Washington County Negro Registers Including What is Now Greene County

Negro (Slave) Register of Washington County, Pennsylvania

The following is taken from a previously transcribed (date author unknown) “Negro (Slave) Register of Washington County Pennsylvania, From 1782 to 1851” found at Citizen’s Library, at Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

No guarantee of accuracy – please consult the original record if you find something of interest here.

RG-47
Records of the County Governments (Microfilm Copies)
Washington County, Recorder of Deeds
NEGRO REGISTER, 1782-1851 (bulk 1782-1820)

*Images of Each Page*

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List of negroes registered pursuant to the late act of Assembly for redress of certain Grievances in the Counties of Westmoreland and Washington.

October 1, 1782 William Fry of Peters Township, Miller

One man named Jame aged 25 years.

One wench named Nell aged 20.

One wench named Sarah aged 14.

Nicholas Crist of Fallowfield Township yoman.

One man named Joshua aged twenty two years.

One Woman named Easter aged 22 years.

One Girl named Sall aged 7 ditto

One Boy named Bille aged 3 ditto

One ….(nothing else typed on this line JS)

James Fry of Fallowfield Township yoman.

One negro firl named Bess aged 11 years Old.

Abraham Fry of Fallowfield Township yoman.

One negro named Lunon aged 31 years.

One ditto woman named Frank aged 17 ditto.

Benjamin Fry of Fallowfield Township yoman.

One negro woman named Luce aged 19 years.

Henry Spears of Fallowfield Township yoman.-

One negro boy named Perod aged 15 years.

William Menar of Green Township Gent.

One woman named Sall aged 30 years.

One ditto Rose agd. 6

One ditto Sall 4

One boy Dick 1 1/2

John Minor Esqr of Green Township

One boy named George aged 8 years.

Isaac Julan of Bethlehem Township.

One negro girl named sall aged 14 years.

Tho Kitten of Strabanx yeoman

One woman named Bet aged 8 years.

One boy James 6

Alexander Baling of Straban Township.

One man named George aged 25 years.

3d October 1782

Thomas Wells of Followfield Township.

One negro woman named Hanna aged 27 years.

One Girl named Easter aged 3 months.

Exit copy pade bal.

William Rankin of Smith Township

One negro man named Peter aged 40 years.

One negro woman named Rose aged 30 ditto.

One man named Jack aged 26

One Girl ditto 16

One ditto ditto 14.

Samuel Bealer Smith Township

One negro man named Sam aged 25 years.

One man Jack aged 20 years

One woman nemed Sarah 20 ditto

One girl named Henny 15 ditto

One boy named Bobb 8 ditto

One boy named Torlin 6 ditto

One man named Rubin 20 ditto

Thos. Scott Esqr. Prothonotary of Washington County.

One negro man named Bob aged 20 years.

Thomas Cherry of Smith’s Township

One girl named Phillas aged 16 years

One Charles a boy aged 14 ditto

One girl named Bett ditto 8 ditto.

Exit Cert. under seal 8th March 1798 fees 53 cts. paid by ? ???. Cherry.

John Bill of Peters Township

One woman named Sarah aged 25 years

One boy named Ned aged 5 ditto

One child named Jacke aged 4 months.

Exit Certe. Ith April 1799 to Bell fees paid except 3 cts.

exit copy Aug. 24, 1821.

James Bell of Peters Township

One boy named Flanders aged 9 years.

Joshua Meeks of Nottingham Townshop

One man named David aged 60 years

One man named George aged 40 ditto

One woman named Anas ditto 30 ditto

Henry Heath of Nottingham Township

One woman xxxxxx Judith aged 60 yeaars

D Dide 18

Nicholas Crist of Followsifle Township

One man Sam aged 36

William Campbele of Hopewelle Township

One negro man named Bob age 14 years

One girl named Hajer aged 14 ditto.

Ezkiel Rose Bethleham Township

One negro boy named Bob aged 11 years.

Richard Wells of xxxxx Hoepwelle yeoman

One woman named Chinet aged 28 years.

John Kerr of Followfield Township. B. Smith

One negro woman named Rine aged 23 years

One ditto Boy ditto Peter ditto 7 ditto.

Jesse Morton of Hopewelle Township

One negro woman named Priss aged 40 years.

Washington County Novr. 26th 1872.

Esekiel Dewit of Hopewelle Township yeoman

One X negro boy named Frank aged 10 years

One negro girl named Nell aged 17 do.

Catherin Atchinson widow of Cicel Township

One negro wench named Mealth aged 26 years.

George Valandigan of Robinson Township Gent.

One woman named Rachel aged 23 years.

William Henry Jarv?? Noble of Robinson Township yeo. and Marthen xxx Nobel widow

One man named Cain aged 27 years

One woman Sall 25

One do. Morisah 54

One boy Jack 8 Months

John MCDonnalde of Robinson Township Gent.

One wooman named Menaks aged 21 years

One d Hannah 22

One man Herry 19

A Child Betts 1 4/12 year.

Daniel McFarlin of Bethleham Township Gent.

One man named Lugen aged 30 years

One woman Isabell ditto 30 years

One boy Pomp do 14 ditto

One garl Phillis do 10 dto.

One boy Ralph do 4 dto.

One garl Laveney do 3 dto.

One girl Dinah do. 19 dto.

James Edgar Gentra. of Smith Township

One woman named Press aged 21 years

One dto Hannah do 5 dto.

Joseph Vance of Smiths Township

One negro man named Randolph aged 18 years.

The Hon?ble Dorsey Penticost Esqr.

One man named Jacke aged 16 years

One woman name Patt aged 20 years

Dr. Benjamin Johnson of Starabane Township

One negro man named Isaac aged 25 years

One girl Nann 12 years

Samuel Glasgow Whale wright of Petters Township

One woman named Lindee 21 yeaaars

One boy aged 3 years

exit Cer. 8th xxxxxxx Octobr. 99.

Ischariah Pompfrey of Starban Township

One hegro woman Thems aged 21 years

One negro girl named Comfort aged 7 months.

Elijah Nuttell of Straban Township

One mulattoe woman nam’d Rachel aged 35 years.

One negro boy nam’d Dave aged 10 years

One negro girl named Rachel aged 10 years

One negro boy named Daniel aged 6 years

One negro boy named George aged 4 years

One negro boy named Harry aged 9 mon.

exit Exemp 3 Aug 1810 to C. Humphrey Kenty. for all

Wm Crawford of Cumberland Township 2d Decr. 1782.

One negro man named Cooke aged 30 ys.

Thomas Redman of Peters Township.

Daniel Aged 19 years.

A negro woman name Lev. 20 years.

The estate of Thomas Rigby of Township

Esterh a negro woman aged 22 years

Patience a negro girl aged 7 years

Betty a do do do 4 years

John a do do do 2 years.

Charles Stewart of Township

Nede a mulattoe Slave aged 21 years.

Richard Vann of Township

Tom a mullattoe Slave aged 24 years.

Doctor Charles Wheeler of Fallowfield Township

Nero a negroe man aged 34 years

Daniel a do. do. do. 19 do.

Rachell a do. woman do. 16 do.

Last line is partially cut off and not legible -JS

Frederick Cooper of Fallowfield Township

Jem a negroe Slave aged 22 years

Beck a do. do. d. 22 years.

George a do. d. d. 5 years.

Bill a do. do. d. 3 do.

Jim d. d. do. 1 do.

Samuel Sweringin of Township. December 19th 1782.

Stepull a negro man aged 30 years

Cass a d. do. do. 22 years.

Luke do. do. do. 1 1/2 years.

John Tenhill of Twnship

Bob a negroe Slave aged 18 years.

John Ross of Township

Poll a negroe Slave aged 20 years

Pleasant a do. do. do. as years

Hannah d. d. d. 3 years.

Samuel Frye of Fallowfield Township

Bill a negro Slave aged 26 years.

Joe a do. do. do. 18 years

Pegg a do. woman do. 16 years

Nicholas Crist of Fallowfield Township

A?ny a negro girl aged 3 years

John Swan of Cumberland Township yeoman

Judith a negroe Slave aged 34 years

Bob a do. do. d. 20 years

Vill a do. do. d. 9 years

Joe a do. d. d. 7 years

Jerry a do. d. d. 2 years

Isaac a do. d. d. 11 months

Prisilla a d. d. d. 11 months

exit of Cirt. of Joe & Jerry.

