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

District 1

Decatur County, Tennessee — 1850
Slave Schedule 14 Oct 1850 John C. Yarbro
District 1 Page 1
Slave Owner # Age Sex Color District Page Transcriber’s Comments Total
Hancock, Joel C. 1 16 M M 1 1 5
2 16 F B 1 1
3 15 M B 1 1
4 7 F B 1 1
5 4 F B 1 1
Fon, Stephen 1 54 M B 1 1 1
Gilchrist, Duncan 1 16 F B 1 1 2
2 15 M B 1 1
More, J. M. 1 38 F B 1 1 1
Keeton, Robert 1 13 M B 1 1 3
2 12 F B 1 1
3 9 F B 1 1
White, Isaiah 1 50 M B 1 1 4
2 50 F B 1 1
3 19 F B 1 1
4 2 M B 1 1
Kendle, George 1 40 F B 1 1 16
2 31 M B 1 1
3 25 F M 1 1
4 20 F B 1 1
5 20 M B 1 1
6 12 M M 1 1
7 10 M B 1 1
8 5 F B 1 1
9 7 M B 1 1
10 7 M B 1 1
11 3 M B 1 1
12 3 F B 1 1
13 1 M B 1 1
14 1 mo M B 1 1
15 30 M M 1 1
16 25 F B 1 1
White, Clarasy 1 48 F B 1 1 1
Brashears, John 1 48 M B 1 1 8
2 26 F M 1 1
3 21 M B 1 1
4 7 F B 1 1
5 7 F B 1 1
6 4 F B 1 1
7 3 M B 1 1
8 11 mo F M 1 1
Bogan, H. 1 28 M M 1 1 1
Montgomery, Wm. W. 1 25 M B 1 1 3
2 6 M B 1 1
3 1 M M 1 1
Rice, John 1 53 F B 1 1 4
2 16 F B 1 1
3 14 M B 1 1
4 9 F B 1 1
Lowry, Robert 1 40 M B 1 1 15
2 35 M B 1 1
3 22 M M 1 1
4 18 M M 1 1
5 17 M M 1 1
6 12 M M 1 1
7 7 M M 1 1
8 1 M M 1 1
9 6 mo M M 1 1
10 40 F B 1 1
11 35 F B 1 1
12 25 F B 1 1
13 16 F B 1 1
14 12 F M 1 1
15 8 mo F M 1 1
White, Andrew 1 24 F B 1 1 4
2 22 M B 1 1
3 7 M B 1 1
4 4 F B 1 1
Wyatt, Solomon 1 22 F B 1 1 1
Wyatt, Isham 1 19 F B 1 1 2
2 1 M M 1 1
White, A. P. 1 45 F B 1 1 3
2 15 F B 1 1
3 1 F B 1 1
Montgomery, Hugh 1 13 F B 1 1 1
Rushney, Richard 1 40 M M 1 1 4
2 16 F B 1 1
3 13 M B 1 1
4 11 M B 1 1
Dixon, Wallace 1 37 F B 1 1 5
2 35 M M 1 1
3 22 F B 1 1
4 11 M M 1 1
5 9 F M 1 1
Parson, John 1 2 M B 1 2 2
2 6 mo M B 1 2
White, Daniel 1 14 F B 1 2 2
2 12 M B 1 2
Yarbro, Henry 1 22 F B 1 2 1
Moody, Dolly 1 22 F B 1 2 2
2 1 M B 1 2
Cary, Frances 1 25 F B 1 2 2
2 4 F B 1 2
Ruckard, Hearns 1 12 F B 1 2 1
White, Jonathan 1 22 M B 1 2 1

