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1860 Slave Schedule – Decatur Co. TN

contributed by Samuel Alsup

Decatur County, Tennessee — 1860
Slave Schedule – Index
Slave Owner Dist. Pg. Total #
Akins, William V. 11 141 15
Alston, C. H. K. 4 144 1
Arnold, Man 1 145 5
Ashcraft, J. 8 138 4
Bingham, J. H. 2 139 1
Blacum, N. 9 141 5
Bogan, William H. 10 141 3
Brashear, C. 1 145 3
Brashears, Samuel 1 141 8
Brashers, E. 4 139 2
Brundy, C. S. 4 140 14
Burton, B. 7 147 2
Cary, E. 11 141 2
Cates, J. 4 139 2
Collins, Joseph 12 139 2
Cormack, J. R. 4 144 1
Curry, T. 8 138 2
Curtis, J. W. 2 138 1
Dixon, Wallace 4 144 9
Duglas, J. S. 12 139 3
Dur, G. 4 139 1
Easley, W. C. 9 141 2
Fisher, J. N. 2 138 4
Fisher, J. T. 3 140 34
Fisher, M. J. 4 144 9
Fisher, Paul H. 4 144 3
Fisher, William 4 139 4
Fowler, G. D. 6 142 1
Fryar, Henry C. 4 144 2
Funderburk, David B. 4 142 5
Garrett, J. 4 139 1
Graves, George 7 146 8
Griffin, N. 4 139 1
Halie, Emma K. 4 144 6
Hancock, Tennessee 11 141 2
Harrell, Abram 4 142 6
Harrell, G. W. 4 139 6
Harrie, S. D. 12 139 1
Hawkins, Scott 11 141 14
Hay, Thomas 1 145 1
Hemphill, J. 2 138 3
Henry, William 3 141 5
Hill, D. 12 139 1
Holland, William B. 11 141 3
Houston, John G. 7 146 6
Houston, S. M. 6 142 1
Hubis, J. 12 139 1
Hughs, John W. 10 147 2
Jennings, Hiram 1 145 13
Jobe, F. M. 10 147 5
Johnson, Alex T. 4 142 25
Johnson, W. C. 5 140 10
Johnson, W. H. 4 139 8
Jones, Troy 1 145 9
Keeton, C. F. 1 145 8
Kenlo, Sam 10 147 9
Lacy, Henry 4 144 4
Lone, Theophulus 6 142 3
Lucas, C. H. 4 144 5
Luton, Jonathan 4 142 3
Manly, J. N. 9 141 1
Martin, Ben 1 145 2
McClanahan, J. 3 140 4
McCorkle, John 1 145 5
McGalbraith, D. A. 12 140 19
McLennon, S. L. 2 138 3
McMillan, John 4 144 5
McMury, J. T. 10 147 2
Menzie, B. G. 9 141 14
Menzies, John C. 9 141 16
Menzies, William 9 141 2
Meyers, S. H. 2 138 6
Montgomery, H. 1 145 2
Montgomery, W. W. 1 145 2
Moody, Dolly 10 147 5
Moody, Richard 10 147 2
Moore, W. 12 140 3
Parsons, John 6 142 16
Percy, J. H. 10 147 1
Pettigrew, Corry 7 146 58
Philips, R. 3 138 1
Prichard, Polly 4 144 17
Rains, Balam 6 142 8
Ramsey, S. 9 141 2
Rice, John B. 11 147 8
Rushing, Burrell 7 142 1
Rushing, Burrell 7 146 1
Russell, G. W. 1 145 1
Scott, B. E. 4 139 1
Scott, D. 4 139 9
Scott, D. M. 4 139 5
Scott, P. C. 4 139 1
Scott, W. 4 139 1
Scott, W. M. 4 139 3
Self, J. N. 2 138 2
Shannon, Thomas J. 2 138 18
Sharp, John J. 11 141 4
Sharp, Wade H. 11 141 5
Simmons, R. T. 1 145 2
Soctt, D. M. 4 139 5
Sparks, J. F. 1 145 4
Sparks, R. B. 1 145 7
Sparks, T. J. 11 141 1
Stegall, J. J. 4 144 8
Stout, William 7 147 1
Sullgrund, J. W. 8 140 1
Taylor, Frances 11 141 1
Taylor, Jesse 7 146 13
Thomas, J. 5 140 1
Thomas, Joseph 5 140 1
Thornton, F. N. 9 141 7
Tubbs, L. 5 139 4
Turnbow, N. 2 138 3
Wade, Martin F. 11 141 7
Walker, John 9 141 11
Walker, Mary E. 9 141 13
Wallace, M. S. 7 147 19
Watson, Alfred 6 142 1
Watson, John 6 142 8
Welch, H. 1 145 4
Welch, J. 4 139 3
White, Daniel 3 141 8
White, Elizabeth 7 147 6
White, Isaiah 3 141 3
White, K. 4 139 5
White, R. 4 139 11
White, R. 1 145 1
Williams, N. 4 144 2
Woods, George 8 138 1
Wyatt, Johann 11 141 2
Wyatt, M. 1 145 6
Wyatt, W. O. 3 141 1
Wyatt, William 1 145 1
Yarbro, A. M. 4 144 1
Yarbro, Henry 3 138 5
Yarbro, Henry 3 141 1
Yarbro, J. G. 2 138 2
Yarbro, William 3 138 23
Young, Robert 4 142 6