William Greathouse of Township

Kays a negroe female Slave aged 4 years

Edward Dooling of Township

Willebee a negroe male Slave aged 15 years.

Hannah a do. female d. d. 24 years.

Dinah a d. d. d. d. 3 years.

Esthee a d. d. d. d. 8 years

John Marquis of Cecil Township

Jem a negro male Slave aged 30 years.

Lidd a do. female slave do. 8 years.

Copy issued to S. Dille

11 April 1823

Frederick Cooper of Fallowfield Township

Jem a negroe Slave aged 22 years

Beck a do. do. d. 22 years.

George a do. d. d. 5 years.

Bill a do. do. d. 3 do.

Jim d. d. do. 1 do.

Samuel Sweringin of Township. December 19th 1782.

Stepull a negro man aged 30 years

Cass a d. do. do. 22 years.

Luke do. do. do. 1 1/2 years.

John Tenhill of Township

Bob a negroe Slave aged 18 years.

John Ross of Township

Poll a negroe Slave aged 20 years

Pleasant a do. do. do. as years

Hannah d. d. d. 3 years.

Samuel Frye of Fallowfield Township

Bill a negro Slave aged 26 years.

Joe a do. do. do. 18 years

Pegg a do. woman do. 16 years

Nicholas Crist of Fallowfield Township

A?ny a negro girl aged 3 years

John Swan of Cumberland Township yeoman

Judith a negroe Slave aged 34 years

Bob a do. do. d. 20 years

Vill a do. do. d. 9 years

Joe a do. d. d. 7 years

Jerry a do. d. d. 2 years

Isaac a do. d. d. 11 months

Prisilla a d. d. d. 11 months

exit of Cirt. of Joe & Jerry.

William Greathouse of Township

Kays a negroe female Slave aged 4 years

Edward Dooling of Township

Willebee a negroe male Slave aged 15 years.

Hannah a do. female d. d. 24 years.

Dinah a d. d. d. d. 3 years.

Esthee a d. d. d. d. 8 years

John Marquis of Cecil Township

Jem a negro male Slave aged 30 years.

Lidd a do. female slave do. 8 years.

Copy issued to S. Dille

11 April 1823

James Hassellrigg of Straban Township

Amos a male negroe Slave aged 15 years.

Jacke a D. D. D. D. 13 years.

Jin a female D. D. D. 9 years.

Samuel Blackmore of Township

Clar a negroe Slave aged 45 years

Harry D D D 23 D

Cass D D D 22

Liddy D D D 20

Delela D D D 27

Lettia D D D 19

Cate D D D 18

Exit certificate of this entry under Seal 22 August 1799 fees 57 cts pd by

James Blackmore.

Richard Hawkins Township

Cloe a negro female aged 12 years

Joshua Meek of Township

Dave a male negroe Slave aged 45 ys.

Grigg a D. D. D. D. 30 D

Ann a female D D D. 26

Joh Hull of Township

Jiles a male negroe Slave aged 20

Exit Certifc with Seal 24th May 1796 . pro the Nannatx fees 53 cts pd. Exit

Certce under Seal pro fils 11th March 1897 fees 53 cts pd. except 3 cts.

Charles Morgan of Township

Delle a female negroe Slave aged 25 yes.

Exit Certe. with Seal 7th June 1799 pro Grassam 53 cts. pd.

Lewis Peisee of Township

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Sucke a female negro Slave aged 15 ys.

Nicholas Johnston of Township

Suck a negro female Slave aged 1? years

Cutia a D. male Slave Do 15 years

Nance a Do female d d 3 years

Tilf d D D D 5 years

Exit copy with Seal 7th Feby 1797 fees 50 1/2 cts pd. by Abraham Fry jun

Decr. 28 James Ewing of Robinson Township Yeoman.

One man named Bosen aged 31 years

One woman Hanah 45 Do

one girl Hajor 10 do

James Caldwelle of Dongall Township Gent.

One woman named x Rachel aged 22 years

One boy named Isaac age 2 Do

Exit copy with Seal 28th May 1798 fees 53 cts 25cts paid by Mr. Jone?

David Shephard of Starban Township Gent.

One negro man named Tim aged 22 years.

Willm. McIntire of Straben Township Gent.

One boy named Abram aged 12 years

John Dickenson of Amwell Township yeoman.

One man named Roger aged 20 yearas

One woman Patt 30

One do. Malle 20

One do. Mime 14

One do. Nan 8

James Ellis of Fallowfield Township yeoman

One boy named George aged 13 years

Jacob Jones of Fallowfield Township yeoman

One man named Nasa aged 20 years

One do Jack 3

One woman Grace 35x

One D. Jen 13.

Sephaniah Bealle Fallowfield Township Major

Charles a negro male Slave aged 38 years

Nede a D D D D 14 years

Doting a D D D D 7 years

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Charles x a D D D D 4 years

Toby a D D D D 7 months

Jenny a female D D D 36 years

Exit X Certificate of Feby 3/9 pd.

Benjamin White of Township

Hannah a female negroe Slave aged 12 years

Exit Cert. 14 the July 1798 fees 53

John Cunningham of Peters Township

Daniel a negroe male Slave aged 40 years

Dinah a female D D 40 years

Lucy a D D D 25 ys.

Bob a male D D 12 ys.

Daniel D D D 9 ys.

Nancy a female D D 4 ys.

Joe a mal D D 2 years

John Bland of Fallowfield Township

Ann a female negroe Slave aged 32 years

Jacob a male negro D D 12 years

Lucy a female negro D D 9 ys.

???? a male D D D 7 ys. (last entry partially cut off, unable to read name JS)

John Darnelle of Fallowfield Townshop

Sail er a female negroe Slave aged 20 years.

Exit cert. Jany. 7th 1820.

Mathew Laughlin of Fallowfield Township

Hagar a female negroe Slave aged 22 ys.

Exit copy Feby. 24th 1797.

Xxxxxx Thomas Moody of Notingham Township

Toby a negroe male Slave aged 35 ys.

J?n a female negroe Slave D 24 ys.

Nede a make D D D 24 ys.

Henry a male D D D 21 ys.

David Evans of Amwell Township

F??n a female negroe Slave aged 11 ys.

Peter a male D D D 8 ys.

Francis Wallace of Fallowfield Township

Ben a male negroe Slave Aged 70

Charles a D D D D 20

Toney a D D D D 16

Jack D D D D 6

Nell Female D D D 60

Sall D D D D 40

Beller D D D D 35

Mary D D D D 25

Nan D D D D D 17

Chloe D D D D 16

George female D D D 1 – it does say famale JS

John Fleming of Fallowfield

Bech a negroe girl aged 11

William Wallace of Do. Township

Rachell a negroe girl aged 6.

Herbert Wallace of Fallowfield Township yeoman

xxxxxx Cata a male negroe Slave aged 28 years

Harkless a D D D D 25 years

Robert D D D D 15 years

James D D D D 13 years

Harry D D D D 13 years

Tom D D D D 9 years

Josiah D D D D 7 years

Peter D D D D 5 years

Jack D D D D 70 years

Murrear female D D D 45 years

Dinah D D D D 35 years

Frider D D D D 26 years

Priss D D D D 22 years

Bess D D D D 11 years

Linn D D D D 11 years

Pegg D D D D 5 years

Rose D D D D 2 years

Chloe D D D D 6 years

Luce D D D D 1 years

Riss D D D D 7 years.

John Hopkins, of Fallowfield Township.

Winsar a male negroe Slave aged 40

Bob a D D D 30

Jerry A D D D 10

Perse a female D D 30

Hamser D D D D 28

Feder D D D 7

Sal D D D D 7 exit Cert. X Feby 18, 6

Basel male D D 2

Adam D D D 3

Frank D D D D 7

Exit Certicate Apr. 12, 1819

Thomas Waller of Donegall Township

George a negroe male Slave aged 18 years.

Vinson Colvan of Township

Tobe a man aged 30 years

A girl Nell aged 7 years.

John Robinson Nottingham Township Sadler

Negro man a slave named Daniel 3 years

Negro woman Phillis a Slave 22 years

Mulatto Slave named Joe 5 years

Mulatto Slave named Frank 2 years

Andrew Heth Nottingham Township Farmer

Negro boy Dick 13 years.