District 2

Decatur County, Tennessee — 1850
Slave Schedule 30 Sep 1850 John C. Yarbro
District 2 Page 2
Slave Owner # Age Sex Color District Page Transcriber’s Comments Total
Millener, John 1 35 F B 2 2 3
2 11 M M 2 2
3 7 M M 2 2
Philips, Henry J. 1 11 F M 2 2 1
Brashears, Samuel 1 23 M B 2 2 5
2 20 F B 2 2
3 5 F B 2 2
4 3 M B 2 2
5 1 F B 2 2
Philips, Hulda 1 51 M B 2 2 1
White, James 1 33 F M 2 2 5
2 7 F M 2 2
3 5 F M 2 2
4 3 M M 2 2
5 2 F M 2 2
Sparks, A. W. 1 25 M B 2 2 1
McCorkle, John 1 28 M B 2 2 1
Sparks, Rebecca 1 48 M B 2 2 7
2 35 M B 2 2
3 30 M B 2 2
4 25 M B 2 2
5 18 M B 2 2
6 15 F B 2 2
7 12 F M 2 2
Stevens, James H. 1 22 F M 2 2 3
2 4 F M 2 2
3 1 F M 2 2
Sparks, John F. 1 30 M B 2 2 3
2 13 F B 2 2
3 6 F B 2 2
West, Washington 1 9 F B 2 2 1
Aken, William V. 1 36 F B 2 2 9
2 20 M B 2 2
3 18 M M 2 2
4 16 F B 2 2
5 14 M M 2 2
6 12 M B 2 2
7 8 M B 2 2
8 4 M B 2 2
9 2 M B 2 2
Shannon, Mary 1 58 F B 2 2 6
2 50 F B 2 2
3 7 F B 2 2
4 5 F B 2 2
5 3 F B 2 2
6 1 F B 2 2
Shannon, Thomas J. 1 60 M B 2 2 10
2 43 F B 2 2
3 23 M B 2 2
4 22 M B 2 2
5 20 F B 2 2
6 18 M B 2 2
7 16 F B 2 2
8 14 F M 2 2
9 10 F B 2 2
10 7 F M 2 2
Cox, Commodore 1 45 F B 2 2 2
2 10 F B 2 2
Burks, Matthew H. 1 38 F B 2 2 5
2 37 F M 2 2
3 17 F B 2 2
4 11 M B 2 2
5 1 M B 2 2
West, Isaac 1 35 M B 2 2 8
2 35 M M 2 2
3 25 M B 2 2
4 22 F B 2 2
5 22 F B 2 2
6 17 F B 2 2
7 40 F B 2 2
8 2 mo M M 2 2
Hancock, Joel C. 1 54 F B 2 2 2
2 38 M B 2 2
James & Fall 1 30 M B 2 3 39
2 28 M B 2 3
3 50 M B 2 3
4 55 M B 2 3
5 25 M B 2 3
6 28 M B 2 3
7 24 F B 2 3
8 30 M B 2 3
9 35 M M 2 3
10 20 M B 2 3
11 24 M B 2 3
12 18 M B 2 3
13 18 M B 2 3
14 33 M B 2 3
15 40 M B 2 3
16 20 M B 2 3
17 21 M B 2 3
18 30 M B 2 3
19 63 M M 2 3
20 42 M B 2 3
21 16 F B 2 3
22 8 M B 2 3
23 5 M B 2 3
24 4 M B 2 3
25 3 M B 2 3
26 2 M M 2 3
27 2 mo F M 2 3
28 30 F B 2 3
29 13 F M 2 3
30 4 M M 2 3
31 2 F B 2 3
32 30 F B 2 3
33 5 M B 2 3
34 24 F M 2 3
35 3 F M 2 3
36 8 mo F M 2 3
37 60 F B 2 3
38 16 F M 2 3
39 45 F M 2 3
McClanahan, James 1 80 F B 2 3 1

