co., KY 1810 Emancipation
Lightfoot, Carter Jane, his wife Bourbon Co., KY 1831 Emancipation
Littlejohn, Joseph T. Clift, Alexander Mason Co., KY 1845 Apprenticeship
Luckie (Lucky), Robert Chloe (certification of free born children) Bourbon Co., KY 1834 Emancipation

 

M

Magowan, Abraham David Shanklin, Wm. Dixon, James M. Fox, Wm. Brandy, Taylor Dixon, Wesley Dixon, Chas. Toliver, George Brandy, Alex Fields, Scott Dixon, Jesse Orrett, Henry Henderson, Patsy White, Evaline Lewis, Manerva Toliver, Harriet Dixon, Amelia Thompson, Sarah Warder, Montgomery Dixon, Robert Lewis, Edward Lewis, Anna Lewis, Susan Thompson, Elizabeth Dixon, Frank Dixon, James Toliver, Jesse Toliver, Margaret Toliver, Nelly Toliver, Nancy Henderson, Charles Lewis, Abram Turner and John Young Fleming   Will & Emancipation
McClanahan, Thomas David Bourbon Co., KY 1809 Emancipation
McClelland, Samuel decd & daughter Elizabeth Moore Daphney Bourbon Co., KY 1826 Emancipation
McDowell, Elizabeth Harriet Moore Bourbon Co., KY 1865 Emancipation
McIlvain, Hugh & Brent, Hugh Duley, William Bourbon Co., KY 1811 Emancipation
Mills, Benjamin Absalom Porter Bourbon Co., KY 1814 Emancipation
Moore, Allen to Garrett Garrett Bourbon Co., KY 1864 Emancipation
Morris, D. Alexander Gerard Mason Co., KY 1845 Emancipation
Morton, John M. Edmund Mason Co., KY 1846 Emancipation
Morton, John M. Edmund and Thornton Mason Co., KY 1845 Deed

Moss, Frederick

Hendrick

Barren Co., KY

 

Deed of Gift

 

 

 

 

 

 

N

Norvell, Lipscomb to Stacy Bell

Aron, land for

Barren Co., KY

1826

Deed

 

O

Owings, Rachel

Bill and Easter

Bourbon Co., KY

1815

Emancipation

 

P

Pace, Thomas Several Slaves listed Barren Co., KY 1857 Misc. Records
Parry, Thomas Alvin Green Mason Co., KY 1846 Emancipation
Paston, Elijah Kissy, Vinia, Paul, Joe, Winney & Joe Bourbon Co., KY 1815 Will

Petty, Joshua

Daniel

Barren Co., KY

1845

Emancipation

Phillips, Thomas William Hayden Bourbon Co., KY 1824 Emancipation
Porter, Absalom Betty Bourbon Co.,KY 1815 Emancipation
Porter, John & Deatley, John Kate Bourbon Co., KY 1809 Emancipation

 

R

Respass, Thomas Cyrus Bourbon Co., KY   Emancipation

Rhodes, W. G.

Rodes, Ann

Barren Co., KY

 

Will

Rogers, Andrew Augustin Bourbon Co., KY 1808 Emancipation
Rogers, George decd unnamed slaves Barren Co., KY 1823 Estate
Routt, William George & Sue (his wife) Bourbon Co., KY 1812 Emancipation

 

S

Sampson, Aquilla W. Milly and Hannah Mason Co., KY 1846 Mortgage
Savage, George S. Henry Mason Co., KY 1845 Emancipation
Selby, John Samuel Bourbon Co., KY 1811 Emancipation
Shropshire, Ben L. William Bourbon Co., KY 1851 Emancipation

Slemmons, George Washington

Slemmons, Kisey & children

Barren Co., KY

 

Bible Record

Slemmons, John Crenshaw

Huffman, Hulet & Eliza and Children

Barren Co., KY

 

Bible Record

Smith, Barnett Unnamed Barren Co., KY & VA 1821 Slaves Imported
Smith, Lydia Moses Bourbon Co., KY 1818 Commonwealth Cause
Spears, Elizabeth Hagar Bourbon Co., KY 1831 Emancipation
Spencer, James Emanuel Bourbon Co., KY 1809 Emancipation

Stark, Samuel

Henry

Barren Co., KY

1842

Emancipation

Steel, William Peg & Harry Bourbon Co., KY 1812 Emancipation
Stillwell, Everett Ball, William Mason Co., KY 1841 Emancipation
Stockton, Joseph B Dick, Jinney, Eliza, Vincy, Marshall, Henry, Byram and May Barren Co., KY 1823 Deed
Stone, Barton W. Ned and Lucy Bourbon Co., KY 1801 Emancipation

 

T

Talbott's, Benjamin

John, Mack, Lewis, Billy, Ned, Beller, Nicholas, Peggy

Henderson Co., KY   Inventory of Estate
Talbot, William Dinah (daughter Dorcas free born) Bourbon Co., KY 1833 Free Born Child
Thomas, George James Bourbon Co., KY 1831 Emancipation

Tilford, John

Aggy

Barren Co., KY

1822

Emancipation

Troutman Slaves   Bullitt Co., KY

1814

1822

Will and Inventory

Turner, William A.

Hester, Sandy, Sylva, Lizzie, Ann, John, George and Peter

Bourbon Co., KY

1865

Emancipation

 

W

Wade, Thomas Several Names Listed Barren Co., KLY 1849 Estate

Wagoner, Martha

Mill and unnamed woman

Allen Co., KY  to  Lafayette Co., MO

1856

Sale

Walters, Andrew Unnamed woman and children Barren Co., KY 1821 Deed of Gift
Ward, James & Haynes, James Jacob Masterson Mason Co., KY 1846 Emancipation
White, Caleb Alfred Mason Co., KY 1845 Mortgage Release
Wilson, Henry Esther, Stephen, Phebe, John, Jenny & Jacob Bourbon Co., KY 1808 Emancipation
Wright, James Ben Bourbon Co., KY 1809 Emancipation
Wright, James Sam, Charlotte, Ben, Milly and Jane Bourbon Co.,KY 1811 Emancipation