Moses Holliday Nottingham Township Farmerr

Negro woman named Liddy 18 years

Neal Gellespie of Bethlehem Township Farmer

Jupiter a name negro Slave aged 21

Rachelle a female negro Slave aged 18

Henry Wills of Township

Sampson a name Mullattoe Slave aged 4 years.

31 December 1782

Richard Wills Gent. of Township

Dinah a female negroe Slave aged 45 years

Rashell a female negroe Slave aged 23 years

George a male mullattoe Slave aged 2 years

Violet a female D D D 9 months

Moses a male D D D 19 xxxxxx years.

Basil Williams of Township

Nance a female Negroe Slave aged 12 years

Wiliam McMahon of Township

Sal a female Negroe Aged 17 years

Jem a male D D 30 years

Polle a female D D 29 D

Caeser a male D D 11 D

One more slave is listed here but only the age of 10 can be read – rest is

cut off.

Polle a D D xxD 6

Sinea a C C C 4

Solomon a male D D 2

Hector a D D D 9 Mo.

H Sam d d D D 43 ys.

Chloe a female D D 40 yes.

Nede a male D D 5 ys.

Edmond Riggs of Township

Sam a male negroe Slave aged xxxxxx 26 y.

James XX McMahon of Township

Rite a female negroe Slave aged 5 ys.

Samuel Agnew of Hopewell Township

Kate a female negroe Slave aged 12 ys.

Ruth a D Mulattoe D D 10ys.

Decr. 31st Thomas McGuire of Township

Joe a male negroe Slave aged 27 years.

The Rev. Mr. Jas. Smith of Hopewell Township

Jin a female negroe Slaved aged 23 ys.

31st December. Henry Morrison of Nottingham Township.

Nan a female negro Slave aged 22 years

Moses Chaplain of Donnegall

Ann a female negroe Slave aged 13 ys.

Robert Woods of Township

Si a male negroe Slave aged 16 yrs.

Absolom Wells of Hopewell Township.

Mary a negro woman aged 22 xx years.

Jonathan a negro boy aged 13 years.

Sam a negro boy aged 3 years.

Richard Tallbott of Township

Elizabeth a female negroe Slave aged 10 ys.

31st December 1782.

John Tinnell of Township

Tapely a male negroe Slave aged 12 years.

Jem a male negroe Slaved aged 40 xxxxx ys

Hannah a female D D 30 D

George a mal D D 14

Tom a D D D 10

Frank a D D D 7

Nell a female D D 7

Sampson a male D D 2

Dinal a female D D 1

Esther a D D D 3 months.

Thomas xxx Suttals of Ciicel Township

Page cut off but found the name Phoebe in the online index.

Mordeckey Richards of Cescil Township

One man named Will aged 25 years

George McCulloch of Straban Township

Hannah a female negroe girl aged 10 years.

Thomas Rodgers of Township

Jin a female negroe Slave aged 14 years

Seshbezer Bentley of Township

Enters a negroe male Slave aged years

Solomon Gregg of Township

Jenny female negroe Slave aged 40 ys.

Jacke a male D D D 40 ys.

December 31 1782. John Hopkins of Peter Township farmer.

One negro man named Masbach aged 20 years.

One woman Do Beck 18 dto

One boy do Noker 15 dto

Bejamin Mills Farmer Peter Township

One negro boy named Calob 19 years old

One girl diner 9 years old.

Michael Thomas of Township

Sarah a female negroe Slave aged 8 years.

Isaac a male D D D 6 ys,

Gabriel a D D D D 6 ys.

Benjamin xxxxxx Bently of Bethleham Township mill wright

Enters one negro man named Jack aged 9 years.

Levie Dungan of Cicle Township yeoman.

One negro man named London aged 22 years.

One D D named Fortune aged 13 do.

31st December 1782

William Blackmore of Nottingham Township

Peter a male negroe Slave aged 22 years

Cissly a female D D D 17 years.

Samuel Workman of Straban Township tanner

Nell a female negroe Slave aged 3 years.

Charity D D D D 2 years ) this was done at the request of of Saml. Workman

12th October 1786.

William McComas of Fallowfield Township

One negro girl named Bet 10 years old.

John Nevil of the Township of Cicle Esqr.

Negro Molly aged 30 years

One more entry cut off age appears to be 12 or 13 JS Continued? on page 12

These entries appear to be continued from John Nevil from page 11

Daniel 9

Dick 7

Jerry 4

Letitia 3

Joe 1

Patrick Allison of Amwell Township Gent. and John Swan

Negro Phill aged 30 years

Pegg 21

Bett 18

31st Decr. 1782. Robert Hill of Amwell Township

Negro Ben aged 6 years.

James Formen of Starban Township yeoman

Negro Weane aged 18 years

Luse 14

Jane 7

Harry 16

William Johnston of Straban Township yeoman

Negro Sall aged 12 years

David Rankin of Cecle Township

Negro Milly aged 10 years

Peg 8

Henry 8

Lucy 1

Joshuahxxxxxxxxx Harvin of

Negro Dick aged 35 years

xxxxx

Fouster 18

Elisabeth Harvin

Mula to boy 6

Lucy Michels

Mulato girl 8

31st Dec. 1782.

George Reed of Bethleham Township yeoman

Negro Herry aged 22 years.

James Carmichal Esqr. of Cumberland Township

Negro Sam aged 18 years.

Amela 12

James Innis of

Negro Tom Daniel, Dick, Harry, Charles, Harry Moriah, Hannah, Charlotte

Daphne and her children (See his note) the previous was on the transcript

but I have no idea what “his note” refers to. JS

Joseph Brown of

Negro Daniel, Charles Anny

William Hutton of Fallowfield Township Wheel wright

Negro Tombo aged 21 years

Cloe 19

Flander 8

Siloe 3

Filis 0.8 Months.

Christian Leatherman Senior 31st December 1782

Saniker a boy aged fifteen years.

Edward Geaither of Straban Township yeoman.

Negro wench named Flora aged 25 years.

Mr. David Duncan

Harry a male negroe Slave x aged 8 years

Tom a do. do. do. do. 18 years

Jack a do. do. do. do. 15 years

Sucke a female do. do. do. 22 years.

???? a do. do. do. do. 13 years.

Mille a female negro Slave aged 7 years.

John & George Willson of

Jack a male negro Slave aged 21 years.

Pompey a do. do. do. do. 30 years.

Basill a do. do. do. do. 23 years.

Harry a do. do. do. do. 10 years.

Sam a do. do. do. do. 18 years.

Sylva a female do. do. do. 26 years.

Hannah a do. do. do. do. 30 years.

Bet do. do. do. 16 years.

Hannah do. do. do. do. 11 years.

Beck do. do. do. do. 9 years

Luce do. do. do. do. 22 years.

Joseph xxxxx Dorsey of Bethleham Township 12th Decemr. 1782

Jem aged 48 years.

Nann do 31 years

Ralph 9 years

Hannah 4 years

Sarah 1 year

Pompey 11 years

Harry 22 years

Rachl. 18 years

Jane 23 years.

Joseph Wilson of Summerset Township

Essex a male negroe Slave aged 11 years.

Mr. Richard xxxx Yeates

Neg. Simon aged 45 years.

Peter 37 years

Hannah 33 years.

Jiubeh 18 years

Elizabeth Yeates

Negroe boy named will aged 8 years.

Mr. Phelix Hughes 12th Decemr. 1782.

Negroe Cato aged 40 years.

  1. Battor do. 26 years.
  2. Ruth 10 years.

Mr. Thomas Hughes

Negroe Jaan aged 39 years.

Negroe Sam aged 6 years.

Mr. Philip Ross

Negroe Jeane aged 26 years.

Collo. John Campbell

Negroe Marcy aged 12 years.

Negroe Batinda aged 9 years.

Resin Pomphrey

Negroe Rachael a female aged 28 years.

  1. Ruth do. do. 13 years.
  2. Ben. a male do. 10 years.
  3. Dina a female do. 8 years.
  4. Lett a male do. 4 years.
  5. Kate a female do. 6 years.

Jacob Long of December 26th 1782.

Jack Jordian a male Slave aged 28 years.

John Swearingin of

Phill a mulatto male Slaved aged 20 years.