District 3

Decatur County, Tennessee — 1850
Slave Schedule 2 Oct 1850 John C. Yarbro
District 3 Page 3
Slave Owner # Age Sex Color District Page Transcriber’s Comments Total
Wyatt, James 1 16 F B 3 3 1
Kendle, Louis 1 16 F M 3 3 1
Cotham, Mary 1 34 F B 3 3 5
2 16 F B 3 3
3 8 M B 3 3 Idiot
4 4 F B 3 3
5 1 M B 3 3
Ferguson, Wilburn 1 50 F B 3 3 3
2 7 F B 3 3
3 2 M B 3 3
Fisher, Jacob F. 1 70 M M 3 3 10
2 55 F M 3 3
3 55 M B 3 3
4 34 M B 3 3
5 24 M B 3 3
6 23 F B 3 3
7 18 M B 3 3
8 11 M M 3 3
9 9 M B 3 3
10 2 F B 3 3
Smith, James 1 65 M B 3 3 1
Fisher, Martin J. 1 24 F B 3 3 7
2 9 M B 3 3
3 7 F B 3 3
4 6 M B 3 3
5 4 F B 3 3
6 3 F B 3 3
7 2 mo F B 3 3
Parsons, John 1 26 F B 3 3 12
2 21 F B 3 3
3 22 M M 3 3
4 14 F B 3 3
5 14 F B 3 3
6 10 M B 3 3
7 8 F B 3 3
8 6 M B 3 3
9 6 M B 3 3
10 14 M B 3 3
11 4 M B 3 3
12 2 M B 3 3
Wallace, M. S. 1 50 F B 3 4 13
2 32 M B 3 4
3 24 M M 3 4
4 25 F B 3 4
5 25 M M 3 4
6 37 F B 3 4
7 15 M M 3 4
8 13 M M 3 4
9 12 M B 3 4
10 9 M B 3 4
11 5 F B 3 4
12 3 F B 3 4
13 2 M B 3 4
Fisher, M. J. L. 1 6 F B 3 4 2
2 3 F B 3 4
Wallace, James S. 1 60 F B 3 4 19
2 40 M B 3 4
3 40 M B 3 4
4 38 M B 3 4
5 36 M B 3 4
6 24 F B 3 4
7 22 F M 3 4
8 18 F M 3 4
9 18 F B 3 4
10 15 M B 3 4
11 12 M B 3 4
12 9 F B 3 4
13 8 M B 3 4
14 6 F B 3 4
15 6 M B 3 4
16 4 M B 3 4
17 4 F M 3 4
18 3 F M 3 4
19 4 M B 3 4
Lamar & Fall 1 50 M B 3 4 50
2 33 M B 3 4
3 30 M B 3 4
4 40 M B 3 4
5 50 M B 3 4
6 45 M B 3 4
7 33 M B 3 4
8 37 M B 3 4
9 40 M B 3 4
10 28 M B 3 4
11 40 M B 3 4
12 30 M B 3 4
13 35 M M 3 4
14 18 M B 3 4
15 26 M B 3 4
16 28 M B 3 4
17 12 M B 3 4
18 33 M B 3 4
19 14 M B 3 4
20 12 M M 3 4
21 18 M B 3 4
22 16 M B 3 4
23 24 M B 3 4
24 25 M B 3 4
25 10 M B 3 4
26 28 M B 3 4
27 40 M M 3 4
28 40 M B 3 4
29 30 M B 3 4
30 57 M B 3 4
31 50 M B 3 4
32 40 M B 3 4
33 28 M B 3 4
34 35 M M 3 4
35 40 M M 3 4
36 33 M B 3 4
37 40 M B 3 4
38 35 M B 3 4
39 45 M M 3 4
40 50 M M 3 4
41 50 M M 3 4
42 20 M M 3 4
43 21 M M 3 4
44 20 M M 3 4
45 28 M B 3 4
46 25 M M 3 4
47 24 M M 3 4
48 40 M B 3 4
49 24 M B 3 4
50 30 M M 3 4

