Slave Sales in Louisiana

LOUISIANA SLAVES SALES

1800 – 1832

Transcribed by Stephanie K. Martin-Quiatte for the Louisiana Genealogical Project – African American Archives.

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June 27, 1814 – Female slave, age 23 and her daughter’s Hannah and Rachel sold to Lenny Kemp in New Orleans, Louisiana

December 14, 1821 – Female slave Phillis, age 14 sold by Louis Bowden to S. Roman in St. James Parish, Louisiana.

July 25, 1822 – 18 slaves sold by Robert C. Penn of Virginia to Auguste Tete in Assumption Parish.

December 24, 1825 – Female slave about 23, sold by Henry Smith of Mauncy County, Tennessee to Zachariah Nettly in East Feleciana Parish, Louisiana.

September 24, 1826 – Slave boy, age 11-12, Milo sold by Joseph D. Watkins to Stephen Tildon in East Feleciana Parish, Louisiana.

March 29, 1826 – Female slave Priscilla, age 16, sold by Austin Woolfolk to Dempsey Kemp in New Orleans, Louisiana.

January 5, 1827 – Male slave Jean B., age 25 sold by Samuel Kohn to S. & Z. Roman in New Orleans, Louisiana.

April 21, 1827 – Male slave Charles, age 28 sold by Samuel Kohn to S. & Z. Roman in New Orleans, La.

October 1, 1827 – Female slave Mary, age 20 sold by Richard Davidson to Joshua Lewis in New Orleans, Louisiana.

March 18, 1828 – Ten (10) slaves, male and female, ages 15 -32 sold by Abner Robinson of Richmond, Virginia to David Bannister Morgan of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana.

June 24, 1833 – Seven (7) male and females slaves sold by Sheriff John Burkes of Wilkes County, Georgia to S. Roman in St. James Parish, Louisiana.

December 8, 1828 – Male slave Edmond, age 26, sold by Lewis Yarbrough to Stephen Yarbrough in East Feleciana Parish, Louisiana.

January 17, 1829 – Two (2) male slaves, Jacob and Abram, ages 22 and 21 sold by Clement Townsend of Woodville, Mississippi and James Diggs of Norfolk, Virginia to Auguuste Tete of Assumption Parish, Louisiana.

January 17, 1829 – Four (4) slaves, 3 males and 1 female sold by Alfred Soward and J.W. Henderson to Xavier Cantrelle of St. James Parish, Louisiana.

January 23, 1829 – Family of father, mother and daughter sold by J. Levein Gayle of Alabama to John L. Libdell of West Feleciana Parish, Louisiana.

February 2, 1829 – Four (4) males slaves, ages 19-24, sold by J.G. Bell to Dr. Edward Duffel of Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

November 9, 1830 – Male slave Charles, sold by Wilford H. Deason, of St. Helena Parish, Louisiana to Stephen Yarborough of East Feleciana Parish, Louisiana.

November 9, 1830 – Two (2) male slaves Jim & Henry sold by Ira Bowman of Amite County, Mississippi to Stephen Yarborough of East Feleciana Parish, Louisiana.

November 23, 1830 – Two (2) female slaves, both 19 and (1) male David, sold by William Thompson to Jonathan Davis of New Orleans, Louisiana.

February 7, 1831 – Three (3) males slaves, Kit, Ellick and Jim, ages 18, 22 and 23 sold by Benjamin Cocke Eaton of Halifax County, North Carolina to St. Julien Tournillion of New Orleans, Louisiana.

March 18, 1831 – Four (4) slaves, two males and two females from the Tennessee Company of Hardiman and Bostick to James Fair of West Feleciana Parish, Louisiana.

March 26, 1831 – Male child slave, Frank, age 11, sold by Therence Carlia to James Smith in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.

October 21, 1831 – Male slave Tom, age 32, sold by James Daswell of Memphis, Tennessee to Dr. George Hill of Memphis, Tennessee

June 9, 1832 – Female slave Suzette, sold by P.S. Ross to B. St. Amanz of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.

August 7, 1832 – Male slave, John, age 22, sold by Josephus H. Wilson of Shelby County, Kentucky to Henry Parker of Louisiana.

October 10, 1832 – Male slave, Charles age 40, sold by Samuel Torbert Warrington of Virginia to S. Tildon of East Feleciana Parish, Louisiana.