Forgus Smith of

Sidney a female Slave aged 28 years.

Perow a male do. do. 9 years.

Sall a female do. do. 7 years.

(See note.) This appears on the transcript but there is no reference of what “note” JS

17th July 1782 Collo. William McCleerg (or possibly McCleary). – on original

JS

Dick a male Slave aged 20 years.

Joe do. do. do. 17 years.

Sam do. do. do. 9 years.

Sue female do. do. 25 years.

Liz do. do. do. 12 years.

Pegg do. do. do. 5 years.

July 17th 1782 Mrs. Seaton

Patrick a male Slave aged 30 years.

Stephen a do. do. do. 20 years.

Moses do. do. do. 20 years.

Jude female do. do. 40 years.

Luce do. do. do. 40 years.

Pendy do. do. 8 years.

Mr. James Seaton

Joe a male Slave aged 14 years.

Samuel Irwin Esquire.

Joshua a male Slave aged 22 years.

Will do. do. do. 19 years.

Ben do. do. do. 12 years.

Patty a female do. do. 16 years.

Sall do. do. do. 17 years.

Judy do. do. do. 2 years.

George McCormick

Seasor a male Slave aged 62 years.

Peter do. do. do. 22 years.

Davy Brady do. do. 17 years.

Davy Copper aged 11 years.

Rose 7 years.

The following is a xxxx list of negroe & mulatto children recorded agreeably to the act of assembly intituled an act to explain and amend an act intituled

an act for the gradual abolition of Slavery passed at Philadelphia on Saturday the twenty ninth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty eight.

July 22nd 1788.

David Bradford of Straban Township in the County of Washington Attorney at law hereby makes application to Thomas Scott Esquire, Clerk of the peace of the County of Washington aforesaid that he enter upon record agreeably to the act of assembly a female mulatto child born since the 1st March 1780, named

Hester alias Het aged two years, giving under my hand the date aforesaid.

Oath made according to David Bradford.

law before me the day above

Tho Scott.

Note. The above signature of David Bradford looks on the original book as if it might have been made by Bradford himself. There is a difference in the writing of the signature from that of the xx entry.

September 3d 1788. Zephaniah Beall of Bethlehem Township in the County of Washington farmer hereby makes application to Thomas Scott Esquire Clerk of the peace of the said County of Washington that xxxxxxx he enter upon the record agreeably to the act of assembly a female negroe child born since the 1st of March 1780 named Kesiah aged years. Given under my hand the date

aforesaid.

Zeph. Beall.

Oath made by Reason Beall son of the said Zephh. Beall according to law

Tho. Scott

October 2, 1788. Daniel Elliot of Peters Township enters a male negro child born since the first of March 1780 named Simon aged four months. Given by Alex Lowrey to John Elliot son of the said Daniel. Oath made according to law the day above before me.

Tho. Scott

September 24th 1788 Alexander Wells of Hopewell Township Miller enters a female mulatto child (born since the first of March 1780) named Violet aged four months and fifteen days. Oath made according to law the day above. Coram

Tho. Scott

October 27th 1788 David Bradford of Washington County and township of Washington Attorney at law enters a male negro child named Hercules aged about two months (born since the first March k780) Oath made according to law the day above by said Bradford. Cor.

Tho Scott.

January 1 1789 Benjamin Parkeson of Notingham township in the County of Washington Esqr. enters a male mulatto child named George born since the first March 1780 aged about fifteen months. Oath made according to law the day above by said Parkeson. Coram

Tho. Scott.

January 2 xx 1789 Neal Gillespie of of Fallowfield Township yeoman enters the following Negro children born since the 1st of March 1780 vis.

Male Ben aged 3 years and near a month

Male Pompey age 3 months and some weeks.

Oath made according to law before me.

Tho. Scott.

1? John McDonald of Robeson Township yeoman enters the following negro children born since the 1st March 1780 vis.

Jean a female aged 4 years & 3 months.

George a male aged 3 years & 1 month

Moriah a famele aged 11 days

Joe a male malatoe aged 2 years & 9 days

Oath made according to law before me.

Tho. Scott

January 14th 1789 Thomas Scott Esquire Prothonotary of Washington County enters a female negro child named Prisilar born since the 1st march 1780 about six months. Oath made according to law the above by said Scott. Coram

xx Jno. Hoge

February 27, 1789 William McComas of xx Followfield Township farmer enters the following negroes to wit.

A female named Fan aged four years and about three months.A female named Cassey aged one year and ten months.

Oath made according to law by Danial McComas son of the said William that the above negroes were born since the first day of March 1780, and that they are of the age before mentioned, before me

Tho. Scott.

William Wallace of Somerset Township Esquire enters the following negroes vis.

A female named Ruche aged two years.

A female Jemima aged one year.

A male Saml. aged six months. Oath made by the said Wallace that the above negroes were born since the 1st of March 1780 and and that they are of the age above mentioned.

Tho Scott.

1789 march 7th John Hopkins junior of Followfield Township farmer enters the following negroes, born since the first March 1780, vis.

Jinney aged six years)

Beard aged three years ( Both females.

Oath made by Col. Wallace according to law the 2nd March 1789.

Tho. Scott

Herbert Wallace of Followfield Township farmer enters the following negroes, born since 1st March 1780 vis.a xxxx female named Linn aged three years.

Oath made by William Wallace according to law the 9th March 1789.

Tho. Scott.

Frederick Cooper of Followfield Township farmer enters the following negroes born since 1st March 1780 of the ages here in after mentioned vis.

A female negro named Rachael aged four years & six months.

A male negro named James aged three years & four months.

A female negro named Susannah aged two years & three months.

A male negro named Thomas aged on year & three months.

Oath made by the Said Frederick Cooper according to law the 21st March 1789.

Coram.

Jno. Hoge.

1789 Abraham Fry of Followfield Township farmer enters the following negroes born since the 1st March 1780 and of the ages herein xxxx after mentioned, vis.

A male negro named Mark aged four years & ten months.

A female negro named ama aged three years & two months.

A male negro named Derry aged one year & three months.

Oath made xxxxxxxxxx according to law by the Said Abraham Fry the 21st March

1789 Coram

Jno. Hoge.

The Revd. John Brice of Notingham Township enters the following negro boy born since 1st March 1780 named Harry aged four years & nine months.

Oath made according to law by James Kerr to the age of the above negro the

21st March 1789 Coram

Jno. Hoge.

Daniel Swearingen of Hanover Township farmer enters the following mullato born since the 1st March 1780, of the age there in after mentioned, Vis.

Grace aged four years & five months. Oath made according to law by the Said

Swearingen to the age of the above xx mulato the 31st March 1789. Coram

  1. Wallace

Samuel Swearingen of Hanover xxxxxxx township farmer enters the following negro child aged six years & nineteen days old named Alse entered the day above and Oath made according to law by xxx Said Samuel.

Coram. W. Wallace

1789 March 31st. Dorsey Blackmore of Straban Township son of William Blackmore of the said township farmer enters the following negroe children born since 1st March 1780 and of the ages herein xxx after mentioned. vis.

A female negro named Nann aged thre years.

A male negro named Phill aged one year & seventeen days old. Oath made according to law before the age of the said negroes by the Said Dorsey.

Coram W. Wallace.

March 31st Joseph Dorsey of Bethleham Township Gent. enteres a female negro child named Prissilla born since 1st March 1780 and aged three years and three months. Oath made according to law by the said Dorsey before me the day above written.

  1. Wallace.

March 31st James Innis of Followfield Township Gent. enters the following negroe children of the names & ages following to wit.

London born wednesday the 17th March 1784 and Charlotte born friday the 28th September 1787 Oath made according to law by the Said James before me the day above.

  1. Wallace

Edward West of Followfield Township Constable enters the following negroe children of the names & ages following viz, a female named xxx Fan aged four years, a male negro named Cesor aged two years. Oath made by Said West according to law the 31st march 1789.

  1. Wallace.

Daniel Jacobs of Notingham x township farmer enters the following negro girl named Ann and of the age of one year & three months. Oath made according to law by the Said Daniel to the name & age of aforesaid negro the 31st March

  1. Coram
  2. Wallace

John Swearingen of Peters township farmer enters the following negro children of the ages and names herein after mentined to wit. Sip a male child aged eight months and Pat a female aged two years. Oath made according to law by said Swearingen to the name xxxxxxxxx & ages of the aforesaid negro children the day above.