District 4

Decatur County, Tennessee — 1850
Slave Schedule 2 Sept 1850 John C. Yarbro
District 4 Page 5
Slave Owner # Age Sex Color District Page Transcriber’s Comments Total
Yarbro, Samuel A. 1 11 F B 4 5 1
Fisher, Paul H. 1 11 F B 4 5 2
2 9 F B 4 5
Yarbro, Amon M. 1 7 F B 4 5 1
Johnson, William H. 1 16 F M 4 5 1
Delany, John W. 1 14 M M 4 5 3
2 22 F B 4 5
3 2 M M 4 5
Coats, John 1 21 M B 4 5 2
2 64 F M 4 5
Kelly, Lawson 1 17 F B 4 5 3
2 12 F B 4 5
3 1 F M 4 5
Iglehart, Michael 1 22 M B 4 5 1
Shelby, W. [Wade] H. 1 34 F B 4 5 2
2 2 M B 4 5
Haly, Colman 1 46 F B 4 5 5
2 29 F M 4 5
3 25 M B 4 5
4 4 M M 4 5
5 11 mo M M 4 5
Stegold, John J. 1 33 F B 4 5 5
2 16 F M 4 5
3 8 M B 4 5
4 2 F M 4 5
5 1 F M 4 5
Henry, William 1 30 M B 4 5 5
2 28 F M 4 5
3 10 M B 4 5
4 8 M B 4 5
5 5 F B 4 5
Suton, Samuel 1 32 M M 4 5 3
2 30 M M 4 5
3 34 F M 4 5
Veal, Dempsy 1 16 M B 4 5 1
White, Albert 1 50 M M 4 5 2
2 50 F B 4 5
Pettigrew, J. M. 1 35 M B 4 5 9
2 30 F B 4 5
3 21 F M 4 5
4 13 M M 4 5
5 11 M M 4 5
6 9 M M 4 5
7 5 M M 4 5
8 4 M M 4 5
9 6 mo M M 4 5
White, Ruben 1 60 F B 4 5 9
2 50 F B 4 5
3 48 F B 4 5
4 35 M B 4 5
5 20 M B 4 5
6 17 F B 4 5
7 15 F B 4 5
8 14 M B 4 5
9 10 M B 4 5
White, Joseph 1 15 F B 4 5 3
2 16 M B 4 5
3 14 M B 4 5
Harrel, Abraham 1 30 F B 4 5 3
2 5 M B 4 5
3 2 mo F M 4 5
Harrel, George W. 1 24 M B 4 5 3
2 18 F M 4 5
3 14 F M 4 5
White, Elijah 1 50 F B 4 5 7
2 23 F B 4 5
3 18 F B 4 5
4 12 M B 4 5
5 11 F B 4 5
6 10 M B 4 5
7 4 F B 4 5
Funderberk, D. B. 1 16 F B 4 5 1
Rushing, D. M. 1 50 F M 4 5 5
2 24 F B 4 5
3 13 F M 4 5
4 7 F B 4 5
5 5 F B 4 5
Davis, John 1 35 M B 4 5 3
2 33 M B 4 5
3 29 M B 4 5
Wade, Martin F. 1 21 F B 4 5 2
2 15 F B 4 5
Bennett, John W. 1 10 F B 4 5 1
Garrett, John 1 28 M B 4 5 1
Ashcraft, Thomas 1 59 M B 4 6 15
2 40 M B 4 6
3 30 F M 4 6
4 28 M M 4 6
5 22 F B 4 6
6 24 M B 4 6
7 19 M B 4 6
8 17 M M 4 6
9 14 F B 4 6
10 8 F B 4 6
11 6 M B 4 6
12 5 F B 4 6
13 4 F B 4 6
14 11 mo F B 4 6
15 6 mo M B 4 6
Brashears, Elizabeth 1 20 F B 4 6 2
2 1 mo M B 4 6
Welch, Nicholas 1 30 F B 4 6 4
2 12 F B 4 6
3 8 F B 4 6
4 6 F B 4 6
Yarbro, Henry 1 6 F B 4 6 1
Yarbro, William 1 48 F B 4 6 12
2 40 M B 4 6
3 22 M B 4 6
4 21 F B 4 6
5 12 F B 4 6
6 10 M B 4 6
7 9 F B 4 6
8 7 M B 4 6
9 5 F B 4 6
10 5 F B 4 6
11 2 M B 4 6
12 7 mo F B 4 6
Graves, George 1 35 M B 4 6 4
2 30 F B 4 6
3 17 F B 4 6
4 11 mo F B 4 6
Kendle, William B. 1 8 F B 4 6 1
Rushing, Barrel 1 30 M M 4 6 1
Fisher, J. N. 1 7 F B 4 6 1
Pearcy, John H. 1 45 M B 4 6 1
Williams, Noah 1 70 F B 4 6 7
2 65 M B 4 6
3 27 M B 4 6
4 27 F B 4 6
5 9 F B 4 6
6 7 F B 4 6
7 1 M B 4 6
Pettigrew, J. M. H. 1 50 M M 4 6 29
2 45 M B 4 6
3 42 M B 4 6
4 37 F M 4 6
5 35 F M 4 6
6 33 M M 4 6
7 28 M B 4 6
8 30 F B 4 6
9 22 M B 4 6
10 27 F B 4 6
11 25 F M 4 6
12 21 M M 4 6
13 20 M B 4 6
14 18 M M 4 6
15 18 M B 4 6
16 15 F B 4 6
17 15 M M 4 6
18 15 M M 4 6
19 11 M M 4 6
20 10 M M 4 6
21 10 M M 4 6
22 10 F M 4 6
23 9 M M 4 6
24 8 M B 4 6
25 8 M M 4 6
26 6 F B 4 6
27 4 F B 4 6
28 4 F B 4 6
29 2 F B 4 6
Fisher, Elizabeth 1 37 F M 4 6 5
2 18 M B 4 6
3 13 F B 4 6
4 3 F B 4 6
5 1 M M 4 6
Murphy, Mark 1 14 F B 4 6 1

