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Confederate Slave Payrolls, Goochland County, Virginia, to Yorktown, 1862

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Date: Mar 1862 to Apr 1862
Location: Yorktown, York, Virginia, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: us_black_heritage slavery goochland_virginia
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Introduction

This page is part of a project to further organize the National Archive's recently digitized Confederate Slave Payrolls. See:

Enslaved people were taken from Goochland County, Virginia, to build defenses at Yorktown, Virginia, mostly in 1862.

Combined Payrolls for Goochland County to Yorktown

Transcription and Abstract notes: I generally spelled out name abbreviations, such as Samuel where the writing says Sam'l.

Payroll 2

The following Slave Payroll for Yorktown, VA of March 1862, lists slave owners as providing the services of their slaves to J. B. Stanard, 1st Lieutenant, P. A. C. S. for work not described.

Richard Sampson's slaves: (see also Slave Payroll 1027)

From Whom HiredName and OccupationTime employedRate of WagesAmount for Each Slave
Sampson, RichardEdward - laborer40 days.50 per day$20.00
Washington40 days.50 per day$20.00
Charles40 days.50 per day$20.00
James40 days.50 per day$20.00
Phil Martin40 days.50 per day$20.00
Phil Walker40 days.50 per day$20.00
William40 days.50 per day$20.00
Daniel40 days.50 per day$20.00

Slave owner John S Saunders provided Thomas for 40 days @ .50/per day and was paid $20.00 for his labor.

Slave owner Dr. Moses E. Tredway provided Aron for 40 days @ .50/per day and was paid $20.00 for his labor.

Slave owner John M. Trevillian provided Aron and Charles for 40 days each @ .50/per day and was paid $40.00 for their labor. Space:The_Slaves_of_John_M_Trevilian_in_Goochland,_Virginia

Slave owner Dr. William R. Trent provided Sam, Horace, Benjamin, Napoleon, and Harrison 40 days each @ .50/per day and was paid $100.00 for their labor. Space:The_Slaves_of_Dr._William_R._Trent,_Goochland,_Virginia for a list of his slaves on the 1850 and 1860 Slave Schedules.

Slave owner John Thompson provided George Smith and George Minor for 40 days each @ .50/per day and was paid $40.00 for their labor. See Space:The_Slaves_of_John_Thompson,_Goochland,_Virginia for a list of his slaves on the 1850 and 1860 Slave Schedules.

Research note: Need profiles made for owners and slaves.


Payroll 650

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 650

This payroll acknowledges that John B. Stanard, 1st Lieutenant, P. A. C. S., paid certain Goochland County, Virginia, slave owners for work performed by their slaves at Yorktown, Virginia, during March and April 1862.

  • Peter Guerrant, Owner:
    • Charles, slave laborer; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • James, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Tom, worked 20 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Billy, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • George, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Spencer, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Andrew, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day

See Space:The_Slaves_of_Peter_Guerrant,_Goochland,_VA for a list of his slaves on the 1850 and 1860 Slave Schedules.

  • Mrs Jane Jordan, Owner:
    • Ryal, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
  • Howell Lewis, Owner:
    • Davy, slave laborer, worked 30 days @ 50 cents/day
  • George Lawrence, Owner:
    • George, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
  • Jesse A Miller, Owner:
    • Frank, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
  • Thomas Mitchell, Owner:
    • Abram, slave laborer, worked 35 days @ 50 cents/day
    • David, worked 30 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Webb, worked 35 days @ 50 cents/day
  • N W Miller, Owner:
    • Marshal, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
  • Rice Mills, Owner:
    • Henry, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
  • Mrs Elizabeth J Nuckols:
    • Cambridge, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day

Payroll 704

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 704

This payroll acknowledges that John B. Stanard, 1st Lieutenant, P. A. C. S., paid certain Goochland County, Virginia, slave owners for work performed by their slaves at Yorktown, Virginia, during March and April 1862.