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1850 Slave Schedule – Decatur Co. TN

contributed by Samuel Alsup

Decatur County, Tennessee — 1850
Slave Schedule Index
Slave Owner District Page Total
Aken, William V. 2 2 9
Arnold, Mary 5 7 4
Ashcraft, Thomas 4 6 15
Baucom, John 6 7 4
Bennett, John W. 4 5 1
Bogan, H. 1 1 1
Brantner, George H. 7 8 2
Brashears, Elizabeth 4 6 2
Brashears, John 1 1 8
Brashears, Samuel 2 2 5
Brisco, C. H. J. 5 7 4
Brodie, C. S. 5 7 8
Burks, Matthew H. 2 2 5
Campbell, Robert 7 8 6
Cary, Frances 1 2 2
Coats, John 4 5 2
Cole, U. T. 7 8 3
Cotham, Mary 3 3 5
Cox, Commodore 2 2 2
Davis, John 4 5 3
Delany, John W. 4 5 3
Dixon, Wallace 1 1 5
Dodd, Jane 8 9 4
Douglass, Joseph S. 6 7 4
Ferguson, Wilburn 3 3 3
Fisher, Elizabeth 4 6 5
Fisher, J. N. 4 6 1
Fisher, Jacob F. 3 3 10
Fisher, M. J. L. 3 4 2
Fisher, Martin J. 3 3 7
Fisher, Paul H. 4 5 2
Fleming, John C. 7 8 1
Fon, Stephen 1 1 1
Funderberk, D. B. 4 5 1
Garrett, John 4 5 1
Gibson, Manuel 7 8 1
Gibson, Manuel 6 7 1
Gilchrist, Duncan 1 1 2
Graves, George 4 6 4
Haly, Colman 4 5 5
Hancock, Joel C. 2 2 2
Hancock, Joel C. 1 1 5
Harrel, Abraham 4 5 3
Harrel, George W. 4 5 3
Henry, William 4 5 5
Houston, J. [John] L. 6 7 1
Houston, John G. 7 8 2
Howe, J. B. 5 7 1
Iglehart, Michael 4 5 1
James & Fall 2 3 39
Jennings, Doctor 5 7 8
Jennings, Hiram 7 8 7
Jennings, Mary 5 7 4
Johnson, William H. 4 5 1
Keeton, Robert 1 1 3
Kelly, Lawson 4 5 3
Kendle, George 1 1 16
Kendle, Louis 3 3 1
Kendle, William B. 4 6 1
Lamar & Fall 3 4 50
Lowry, Robert 1 1 15
Mays, Abraham 7 8 1
McClanahan, James 2 3 1
McCorkle, John 2 2 1
Menzes, John C. 8 9 15
Menzes, W. J. & A. 7 8 9
Menzes, W. P. & R. G. 8 9
Millener, John 2 2 3
Montgomery, Hugh 1 1 1
Montgomery, Wm. W. 1 1 3
Moody, Dolly 1 2 2
More, J. M. 1 1 1
Murphy, Mark 4 6 1
Newton, John 7 8 5
Nixon, John P. 7 8 4
Parson, John 1 2 2
Parsons, John 3 3 12
Pavatt, F. J. 7 8 15
Peacock, Thomas A. 8 9 3
Pearcy, John H. 4 6 1
Pettigrew, Corry 7 8 7
Pettigrew, J. M. 4 5 9
Pettigrew, J. M. H. 4 6 29
Philips, Henry J. 2 2 1
Philips, Hulda 2 2 1
Rains, Balam 6 7 7
Rice, John 1 1 4
Ruckard, Hearns 1 2 1
Rushing, Barrel 4 6 1
Rushing, D. M. 4 5 5
Rushney, Richard 1 1 4
Russell, William H. 7 8 1
Shannon, Mary 2 2 6
Shannon, Thomas J. 2 2 10
Shelby, W. [Wade] H. 4 5 2
Smith, James 3 3 1
Smith, Priar H. 8 9 1
Sparks, A. W. 2 2 1
Sparks, John F. 2 2 3
Sparks, Rebecca 2 2 7
Stegald, John J. 4 5 5
Stevens, James H. 2 2 3
Stobaugh, Mary E. 7 8 1
Storm, William H. 5 7 5
Suton, Samuel 4 5 3
Taylor, Jesse 7 8 10
Thornton, F. M. 6 7 6
Thornton, John 7 8 7
Tubbs, James 5 7 6
Tubbs, Samuel 5 7 2
Veal, Dempsy 4 5 1
Wade, Martin F. 4 5 2
Walker, John 6 7 15
Walker, John S. 8 9 12
Wallace, James S. 3 4 19
Wallace, M. S. 3 4 13
Welch, Nicholas 4 6 4
Wesson, N. [Nathaniel] A. 8 9 1
West, Isaac 2 2 8
West, Washington 2 2 1
White, A. P. 1 1 3
White, Albert 4 5 2
White, Andrew 1 1 4
White, Clarasy 1 1 1
White, Daniel 1 2 2
White, Elijah 4 5 7
White, Isaiah 1 1 4
White, James 2 2 5
White, Jonathan 1 2 1
White, Joseph 4 5 3
White, Ruben 4 5 9
Williams, Noah 4 6 7
Wyatt, Isham 1 1 2
Wyatt, James 3 3 1
Wyatt, Solomon 1 1 1
Yarbro, Amon M. 4 5 1
Yarbro, Henry 4 6 1
Yarbro, Henry 1 2 1
Yarbro, Samuel A. 4 5 1
Yarbro, William 4 6 12

