1860 Listing of Lawrence County Slave Holders

Transcribed from microfilm and annotated by Marlitta H. Perkins, June 2001

Name of slave holder and number of slave (with annotations)

John B. Floyd - 10 slaves

[former governor of VA; US Secretary of War; Confederate General]

Shepherd Curnutte - 3

James M. Rice - 10

Benjamin Turman - 1

[ferry owner at Buchanan]

David Kinner - 1

[s/o David Clay Kinner & Mary Ann Stewart]

Martha Carter - 6

Nancy A. Pickeral/Pickrell - 7

Samuel Short - 1

[married Elizabeth See, sister of John N., David and Michael See]

John McHenry - 3

R. W. Gobble - 7

Pleasant M. Savage - 3

Mary J. Allison - 3

Evan Burk - 5

Greenville Lackey - 3

Mary Durney - 2

Mary "Polly" Bloss, wife of John Durney (Durney was born in Ireland, abt. 1791; arrived in eastern Kentucky from Maryland. Durney was a farmer, and also provided containers for the shipping industry on the Big Sandy River. John and Mary had five children. He died in 1852 and is buried in what used to be called the Durney Cemetery at Durney, Ky. It is now the Catalpa Cemetery. It is located on Rt. 23 a few miles south of Ashland, KY]

John N. See - 2

[s/o Garred/Jarrett See and Florence Graham Garred]

David See - 1

[s/o Garred/Jarrett See and Florence Graham Garred]

Michael See - 2

[s/o Garred/Jarrett See and Florence Graham Garred]

Oliver Buckhannon - 2

George W. Gallup - 1

[Commander 14th KY Inf. [US], Union General]

Thomas Wallace - 6

Laban T. Moore - 2

[1st Colonel of the 14th KY Inf. [US]; US Congressman]

Neri Swetnam - 5

William N. Benington - 2

Manning Kise - 2

Archibald Borders - 6

M. B. Gobble - 2

William F. Moore - 2

James Bartrum - 1

[Captain, 14th KY Inf. [US]]

Elepha Maynard - 1

Samuel Frasher - 2

Lazarus Vinson - 1

Edmund Smith - 4

Ulisees Garred - 6

David W. Garred - 2

George R. Burgess - 12

Lucy A. Johns - 14

[ Lucy Ann 'Harriford' Hereford b: October 12, 1827 in Virginia d: November 24, 1892 in Harold, Floyd Co., KY, d/o James Henry Hereford and Meriba Ratliff, w/o Harrison "Harry" Johns. Her brother James H., a lawyer by trade, volunteered in the 5th KY Inf. [CS]]

 

A total of 37 slave holders and 143 slaves in Lawrence Co. in 1860.