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Slaves in Mississippi

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Freedmen and Southern Society Project

Statement of a Mississippi Freedman

Order by the General Commander of the Military Division of the Mississippi

Lest We Forget - Bennie J. McRae

United States Colored Troops - Bennie J. McRae

Civil War Historian Bennie J. McRae Jr. donates comprehensive archive on the history of the US Colored Troops

Slave Executions - Mississippi

Slave Data Comparisons - Two database comparisons by city, town, and county.

Mississippi Slaves - ISDSA database

African American Genealogy Resources - Genealogy of color: resources online


Afrigeneas - Slave Data, Accessed May 6, 2010.

Slavery in America - Slave Population Map in Mississippi, Accessed May 6, 2010.

Slaveholders and African American 1860-1870 - Accessed May 6, 2010. Mississippi Counties -LARGE SLAVEHOLDERS OF 1860 and AFRICAN AMERICAN SURNAME MATCHES FROM 1870




CARROLL Added 11-16-2001

CHICKASAW Added 11-16-2001

CLAIBORNE Added 11-16-2001

CLARKE Added 11-16-2001

COAHOMA Added 11-16-2001

COPIAH Added 11-16-2001 (Includes link to Linda Durr Rudd's page with full list of names of holders and number of slaves)

DESOTO Added 11-16-2001

HINDS Added 11-16-2001

HOLMES Added May 10, 2003


JEFFERSON Added May 10, 2003

JEFFERSON (Linda Durr Rudd's page with full list of names of holders and number of slaves)

LOWNDES Added 11-16-2001

MADISON Added 11-16-2001

MARSHALL Added May 12, 2002

MONROE Added May 12, 2002

NOXUBEE Added 11-16-2001

OKTIBBEHA Added 11-16-2001

PANOLA Added 11-16-2001

SIMPSON (Linda Durr Rudd's page with full list of names of holders and number of slaves)

TALLAHATCHIE Added May 12, 2002

TUNICA Added May 12, 2002

WARREN Added May 12, 2002



YALOBUSHA Added May 10, 2003


Fisher vs. Allen Trial - Court Records - Monroe Co., MS, Court Journal, few slave names of the Chickasaw Tribe. c. 1831.

Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy - 1718 - 1820 Ibiblio database is searchable by Mississippi Plantation, Natchez, and Spanish West Florida. Research provided by Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

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