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Will and Inventory of Major Thomas Shelton 1826

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Will and Inventory of Major Thomas Shelton 1826


The following are the names of the slaves and their value as noted in the inventory and appraisement of the estate of Major Thomas Shelton:

Will one negro man $150
Isaac one negro man $300
Isaac son of Franky $320
Spotswood a boy $300
William a boy $280
Ben a small boy $150
Dick a small boy $120
James a small boy $120
Fanny an old woman $50
Suky an old woman $100
Nancy a young woman $300
Judith a young woman $300
Dolly a girl (diseased) $100
Fanny a girl $180
Harry (Carp an old man) $0
Harry (Shoemaker) an old man $100
Abram (a blacksmith) an old man $150
Peter (Robinson) $100
Ben and old man $200
Peter (Waggoner) $300
Bob (a weaver) $300
John (a ditcher) $200
Jesse (a blacksmith) $375
Austin a young man $400
Dick a young man $400
Peter (Kersey a young man $400
Peter (little, a young man $350
Charles a lad $400
Moses a boy $350
Robert a boy $300
Elisha a boy $225
Harrison a boy $250
Matt a boy $200
Fleming a boy $150
Ben (little a boy $150
Martin a boy $150
Henry a boy $100
Thomas a small boy $75
Elisha a child $50
Milly an old woman- nothing $0
Harry and old man- nothing $0
Anna an old woman $100
Sucky a woman $150
Polly a woman and child Fanny $250
Fanny child of Polly
Easter a woman $250
Sintha a woman (Sickly) $200
Joanna a woman $250
Dolly and child Sally $350
Sally child of Dolly
Polly and child Tom $350
Tom child of Polly
Mary a young woman $300
Patsey a girl $200
Harriet a girl $180
Rhoda a woman $300
Rachel a girl $200
Peggy a little girl $100
Juliet a little girl $80
Jenny a child $80
The following slaves are the part assigned Mrs. Shelton during her life
Jacob a man $350
James (Ross) an old man $100
Stephen a young man $400
Lewis a booy $250
Demus a woman $250
Diley and old woman $150
Hannah a girl $250
Nancy (During M. Shelton's lifetime) $250
The following slaves are the property of Mrs. Shelton in Fee Simple
Stephen an old man $120
Judith a woman $300
Nicholas a mulatto boy $150
Charlotte a little girl $80
Matt and old man $0
David a man $300
James a young man $400
Peter a young man $400
Mechum a boy $250
Reuben $400
Price a boy $150
David a boy $120
Ben a boy $80
Aaron $80
George $250
William $200
Washington $175
Andrew $90
Lucy a woman $250
Ursala a woman $240
Franky and child Edward $300
Edward child of Franky
Rhoda a young woman $275
Jenny a young woman $300
Louisa a young woman $275
Melinda $150
Amount brought up
Ann a girl $100
Ben $300
Eliza $200