Coram

  1. Wallace

Henry Morrison of Notingham township farmer enters the following negro children of the ages and names following to wit.

Peter a male aged four years & two months and Ben aged three years. Oath made according to law by the Said Henry the 31st March 1789. Coram

Jno. Hoge.

Samuel Glasgow of Hanover township Esqr. enters a male negro child named Jacob aged three years & eight Months. Oath made according to law by the Said

Samuel the 31st March 1789.

Coram.

Charles Bruce of Robinson township farmer enters the following negroe children of the names and ages herein after mentioned, vis. Elisabeth a female aged three years & six months and Sampson a male aged one year. Oath made according to law by Alexr. Speer to the names and ages of the Said Negro children 1st April 1789.

Coram

Samuel Glasgow

Joseph Bentley of Washington County in Notingham township mill wright, enters a female negro child (agreeably to law) named Bals and aged three years and seven months. Oath made before William Paker Esqr. to the age ??. of the Said child the 1st

day of April 1789.

William Henry Town Noble of Robinson township farmer enters agreeably to law a male mulatto named Jack, born since 1st March 1780 and aged seven years.

Oath made according to law by the said Noble the 1st April 1780. Coram Wm

Johnson

Shoshbasser Bentley of Summerset Township mill right enters the following negro children born since 1st. March 1780, vis_

A female named Chloe born sixth February 1787.

A female named Jean born 26th February 1789

Oath made according to law by Said Bentley 1st April 1789 before Wm. Parker

John McDonald of Robinson township farmer enters a male mulatto child born third day of April 1789 named Isaac, Oath made according to law 6th August

1789 before

1/6 pd. Jno. Hoge

James Stephenson of Donegall xxxxxxx township farmer enters a male negro child born the 25th or 26th day of February last, named George. Oath made according to law. 25th August 1789

2/6 pd. Coram W. Wallace

Richard Talbert of Hopewell Township farmer enters a female negro named Linda born 23d day of August 1789. Oath made according to law before Henry Taylor

the 2nd October 1789.

Frederick Cooper of Fallowfield Township famer enters a male negro child aged five months and seven days. Oath made according to law, beforeJohn Hoge Esquire the 30th September 1789.

Mary Cherry of Smith township enters a female mullato child named Emma born in Said township aged five months and four days. Oath made according to law

29th January 1790 Coram

  1. Baird.

xxxxxx James Gallispie of Hopewell township farmer enters a xxxxxxx female Mulatto child born xxxxx some since in October last named Delle. Oath made

according to law the 2nd February 1790/ Coram.

  1. Baird.

John Swearingin of Peters township farmer enters a male negro child born the 28th day of February last named Solomon. Oath made according to law the 29th

February 1790. Coram

  1. Wallace.

William Wallace of Somerset township Esquire enters a female negro child named Elisa born some since the first of March 1790. xxx Oath made according to law 15th July 1790/ Coram

xx Jno. Hoge.

Zacharia Pumphris of Straban township famer enters a male negro child, born the 15th day of April 1790 named Peter. Oath made according to law, 2nd day of Septr. 1790. Coram

Tho. Scott

James Innis of Fallowfield Township Gent. enters a female negro child born the 17th day of May last, named Betty. Oath made according to law the 29th September 1790. Coram

Tho. Scott.

Samuel Glasgo of Hanover township yeoman enters a male negro child born the 8th day of April last named Raphel. Oath made according to law the 30th Septr. 1790 Coram

Zephr. Beall

Richard Wells of Cross creek township farmer enters a male negro child named James born the 2nd November 1790. Oath according to law, the 27th Decr. 1790 Coram Zephr. Beall

James Foreman of Cecil township Washington County farmer enters one female negro child named Luce aged about two months. Oath being made according to law. Coram

1/6 pd. David Redick

Feby. 9th 1792

James Cooke of Smiths township Washington County farmer enters One female negro child named Seana, aged five months and twenty one days. Oath being made according to law. Coram David Redick

1/6 pd/ 21st Feby. 1792.

xxxxxxxxx Elizabeth Bradford (widow and relict of Charles Bradford deceased) of Notingham Township enters a male mulatto child named Lewis, born the 27th October 1790 or there abouts. Oath made according to law the 31st March 1781 by the Revd. David Phillips.

Coram Tho. Scott

Henry Speers of Followfield township farmer enters a male negro child named Dick born the 27th May 1791. Oath made according to law 3d June 1791.

Cer. Tho. Scott.

Abraham Fry of Followfield township enteres a male negro child named Heshel, born the 16 day of January 1791. Oath made according to law 21st June 1791.

Coram. A. Baird.

Thomas Scot Esqr. of the Town of Washington enters a female negro child named Milly, both 6th day of February 1791. Oath made according to law 11th day of

July 1791.

Basel Williams of the township of Dunegal in the County of Washington enters a female molata child born about the 11th day of May An Dom. 1791 named Debra. Oath made according to law 19th Septr. 1791.

1/6 pd. Coram David Redick.

John McDonald of Robeson township in the County of Washington, enters two male children negro the one named Charles four moths & seven days old, the other named Cain, aged three months & 10/ days. Oath being made according to law

3/ pd. Coram David Redick

Novr. 19th xxx 1791.

John Boyer of Peters township Washington County enters a female negro child named Delia who was born the Second day of December in the year One thousand

Seven hundred and ninety one. Oath being made before James Mitchel Esqr.

  1. Redick

2nd March 1792

Andrew Swearingen Esqr. of the County & town of Washington, enters one female negro child named Margret aged One month and three days Old. Oath made according to law.

David Redick

May 3d 1792.

William Wallace esq of Bethlehem township enters one male negro child about four months Old named “Andrew.”

Oath being made according to law.

David Redick

June 2d. 1792

Samule Glasgow Esquire of Hanover township one male negro child about four months Old named Charles. Oath being made according to law.

David Redick

Richard Wells of Cross creek Township enteres x on female negro child named Elizabeth, born 8th April 1792. Oath being made according to law. Sworn before

R.D. Ralbot

David Redick.

Nicholas Johnston of Fallowfield township enters one male child named Robert. about four months old. Oath being made according to – page cut off JS

James Foreman farmer of Cecil township, one mulatta male child named Henry born Decr. the eighth 1792.

Oath being made according to law. entered this 31st day of Decr. 1792.

1/6 pd. David Redick.

James Boyer of Peters township, farmer enters of record a male negro child named Frederick born 27th August 1782, having made the oath according to law.

Coram David Redick

Feby. 11th 1793.

John Dodd inholder of Washington enters a malata famale child named Sarah, born 23d. Febryary 1793.

having made Oath according to law.

1/6 David Redick

11th March 1793.

Thomas Catton of Amwell township in the County of Washington enters of record a female child, born of negro woman the 9th March 1793 named Nel. Oath made according to law. David Redick

March 15th 1793

Jamed Baldwin mill wright of the township of Notingham enters of record a female negro child named Annne born 13th Decr. 1792affirmation being made according to law. David Redick

March 16th 1793.

Samuel Swearingen farmer of Hanover township enters of recored a female negro child named Priscilla, born November the thirteenth 1792, having made Oath ?? before Samuel Glago Esqr. David Redick.

1/5 pd. March 26th 1793

James Parker of Fallowfield Farmer Township enters a negro child born xx 16th January last of record, named Adam. Oath made before Wm Parker X Esqr.

David Redick.

14th May 1793

Thomas Perrin Cherry of Smith Township farmer enters of record a female child named Sall, born some time in February 1793. Oath made according to law.

1/2 pd. Coram David Redick

25th June 1793

Abriella Blackmore wadow (farmer) of Peters township enters of record a negro male child named Michael, born February 25th 1793 Oath made by William Blackmore son of Abrilla June 29th 1793 Coram

David Redick

James Ross attorney at Law of the town of Washington in the County of Washington enters of record a female mullattoe child named Emily born on the 11th of February 1793 the daughter of Siss a negroe Slave the property of the said James Ross.

Oath made according to law. Coram.

Frederick Cooper of Notingham township farmer enters of record a male negro child named Jake, born 28th Octobr. 1793. Oath being made according to law.

Coram David Redick

16th Augt 1793.

