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Slaves of Mary Wallace Savage Nuttall Jones

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Plantations Index El Destino Plantation, Jefferson County, Florida

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Slaves of Mary Wallace Savage

List of Slaves in the Bequest of Thomas Savage

19 Jun 1832 (Date of Marriage): "List of Negroes secured to Mary W. Savage by settlement at the time of her intermarriage with Wm. B. Nuttall."
"The list was written in or after 1845 with a view to use in litigation. The slaves were in the corps of El Destino." All quotes are from the Florida Plantation Records from the papers of George Noble Jones, "List of Slaves in the Bequest of Thomas Savage", p. 529-530.[1]
"Total 54 Negroes. An Undivided moiety of Mrs. Mary Savage."
"Of the negroes secured by the marriage settlement with W. B. N.[uttall] the following had been the property of G. Jones, Jany ,1845."
  • Prince Habersham
  • Mary
  • Abram
  • Phillis
  • Maria
  • Venus
  • Primus
  • Aberdeen
  • Tamar
  • Flanders
  • Nancy
  • Charles
  • Lucy
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"13 negroes; and 15 of the original Thos. Savage [bequest] had died up to 1845, showing G. J. had bought in the moiety of Mrs. N's moiety."

List of Slaves in Whom Mrs. Savage and Her Daughter, Mrs. George Noble Jones, Each Had An Undivided Half-Interest, 1841[2]

This list of slaves came from an inventory and appraisement of the deceased Mrs. Mary Savage's estate located in Jefferson County, Florida, Apr 1841. Her daughter, Mary Wallace Savage Nuttall Jones owned a half-interest in each slave.
Slave NameWhole ValueHalf Value
Prince Habersham$500.00$250.00
Mary$300.00$150.00
Jimmy$800.00$400.00
Barac$800.00$400.00
Maria & Child, Edward$700.00$350.00
Phillis$400.00$200.00
Cato$300.00$150.00
Johnny (1) (dead)$300.00$150.00
Robert$200.00$100.00
Abram$400.00$200.00
George$400.00$200.00
Tyra & Child, Molly$400.00$200.00
Diana & Child, Mary Ann$700.00$350.00
Judy$400.00$200.00
Charlotte$275.00$137.50
Sally$400.00$200.00
Jackson$300.00$150.00
Benah$225.00$112.50
Harry (1)$150.00$75.00
Nancy Flora$450.00$225.00
Tom$300.00$150.00
Cela$500.00$250.00
Betsey (dead)$200.00$100.00
Catherine$250.00$125.00
Lucy$500.00$250.00
Cuddy$275.00$137.50
Jenny$250.00$125.00
Tamar$500.00$250.00
Daphne (at Chemonie)$400.00$200.00
Johnny (2)$150.00$75.00
Jonas$200.00$100.00
Matilda$200.00$100.00
Prince Savage$450.00$225.00
Venus & Child, Jack$700.00$350.00
Amy$350.00$175.00
Primus$650.00$325.00
Aberdean$500.00$250.00
Harry (2)$150.00$75.00
Phillis McQueen$500.00$250.00
Bess$225.00$112.50
Polly$200.00$100.00
Flanders$350.00$175.00
Ester$250.00$125.00
Ben Mongen$800.00$400.00
Joe$300.00$150.00
Nanny (1)$500.00$250.00
Delia$350.00$175.00
Charles$900.00$450.00
Nanny (2)$500.00$250.00
Susannah$225.00$112.50
Elizabeth$200.00$100.00
Total$20,225.00$10,112.50
Undivided moiety for 55 slaves = $10,112.50
Two slaves (Phillis and child, Ansel) were sole property of the late Mary Savage = $900
Moiety value for the late Mary Savage was $11,012.50
Moiety value for Mary Wallace Savage Jones was $10,112.50
Appraisal report dated Apr 3, 1841
Appraisers were Tom Peter Chairs and Edward Footman
George Jones was the administrator of Mary Savage's estate

Sources

  1. Florida Plantation Records from the papers of George Noble Jones, p. 529 (https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/163608-florida-plantation-records-from-the-papers-of-george-noble-jones?viewer=1&offset=0#page=541&viewer=picture&o=&n=0&q=)
  2. Florida Plantation Records from the papers of George Noble Jones, pp 534-536,(https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/163608-florida-plantation-records-from-the-papers-of-george-noble-jones?viewer=1&offset=0#page=559&viewer=picture&o=&n=0&q=)

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