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JACK - See Also: JOHN

JACK  
Will of Thomas Wells written 18 Apr 1837, Bullitt Co. KY:"I give to my daughter Martha Ann a negro man named PATRICK and a negro child named JACK ... but not to come into her possession until after the decease of my wife" and then to descend to her bodily heirs." ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book B p. 468 )
JACK b. abt. 1810   Appraisal of the estate of Jacob Bowman, deceased 13 March 1843:"JACK, a negro man age 33, valued at $500" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 284 )
JACK b. abt. 1819   Appraisal of the estate of John Dunbar dec'd taken 17 Oct 1842..."one Negro boy named JACK, aged 23 years, the one half of said negro valued at $300" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 237 )
JACK b. abt. 1819   Will of Amos Moore, written 23 Jun 1840, bequeaths "JACK, a black boy" to his brother William C. Moore and his nephew William Moore ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 121 )
JACK b. bef. 1773   1789 Tithable list of Nelson Co. KY - Ben Pope's district (present day western Nelson Co., parts of Bullitt Co. & Hardin Co.) Household of Dickey Lathem: blacks over the age of 16: Tom, JACK, Samson, Cato, Rose, Winney, Fanny and Cate.
JACK b. before 1773   1786 Tithable list Nelson Co. - C. Harrison & Capt. Lincoln's Company (west of Bardstown). In the household of Cuthbert Harrison: Blacks in household (over 16): Randall, JACK, Harry, Isaac, Ben, Randall, Dinah, Patt, Lucy & Amy
JACKSON b. abt. 1815   26 May 1830 William Johnson and Patsy Prewitt of Spencer Co. KY mortgage to Lindsey W. George of Shelby Co. KY property... also “one negro boy slave named JACKSON about 15 years old” (Spencer Co. Deed Bk A p. 402)

JACKSON b. abt. 1830  
Appraisal of the estate of Jacob Bowman, deceased 13 March 1843: "JACKSON, a negro boy, valued at $100" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 284 )
JACOB   Estate sale for Cosby Crenshaw, dec'd, 13 & 14th of March 1850, Bullitt Co. KY. Sold to Arkin Crenshaw for $600 was "one negro man, JACOB." ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book D p. 25 )
JACOB b. abt. 1838   Appraisal of the estate of Jacob Bowman, deceased 13 March 1843: "JACOB, a negro boy age 5 years, valued at $125" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 284 )
JAMES   Estate of Jacob Kuykendall leaves Henry Kuykendall “ a negro boy named JAMES.” (Shelby Co. Will Book 5 p. 399)

JAMES BELL  
Lansey White and Caroline Bell "daughter of JAMES BELL", both free colored persons - marriage license 15 Sep 1849. Marriage performed 16 Sep 1849 by William F. Chappell, Southern Methodist Episcopal Minister.
JAMES HENRY   Will of Reason Roby written 8 May 1844 Bullitt Co. KY "I will and bequeath to my beloved wife Katherine Roby... my Negro woman Mariah, JAMES HENRY, a boy, and Isabella a girl with their increase during her lifetime." ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 353 )
JANE   Will of Dennis Duvall of Bullitt Co. written 2 Dec 1822... "I give and bequeath to my daughter Patsey a negro woman JANE." ( Bullitt Co. KY WIll Book A p. 467 )
JANE   Will of Samuel Briscoe of Bullitt Co. KY written 20 March 1822 bequeaths to wife Nancy Briscoe "eleven negroes named as follows ... JANE" ( Bullitt Co. Will Book A p. 442

JANE  
Appraisement of the estate of Patrick McGee returned 20 Sep 1823 to Nelson Co. KY court. Rachel McGee executrix.... “1 Negro Woman, JANE, valued at $200. (Nelson Co. KY Will Book E p. 46)

