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This includes information to online and/or offline resources pertaining to period data - Wills, Estate Inventories, Journal and Bible Records, Deeds, Bills of Sale, Indentures, Records of Manumission, etc.

As descendants of emancipated African-Americans, these materials are the key to uncovering our family lineage.

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Luckie Daniels

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Slaves of Wilson Cage of Sumner County TN--1847

To my beloved wife, Jane M. Cage: "...the following Negroes, to wit: Stephen and Lenoir his wife and his increase from this date, Also their boy Charles, about 12 years of age, and a Girl named Matilda."

To my son, Leroy H. Cage: "a Negro Boy named Grandison"
To my son, Poleman W. Cage: "a Negro Man named Fred and a Boy, Albert."

To my daughter, Pricilla Douglass: "a Negro woman named Milly."

To my daughter, Delia D. Bock (?): "a Negro woman Sarah and her child Susan."

To my daughter, Harriet Boyd: "a negro boy named Solomon"

To my son, Henry C. Cage: "a Negro man, Carroll, a girl Caroline which are now in his possession"

To my son, Gustavus Adolphus Williamson Cage: "two negro boys, Willis and Sam which are in his possession. I also give him a Negro man Hillary, a boy Allen and a boy Henry and a girl Corinne.

To my son, Wilson Cage: "the following Negroes to wit: a Negro man named Jacob, now in his possession, also Sidney, a Negro girl named mary, a boy William and a girl now in his possession named Harritt."

To my niece Fanny S. Cage: "a negro girl Frances"
Various wills of the Hansford Family of Culpepper County, Virginia, Orange County, Virginia, and Morgan County, Georgia. (The first will is of York County, Virginia, but there are no slaves listed in it)

Hope this helps someone's search. Many Blessings.



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