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Friday, February 3, 2017

Friend of Friends Friday: Slaves of Charles Brown

Charles Brown of Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee died about 1816. On 28 November 1817, his widow Michal (Owings) Brown purchased two of his slaves: a man named Jack and a child named Thomas Reynolds.

Estate sale account, Charles Brown, January 1818. Williamson County, Tennessee. Divorce, Probate, and Other Records, 1800-1899. Tennessee, Divorce and Other Records, 1800-1965 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2007. Original data: Tennessee.County records. Nashville,Tennessee: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm roll numbers 99 to 108, 115, 336 to 337, 428 to 431, 519, A-4098, A-5278, B-1 to B-9, B-44 to B-127, B-314, B-441 to B-445, B-471 to B-473, B-1607 to B-1613,and B-1781 to B-1789.

In 1820, Michal Brown owned four slaves: one male under 14, one male 26-44, one female under 14, and one female 14-25.

1820 United States census, Franklin, Williamson County, population schedule. NARA Roll 33_125,Image 135. 1820 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.

1 comment:

  1. Beth, thank you for this contribution to the Slave Name Roll Project.