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African American Records
Extracted from Conveyance Records Book C
Extracted by and Used with permission of  S.K. Martin-Quiatte

 

755C HARDY HILL acknowledges debt to GEORGE W. RIDER, deceased, in the sum
of $321.42 ... to secure debt mortgages negro woman, CLARISSA about
20... Witness: JAS. L. STOKES, W.H. GIBSON


756C JAMES L. STOKES acknowledges debt to the succession of GEORGE W.
RIDER in the sum of $1921 ... gives promissory note and mortgages
tract of land on Deer Creek, SE qtr. Sec. 9, Township 11, Range 8
East and one negro man, MOSES,about 22 and a negro woman, NLLY, about
23. 13 February 1832


757C 15 February 1832 - MICHAEL B. WELLS and LOUISA WELLS, authorized
p.411 by her said husband who acknowledged that for $362.50 to them paid by
THOMAS B. MATTHEWS sells undivided 1/2 of a negro woman, LUCY about
25 and her two children, FANNY about 2, and NELLY about three months
... Witness: JAS DESHA, G.W. LOVELACE



760C 19 April 1832-MICHAEL H.DOSSON for $400 paid him by WILLIAM H.
p.414 GIBSON sells negro woman, PUG ... Witness: R.D. BANDY, JOSEPH (x)
FRANCIS, SR.


761C 2 January 1833 - MARY DAVIS, about to remove into this state and has
introduced for her own use a negro slave about 30 years old, yellow
complexion with a scar on one arm - she has further stated that she
has owned this negro for about 15 years in the state of Mississippi.
/s/ MARY (x) DAVIS


762C 9 May 1832 - RICHARD KING borrowed $5000 from New Orleans Canal &
Banking Co ... mortgages as security for loan (1) tract of land in
Catahoula Parish on Washeta River - 420 acres bounded by the Town of
Harrisonburg above, and below by lands of EDWARD DORSEY (2) tract of
land in the Parish of Washita - 220 acres - adjoining lands of HITTON
HEIRS below and WOOLDRIDGE & KING above, also negroes PRINCE, man
about 30; GUY about 30; BENAH about 38; ANNIS about 30 with her
children, LUCY 12, HARRY 10 and LIZ: MATILDA 18; OLIVET 45; SAM 28,
WINNY 35, EMILY 13; DINNA 12; ABRAM 10 ... /s/ RICHARD
KING,Witness:Z.T. KIRKLAND, H.B. JOHNSON


764C 14 May 1832 - JAMES McCARTNEY, late of Mississippi, sworn that he has
moved to Louisiana and brought with him the following slaves: JUDE,
a girl about 15, black about 4'8"; ALEXANDER a boy about 6, no mark,
black; MATILDA, a girl about 4 years; EDITHA about 2 1/2 ...


765C 17 May 1832 - JOHN M.B. HOMSON brought a negro slave, JIM about 23;
dark complexion ...


769C ZACHARIAH T. KIRKLAND releases mortgage executed in his favor by
JAMES G. TALIAFERRO on 7 June 1831 on a tract of land in Catahoula
Prairie (198 acres) where TALIAFERRO now resides, a negro man, JOHN
about 30; a woman ROSANNA about 27 and her child age 4, a negro boy;
WASHINGTON about 23 ... Witness: D.L.F. SHORT, M.R. COOKR


770C 14 June 1832 - JAMES G. TALIAFERRO and ELIZABETH MARIA BOYD
WILLIAMSON, his wife, being of the age of majority, this date made
their joint obligation in favor of The New Orleans Canal & Banking
Co. for $100 as a loan ... mortgage tract of land in Catahoula Parish
in the Catahoula Prairie (192 acres) being same on which JAMES G.
TALIAFERRO now resides and known as the Mill Place, also negro man
JOHN about 36, hi,s wife, ROSANNA about 26; a negro girl ELIZA about
6; a boy named WASHINGTON 25 ... Witness: M.H. DOSSON, G. MAYO


771C March 1830 - City of New Orleans - PETE HICKMAN appeared before a
p.421 Notary and declared that for $425 he sells to JOHN DOYAL of the
Parish of Catahoula a negro slave, POLLY about 18 and her infant
child, HARRIETT about 8 months ... Witness: WILLIAM LAKE, WILLIAM
BOSWELL


772C TRUMAN PHELPS for $1200 paid by LUMAN PHELPS sells a negro boy,
p.422 ABRAM about 13 and a tract of land containing 13 acres lying in the
town of Harrisonburg fronting on the Ouachita River, being same which
TRUMAN PHELPS acquired at Sheriff's Sale 17 August 1830, seized as
the property of EDWARD DORSEY at the suit of the Bank of Louisiana
against DROSEY, in presence of GEORGE MAYO, JAMES W. McDONALD, 11
June 1832 ...


