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Williams-Earle House

Privacy Level: Public (Green)
Date: About 1820 to about 1930
Location: Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: One_Place_Studies Black_Heritage Enslaved_Ancestry
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Williams-Earle House

(aka Holly Hill; Ivy Lawn)
This page is dedicated to the enslaved peoples of Williams-Earle House Plantation, owned by Thomas Blackburn Williams (1787-1852) then his second wife, Annie Mariah (Bowen) Williams (1811-1893) after his death in 1852.

Population

Slaves

The 1852 will of Dr Williams names the following slaves:[1]

To his wife, Maria:
Moses Maxwell (abt.1810-)[2]
Ritta Maxwell, wife of Moses[2]
  1. unknown number of children[2]
Susan, seamstress[2]
  1. Child[2]
  2. Child[2]
  3. Child[2]
  4. Child[2]
Caroline Valentine
younger Anda?
To his son, Robert M Williams:
Nelson Tina and her children
To his daughter, Mrs Harry Cleveland:
negro girl, Louisa
Slaves of Dr Thomas Blackburn Williams
1790180018101820[3]1830[4]1840[5]1850[6]1860[7]Profile ID
20j Black Male
1775-1794
18q Black Male
1776-1794
1a Black Male
1741-1785
72a42a Black Male
1790
20k Black Male
1775-1794
1b Black Male
1776-1794
1b Black Male
1741-1785
20l Black Male
1775-1794
18s Black Male
1776-1794
1c Black Male
1786-1804
20m Black Female
1775-1794
18t Black Female
1776-1794
1d Black Female
1741-1785
20n Black Female
? - 1776
18u Black Female
1776-1794
1e Black Female
1741-1785
18u Black Female
1776-1794
1f Black Male
1786-1804
72a16b Mulatto Male
1800
1g Black Male
1786-1804
1h Black Male
1786-1804
18n Black Male
1795-1806
1i Black Male
1795-1806
72a25b Mulatto Male
1805
18o Black Female
1795-1806
18p Black Female
1795-1806
20h Black Female
1795-1806
18l Black Female
1795-1806
72a8b Black Female
1795
20i Black Female
1795-1806
18m Black Female
1795-1806
18n Black Male
1795-1806
1t Black Male
1795-1806
18o Black Female
1795-1806
72a1b Black Female
1805
18p Black Female
1795-1806
20a Black Male
1807-1820
18a Black Male
1807-1820
1j Black Male
1805-1816
20b Black Male
1807-1820
18b Black Male
1807-1830
1k Black Male
1805-1816
20c Black Male
1807-1820
18c Black Male
1807-1830
1l Black Male
1805-1816
20d Black Male
1807-1820
18d Black Male
1807-1830
1m Black Male
1805-1816
20e Black Female
1807-1820
18g Black Female
1807-1830
1n Black Female
1805-1816
72a41b Black Female
1817
32a37a Mulatto Female
1820
Ritta?
20f Black Female
1807-1820
18h Black Female
1807-1830
1o Black Female
1805-1816
20g Black Female
1807-1820
18i Black Female
1807-1830
1p Black Female
1805-1816
18e Black Male
1807-1820
1q Black Male
1805-1816
72a9b Black Male
1810
32a36a Black Male
1810
Moses Maxwell (abt.1810-)
18f Black Male
1807-1820
1r Black Male
1805-1816
72a10b Black Male
1812
18j Black Female
1807-1820
1s Black Female
1805-1816
72a17b Black Female
1810
18k Black Female
1807-1820
1u Black Female
1805-1816
72a34b Black Female
1815
18v Black Male
1820-1830
1v Black Male
1817-1830
72a2b Black Male
1817
18w Black Male
1820-1830
1w Black Male
1817-1830
72a3b Black Male
1820
18x Black Male
1820-1830
1x Black Male
1817-1830
72a4b Black Male
1821
18y Black Male
1820-1830
1y Black Male
1817-1830
72a18b Black Male
1828
18z Black Female
1820-1830
1z Black Female
1817-1830
72a5b Black Female
1825
18za Black Female
1820-1830
1za Black Female
1817-1830
72a26b Black Female
1828
32a38a Mulatto Female
1830
Susan?
18zb Black Female
1820-1830
18zc Black Female
1820-1830
18zd Black Female
1820-1830
18ze Black Female
1820-1830
18zf Black Female
1820-1830
18zg Black Female
1820-1830
18zh Black Female
1820-1830
18zd Black Female
1820-1830
1zb Black Female
1805-1816
1zc Black Male
1817-1830
72a12b Black Male
1828
1zd Black Male
1831-1840
72a29b Black Male
1836
Thomas (Williams) Mounts
(1835-1907)
[8][9]
1ze Black Male
1831-1840
72a14b Black Male
1832
1zf Black Male
1831-1840
72a20b Black Male
1832
1zg Black Male
1831-1840
72a28b Black Male
1832
1zh Black Male
1831-1840
1zi Black Male
1831-1840
1zj Black Male
1831-1840
1zk Black Male
1831-1840
1zl Black Female
1831-1840
72a15b Black Female
1834
1zm Black Female
1831-1840
72a27b Black Female
1835
1zn Black Female
1831-1840
72a21b Black Female
1838
1zo Black Female
1831-1840
1zp Black Female
1831-1840
1zq Black Female
1831-1840
1zr Black Female
1831-1840
1zs Black Female
1831-1840
1zt Black Female
1831-1840
72a11b Black Male
1814
72a13b Black Male
1830
72a19b Black Male
1830
73a3a Black Female
1829
72a30b Black Male
1840
72a36b Black Male
1841
72a31b Black Male
1842
72a6b Black Male
1843
72a37b Black Male
1840
73a1a Black Male
1844
72a39b Black Male
1846
73a2a Black Male
1847
73a4a Black Male
1847
72a33b Black Male
1848
72a40b Black Male
1850
32a1b Mulatto Male
1849
child of Moses and Ritta or Susan?
72a22b Black Female
1840
72a35b Black Female
1840
72a42b Black Female
1840
72a23b Black Female
1842
32a39a Mulatto Female
1841
Caroline Valentine?
72a24b Black Female
1844
72a38b Black Female
1844
72a32b Black Female
1846
32a40a Mulatto Female
1845
child of Moses and Ritta?
72a7b Black Female
1848
32a2b Black Male
1852
32a3b Black Male
1852
32a4b Mulatto Female
1855
child of Susan?
32a5b Mulatto Female
1856
child of Susan?
32a6b Mulatto Female
1857
child of Susan?
32a7b Black Male
1859

