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1862 Slave Owner Draft Halifax Co, Va
Posted by: Larry Brandon Date: January 19, 2002 at 14:36:05
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From Minute Book 20 page 169 Halifax County, Va

At a Court Held for Halifax County on Monday the 4th day of April 1862. Present Beverly Sydnor, Howell Chastain, John M. Craddock, William Moorewell, James Kent, Henry C. Logan, James Richardson, E. A. Coleman, Archer A. Farmer

The court in consideration of the Draft from the Governor of the Commonwealth for laborers on the Public Defense near Richmond do order and direct that the Sheriff of this County do proceed for ___ to require the following named persons to deliver to him the said Sheriff at News Ferry Depot, Boston Depot, Clover Depot and as may be convenient to the parties on ___ the day of ___ at such see hours as he may designate the Slaves between the ages of eighteen and fifty five years directed to be furnished by each person in the said following list and proceed with them to the City of Richmond and deliver them to the Agent of the Confederate Government and take receipt for the Slaves furnished by each person.

District 1

Slave Owner Slaves Sent

Inman Pace 2
Clement R. Barksdale 2
Jacob Thomas 1
John Thomas 1
Mrs S. N. Barksdale 1
C W Barksdale 1
L B Farmer 1
Wm T. Southerlin 3
John W Lewis 2
James Cobb 1
John R Bennett 1
Moses Whitt Hage 1
Anderson Kirby 1
Benjamin Marable 1
Mrs. N Ragsdale 2
Jno R Marable 1
Thomas Edmunds 1
Ira Pritchett 1
R + D Railroad 12
L Edmunds 1
Robert Crews 1
R A Croxton 1
D. Chalmers 2
Charles A. Ballew 1
P S Headspeth 1
E A Coleman 2
Jos Farmer 2
Jno Williams 1
Thomas Barksdale 1 hired 1 own 2
Robert S Mills 1
Martha Mills 1
Wm Haymes 1
Wm Easley 1
B W Barksdale 1
Wm S. Rodden 1
Mrs Betty Williams 1
Mrs Maria R Wilson 1
Joshua Hightower 2
Richard F Eldridge 1
C C Anderson 1
James H Crews 1
Mrs Mildred Eldridge 2
John R Edmunds 4
Starling E Edmunds 3
L L Henderson 1
R L Ferrell 1


District 2

R V Barksdale 1
John Milnor 1
John R Crews 1
Wm Logan 1
S D Tucker 1
Estate of Wm Womack 1
White + Lovelace 1
Jere White (hired) 1

District 3

Joseph C Terry 1
Chs J Craddock 1
James Young 1
Joseph W Martin 1
Geo W Wood 1
Chs S Carrington 1
John W Chappell 1
Paul C Edmunds 1
Richard Logan 1
Wm T Bailey 1
Henry A Edmundson 1
Mrs Nancy Comer 1
Edwin Grubbs 1
Jas C Bruce 1
John R Armistead 1
William H Armistead 2
Mrs J G Moon 1
Parham Moon 1
T E Hamilton 1
R + D Railroad 5
Dr John W Craddock 1
Adolphus Vaughan 1
Richard C Hart 1
Mrs Lucy A Anderson 1
Wm T Ballew 1
Granville C Medley 1
James T Medley 1
Wm H Headspeth 1
Mrs N C Bruce 1
Milton L Booth 1
Henry H Carlton 1

District 4

Beverly Canada 1
John J Garrett 1
Charles + Ths Y Hundley 1
R + D Railroad 13
R C Abbott 1
John Snead 1
Littlejohn S McCargo (hired) 1
Gildenroy Yates 1
Hugh W Allen 1
Robert Dickerson 1
Stith Bouldin 1
Wm H Sims 1
Wm Ambler 1
Geo E Venable 1
G Y Nichols + Son 1
Dr Jno Coleman + Mother 1

District 5

Wm Y Wynn 1
S M McCraw 1
Judith Hawkins 1
Nelson H Pruden 1
Wesley M Abbott 1
Mary Younger 1
Harrison Owen 1
John Solmon 1
Allen Conner 1
Simeon Allen 1
Edwin Palmer 1
William A Penick 1
Rebecca F Barksdale 1
John W Quarles 1
Henry C Canada 1
Wm R Jennings 1
Wm Bauldwin 2
John I Garrett 1
Marlin Canada 1
John Taylor 2
John Burch 1
Mrs Wm Price 1
Mrs Chs Clark 1
John W Bradley 1
Thos S Williams 1
John Jones 1
Chs D Pettus 1
Elizabeth Pettus 1
Sarah Carrington 1
Thomas Watkins 2
John Coleman 2
John T Clark 2
Wm Owen 1
James Easley 1
Armistead Lacks 1
Abram Poindexter 1
Thomas R Penick 1
Wm B Pleasants 1
Henry Carrington 1

District 6

John A McCraw 1
Jesse Younger 1
Estate D B Easley 1
Lafayett Jennings 1
Wm A Sydnor 1
Elizabeth Marshall 1
Jed Carter 1
Lucy Rives 1
W Logan for R Logan 1
Thos Barber 1
Robert Jennings 1
David Pannille 1
Cut Walker 1
Nancy L Jennings 1
Joseph Shipp 1

District 7

Thos King 1
Mrs E Boyd 1
John A Chappell 1
Sam P Watkins 1 hired 1
Isaac Pollard 1
G Y Nichols 1
Wm P Wilkerson 1
Dr C A Jennings 1
Asa Tuck 1
Jno W Wilkins 1
James H Howerton 1
Dr W Robinson 1
Jesse Bagby 1

District 8

None

District 9

Eliza Brandon 1
Patsy Philips 1
Alex Bruce 1
Wm Stamps 1
John W Lewis 2
Thomas Conally 1
David J Brandon 1
Benj T Bennett 1
Jesse Brandon 1
Mrs E Stanley 1
Josiah Brandon 1
Wm Edwards (hired) 1
Isaac T Oliver 1
Robert Moore 1
John Edwards 1
Anderson Toler 1
John Jennett 1
John B Moore 1
Mark M Stanfield 1
Wm J Powell 1
Mrs Sally Lipscomb 1
Thomas H Miles (hired) 1
Mary E Bass 1
Sally Oliver 1



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