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Free Blacks Recorded in the 1850 and 1860 Census

1850 Census

Decaturville
Listed with #22 Lawson Kelly
Bartlett Woods age 11 male mulatto born in TN

 4th  district
Listed with #48 Lemuel Lutton
Alsberry Lasiter age 15 male mulatto born in TN
Jesse Lasiter age 15 male mulatto born in TN

 # 102 William Scott age 49 male mulatto born in NC

 6th distict
Listed with Belinda Ivy
Robert Ivy age 70 male black born in NC

 7th district
#38 Rebecca Oliver age 26 female black born in TN
Innis (?) Oliver age 5 female mulatto born in TN
Sarah Oliver age 2 female mulatto born in TN
John Olfin (?) age 45 male mulatto born in NC, blacksmith

 #50 Martha Williams age 40 (?) female mulatto born in TN
William Williams age 5 male mulatto born in TN
Mary Williams age 5 female mulatto born in TN
Francis A. Williams age 2 female mulatto born in TN
Thomas Williams age 3/12 male mulatto born in TN

1860 Census

7th district
#582 M. Vinson age 43 female mulatto born in TN
W. Vinson age 14 male mulatto born in TN
T.  Vinson age 10 male mulatto born inTN
A.    Vinson age 8 male mulatto born in TN
N.  Vinson age 6 female mulatto born in TN
W.  Vinson age 5 male mulatto born in TN
S.  Vinson age 5/12 female mulatto born in TN
J.  Vinson age 73 female mulatto born in TN

 10th district, Decaturville
#808 B. Branch age 43 male mulatto born in NC, farmer
S. Branch age 57 female mulatto born in NC
S. Branch age 19 male mulatto born in NC
E. Branch age 15 male mulatto born in NC
N. Branch A. age 23 male mulatto born in NC
S. C. Branch age 18 female mulatto born in NC
W. A. Branch age 1 female mulatto born in TN