James M. Morson, owner:

  • Dennis, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day
  • Jessie, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day
  • Christopher, slave laborer, worked 30 days @ $.50/day
  • Joe, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day
  • James, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day
  • Henry, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day
  • Aron, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day
  • Waverley, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day
  • Moses, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day

Space:The_Slaves_of_James_Marion_Morson_of_Goochland,_Virginia

Rice Mills, owner:

  • Henry, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day

Mrs. Elizabeth Nuckols, owner:

  • Cambridge, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day

A. C. Page, owner:

  • Adderson, slave laborer, worked 35 days @ $.50/day
  • Sterling, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day

Albert M. Parrish, owner:

  • Jim, slave laborer, worked 30 days @ $.50/day

Charles F. Pope, owner:

  • Ben, slave laborer, worked 30 days @ $.50/day
  • William, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day

Mrs. Betsy Pleasants, owner:

  • Abraham, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day

Mrs. Sarah Peers, owner:

  • Henry, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day
  • Jefferson, slave laborer, worked 40 days @ $.50/day

Charles F. Pope acknowledged receipt of payment for himself.

James A. Seddon acknowledged receipt of payment for James M. Morson. A September 1862 copy of Mr. Morson's October 1861 power of attorney was retained by Lieutenant John B. Stanard.

The other owners were unpaid.

Payroll 710

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 710

This payroll acknowledges that John B. Stanard, 1st Lieutenant, P. A. C. S., paid certain Goochland County, Virginia, slave owners for work performed by their slaves at Yorktown, Virginia, during March and April 1862.

  • George W Turner , Owner:
    • Washington, slave laborer; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Dick; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Ben; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Isaac; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
  • Baruch Wilson, owner
    • Andrew Lee; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
  • Estate of H.E. Watkins, owner
    • Robert, slave laborer; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Daniel; worked 35 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Frank; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Charles; worked 35 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Henry; worked 35 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Jack; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Jesse; worked 30 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Billy; worked 30 days @ 50 cents/day
  • Jermiah Woodson, owner
    • David; worked 38 days @ 50 cents/day
    • William; worked 30 days @ 50 cents/day
  • Dr W D (L?) Wright, owner
    • Major; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Edmund (Edward?); worked 30 days @ 50 cents/day
  • Robert B Winston, owner
    • William; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
  • J W Walton, owner,
    • Patrick; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
  • L Woodson, owner
    • George Kenny; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day
    • Edward; worked 30 days @ 50 cents/day
    • George Anderson; worked 40 days @ 50 cents/day

Payroll 903

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 903

This payroll acknowledges that Captain H. T. Douglas paid certain Goochland County, Virginia, slave owners for work performed by their slaves at Yorktown, Virginia, during March and April 1862.

Slave owners John Allen and W. G. Allen provided slaves named Dick Tanner, Cyrus, Archer, Mike, Lewis, Ben, Jim, Elijah, Pat, Mike, Alpheus, Joe, Ben, George, and Archer.

Slave owner Ben Anderson provided a slave named Willis.

Slave owner John W. Adkins provided slaves named Albert, Jim, and Lewis.

Payroll 904

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 904

This payroll acknowledges that Captain H. T. Douglas paid certain Goochland County, Virginia, slave owners for work performed by their slaves at Yorktown, Virginia, during March and April 1862.

Slave owner Mrs. L. G. Allen provided slaves named Isaac, Stephen, Daniel, James, Sandy, and Harry.

Slave owner William W. Anderson provided slaves named Henry, Jim, Lewis and Massie.

Slave owner Joseph Allen provided slaves named Madison, George, General, Charles, Robert, Luke, and Stephen.

Slave owner George K. Bowles provided a slave named Isaac.

Slave owner Mrs. Eliza Brooks provided a slave named Isaac.

William W. Anderson acknowledged receipt of payment for himself.

James E. Poor acknowledged receipt of payment for Mrs. Eliza Brooks.

The other owners were not paid.

Payroll 1026

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 1026

This payroll acknowledges that Captain H. T. Douglas paid certain Goochland County, Virginia, slave owners for work performed by their slaves at Yorktown, Virginia, during March and April 1862.

John F Parrish provided Grannill and Reubin. Edward S Powell provided John. Dabney Parrish provided Edward and Harry. Miss Jane Royston provided Aron Shelton and Richard Mrs R Sheppard provided Jessee and Nelson W B Stanard provided Epps, George, Abram, Robert Henry, Anderson, Willis, Wallace, Sam, and Reubin Gray. Jacob Sampson provided Jacob and Henry. E L (or S?) Powell signed, as did Dabney Parrish; the rest did not sign.

Payroll 1027

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 1027

Payroll 1028

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 1028

Payroll 1034

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 1034

Payroll 1035

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 1035

Payroll 1036

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 1036


Payroll 1037

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 1037

Payroll 1038

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 1038

Payroll 1039

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 1039

Payroll 1427

Link to Confederate Slave Payroll 1427

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