773C 21 June 1832 - LUMAN PHELPS made his obligation to the New Orleans
Canal & Banking Co. for $1200 - mortgages a tract of land in the town
of Harrisonburg, 13 acres, and a negro woman, EVE about 38; ABRAHAM
about 14; JAMES 6: ELIZA 3 and JOHN 1 112 ... In the presence of
PHILIP J. COOKE and WILLIAM GIBSON ... Witness: P.J. HOOKER, W.H.
GIBSON


774C City of New Orleans - RICHARD KING acting on his own personal name
p.424 on the one part, and MATTHEW MORGAN, Esq. of the City of New Orleans
on the second part, ... KING mortgages in favor of Union Bank, the
following property: (1) tract of land in the Parish of Terrebon on
the east bank of Bayou Grand Caillon, 12 arpents on front of Bayou
and containing 376 superficial arpents bounded on the lwer side by
lands of WILLIAM P. BARROW and above by lands of RICHARD KING; (2)
tract of land in the same Parish on the east bank of Bayou Grand
Carillon adjoining the one described above measuring 20 arpents front
bounded on one side by lands and the other by lands owned by R.H.
WALKER containing 800 superficial acres; (3) a tract of land on the
west bank of the Ouachita in the Parish of Catahoula containing 505
acres and bounded above by the town of Harrisonburg and below by
lands of MARY KING; (4) a tract of land on the Ouachita River
containing 455 acres bounded above by lands of WOOLDRIDGE and below
by T.B. BAYOU JOHN: (5) a tract of land on east bank of Ouachita in
Catahoula Parish and below by lands of the MARQUIS OF MAISON ROUGE,
together with all buildings, improvements, construction, negro
houses, stables, barns, stores, implements of husbandry, horses,
mules, oxen and slaves; DAN 35; GUY 20; PETER 20; KIZZY 35 belonging
to the two first tracts of land; JAMES 35; HARRY 35; ANTONIO 20;
DAVID 10; PRIMAS 18; PRINCE 30; SOPHIA 30; ANNA 30; LUCY 12; DIANA
11; MILES 12 - all hands of lands i,n Ouachita; SAMUEL 27: DICK
al'ias GUY 20; ANNIS 30; AMELIA 13; WINNY 30; DENUS 30; all hands of
lands in Catahoula Parish ... equal to amount of 232 shares of stock
Union Bank of Louisiana ... RICHARD KING is indebted in the sum of
$23,200 ...


789C 10 January 1833 - JAMES DESHA for $600 paid him by BENJAMIN B. BRUCE
sells negro man, JACK about 23 ... Witness: M.L. SHORT, R.H. BRUCE


790C State of Mississippi - Amite County - For several years I have been
acquainted with the following slaves: ISAAC about 35; MILLY about
35; BEN 35, yellow complexion; PETER, black about 35; LOUSY 30
yellow complexion - the said ISAAC and MILLY belong to JAMAS MENDETH
BEN, PETER, LOUSY belong to THOMAS MENDETH - the aforesaid negroes
were originally brought from South Carolina... /s/ STEPHEN
WILKINSON, PETER FOUST


791C 9 February 1830 - State of Mississippi - Amite County - Oath by
STEPHEN WILKINSON and PETER FAUST that they have known the above
negroes for several years and that they are of good character and
not in the habit of running away...


792C 23 January 1830 - Notary Public statement that PETER FAUST and
STEPHEN WILKINSON are respectable freeholders of the state and
county aforesaid and that they are of good character and not vendors
of negroes ... /s/ GABE FELDER, Deputy Clerk



794C 9 February 1830-State of Louisisna-Parish of Catahoula - BOWEN HILL
p.444 brought negroes into the state for his own use and not for sale.