JANE b. abt. 1825   Appraisal of the estate of Jacob Bowman, deceased 13 March 1843: "JANE, a negro girl 18 years old, valued at $300" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 284 )
JANE b. abt. 1831   Will of Jacob Bowman leaves to wife Pamelia..."JANE, Sarah's daughter" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 269 ) She is perhaps the same JANE listed in Jacob Bowman's appraisal 13 March 1843 as "JANE, a negro Girl, 12 years old, valued at $300" or she could possibly be the Jane below born abt. 1831. ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 284 )
JANE b. 12 Feb 1853   JANE (black) b. 12 Feb 1853 born on Floyds Fork, Bullitt Co. KY. Slave Owner: John McDOWELL Sr., resident of Bullitt Co. KY (Bullitt Co. Birth Register)

JASPER b. 21 Sep 1853   JASPER (black) born 21 Sep 1853 on Rolling Fork, Bullitt Co. KY. Slave Owner: DENNIS MASDEN, resident of Bullitt Co. KY (Bullitt Co. KY Birth Register)

JERRY   25 Apr 1809 call for the trial of a negro man slave named Jerry, the property of a certain John Hardin, charged with the murder of a certain Negro man slave named GEORGE.
(Shelby Co. KY Court Orders - April 1809 court)

JERRY b. bef. 1773   1789 Tithable list of Nelson Co. KY - C. Harrison & Capt. Lincoln's Company (west of Bardstown) Geoge Harrison's household - blacks over the age of 16: Nace, Tom, JERRY, Charles, Violet, Judah, Molley, Nan and Suckey.

 JERRY b. abt. 1814   
(black) age 40 years, male, slave. Resident of Shepherdsville, Bullitt Co. KY, born Nelson Co. KY. Slave Owner: JOHN FERGUSON. Died 21 June 1854, Shepherdsville, Bullitt Co. KY of Cholera.(Bullitt Co. Death Register)

JESSE 
Will of James Thurman, written 2 March 1824 -"I also give to my son Thomas L. Thurman a negro boy, JESSE when my son comes of age of 25 years... and at my son's death the negro JESSE shall return to my son James L. Thurman" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book B p. 23 )
JESSE b. bef. 1773   1789 Tithable list of Nelson Co. KY - May & Reed's list. Household of Zachariah Merriman: Blacks over the age of 16: JESSE, Thomas, Hannah and Ruth.
JIM   Appraisal of the estate of Robert Sanders 16 Apr 1832 Bullitt Co. KY "JIM, age 11 years, valued at $325" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book B p. 305 )
JIM   Estate inventory of John C. Hornbeck returned 15 Jan 1849 by D. L. Brooks Exor included: 1 Negro man, JIM valued at $600, 1 Negro man Henry $600 also 1 woman valued at $450, 1 girl 4 years old valued at $200 (neither named). Recorded 16 Feb 1849 (Bullitt Co. Will Book D)

JIM b. abt. 1814  
May Court 1817 appraisal of estate of George Wells dec’d returned in Shelby Co. Samuel & Benjamin Wells exors... Jim, age 3, valued at $200 (Shelby Co. Deed Book 4 p. 16)

JOBE b. abt. 1825   Appraisal of the estate of Jacob Bowman, deceased 13 March 1843: "JOBE, a negro boy age 18 years, valued at $500" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 284 )
JOE   Inventory of the estate of Robert Cochrane returned 22 Dec 1824 to Spencer Co. KY Court included the sale of : 
"1 negro man named Esquire, valued at $500, 
1 man named JOE valued at $500, 
1 woman named Charlotte, valued at $350, 
1 man named Bobb, valued at $400, 
1 man named Peter, valued at $100, 
1 woman named Maria valued at $250, 
1 woman named Mira valued at $300 ( Spencer Co. KY Will Book A )
JOHN:  See Also: JACK

JOHN  
Will of Withers King of Bullitt Co. KY written 2 Nov 1818... "to my son John King one negro boy named JOHN" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book A p. 286 )