Abraham Fry of Notingham township farmer enteres of record a female negro child named Jude about three months old on the third day of July last. Oath made before Daniel Depue Esqr.

David Redick

xx 16th Augt. 1793

John McDopnald farmer of Robeson township registers a female negro child born 4th April 1793 named Nelly.

Oath made according to law Augt. 28th 1793.

Coram David Redick.

Sept. 23, 1793 James Mc Farlane of Followfield township in the County of Washington (Miller) enters of record a male negro child named Elijah born the 3d Septembr. Inst. Oath made according to law.

Coram David Redick.

John Ross of Morgan Township in the County of Washington, (farmer) enters of record a male negro child named Moses, born some time in July in the year of our Lord, One thousand Seven hundred & Ninety three. Oath made according to law.

1/6 pd. David Redick

October 31st 1793

James Kerr Cutler of Straban township Washington County enters of record a male Mullatoe child named Thomas, born the fourth day of November, in the year of our Lord, One thousand Seven hundred and Ninety three. Oath made according to law. David Redick

1/6 pd. Novr. 18th 1793.

Richard Wells farmer Cross creek township Washington County enters of record a female negroe child named Sally, born the second day of Decr. in the year of our Lord, One thousand Seven hundred and ninety three. Oath made according to law.

David Redick

1/6 pd/ 23 Decr. 1793

Thomas Scott Esqr. of the town of Washington enters of record a Male negro child named Ben, born the 1st November Anno Domini 1793. Oath made by Misses Scott.

David Redick

25th February 1794.

Abriella Blackmore of Peters township farmer, registers a negro male child named Noah, born December 24th 1793. Oath made by William Blackmore her son.

Coram David Redick

24th march 1794.

John McDonald farmer of Robeson township registers a fimale negro child named Rachel born November 22d day of November 1793. Oath made according to law.

Coram Dafic Redick

1/6 pd. 28th March 1794

John Swearingen of Peters township farmer reisters a negro male child named Jas. Born the March 15th 1794. Oath made according to law.

Coram David Redick

1/6 pd. 28th March 1794.

Basil Williams of Donegal township farmer registers a female negro child named Jenny, born about the Seventh of wighth day of march last. Oath made according to law. Coram David Redick

31st May 1794

James Boyer of Peters township farmer registers a negroe male child named David, born the twenty fifth day of December, in the year of our Lord One thousand and Seven hundred and ninety three. Oath made according to law.

Coram

1/6 pd. David Redick

3d June 1794

Abraham Frye the younger of followfield township Farmer registers a negroe male child named Moses, born the last week x in April last. Oath made according to law.

1/6 pd. Coram David REdick

June 24th 1794

Frederick Cooper of Followfield township farmer enters of record a female negro child named “Amia” born October. 8th 1794. Oath made according to law.

Coram

David Redick.

John McDonald, (farmer) of Robeson township enters of record a female negro child named xxx Bets born September 1794 – Oath made according to law.

Coram

David Redick

Feby. 12th 1795.

Andrew Swearingen of Washington township Esqr. enters of record a male negro child named “Reubin” born the first day of February One thousand Seven hundred and ninety five. Oath made according to law.

Coram David Redick

?ames Foreman farmer of Cicil township enters of record a female ?egroe child named Nane born the last day December 1794. Oath made according to law.

Coram Isaac Kerr for David Redick Clerk

/6 paid March 19 1795

Susannah Caton widow of Thomas Caton late of Amwell township in the County of Washington enters of record one male negroe child named Cesar, born the seventh instant. Oath made according to law.

1/6 pd. Coram Isaac Kerr for David Redick Clerk

11th April 1795

James Hughes Blacksmith of Straban Township in the County of Washington enters of record a female negro child called Moram, born on or about the ninth day of December in the year 1794. Oath made according to law, Coram

Isaac Kerr for David Redick Clerk

June 4th 1795

Samuel Moore of Hanover township farmer registers a female negro child named Jinn, born about Six weeks ago. Oath made according to law.

Fee pd. David Redick

June 22d 1795

James Bradford of Green township farmer enters of record a black female named Jud– Ples, born May 13th 195. Sworn according to law.

fee pd. David Redick

June 22d 1795

Thomas Rankin of Smiths township farmer enters of record a male negroe child named Harry, born the 7th day of June AD 1795. Oath being made according to

law. August 18th 1795 Coram David Redick

1/6 paid

Richard Talbott Esquire of Hopewell Township enters of record a negroe girl named Dinah, born the 12th day of May 1795. Oath being made according to law

28th September 1795

Coram David Redick

James Edgar Esquire farmer & one of the Judges of the common pleas hath entered of record a nego female child named “Rose” born the tenth day July 1795. Oath made according to law, before David Redick

Thomas Hill of West Bethleham Township farmer enters of record one female Mullattoe child called Susan aged four months one the Sixth day of this present month. Oath being made according ot law. 14th October 1795. Coram

Iassac kerr for David Redick Clerk

fees paid

Mary Dodd of the Town and County of Washington, widow and Executrix of John Dodd deceased enters of record a mullattoe female child named Drucilla aged four months and Seventeen days. Oath being made according to law 14th Novr.

1795 Coram Isaac Kerr for David Redick Clerk

fees 1/6 paid

There does seem to be a gap in time between page 25 of the previously transcribed register which ends with an entry dated “14th Novr. 1795″ page 26 is missing and page 27 which begins with an entry dated ”

26th day of September 1797″.

Andrew Boggs Esqr. of Followfield township enters of record female negro child named Jain of a Molato woman born 6th June Last. Oath made according to law the 26th day of September 1797

Coram David Redick

Absalon Baird of the town and County of Washington Practitioner of Physic enters of record a male negro child named Isaac Roberts, born the seventeenth day of June last. Oath made according to law, the 23rd day of October 1797

fees 20 Cts paid Coram David Redick

James McCallaster of Fallowfield township Merchant enters of recored a female negro child nemad “Becky” born of Frank the fifteenth day of February instant. Oath made according to law. 28th day of February Anno Domini 1798.

fees 20 cts paid Coram David Redick

John McDonald of Robesons township farmer enters of record a female negro child named Milly, born of “Hannah” the first of October last. Oath made the

26th day of 1798 before me. Given under my hand & seal.

fees 20 cts signed W. McConnal (L S)

David Redick

Henry McDonogh farmer of Somerset township enters of record a male Mullatto child named “Sam McComb” born the first day of February, in the year one thousand Seven hundred and ninety-eight. Oath made according to law 14th June 1798

fees 20 cts paid David Redick

John Cook farmer of Smiths township enters of record a male negro named “Sampson” born the eighth day of February in the year AD. 1798. Oath made according to law 3rd day of August 1798.

fees 30 paid & 6 cents over. Coram David Redick

Mary Dodd widow of John Dodd decd of the Town of Washington enters of record a female Mullatto child named “Patience” aged five months and ten days. Oath made according to law 15th Septr. 1798 (fees paid) coram.

James Hughs of Straban Township blacksmith enters of record a male negro child, born x 14th September 1798 named Ephram. Oath made according to law.

fees pd. Coram David Redick

11th March 1799

Michael Sowers inholder of West Bethlehem enters of record a female negro child named Bitts, born 11th March 1799.Oath made according to law. Coram David Redick

27th May 1799

Richard Talbott farmer of Hopewell township enters of recored a negro child named Alexander, born on 17th day of March 1799. Oath made according to law this 27th day of May 1799

Coram David Redick.

Basil Williams of Donegal township farmer requests the Clerk of the Peace, for Washington County to enter of record a male negro child named Benjamin born February 11th 1799. Oath made by his wife Margret according to law.

Coram David Redick

13th July 1799

Samule Black of Nottingham township merchant requests David Redick to enter of record a male negro child named Solomon, aged four months & twenty one days the 2nd of August 1799 affidavit made before Daniel Depue Esqr. entered the 3td day of August 1799.

Andrew Boggs Esq of Followfield townships enters a negro female child named Lethe aged not more than six months this twenty sixth day of August 1799.

Oath made according

fees 20 pd by A. Boggs 28th Augt 1799 David Redick

Doctr. Absolom Baird of the Town of Washington enters with the Clerk of the Peace, Hannah a female negro child born the twelveth day of May in the year seveteen hundred and ninety nine. Oath made according to law Coram

David Redick

Washington August 29th 1799. fees paid

James Edgar of Smiths Township Esqr. enters of record a male negro child named Tom, born 14th June last. Oath made according to law.