796C 2 January 1832 - ELI A. RATCLIFF brought into the State from
Mississippi a negro slave, ANDREW about 22, light black complexion
about 6 ft. with two scars on his left cheek. ANDREW belongs to
his father, BENJAMIN RATCLIFF of Mississippi, and was raised by
him. He was brought into the state for the use of BENHAMIN
RATCLIFF who is moving here... /s/ ELI A. RATCLIFF, M.H.DOSSON, JP

801C U.S. of America - State of Louisiana - JOHN M.B. THOMASON by
passage of an act before 19 November 1831, certified to be the
owner of nine slaves: DAVID about 29 or 30; JIM about 23; OBED
about 20; BURVELL about 26; JENNY about 26 and her children ANDY
age 12, MARY ANN age 8, RENTY age 6, JOHN age 3; which slaves were
in the period aforesaid in the State of Alabama. A.B. ROWAN,
Governor of the State of Louisiana gives JOHN M.B. THOMASON
permission to bring slaves into the state - 26 February 1833


802C 16 March 1833 - JOHN M.B. THOMASON appeared before JUDGE SAM
LIGHTNER and declared that he had entered the above nine slaves
into the state of Louisiana as the property of his brother, DANIEL
who is insane and for who he is appointed Tutor, to wit, a negro
named JANE and her children, ANDY, MARY ANN, RENTY and JOHN.


803C 12 March 1833 - JOSEPH THOMAS of the State and Parish of St. M for
$1350 paid by THOMAS BALLEW, and MARY THOMAS, his wife, sells
slaves: MAIZE 21; and LUCINDA his wife, age 18, and their child
ISAAC age 1 ... /s/ JOSEPH THOMAS, MARY BALLEW, THOMAS BALLEW
Witness: JN McINTOSH, REZIN CRISWELL

Received of JOSEPH THOMAS, three negroes MOSES, LAVINIA and her
child ISAAC in full of our part of the succession of JOSEPH THOMAS
and MARY THOMAS, excepting our part of the land on Big Creek which
is hers and not sold by the said JOSEPH THOMAS, the said BALLEW is
to receive his part of the same of said land sold or not sold to
receive equal part at the death of said THOMAS - 12 March 1833. /s/
THOMAS BALLEW, MARY BALLEW -,Witness: REZIN CRISWELL, JN McINTOSH


810C 26 May 1833 - MICHAEL K. HOOKER for $450 paid by JOHN M.B. THOMPSON
sells a negro woman named JANE about 18, dark complexioned...
Witness: M.L. SHORT, T.J. PENESTON


812C 1 June 1833 - HUGH B. JOHNSON and MARY DASH, his wife, make a joint
obligation in favor of the President & Director & Co. of the Union
Bank of Louisiana for $5,000 - mortgage 239 acres - 200 of which is
in cultivation with cotton and corn - certificates #580,581 and 582
on Deer Creek in the Parish of Catahoula - bounded by lands of JOHN
YOUNG above and below by lands of P.M. BLACKSTONE. Also mortgage
slaves: SAM 30; JUDAH 14; PATTY 25; WINEY 15; CELIA 40; JACK 27;
ABRAHAM 13; CHARLOTTE 15; NANCY 46; MARIA 12; TOM 11; JIM 8; HESTER
6; BIG TOM 22. /s/ H.B. JOHNSON, MARY JOHNSON - Witness: JOSEPH
CASE, ALEX McQUIN


814C 3 June 1833 - DAVID HOLSTEIN for $550 paid him by HENRY H. HOLSTEIN
sells negro MARTIN age 20, light complexion ... Witness: BURRELL
JOHNSON, J.W. McDONALD

815C HENRY HOLSTEIN acknowledges payment of $550 paid him by BURRELL E.
p.455 JOHNSON and sells negro man, JOSEPH, yellow complexion about 31 3
June 1833 - Witness: D. HOLSTEIN, KING G. HOLSTEIN


816C KING G. HOLSTEIN, HENRY H. HOLSTEIN and DAVID HOLSTEIN for $1000
paid them by BURRELL E. JOHNSON sells negro, PHEBE, about 20 and her
three children, CHARLOTTE 4; HARRIETT 3; and JOE 1 ...
Witness: J.M. McDONALD, F.H. POLLARD


817C 3 June 1833 - DAVID HOLSTEIN for $550 paid him by BURRELL E.
JOHNSON sells negro, EMELINE about 17 ... Witness: HENRY HOLSTEIN,
KING HOLSTEIN


