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Catawba County, North Carolina, Slave Owners

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This list includes slave owners who lived in Catawba County. This county was formed in 1842 from old Lincoln County. About one quarter of the population in the area was enslaved by 1860, and about the same percentage of white families enslaved people of color. According to the "1860 Slave Schedule" for Catawba County, as compiled and published by William Montgomery Lentz, Jr. in 1998, around 864 people were enslaved by 328 families in the county at that time. Surnames of slave owners included

  • Abernathy
  • Anthony
  • Carpenter
  • Cline
  • Deal
  • Dellinger
  • Jarrett
  • Lineberger
  • Little
  • Long
  • Love
  • McCorkle
  • Finger
  • Fish
  • Fry
  • Gaither
  • Killian
  • Keener
  • Miller
  • Mull
  • Seagle
  • Setzer
  • Sherrill
  • Sigmon
  • Shuford
  • Smith
  • Smyre
  • Ramseur
  • Reinhardt
  • Rhine
  • Robinson
  • Rudisill
  • Warlick
  • Wilfong
  • Wilson
  • Whitener

among others.





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