Slaveholders

?1820-1832: Thomas Blackburn Williams (1787-1852) and first wife, Elizabeth Thompson Maxwell

  1. Elizabeth Ann
  2. Robert Maxwell
  3. Mary Louisa

1832-1852: Dr Williams and second wife, Annie Mariah (Bowen) Williams (1811-1893)[10][1]

  1. Thomas[10]
  2. Waddy Thompson[10]
  3. Pierce[10]
  4. Maria[10]
  5. Florida[10]
  6. Alexander Campbell[10]
  7. Caroline[10]
  8. George[10]
  9. Antoinette[10]
  10. Ossie Bowen[10]

1852-1865:? Annie Mariah (Bowen) Williams (1811-1893)

Other Residents

1880-?: Richard Harrison Earle[11]

Property

This profile is part of the Williams Plantation Greenville, South Carolina One Place Study.
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Williams-Earle House 1981[12]
Continent: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: South Carolina
County: Greenville
GPS Coordinates: 34.826010, -82.405325
Elevation: 283.0 m or 928.5 feet


This property is located at 319 Grove Rd Greenville, SC. Construction on the house began around 1820, by Dr Williams and was completed around 1850.[11] Richard Harrison Earle acquired the property in 1880.[11] The house and slave quarters have been moved from this location.[11][13]

Research Notes

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Probate
    "South Carolina, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1670-1980" (accessed 30 January 2022) South Carolina Will Transcripts, 1782-1868; Author: United States. Works Progress Administration (South Carolina); Probate Place: Greenville, South Carolina - Ancestry Record 9080 #699941 Thomas B Williams probate on 27 Jul 1852.
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    "South Carolina, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1670-1980" (accessed 30 January 2022) Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1787-1868; Author: South Carolina. Probate Court (Greenville County); Probate Place: Greenville, South Carolina - Ancestry Record 9080 #55488 Thomas B Williams probate on 27 Jul 1852.
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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 “Williams Earle Cabin” Roper Mountain (https://www.ropermountain.org/ : accessed 4 Feb 2022)‌ built 1845, inhabited by Moses and Rita Maxwell, and Susan, a seamstress
  3. "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHGD-16T : accessed 30 January 2022), Thomas Williams, Greenville, South Carolina, United States; citing p. , NARA microfilm publication , (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll ; FHL microfilm . Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 7734 #970087
  4. "United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHP2-KN2 : 20 February 2021), Thomas B Williams, Greenville, South Carolina, United States; citing 339, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 172; FHL microfilm 22,506. Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 8058 #671955
  5. "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHYL-WCP : 30 January 2022), Thomas B Williams, Greenville, South Carolina, United States; citing p. 283, NARA microfilm publication , (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll ; FHL microfilm . Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 8057 #2963130
  6. "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 ", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:HRWC-JVZM : 23 February 2021), T B Williams in entry for MM9.1.1/MVZB-D7X:, 1850. Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 8055 #1950609
  7. "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:WKTX-2KT2 : 16 October 2019), Maria Williams, 1860. Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 7668 #90747088
  8. "In the words of Thomas Butler Williams...", FROM DEPOSITION A. OF BUTLER WILLIAMS ALIAS MOUNTS, NO. 1,006.549. Williams Family History, blog w/images (https://oldswilliams.org/ : accessed 29 Jan 2021)
  9. "Educator's roots provide lesson on slavery" database w/images (https://www.newspapers.com/ : accessed 20 Apr 2021) The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) 17 Jun 2000, Sat Page 15
  10. 10.00 10.01 10.02 10.03 10.04 10.05 10.06 10.07 10.08 10.09 10.10 "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8QN-TM3 : 23 December 2020), Thos B Williams, Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 “Williams-Earle House, Greenville County (319 Grove Rd., Greenville)” South Carolina Department of Archives and History (https://www.sc.gov/ : accessed 4 Feb 2022)‌ National Registry - Nomination Form
  12. Williams-Earle House, Right Oblique. Courtesy of the National Register of Historic Places program, at the S.C. Department of Archives and History (SCDAH), Box 6, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014 Property Number: 727 Negative No. 207-039.
  13. McGill, Joseph. "Slave Dwelling Project: Sleeping in a Relocated Slave Dwelling" blog, Lowcountry Africana (https://lowcountryafricana.com/ : accessed 30 Jan 2022) July 4, 2011




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