Slaves owned by John and Priscilla Bordeaux Evans, AL, 1820-1837

Priscilla Bordeaux Evans died Henry Co. AL bet. 1830-1837. Her Husband John Evans died 1837. Their Daughter Elizabeth Holton, widow of Leonard Holton, received a man named Roma valued at $650.00. Their son Julius received a man Jack valued at $600.00. Their son-in-law Thomas W. Edwards, widower of Elizabeth Jane, received a boy Crawford and a girl Allie(?)valued at $450.00. Their daughter and son-in-law Margaret Priscilla and Timothy Pittman received Jasper ($200) nd Pleasant ($250.) Their daughter and son-in-law Sophia and Samuel G. Devereux received woman Rasher, valued at $550.00. The Devereuxs were in Macon Co. AL in 1840. Their daughter and son-in-law Martha and Thomas Sanders received Thira(?) valued at $500.00.

Other slaves mentioned as hired out are Moses a boy, three children of Thira, two children of Rachel.

In 1834 Richard Dawson sold the above Thomas W. Edwards a man Will age 38 for $500.00. Thomas Sanders sold Samuel G. Devereux a woman named Te(?) for $100.00. In 1841 Julius Evans sold a woman Rachel, 30 years, yellow complexion to Thomas J. Harolland.

This information comes from the Orphan Court and Deed Records for Henry Co. AL

Contributor: Julia Ledyard,


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