Coram Dabid Redick

28th Novr. 1799

Henry Woods of Canton township farmer enters of record witht the Clerk of the peace a female negro child named Darcos born 15th day of November 1799. Oath made according to law this 22nd March xxxx 1800

fees 20 cts. paid Mr.

Redick. Coram David Radick

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Robert Jackman of Pike run township enters with the Clerk of the peace a negro male child named Noah born the 24th day of April last. Oath made according to law August 20th 1800

fees 20 cts paid Coram David Redick

John Cooke of Smiths township enters with the Clerk of the peace a negro female child named Betts Betts born 7th June 1800. Oath made according to law September 1st 1800. Coram David Redick

fees 20cts paid

Alexander Sweny of Peters township farmer requests the Clerk of the Peace to register a molater famale child named Dina borne above the 18th of March last. Sworn to according to law

Coram David Redick

Sept. 6th 1800

Mary Dodd of the town of Washington, in the County of Washington spinster enters with the Clerk of the Peace a negro male child ?amed Richard, born xxxx some time about the last of April 1800. ?ath made according to law this 12th September 1800.

Coram David Redick

?ees paid & 5 cts over

?ames McCallister Merchant of Fallowfield township enters with ?he Clerk of the peace a negro female child named Rachel, born ??e fourteenth day of Sepr. 1800. Oath made according to law before ?e this 18th day of September 1800.

David Redick

fees 20cts. paid)

Michael Sowers of West Bethlehem Township innkeeper enters with ?he Clerk of the peace a male mullatto child named “James” born on ?wenty seventh day of

August xxxx 1800. Oath made according to law before me this 21st day of

January 1801. David Redick

fees 20cts paid.

Alexander Cuningham of Washington merchant enters of record a female negro child named Charlott borne December 1800. Oath being made according to law this 30th of March 1801 before David Redick

fees 20cts paid).

?ndrew Boggs Esq farmer of Followfield township enters a negro male child named Bett born of a slave in the month of December last. ?worn to according to law this 4th April 1801 – Coram David Redick

/ 4 1/2 pd.

John McDonald of Robeson township farmer enters of recorded a female child called Rebecka born the 6th day of March 1801. Oath made ?ccording to law and entered this 9th day of June 1801 David Redick

/6 paid

Henry Conrod of Pike run township farmer enters of record “Tony” a ?egro male child born on 16th May AD 1801. Oath made according to ?aw and entd. 1st Sepr. 1801. Coram Devid Redick

fee 20 cts paid

?eorge McCullock of Smiths township enters of record Fanny a female mullatto child aged five months and twenty five days. Oath ?ade 24th Octr. 1801 according to law entd. same day

9cts paid Coram David Redick

James Kerr of Straban Township Cutler enters of record on Mullato male child named Moses born 11th Oct 1801 being the child of Rine” whom he claims as a slave for life. Oath made according to ?aw 5th Novr. 1801 and entered of record same day

Coram David Redick

John McDonald of Robeson township enters of recored a male negro child named Pompey born of a molata woman on the 25th day of ?eptember last. Sworn to according to law, the 30th November 1801.

?0 cts pd Coram David Redick

Note: The first letter of each line was cut off on this copy – the reason for

all of the ?s. JS

Hugh Wilson merchant of the town of Washington enters of record a negro male child named Frank born on the 26th Oct. 1801 a son of a negro Nancy who he claims as a slave for life. Sworn to according to law 14th Decr. 1801.

Coram David Redick

20cts. paid & 5 over

John Wallace of Notingham County enters of record a female negro child named “Bredget” born between the tenth and fifteenth of March last. Oath made according to law the 7th day of May 1802.

Coram David Redick

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Michael Sowers of W. Bethlemen Township innkeeper enters of record a male Mullatto child named “Thomas” born 24th April 1802 of the body of Kesiah a Slave for life. Oath made according to law May 25th 1802. Coram.

Mary Dodd Spinster of the Town of Washington enters of record a female mullato child named Elizabeth, born 16th Feb y 1802 of the body of Lydia a Slave for life.

Oath made according to Law 11th Augr. 1802

David Redick

11th Augt. 1802.

Ebanaser Jinnings Physccian enters of record a negro female child named Rose born twenty sixth November eighteen hundred and two.Oath made according to law

20 cts pd. Coram David Redick

January 15th 1803

Robert Jackman of Pike run township in the County of Washington & State of Pennsylvania, Farmer, enters of record a female negro child born the 13th day of September, one thousand eight hundred and two, named Liddy, child of Rachel, both of Joseph Dorsey and by him registered. Oath made according to law. Mar. 18. 1803

Fees 20 cts paid. March 26 1803 (written in pencil)

John Simonson Esquire Attorney at law of Washington township, and town of Washington, Pennsylvania, records Jane, negro female child born the twenty seventh day of October, one thousand eight hundred and two of Mille her mother, a feemale slave for life. Coram W McKennan

Fees 20cts paid. March 26 1803 (written in pencil)

Henry Conrod of Pike run township in the County of Washington & State of Pennsylvania, records Solomon, negro male child born the seventh day of july, one thousand eight hundred and three of Chloe his mother, a female slave for life. Septemr. 1.1803.

Fees 20 cts paid Coram W. McKennan

Hugh Wilson, of the town of Washington, Merchant, enters of record one male negro child named Jeremiah, born of Nancy on the 17th Decr. 1803.

Fees 20cts. paid Jany. 21. 1803. Coram W. McKennan.

Mary Dodd of the Town and County of Washington Spinster enters of record a female mullatto named Margaret born the fifteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight Hundred and three of the body of Lydia a negro woman a slave for life.

May 8th, 1804.

Fees 20 cts. paid Coram W. McKennan

John Arbuckle of Followfield township & County of Washington Innkeeper, enters of record a male negro child, late the property of Mrs. Bentley widow & Relict of Shashbasser Bentley, named Jerry Alias Dick, born of Negro Ann, late the property of Said Bentley, and aged between five and six months.

Fees 20cts paid Sworn to Augt. 13. 1804.

Coram W. McKennan

George Miller of Smiths township, enters of record a female mulatto child named Jude, born the Nineteenth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and four, born of the body of Hannah, a negro woman, slave for life. Oct. 17 1804. Coram W. McKennan

Fees 20cts paid.

Ebenesar Jennings enters of recored a female negro child born within six months named Hannah, born of the body of Jude a negro woman. Feby. 28 1805

Fees 20cts paid Coram W. McKennan

Absalom Baird Esqr enters of record a female child named Winnifred born of Phabe, a negro woman, slave for life, the 17th day of Jany. 1805

fees charged March 19, 1805 Coram W McKennan

John Hoge Esqr of Canton township enters a female hegro child named Patty born of Priscilla, a negro woman, on the twenty third day of November 1804.

Fees 20 cts paid May 4. 1805 Coram W McKennan

Frederick Cooper of Followfield township enters of record a negro male child named James, born on the 12th day of February 1805 of Jenny a negro woman slave for life.

Fees 20 cts paid May 29 1805 Coram W McKennan

James McCallister of Fallowfield township enters of record a negro a mulatto male child named David, born April 16, 1805 of Frank a negro woman slave for life.

Fees 20 cts paid. May 31. xx 1805 Coram W. MckKennan

Daniel Moore of Washington enters of recorded a negro female child named Suky, or Suse, born on the nineteenth day of March 1805 of Amy a negro wench slave for life.

Fees 20 cts paid Sworn June 24 1805

Corman W McKennan

John Wallace of Nottingham township enters a female negro child named Patty, born June 25. 1805 of Binah a negro slave for life. Sworn

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Edward Todd of Somerset township enters of record a negro male child named George Sharp, born May 28, 1805 of Chloe, a slave for life. Sworn Septr. 11. 1805 Coram W McKennan

Fees 20 cts paid

John McDonald of Robinson township, enters of record a negro female child, named Ann born June 30th 1805 of Jane, a slave for life. Sworn Novembr. 1. 1805

Fees 20cts paid. Sworn Decemr. 17. 1805 Coram W. McKennan

Hugh Wilson of Washington, enters of record a negro male child Othello born the last of August last past of Nancy a negro woman, slave for life.

