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Slave records of Edgefield County, South Carolina

Author: Gloria Ramsey Lucas; Edgefield County Historical Society.
Publisher: Edgefield, S.C. : Edgefield County Historical Society, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"...A comprehensive compilation of records from the Edgefield County Archives pertaining to the purchasing and selling of slaves. The records include estate records, wills, inventories, appraisals, deed transfers, sheriff sales and other miscellaneous records, with approximately 29,000 listings and over 58,000 slave names. Many of the records contain information on gender, age, physical description, occupation and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Genealogy
Registers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gloria Ramsey Lucas; Edgefield County Historical Society.
ISBN: 0893088587 9780893088583
OCLC Number: 695591078
Description: 432 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: by Gloria Ramsey Lucas.

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"...A comprehensive compilation of records from the Edgefield County Archives pertaining to the purchasing and selling of slaves. The records include estate records, wills, inventories, appraisals, deed transfers, sheriff sales and other miscellaneous records, with approximately 29,000 listings and over 58,000 slave names. Many of the records contain information on gender, age, physical description, occupation and family relationships. The names are listed alphabetically by slave owner." --From press release.

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Important Data for Edgefield Co. African Americans

by CWitcher (WorldCat user published 2011-09-03) Very Good Permalink

This is an important work for those looking to recover the history of African Americans in the antebellum period of Edgefield County, SC. In her forward, Gloria R. Lucas provides many significant details for one pursing data about enslaved African Americans in this area, including the difficulty of...
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