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31 slave names, Peter Jones owner, Nottoway Co.
  • unl123 October 2015
    I hope this might prove useful for someone. I have come across a number of slave names in the following document (http://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/full_case_detail.asp?CFN=147-1849-012#img ). Dated January 3rd, 1828, Nottoway Court House. It assigns land and slaves to Judith W. Jones, widow of Peter Jones deceased, as her right of dower. “Matthias valued at 450$, Sylva 250$, Abby 300$, Graham 350$, Eliza 200$, Mourning 250$, Milly 275$, Toney 250$, Judy $100”.
    The following slaves were allotted to the legatees of Peter Jones (if I understand the document correctly, they were: Elizabeth Chamberlain Jones, Alpheus Jones, and Cornelia Jones): “Tom valued at $00, Dinah $00, Brannum(?) $400, George 231$, Sally 100$, Allen $300, Pleasant 400$, Solomon 450$, Aggy 150$, Isabel 25$, Jenny, Susan & Miles 275$, Nancy 275$, Eliza Jones 275$, Catherine $250, Mary 225$, Polly 325$, Nathan $400”.
    Also “John H. Knight administrator of said Peter Jones dec’d has retained in his possession the following negro slaves which are undivided, namely Patram(?) valued at $500, Rowland 500$ and Asa 650$”.
  • unl123 October 2015
    I forgot to mention, original document can be viewed on Page 48 of that file at the link above.

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