Do you have a record of Richard Corley's slaves

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HeritageQuest (Ancestry) Library version has the 1850 & 1860 slave schedules for the US census. As you probably know, it only lists owner's name and male/female slave by age.

1850 has Richard Corley but seems to be in Smith county. A lot of R Corleys appear as well.

1860 is a little more interesting. I searched for Sarah Corley (who would be the widow in 1860) AND Rappahannock County yielded 9 individuals. Judging from the ages it looks like a family (female + 7 kids) + 60 yr female.

I suspect a little digging could yield a will for Richard (d. 1854?) that probates property between widow and children?? . Might name some specific names that match the ages.

Source Information 1850 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.

Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls.
by Living Rowen G2G6 Mach 1 (13.7k points)

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