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Pickens Plantation, Marengo County, Alabama

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Date: About 1840 to about 1865
Location: Marengo, Alabama, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Manning Slavery Black_Heritage
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Index of Plantations


The Pickens Plantation was said to be about 456 acres and located in Marengo Co, AL, and was owned by Dr. James Manning.[1] The following slaves were listed on the 1852 inventory of the Pickens Plantation.[2] There are spaced between the family units that were identified as such.


1850 Census Slave Schedules - Marengo Co, AL, Est. Jas Manning[3]

1866 Alabama State Census - This is Alabama state census book lists all the African-American's in Marengo Co, AL in 1866. They were listed in Alphabetical order. If you can't find your ancestor name in this list try looking under the last name Manning.[4]

See also: The Slaves of Dr. Manning


  1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/90175694/1858-manning-plantation-sale/ Alabama Beacon, Greensboro, Alabama, 27 Aug 1858, Fri, Page 3
    • 1858 Plantation for sale
  2. Alabama Probate Records, 1809-1985: "Alabama Probate Records, 1809-1985"
    Image path: Alabama Probate Records, 1809-1985 > Madison > Probate records 1851-1858 vol 16 > image 122 of 266
    FamilySearch Image (accessed 6 December 2021)
    • Pickens Plantation inventory.
  3. United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 : "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850"
    Catalog: Alabama, 1850 federal census : population schedulesPopulation schedules of the seventh census of the United States, 1850 Alabama: Slave schedules, Madison, Marengo, Marion, and Marshall counties (NARA Series M432, Roll 21)
    Image path: United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 > Alabama > Marengo > Marengo county > image 173 of 259; Citing NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
    FamilySearch Image (accessed 17 November 2021)
    • 1850 Marengo Co, AL p.173-175
  4. State census for the state of Alabama in the year 1866: "State census for Alabama for the year 1855 State census for Alabama for the year 1866"
    Catalog: State census for Alabama for the year 1855 State census for Alabama for the year 1866 Macon County
    Film number: 004808466 > image 516 of 1191
    FamilySearch Image (accessed 19 November 2021)
    • 1866 Marengo Co, AL state census

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