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BRAGG Family..The Last Slave Owner
Now, how come my family couldn't be this easy?
One day, I was surfing the web, and ran across the Special Collections Division of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR., and saw that they had a 'bill of sale,' for some folks from my County and Township of research listed. I can't post the entire message because of the **do not reproduce with permission* notice, but, I will give you the 'jest' of what I found.
James T. Bragg had slaves in Clay Township, Bradley County, AR. in 1850, he died before the 1860 slave census came out. On December 31, 1860 his son Branch V. Bragg, the administrater of his estate sold 9 slaves, total of sale was $10,695.00. Among some of the slaves sold were
On the 1870 Census, Bradley County, Clay Township:
, Sallie, age 52
, Amanda, age 20
, Tempess, age 19
, Margret, age 9
, Rufus, age 5
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