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Slaves held by Matthew M. Harris

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Date: After 1780 to 1857
Location: Nelson, Virginia, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Slavery Black_Heritage
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Matthew M. Harris held slaves for many years. In the 1810 U.S. Census, he is listed with 18 slaves.

1810 United States Census-- Nelson County, VirginiaSlaves
Head of Household: Matthew Harris18

In the 1820 U.S. Federal Census, Matthew M. Harris is listed with 20 slaves.

1820 United States Census--Nelson County, Virginia
Head of Household: Matthew M. HarrisNumber of Slaves
Males, 0-14 years5
Males, 14-25 years4
Males, 26-44 years1
Females, 0-14 years4
Females, 14-25 years4
Females, 26-44 years2
Total Number of Slaves20

The 1830 U.S. Federal Census shows Matthew M. Harris with 31 slaves.

1830 United States Census--Nelson County, Virginia
Head of Family: Matthew M. HarrisNumber of Slaves
Males, 0-9 years10
Males, 10-23 years4
Males, 24-35 years2
Males, 36-54 years1
Females, 0-9 years6
Females, 10-23 years3
Females, 24-35 years4
Females, 36-54 years1
Total Number of Slaves31

The 1850 U.S. Census Slave Schedule shows Matthew M. Harris with 30 slaves. It was the final census taken before his death in 1857.

1850 United States Census, Slave Schedule--Albemarle County, Virginia
Owner: Matthew Harris
1M65B
1F65B
1F65B
1F65B
1F65B
1F40B
1M30B
1M30B
1M25B
1M20B
1M20B
1M20B
1M18B
1M15B
1M12B
1M10B
1M8B
1M6B
1M4B
1F38B
1F30B
1F30B
1F28B
1F20B
1F16B
1F12B
1F10B
1F7B
1F5B
1F1B
Total Number of Slaves30




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