District 5

Decatur County, Tennessee — 1850
Slave Schedule 2 Dec 1850 John C. Yarbro
District 5 Page 7
Slave Owner # Age Sex Color District Page Transcriber’s Comments Total
Howe, J. B. 1 16 F M 5 7 1
Tubbs, James 1 35 M B 5 7 6
2 23 F B 5 7
3 9 F B 5 7
4 7 M B 5 7
5 4 M M 5 7
6 2 M M 5 7
Arnold, Mary 1 42 M B 5 7 4
2 31 F B 5 7
3 4 M B 5 7
4 1 M B 5 7
Tubbs, Samuel 1 15 F B 5 7 2
2 10 M B 5 7
Brisco, C. H. J. 1 27 M M 5 7 4
2 17 F B 5 7
3 15 M B 5 7
4 9 F B 5 7
Storm, William H. 1 30 F B 5 7 5
2 12 M M 5 7
3 10 M M 5 7
4 4 M B 5 7
5 3 F B 5 7
Brodie, C. S. 1 31 M B 5 7 8
2 31 M B 5 7
3 19 M B 5 7
4 16 F M 5 7
5 14 F B 5 7
6 11 M B 5 7
7 4 F B 5 7
8 2 F B 5 7
Jennings, Doctor 1 60 F B 5 7 8
2 55 F M 5 7
3 23 M B 5 7
4 8 F B 5 7
5 6 M B 5 7
6 4 M M 5 7
7 2 M M 5 7
8 4 mo M M 5 7
Jennings, Mary 1 21 F B 5 7 4
2 4 F B 5 7
3 2 F B 5 7
4 3 mo M B 5 7

District 6

Decatur County, Tennessee — 1850
Slave Schedule 2 Dec 1850 John C. Yarbro
District 6 Page 7
Slave Owner # Age Sex Color District Page Transcriber’s Comments Total
Douglass, Joseph S. 1 65 M B 6 7 4
2 60 M B 6 7
3 50 F B 6 7
4 14 F B 6 7
Houston, J. [John] L. 1 35 M M 6 7 1
Rains, Balam 1 24 F B 6 7 7
2 22 M B 6 7
3 7 F B 6 7
4 6 F B 6 7
5 4 F B 6 7
6 2 F B 6 7
7 1 mo F B 6 7
Gibson, Manuel 1 17 M B 6 7 1
Baucom, John 1 42 F B 6 7 4
2 18 F B 6 7
3 15 F B 6 7
4 11 F B 6 7
Walker, John 1 30 M B 6 7 15
2 24 M B 6 7
3 26 F M 6 7
4 20 M B 6 7
5 21 F B 6 7
6 18 M B 6 7
7 18 M B 6 7
8 15 F B 6 7
9 11 M M 6 7
10 13 F B 6 7
11 3 F B 6 7
12 2 F B 6 7
13 1 M B 6 7
14 3 mo M B 6 7
15 65 F B 6 7
Thornton, F. M. 1 25 F B 6 7 6
2 9 F B 6 7
3 7 F B 6 7
4 5 F B 6 7
5 2 F B 6 7
6 11 mo M B 6 7