822C 3 June 1833 - BURRELL E. JOHNSON and his wife, ANN GRANT, made a joint
p.458 obligation to New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. for $1000 - mortgage
260 acres on Sicily Island - 30 acres of which is in cultivation with
cotton; a negro, JOE, about 28; RANDEL 20; PHEBE 21; EMELINE 18 and
here three children CHARLOTTE, HARRIETT and JOE. /s/ BURRELL JOHNSON,
ANN JOHNSON Witness: DAVID HOLSTEIN, KING G. HOLSTEIN


823C 7 May 1833 Memphis, Tennessee - SAMUEL CARSON, of the State of
Tennessee, Sumner County, for $5500 paid by H.B. JOHNSON of the
Parish of Catahoula, State of Louisiana, sell the following slaves:
CHARLES, 18 $700; SQUIRE, l@8 $650; ISAAC, 28 $600; BOB, 18 $650;
JACOB, 28 $550; JANE, 24 $425; MERICA, 17 $425; SAFRON, 17 $425;
JULY ANN, 20 $400; TILLY, 14 $425; LARRY, 25 $325.


824C I June 1833 - HUGH B. JOHNSON bought the within named slaves and
brought them into the state for his own use.

836C 21 May 1833 - MARY CLARK, alias MARY REAGAN, wife of JOHN REAGAN,
of the Parish of Ouachita, acknowledges that for $1000 paid by
(blank) sells a negro woman, JANE, and her boy child, JERRY. LUMAN
PHELPS and BURRELL JOHNSON to pay balance by their promissory note
for $300 in favor of JOHN REAGAN and his wife, MARY.

839C W.H. GIBSON for $453.84 paid by HARDY HILL sells negro woman, PUG,
being same lately bought by him,from M.H. DOSSON in payment of a
judgment obtained ...

840C March Term 1833 - M.H. DOSSON vs. W.H. GIBSON and HARDY HILL -
received of HARDY HILL full amount of judgment with interest -
release lien on slave, PUG, now owned by said GIBSON - Witness: JAS
WILLIAMS

841C KING G. HOLSTEIN, DAVID HOLSTEIN and BURRELL E. JOHNSON for $600
paid by HENRY H. HOLSTEIN sells negro man, NOEL, age 20 ...
Witness: HENRY J. PECK, H.H. KIPER

842C 26 July 1833 - HENRY H. HOLSTEIN and MARY HOLSTEIN, his wife, make
joint obligation to New Orleans Canal & Banking Co., for $1500..
mortgage NOEL, age 20; MARTIN 20; JUDY 20; one child MORGAN 3; NED 2
months; W 112 of Sec. 2, TS 10, R8E - 40 acres of which is in
cultivation of cotton ... Witness: WM. M. TEW, DAVID HOLSTEIN

845C 1 February 1833 - THOMAS L. HUMBLE for $425 paid by ALLEN D.
RATCLIFF sells negro girl, AMY, about 15 ... Witness: HOSEA MARKHAM,
EDOM L. FARRIS

846C 6 April 1833 - PHILIP J. HOOTER for $4134 paid him by SAMUEL LIGHTNER
p.480 sells eight negroes: JESSE 20; BOSTON 35; BETSY 30; JUDY 18; ROUNSY
18; BETSY's three children JERRY 6, RACHEL age in months, - 73 acres
of land on Sicily Island, stock of 26 head cattle, 4 head horses and
farming utensils ... Witness: LUMAN PHELPS, C.H. DABBS

848C RICHARD KING for $450 paid by JANE C. CURRY sells negro girl, EMELINE
p.482 about 13. Represented by her husband, BENJAMIN P. CURRY ...
Witness: JACOB RINEHARDT, JOHN PRICHARD

856C Appeared JAMES G. TALIAFERRO and wife, ELIZABETH M.B. WILLIAMSON
p.486 and acknowledge they are jointly indebted to Union Bank of
Louisiana for $1200 ...mortgage land on Big Creek -- 292 acres
also slave GLOUCHESTER 34-38, a tall, stout fellow; FANNY his wife,
a stout wench of a light black color about 28-30; JOSUA about 14,
a child of GLOUCHESTER .... Witness: TRUMAN PHELPS, KING G. HOLSTEIN

857C 9 December 1833 - Union Bank at Avoyelles accepts above
mortgage.