JOHN  
Will of Thomas Wells written 18 Apr 1837, Bullitt Co. KY: "I give to my daughter Margaret Ellen, a negro man named JOHN and a negro child named Rachael to descend to her bodily heirs... but the said negroes to remain in the possession of my wife during her life" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book B p. 468 )

JOHN   Inventory of the personal estate of Mrs. Marth Beckwith Dec'd returned 18 Mar 1844 by John C. Shanklin included: "Mary, a woman of colour valued at $400", "Lewis, a Lad valued at $300", "JOHN, a small boy valued at $175", "Ellen / Ellew, a child valued at $125". ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 335 )
JOHN b. abt. 1756   Inventory and appraisement of the slaves and personal Estate of James Clark, dec'd dated 13 May 1811 by John Foster, Aron Harris and Thomas Guynn. Rachel Clark admx. “One Negro man named JOHN, 55 years, valued at $200 (Nelson Co. KY Will Bk B p. 282)

JOHN b. abt. 1823  
Appraisal of the estate of Jacob Bowman, deceased 13 March 1843: "JOHN, a negro man age 20 years, valued at $500" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 284 )
JOHN b. abt. 1819   Appraisal of the estate of Robert Sanders 16 Apr 1832 Bullitt Co. KY "JOHN, age 13 years, valued at $350" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book B p. 305 )
JOHN b. abt. 1836   Inventory returned 31 Dec 1842 for the estate of Isaiah Saunders, dec'd included:
one negro woman Margaret, aged 21 years, valued at $300
one negro boy Andrew aged 11 years, valued at $300
one negro boy JOHN aged 8 years, valued at $250
one negro girl Amerika aged 3 years, valued at $100
one negro girl Patience age 1 year, valued at $100
( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 262 )
JOHN b. abt. 1834   JOHN (black) age 18 years, male, resident of Mt. Washington, KY, born in Shelby Co. KY and died 25 Aug 1852 at Mt. Washington, Bullitt Co. KY. Owner of Slave: George Givens ( Source: Bullitt Co. KY - Death Register )
JOHN b. abt. 1842   JOHN (black) age 10 years, resident of Bullitt Co., born in Meade Co. KY. Died April 1852, Bullitt Co. KY. Owner of Slave: Joseph SAUNDERS ( Source: Bullitt Co. KY - Death Register )

JOHN b. 10 Apr 1852  JOHN (black) born 10 April 1852 Bullitt Co. KY . Slave Owner: Neill Brooks (Bullitt Co. KY Birth Register) 
JOHN MAYPOLE b. abt. 1815   Inventory of the personal estate of Richard P. Simmons returned by exors. Mary Simmons and Richard H. Field 24 Mar 1845 included a list of the following:
"John aged 50 valued at $300"
"Abraham aged 40 valued at $400"
"Harry aged 45 valued at $400"
"JOHN MAYPOLE aged 30 valued at $375"
"Dave Cook aged 38 valued at $500"
"Wash aged 25 valued at $500"
"Nat aged 21 valued at $550"
"Ben aged 22 valued at $550"
"Dave Caution (?) aged 24 valued at $550"
"Edmund aged 54 valued at $200"
"Robert aged 18 valued at $500"
"Riley aged 18 valued at $500"
"Phill aged 18 valued at $500"
"Burr aged 13 valued at $325"
"Henry aged 11 valued at $275"
"Bill aged 3 valued at $150"
"George aged 2 valued at $125"
"1 Negro woman Mint aged 30 valued at $350"
"1 Negro woman Bet aged 15 valued at $375"
"1 Negro woman Marge aged 10 valued at $200"
"1 Negro woman Courtney aged 6 valued at $175"
( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 427 )

