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Some Slave Owners of Henderson County, Texas
abstracted from probate and census records
by Sheila McCalister, 2010
 



William Garrett

1835 Sabine County, Texas Census
Slaves:
Charles Fanny George Henry Joe Lucy
March Maria Mariah Moses Randall Reuben
Stephen Tillman        

William D. and Evaline (Garrett) Ratliff

1835 Sabine County, Texas Census
Slaves:
Ann Benjamin Chany Demus Jacob Milly
Nelson Pheruby Sady Sam Vesal  

William Ratliff Estate
Separate slave property
Stockard Community 1862

Slaves:
Actor Amanda Amy Ann King Barit Ben Young
Dave Dean Dewitt Eddy Elisa Fannie Edwards
Fanny George Henderson Jim Joe Lish
Missouri Moriah Nathan Shofner Robert Rod Roderick Sam
Sarah Zach        

William Ratliff Estate
Community slave property
 Stockard Community 1862

Slaves:
 Blair, Tom Bookens, Dan  Brookins, Queen Chany Demus
 Demus, Jr. Jackson, Jack Jacob Louisa Mays, Rachel
 McCalister, Sandy  McCalister, Dick McCalister, Isaiah McCalister, Mariana McCalister, wesley
 Milly Nancy Nelson Pheruby Ratliff, caroline
Sady Sam Shoffner, Simon Vesal  

George D. Manion/Texana Ratliff

(
born 1845, died 1926)
Texana Ratliff's slave was Joe Chandler

John C. Larkin Estate
1862
 Alice, sold to John L. Burress Anderson, Emily, sold to Dr. Wm. C. Larkin Barker, Armisted Roderick, sold to Dr. Wm. C. Larkin Dick, sold to Nat Hassell
Emeline Epperson, Lizzie, sold to Dr. Wm. C. Larkin Frank, sold to James New Gabriel & wife, sold to Jno. L. Burress
 George Henry Ike Jube
Lucy, sold to James New Margaret Maria Martha
Mary jane Nelson Paty (boy & child), sold to Jno. L. Burress Rody
Samuel, sold to Jno. L. Burress Vina, sold to Susannah Burleson    

Alexander McLeod Estate

wife, Jane McLeod
1840, Caddo Parish, Louisiana
Slaves:
 Abby Charley Emaline Emaline+children Fanny+children  Lucy
 Nancy Susie Wat Winney    


Jane/Jennet (Shaw) McLeod
1862
Female slave, age 45-50, sold to H.L. Gilmore


Homer Lee Parson

1872 (sic)
Wife, Margaret C. Richardson (1st husband, Richard Milton Ratliff)
Slave: Joe McCalister

William Richardson Estate
1864, Sand Flat Communtiy
Slaves:
 Carolina Charles Congo Dinah Easter Gin
Harrison Henry Jane Jube/Judah Kate Marion/Mirum
Mimm Rachel Sam Til Tom Washington

Matthias & Mary Elizabeth Richardson
1863
Slaves:
 Allen Amaziah Amy Anna Arabella Eliza
Female, sold to Mary More George Hannah Harriett Jane Joseph
Judge Laura Leana Mary Ann Reuben Samuel
Scipio Wesley Wiley William    
Note: Scipio Richardson in Freedman's Bureau records showing spouse, Phoebe Ann Richardson; father, Pembroke Richardson; mother, Judah Richardson; siblings, Frank Matthaias, Daniel Pembroke, Fanny Brown, Martha Jones, Maria Richardson.

James P. Wofford Estate

1861, wife, Elvira
Slaves:
 Benjamon Fannie John Joseph Mary
Missouria Robert James  Sam    

Nathan P. Coleman
1865, freed 77 slaves
Slaves:
 Ben Black Ann Cobbins,Louise Dilsey Dunnington, Tom
 Minerva Ned Richardson, Alex Richardson, Phoebe Stovall, Hester
Note:  Nat Coleman bought W.D. Ratliff's slaves.

Jones Farm
Crossroads Communities
Slave: Andrew Jack Patterson

Dave Dickerson
Slave: George Anderson

George R. Davis
Slave: Jordan Harmon

Jim Chambers Plantation
Fincastle
Slaves:

 Allen, Fannie Atkins, Jesse Green Austin, Buck Hightower, Jesse Mahaila Mother Jends
Sarah          
Note: Jesse & Fannie married; children:  Jedd, John, Mary & James

McCuller Plantation
Fincastle
Slave: Fannie Frances Edmund

Ira E. Stewart Estate
Slaves:  Dennis, Martha, Tony to son, Thomas B. Stewart
Slaves:  Chick, George, Peter to daughter, Sarah I. Stewart
Slaves:  James, patsy, Susan to son, Robert P. Stewart


Thomas B. & Mary Elisabeth (Adams) Stewart Estate
Fincastle
Slaves:
 Dennis Martha Stewart Tony    

W. F. Donnell
1862
Slaves:
 Albert Emaline Laura/Luna?      

Irvin Donnell
1862
Slaves:
 Elk Harriet Sarah Berryniece    

Susan Cavitt Estate
Slaves:
July, given to daughter, Moseta American Jane Cavitt Charles, given to son, Richard Doudly Cavitt

Wm. P. Avant
1863
Slaves:

Chick, new owner Sarah I. Stewart Dennis, new owner Thos. B. Stewart George, new owner Sarah I. Stewart
James, new owner Robert P. Stewart James, new owner Robert P. Stewart Martha, new owner Thos. B. Stewart
Patsy, new owner Robert P. Stewart Peter, new owner Sarah I. Stewart Susan, new owner Robert P. Stewart
Tony    

Joseph Martin
1860
Slaves:
 Ann Carolina Hannah & child Hester Jerry/Jerre? Peter
Tabitha          

Kisiah Faulk
Slave:  Green Douglass

Samual B. Patton
1861, Flat Creek
Slaves:

 Anderson Florinda Hannah Joshua Lydia/Lidy & 2 children Susan

John Boman Estate
1864 Navarro County, Texas
Slaves:
boy, 1 yr old Harriett Martha Ruth Nan    

William C. Walker Estate
Slave:  Clara, new owner Harriet A. Slaughter

John S. & Mary Ann Ledbetter Estate
1862
Slaves:

 Adams, James E. Allen Amos Boles, James P. Cap Freeman, W.F.
James/Jim Laban Lane, G.W. Malvina/Viney Peggy Rosa (child)
Stewart, Lydia Webb, W.D.        

H. F. Bridges Estate
1863
Slaves:
 ?inder Harriett Lee Manda Nelly & child  

Elisha Taylor Estate
1862, wife Mary E. (2nd husband Mathias Richardson)
Slaves:
 Amanda Anthony Elvira Hardman Jacob Sarah
Sheppard          

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