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Slaves of John Willson, Maryland

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Slaves of John Willson

1844 Will and Undated Codicil

In his 1844 will (proved in 1854), John Willson offered manumission to his adult slaves on the condition that they emigrate to Liberia, giving them a year to decide.

Named in the will:

  • Duglis, who had a free wife

Named in the codicil:

  • Sias, married
  • John, married
  • Lydda, daughter of Clarissa

1850 Slave Schedule

Slaves held by John on the 1850 Slave Schedule for Montgomery County, Maryland:[1]

  • M 50 B
  • M 35 B
  • M 28 B
  • M 18 B
  • M 12 B
  • M 8 B
  • M 8 B
  • F 7 B
  • F 55 B
  • F 45 B
  • F 27 B
  • F 20 B
  • F 17 B
  • F 14 B
  • F 3 B

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