858C JOHN HILL, SR. for $400 paid by JOS WILLIAMS sells 29 acres being
p.490 part of 640 acres on Rawson's Creek ... Witness: KING G.
HOLSTEIN, WM TEW

Before SAMUEL LIGHTNER, appeared L.J. BROADWAY of the State of
Mississippi, who has imigrated,to this state and has introduced for
his own use slaves, BILL about 25, a mulatto about 5-10", GILBERT
about 20, black 5'8" or 9"... ,

859C 5 July 1833- CHARLES PIPES of the Parish of Ouachita for $32,627 paid
p.491 by HUGH B. JOHNSON sells 700 acres in Parish of Catahoula on
Deer Creek and slaves: BIG TOM 25; JACOB 27; LITTLE TOM 14; JOHN 35;
NANCY 30; WALTER 19; CHARLES 18; BOB 19; ISAAC 28; MARY, MARIA 16;
JUDY 15; HESTER 7; MARTHA 4 months ... Witness: G. MAYO, LEVI MOCH

863C State of Louisiana - Parish of Concordia - 3 May 1824
p.490 HENRY J. PECK of Catahoula Parish and LAMINDA M. SMITH, his wife,
made a joint obligation in favor of Mechanics and Traders Bank of
New Orleans for the sum of $2,000 - mortgage tract of land and
plantation consisting of 473 acres situated on Sicily Island (Lot 1,
Sq. 33, TS 11, R8E,; Lot 2 same section and township; Lots 4 and 5
same section and township; also slaves: PHILIP 40; TENER, a woman and
wife of PHILIP; CHERRY a woman about 20; ISAAC about 21; LOUIS 19;
RODY 15; JULIA 12; BETTY 3; DUBLIN 35; SAL wife of DUBLIN 28; JUBER
2; JACK 35; RACHEL wife of JACK 28; CHARLOTTE 4; DAREAS 2; BELFAST
30; LEAN 8; CHARLES 15; LIZZY 17; DINA ... 27 April 1836 - Foregoing
mortgage released for payment in full


873C State of Louisiana-Parish of Baton Rouge-Copy E, No.141- Before
p.507 CHARLES W. CRAWFORD, Notary Public, appeared SIMEON J. BROADWAY
of the Parish of Catahoula, who declared he is indebted to WILLIAM
NOBLE for $333-33 ... mortgages mulatto boy, BILL, age 29 - 4 March
1835

876C 4 December 1835 - DAVID HOLSTEIN acknowledges he stands indebted to
the heirs of the succession of MRS. MARY MATTHEWS, deceased, in the
sum of $1405 ... for which he and JOBEZ W. DANIELS execute
promissory notes and mortgage negro, MOSES... Witness: WM. M. TEW,
J.W. McDONALD

No ROBERT L. DESHA mortgages to me for the payment of money ... release
mortgage - 28 February 1834 /s/ Z.T. KIRKLAND

877C 8 February 1834 - ROBERT L. DESHA, a resident of the Parish of
Catahoula, and PRISCILLA McDONALD, his wife, acknowledge joint debt
to the Union Bank of Louisiana in the sum of $3000. Mortgage land
on Turkey Creek being fractional 112 qtr. Lot 1 and 2 of Section 5,
Township 10, Range 7E - 170 acres - also negro CATA 35; MINGO a boy
15; SOPHA 25; ELIZA 21; AMY 8; EDMUND 5. Witness: M.L. SHORT, ALLEN
McDONALD

878C State of Louisiana - Parish of Avoyelles - before LOUIS BORDELON,
Notary, came JOHN H. BOYER, President of the Branch of Union Bank of
Louisiana at Avoyelles, acting in behalf of the bank on a loan to
ROBERT L. DESHA for $3,000 - 28 February 1834

879C HENRY HAIR releases mortgage executed by JAMES G. TALIAFERRO on
negro, GEORGE - 4 March 1834 -

881C 25 March 1834 - JOSEPH FRANCIS, SR. acknowledges he owes M.H. DOSSON
$92.75 - mortgages negro, PETER, about 13 ... Witness: STEPHEN R.
HOLSTEIN, E. DOTY

882C GEORGE W. LOVELACE transfers and conveys to his daughter, JANE C.
CURRY, a tract of land containing 800 arpents lying on Sicily Island
and being the same granted to LOVELACE by the Spanish Government ...
to be counted as part of her inheritance and undivided half of Mill
and Gin.. being accepted by BENJ. P. CURRY for his wife ...
Witness: P.J.HOOTER, H.H. KIPER

Received of JANE C. CURRY $850 for a man named GEORGE, age 28 11
March 1835 /s/ WM LITTLE


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