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Gaston & Lincoln Biography Index

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Abel. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 14-19. [301.4493 Byr NCC] A slave, property of George Sigman; defendant in an 1837 case of arson of a house owned by Joseph Sipe.

Abner. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 3-8 [301.4493 Byr NCC] Documents regarding Abner's murder of his master, John A. Forsyth, in 1839.

Abraham. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 14. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Defendant in a case in 1837.

Adam. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 30-32. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Case in 1839 concerning the death of a slave Adam in a fight with another slave Dick, (both owned by Henry Fulenwider and Robert H. Burton), at a blacksmith shop. Other names mentioned: J. P. Hood, Dr. J. P. Simpson, and Bob.

Aleck. Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur, pub. 2010, p. 195. [973.7 Ram NCC] African-American boot-maker, mentioned.

Altimore. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 39-42. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Case in 1826 against Morgan Jones for stealing the slave Altimore, property of William Graham.

Anthony. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 58. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Anthony was picked up as a runaway and said that he belonged to "Saml Gibson" of Waxhaw District, but had formerly belonged to "Nathaniel Barret[?]".

Ben. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 8-13. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Property of Abraham Gabriel; tried for robbery of an ironhouse in 1835. (Numerous witnesses were summoned for this case.)

Bob. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 23-25. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Arson case in 1827 against Bob, a slave owned by Nathaniel McClurg accussed of burning barn[s] owned by Adam Kiser and Abram Mooney.

Bob. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 30-32. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Case in 1839 concerning the death of a slave Adam in a fight with another slave Dick, (both owned by Henry Fulenwider and Robert H. Burton), at a blacksmith shop. Other names mentioned: J. P. Hood, Dr. J. P. Simpson, and Bob.

Bob. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 32-34. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Case in 1822 against Edward Mobley, owner of a slave named Bob convicted of felony and housebreaking.

Caesar (Richmond family slave) see RAMSOUR, Caesar.

Campble. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 27-29. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Slave, belonging to William Row (Rose) Sadler [sic], accused of larceny in 1812. Other names mentioned: Michael Schenck, Andrew Hovis, Peter Best, Thomas McGee.

Charles. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 29-30. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Accusation of assault by Jacob Ramsour, John Michel, Martin Zimmerman, and George Shuford on Charles, a slave belonging to Christian Arney, in 1827.

Clary. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 21-23. [301.4493 Byr NCC] A female slave murdered in 1815 by Catherine Barringer.

Cyrus. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 50-55. [301.4493 Byr NCC] In 1828 two slaves, Cyrus and Isaac, were charged with murdering their owner Joshua M. Irby. William J. Wilson is the administrator of Irby's estate. Many names mentioned.

Daniel. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 43-50. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Case in 1820-21 against Daniel, a slave the property of Blake Piercy of Buncombe County, for stealing a horse from William Abernathy and a bridle belonging to David Phillips. Many names mentioned.

Dick. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 30-32. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Case in 1839 concerning the death of a slave Adam in a fight with another slave Dick, (both owned by Henry Fulenwider and Robert H. Burton), at a blacksmith shop. Other names mentioned: J. P. Hood, Dr. J. P. Simpson, and Bob.

Edmond. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 65-67. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Inquiry into the 1831 drowning of Edmond, an escaped slave on the property of Enos Sherrill. Other Sherrills mentioned: Hosea, Austen, Lewis, David, Mason, Eli. Edmond was formerly owned by William Rankin.

Edmund. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 8-13. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Aka Edmun or Edmond. Property of Thomas L. Mays; tried for robbery of an ironhouse in 1835. (Numerous witnesses were summoned for this case.)

Esther. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 1. [301.4493 Byr NCC] 1851 petition of David and Isaac Earnheart, the guardians of Philip Earnheart, to sell a slave, Esther.

Fred. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 61-62. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Nancy Grice accused of having Fred, a slave belonging to William Johnston in her house and of being married to him [1825].

Hope. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 68-69. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Inquiry in 1845 on death of slave Hope (a male), owned by Jas. L. Russ. More documents, p. 70-72 seem to refer to the same case -- give name as Jas. L. Ross.

Isaac. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 50-55. [301.4493 Byr NCC] In 1828 two slaves, Cyrus and Isaac, were charged with murdering their owner Joshua M. Irby. William J. Wilson is the administrator of Irby's estate. Many names mentioned.

James. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 14. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Slave owned by Philip Baker, summoned as a witness, 1837.

Jim. Our Kin, p. 34. [929.1 Hof NCC] Slave of John Jonas Rhyne. Went to Richmond to find Rhyne's body and bring it back for burial in 1862.

June. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 34-39. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Burglary case in 1825 against Joseph Wier [aka Wear] and his slave man June for breaking into the store of Jacob Ramsour in Lincolnton. Other names: Henry A. Langford and Henry Cansler.

Little Sorrel. This was the name of General Stonewall Jackson's horse, one of Lincoln County's best know inhabitants. See entry for JACKSON, Mary Anna Morrison.

Mat. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 25-26. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Documents with allegations by James Martin of a wheat theft involving Mat, a slave owned by Abner McAfee, and John Collins.

Ned. Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur, pub. 2010, p. 129. [973.7 Ram NCC] Slave of the Ramseur family in 1863.

Peter. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 57. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Turned in as a runaway by John Whitesides in 1825.

Peter. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 72-73. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Inquest on Peter (a slave belonging to the "heirs of John Henderson") who was found dead in 1848.

Rufus. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Mecklenburg, Gaston and Union Counties, pub. 2001, p. 149-152. [301.4493 Byr NCC] A slave, property of David A. Jenkins, 1860, whom Robert and Samuel Winter were accused of helping run away.

Sam. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 57-58. [301.4493 Byr NCC] In 1836 Thomas Oliver was charged with stealing Sam, but claimed that he was his slave.

Sanco or Sauco. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 67-68. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Inquiry into the death of Sanco or Sauco found dead in 1861. He belonged to Elisha Purkins and was found on Aaron Goodson's plantation.

Will. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 19-21. [301.4493 Byr NCC] A slave, property of Robert H. Burton, and victim of an assault in 1835.

York. North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln and Rowan Counties, pub. 2000, p. 59. [301.4493 Byr NCC] Contract in 1829 for Martin C. Phifer to hire the services of York, a blacksmith, from Jacob Reinhardt.
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