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Slaves of Anna (Freeman) Lee

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Location: Bertie, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Lee Slavery USBH
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Slaves of Anna (Freeman) Lee

The purpose of this space is to try and record and identify enslaved people held by Anna (Freeman) Lee 1782 -1855 in Bertie County, North Carolina.

Enslaved Named in Will of Joseph Speight

  • Probate: "North Carolina, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998"
    Wills and Estate Papers (Gates County, North Carolina), 1663-1978; Author: North Carolina. Superior Court of Law (Gates County); Probate Place: Gates, North Carolina
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry ca Record 9061 #428764 (accessed 27 December 2021)
    Joseph Speight probate in 1792.

In the will of Joseph Speight Speight states the following: Item: I give to my Gran Daughter Ann Freeman one Negro named Luke to her and her heirs forever in full of her part of my estate.

Enslaved Named in Will of Anna (Freeman) Lee

  • Probate: "North Carolina, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998"
    Wills and Estate Papers (Bertie County), 1663-1978; Author: North Carolina. Division of Archives and History; Probate Place: Bertie, North Carolina
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 9061 #704510 (accessed 26 December 2021)
    Anna Lee will signed April 2, 1847; probate in 1855.
  • Administration Papers: "North Carolina, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998"
    Wills and Estate Papers (Bertie County), 1663-1978; Author: North Carolina. Division of Archives and History (Raleigh, North Carolina); Probate Place: Bertie, North Carolina
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry ca Record 9061 #182728 (accessed 26 December 2021)
    Anna Lee administration

In her will signed April 2, 1847 with probate in February Term 1856, Anna named the following people and generically referenced their issue in 1847.

Fanny Lee
Blake Lee
Bryant Lee
George Lee
Annis Lee
Patsey Lee
Jack Lee
Sarah Lee
Jennet Lee
Franny Lee
Cherry Lee
Cawton Lee
Caroline Lee
Penny Lee
Jesse Lee

As part of the inventory of the estate done in 1856 and included in the Administration Papers dated December, 1855, the following enslaved people, not specifically named in the will, were documented.

Tom Lee
Mina Lee
Emeline Lee
Juliann Lee
Ruffin Lee
Abba Lee
Tyson Lee
Old Bob Lee




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