Slave Records in Tennessee

collected by P. A. Miller

These are the slave records from my research on Tennessee families.
I've generally cleaned these records out to only include names (whether they receive named slaves in will or not).
There are tax lists and other records indicating numbers of slaves only - they still represent people and can help determine ages of known slaves.
I've left in auxiliary references that might include slave names, even though I didn't take them down in my notes.
These family names are not always all the same branch, I've noted where certain ones went to, etc.
The records are not in date order.
I haven't cleaned up source name abbreviations, etc., but I think they are obvious. Some sources start with the LDS film number.
My comments about the records are in [brackets]
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(Sorry, have to copy by hand, the harvester-spammers have gotten to be too much.)

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Settlements and Bonds Book 1
will of John E. Wynns, wr 1 Feb 1862, pr Sep 1865 1/5 of the negro property [no names] given to: bro T. W. Wynns, B. Wynns, A. Wynns heirs, and one 1/5 share to W. G. Wynns, two sons H. H. and G.W. Wynns.
My negros to remain on the farm until next Dec. and to make a crop this year...
exrs Josiah Askew, T.W. and B. Wynns
wit Dock C. Folks, S. J. Ellison

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There are bequests to Watford children living in Tennessee in wills of Bertie NC.

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7 Feb 05