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Walter Blake & Bonnie Hall Plantation, Beaufort, SC

Name: Walter Blake
Age in 1860: 52
Birth Year: abt 1808
Birthplace: England
Home on 20 Oct 1860: Prince Williams Parish, Beaufort, SC
Gender: Male
Post Office: pocotaligo
Value of real estate: $125,000
Value of personal property: $100,000
Household Members: Name Age
Ann S Blake 44, 1816 SC
Louisa P Blake 20, 1840 Italy
Walter Blake 18, 1842 NC
Anna M Blake 17, 1843 SC
Godfrey M Blake 16, 1844 NC
Reginald E Blake 9, 1851 NC
Sydney Blake 6, 1854 NC
Ann Fitzsimmons 45, Domestic, 1815 Ireland

The 1860 US Slave Schedules shows a Walter Blake in St. Peters Parish, Beaufort, SC, with 71 slaves ranging in ages from 65 to 2.

However, a Joseph Blake in Prince Williams Parish, Beaufort, SC, owned more than 530 slaves and 215 slave houses.

In 1850, Walter Blake and his family are still in Henderson, NC, with real estate valued at $8,000, and 30 slaves from ages 57 to 0, and 120 slaves in St Peters Parish, Beaufort, SC.

Georgia Walker-Adams

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