Note: At the estate sale, when most in this inventory were sold, there is a notation regarding "JOHN MAPOLE who by consent of the parties was not disposed of..."
JOHN MUDCAT b. abt. 1795   Inventory of the personal estate of Richard P. Simmons returned by exors. Mary Simmons and Richard H. Field 24 Mar 1845 (for a complete listing of this inventory see above under John Maypole) included ... "John aged 50 valued at $300"

Note: At the sale for this estate Abraham, sold for $376, "JOHN MUDCAT (who is simply listed as John in the inventory) sold for $250, Burr, sold for $320, Dave Caution sold for $511, Bob Applegate (shown in the inventory as Robert?)sold for $510 and Edmund sold for $201 were purchased by Nicholas Simmons.
JOHNSON b. 1 Dec 1852   (black) born 1 Dec 1852 Bullitt Co. KY . Slave Owner: Mary Hardman (Bullitt Co. KY Birth Register)

JOSEPH   Inventory of estate of Thomas Foreman Dec’d taken by Charles Bowman, Elijah Weeks and James Heady... “one negro boy named JOSEPH valued at $400.00 (Spencer Co. Will Book B. p. 202)

JOSEPH b. 20 July 1853  (black) born 20 Jul 1853 Shepherdsville, Bullitt Co. KY. Slave Owner: ---- Carpenter, resident of Bullitt Co. KY (Bullitt Co. Birth Register)

JOSEPH b. Oct 1859  (black) born October 1859, male, mulatto, born Shepherdsville, Bullitt Co. KY son of ELIZA. Slave Master: Lorenzo Hogland, residents of Shepherdsville (Bullitt Co. Birth Register)

JOSEPH COY  
1812 tax list of Nelson Co. KY " Joseph, a man of colour"
   1 male over 21.  No land. 

JOSHUA b. abt. 1810  
May Court 1817 appraisal of estate of George Wells dec’d returned in Shelby Co. Samuel & Benjamin Wells exors... Joshua, age 7, valued at $250 (Shelby Co. Deed Book 4 p. 16)

JUDAH  Appraisal of the estate of John McGee deceased taken Chas. Campbell, William Marshall and John Ricks & John Stoner. Mich'l Rentch, exor. included... one Negro woman named JUDAH, valued at $317.
Returned to the Nelson Co. court 29 May 1811
(Nelson Co. KY Will Book B p.315)

JUDAH b. bef. 1773  
1789 Tithable list of Nelson Co. KY - C. Harrison & Capt. Lincoln's Company (west of Bardstown) Geoge Harrison's household - blacks over the age of 16: Nace, Tom, Jerry, Charles, Violet, JUDAH, Molley, Nan and Suckey.
JUDY   Estate of Jacob Kuykendall leaves Jacob Kuykendall “ a negro woman named JUDY valued at $300.” (Shelby Co. Will Book 5 p. 399)
JUDY   Sale returned for the estate of James Pendleton dec'd included "one Negro woman called JUDY sold 26 Dec 1841 for $120" ( Bullitt Co. KY WIll Book C p. 229 )
JUDY b. bef. 1773   1789 Tithable list of Nelson Co. KY - Ben Pope's district (present day western Nelson Co., parts of Bullitt Co. & Hardin Co.) Household of Thomas Crutcher included Isaac Crutcher, Edmund Crutcher and John Crutcher: blacks over the age of 16: Gilbert, JUDY, Milley, Frank & Cate.

JULIA b. abt. 1825  
Appraisal of the estate of Jacob Bowman, deceased 13 March 1843: "JULIA, a negro woman age 19 years, valued at $300" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 284 )
JULIA b. abt. 1815   Inventory of the estate of James Masden, dec'd, returned 15 May 1852 included "one negro woman, JULIA, 37 years old, valued at $400" ( Bullitt Co. KY WIll Book D p. 453 )
JULIA ANN b. abt. 1835   Appraisal of the estate of Jacob Bowman, deceased 13 March 1843: "JULIA ANN, a negro girl about age 8 years, valued at $180" ( Bullitt Co. KY Will Book C p. 284 )


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