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Major... Davidson TN 1833

PAR #: 11483308
Location: Davidson County, TN Year: 1833

Abstract: David Morris Harding seeks to emancipate Major, a slave belonging to his brother, William Harding, who died intestate. Major had purchased himself for four hundred dollars and had always been a "most valuable and faithful slave."

Possibly Major JONES - found in 1840 census listed as free man of color:

Name: Major, Jones
Township: Not Stated
County: Davidson
State: Tennessee
Roll: 520
Page: 306


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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