District 7

Decatur County, Tennessee — 1850
Slave Schedule 31 Oct 1850 John C. Yarbro
District 7 Page 8
Slave Owner # Age Sex Color District Page Transcriber’s Comments Total
Houston, John G. 1 25 F B 7 8 2
2 10 F B 7 8
Pettigrew, Corry 1 33 F B 7 8 7
2 28 M M 7 8
3 27 F M 7 8
4 20 F M 7 8
5 9 F M 7 8
6 11 F M 7 8
7 2 F M 7 8
Nixon, John P. 1 22 M B 7 8 4
2 21 M M 7 8
3 9 F B 7 8
4 7 F B 7 8
Cole, U. T. 1 30 F M 7 8 3
2 7 F M 7 8
3 1 mo M M 7 8
Russell, William H. 1 29 M B 7 8 1
Brantner, George H. 1 38 M M 7 8 2
2 25 F B 7 8
Pavatt, F. J. 1 50 M B 7 8 15
2 45 M B 7 8
3 25 M M 7 8
4 25 M M 7 8
5 30 F B 7 8
6 18 F B 7 8
7 18 F B 7 8
8 15 F B 7 8
9 12 F M 7 8
10 10 M M 7 8
11 8 F M 7 8
12 6 M M 7 8
13 5 F B 7 8
14 3 F B 7 8
15 3 mo F B 7 8
Stobaugh, Mary E. 1 6 F M 7 8 1
Mays, Abraham 1 35 M B 7 8 1
Newton, John 1 60 F B 7 8 5
2 65 F B 7 8
3 5 F B 7 8
4 6 M M 7 8
5 3 M M 7 8
Fleming, John C. 1 45 F B 7 8 1
Taylor, Jesse 1 52 M B 7 8 10
2 50 M M 7 8
3 30 F M 7 8
4 16 M B 7 8
5 16 F B 7 8
6 10 F B 7 8
7 8 F B 7 8
8 6 F B 7 8
9 4 M B 7 8
10 2 M B 7 8
Menzes, W. J. & A. 1 40 F B 7 8 9
2 35 M B 7 8
3 35 M B 7 8
4 18 F M 7 8
5 18 M M 7 8
6 16 M B 7 8
7 10 F B 7 8
8 8 F B 7 8
9 25 M B 7 8
Thornton, John 1 82 F B 7 8 not sure of age 7
2 14 M B 7 8
3 12 M B 7 8
4 5 F B 7 8
5 5 M M 7 8
6 4 F B 7 8
7 1 F B 7 8
Campbell, Robert 1 23 M B 7 8 6
2 21 F B 7 8
3 13 M B 7 8
4 11 F B 7 8
5 10 F B 7 8
6 6 M M 7 8
7 7 F B 7 8
8 3 mo F B 7 8
Jennings, Hiram 1 28 M B 7 8 7
2 19 F B 7 8
3 15 F M 7 8
4 5 F B 7 8
5 5 M B 7 8
6 4 M B 7 8
7 3 F B 7 8
Gibson, Manuel 1 12 M B 7 8 1

District 8

Decatur County, Tennessee — 1850
Slave Schedule 31 Oct 1850 John C. Yarbro
District 8 Page 9
Slave Owner # Age Sex Color District Page Transcriber’s Comments Total
Smith, Priar H. 1 9 F B 8 9 1
Dodd, Jane 1 42 F B 8 9 4
2 14 F B 8 9
3 8 F B 8 9
4 5 F B 8 9
Menzes, John C. 1 58 F B 8 9 15
2 52 M B 8 9
3 35 F B 8 9
4 27 M B 8 9
5 25 M B 8 9
6 19 F B 8 9
7 17 M B 8 9
8 15 F B 8 9
9 13 M B 8 9
10 10 M B 8 9
11 6 F B 8 9
12 5 F B 8 9
13 2 M B 8 9
14 1 F B 8 9
15 1 mo F B 8 9
Wesson, N. [Nathaniel] A. 1 30 F B 8 9 1
Menzes, W. P. & R. G. 1 60 M M 8 9
2 65 F B 8 9
3 35 F M 8 9
4 23 F B 8 9
5 22 F B 8 9
6 18 F B 8 9
7 11 M M 8 9
8 9 M B 8 9
9 9 F B 8 9
10 7 M M 8 9
11 4 M M 8 9
12 3 M M 8 9
13 2 M M 8 9
14 2 F B 8 9
15 1 mo F B 8 9
Walker, John S. 1 60 F B 8 9 12
2 56 F B 8 9
3 40 M M 8 9
4 25 F B 8 9
5 22 M B 8 9
6 12 M B 8 9
7 12 M M 8 9
8 8 F B 8 9
9 6 M B 8 9
10 4 F B 8 9
11 1 F B 8 9
12 20 F B 8 9
Peacock, Thomas A. 1 35 M B 8 9 3
2 14 F B 8 9
3 12 M B 8 9

Comments

  1. Charlene Armstrong on October 13, 2013 at 5:47 pm said:

    I am both stunned and appalled at the number of slaves owned in Decatur County, before they were emancipated by President Lincoln. It is shameful and truly a black mark on the history of our little county.

  2. Emma jean Holt on June 8, 2015 at 10:46 pm said:

    I will never no my family true name given to them from Africa because of slavery. my great grandfather name was Reader parson and he lived in parson Tennessee. The city of parson was named after a Dr. John parson.

  3. Khara on March 27, 2018 at 7:15 pm said:

    If anyone has information on Mary Arnold please let me know.

  4. Carla's roberson on January 2, 2019 at 9:22 am said:

    I’m looking for info on a james Roberson or robinson
    A black man that was born around 1871 or 1874 in Decatur tn and then move to carroll Tennessee. Any info would be appreciated

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