Fees 20cts paid. Sworn Decemr. 17. 1805 Coram W. McKennan

Thomas Xxxxxx Ward of Somerset Township, enters of record, a female negro child named Susannah, born the tenth day of Septemr. 1805 of Rachel a negro woman entered by Frederic Cooper in March 1789 – a slave until she arrives at the age of twenty eight years. Coram fees 20cts pd. Sworn Decr. 30. 1805 W

McKennan

Mary Arbuckle of Followfield Township enters of record a female negro child named Hannah, born the twenty fourth day of March 1806, of Ann a negro woman slave until she arrives at the age of twenty five years.

Fees pd. Sworn April 4, 1806. Coram W McKennan

Alexander Reed of Washington enters of record, a negro male child named Harry, born Jany 26th 1806 of Betty a negro slave for life. Sworn May 3, 1806

Fees pd. Coram W McKennan

Robert Jackman of Pike run township enters a negroe male child named Samuel born December 21. 1805 of Rachel, a slave for life. Sworn June 17. 1806.

Fees pd. Coram W. McKennan

Thomas Smith of Cross creek township and Washington County enters of record a female negro child, named Pheobe, born in the month of September 1806 of negro Chloe a slave until she arrives at the age of twenty eight years.

Fees paid Sworn Feby 10. 1807 Coram W McKennan

Mary Dodd of the Town of Washington, widow, enters of record a male negro child named John, born the ninth day of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and six of the body of Lydia a negro woman, a slave for life.

Fees 20 cts paid Sworn April 2 1807

Coram W McKennan

Ebenezer Jennings of Smiths township enters of record a female negro child named Mary born the sixth day of June 1807 of the body Jude a negro woman.

Sworn June 6th 1807

Fees 20 cts Paid W McKennan

??? McDonald of Robeson Township enters of record a male negro child or Mustee, named Ebbe, born Jany 1, 1807, of the body of ??nce. a mulatto woman.

Fees 20 cts paid. Sworn Augt. 1 1807

Coram W McKennan

John Simonson x Esqr. atte. at law of the town of Washington, enters of record one male negro child named Daniel, born April 27 1807 of the bosy of Mille, a negro woman slave for life.

fees 20 cts paid. Sworn Augt. 1 1807

Coram W McKennan

John Hoge Esqr, of Washington enters of record one female negro child named Maria, born in Chartiers’ township May 7th 1807. of the body of Pricilla, a negro woman, slave.

?ees 20cts paid. Sworn Augt. 4 1807

Coram W McKennan

Frederic Cooper of Followfield township, enters of record, one female negro child named Sal. born on the twenty third day of May last of the body of negro Jenny a Slave for life.

Fees 20 cts paid Sworn Septemr. 29. 1805

Coram W McKennan

The Revd. Mathew Brown of Canton township, enters of record one negro male child named Daniel, born on the ninth day of August 1807 of the body of Phoebe a negro woman slave for life Sworn Novr. 24. 1807

Fees 20 cts paid. Coram W McKennan

Robert Jackman of Pike run township, enters of record, one negro female child, named Anner, born on the twenty sixth day of January 1808, of the body of black Rachel a slave for life.

Fees 20 cts paid. Sworn June 22 1808.

Coram W McKennan

Mary Dodd of the town and County of Washington, widow, enters of record one mulatto boy named James, born on the seveth or eighth day of June 1808 of the body of Lydia a negro xxx woman slave for life. Sworn Novr. 19. 1808. Coram

Fees 20 cts paid W McKennan

Joseph Pentecost Esqr. of the County of Washington enters of record, one negro boy named Benjamin, born between the x twentieth, and last day day of November 1808 of the body of Frances, a female slave for life. Sworn Jany 2, 1809.

Fees 20cts. Coram W McKennan

Thomas Ward of Summerset township, enters of record, a negro male child named Andrew, born on the eleventh day of August last past, of the body of Rachel, a negro slave until the age of twenty eight years.

Fees 20 cts paid. Sworn January 31st 1809.

Jane Sweetnam widow,of Followfield township in the County of Washington, desires the Clerk of the peace of said County to enter of record a negro male child named George Derry born the first day of September last of the body of Anner a negro slave until the age of Twenty eight years. Given under my hand the 25th day of February 1809. Fees 20cts paid. Coram.

Hugh Wilson of the Town of Washington, merchant, enters of record one male child and one female child, named Dorsey and Nancy born on the 19th December 1808 of the body of Nancy a negro woman a slave for life. Sworn March 30th 1809.

Fees 20cts Coram Alexr. Murdoch.

Thomas Smith of Washington County Esquire enters of record a male child named Abraham, born the 5th day of April 1809 of the body of Chloe a negro woman, servant until 28years.

Fees 20 cts Sworn September 21st 1809

Coram Alexr. Murdoch

Mary McCamant of Washington Soinster enters of record a female child named Sophia, born 12th Novr. 1809 of the body of Anna a negro woman – a servant until the age of 28 years.

Fees 20cts paid. Swon July 2 1810

Coram A. Murdoch

Valentine Cooper of Fallowfield township enters of record one female negro child born the 25th March 1810 of the body of Beck a negro woman & slave

until she arrives at the age of twenty on xxxx years – to be computed from 1st of Aug. 1793. The childs’ name is fan.

Fees 20cts paid. Sworn July 2 1810

Coram A. Murdoch

Robert Jackman of Pike run Township enters of record one male negro child born the 6th day of July 1810 of the body of Rachel a slave for life

Fees 20cts

Thomas McGiffen attorney at law of Washington enters of record one female child born the 18th day of July named “Clara” of the body of Mill a Slave.

Fees 20 cts. Swon Oct. 17 1810 Coram A. Murdoch

John McDonald of Robinson’s X township Washington County enters of record one negro male child named Charles born the 28th day of June AD 1810 of the body

of Jence a negro woman. Oath made according to law.

Fees $0.20 paid. Coram A. Murdock

Novr. 1. 1810

Elizabeth Cunningham of Spinster Executrix of Alexander Cunningham decd. enters of record one male negro child named “George” born the 31st day of July A. D. 1810 of the body of Sarah a Slave for life. Oath made according

to law the 21st Novr. 1810

Coram Alexr. Murdoch

Mary Dodd of Washington County Straban enters of record one male negro child named “Thomas” born the 5th July 1810 of the body of Lydia a Slave for life. Oath made according to law Decr. 11 1810 Alexr. Murdoch

Fees 20cts paid

March 22 1811 John Kreeps of East Bethleham Township in Washington County enters of record One negro male child named Jupeter born on the 23d day of January 1811 of the body of Anne a slave for 28 years. Oath made according

to law. Coram A. Murdoch P.

Fees 20 cts paid 22 march 1811

August 9th 1811 Thomas Cherry of Mount Pleasant Township Washington enters of record a female negro child named ?an born on the 22d day of February AD 1811

of the body of Sarah a Slave for 28 years of age. Oath made according to law.

Coram A. Murdoch Prothy.

Aug. 9. 1811.

October 8th 1812 John McDonald of Robinson township Washington County enters of record a feamale child negro named Hannah, born on the night between the 14th & 15th days of July last of the body of Nell a Slave. Oath made according to law. Coram A. Murdoch Prothy.

20 cts paid 8 Octr. 1812

John McDonald of Robinson towhship Washington County enters of record a female negro child named “Moriah” born on the 10th day of August 1812 of the body of Jence a Slave

Oath made xx according to law.

20 cts paid Coram A. Murdoc Pro.

October 8th AD 1812

James McDonald of Robinson township Washington County State of Penna. enters of record a feamale negro child named “Hannah” born on the night between the 27 & 28th of December AD 1812 of the bady of Sall a negro Slave

Oath made according to law Coram A. Murdoch

20 cts pd. 25 May 1813

John Krepps of East Bethlehem Township Washington County enters of record a negro child named “Sarah” born the 18th day of May AD 1813. Oath made according to law Doaram A. Murdoch

20 cts pd. June 21 1813

John Cooper of Followfield township, Washington County Blacksmith, enters of record a negro male child named William Fares, born on the 26th day of June 1813.

Oath made according to law Novr. 6th 1813

fees 20 cts pd. Coram Alesr. Litle Justice of the Peace, as per paper filed.

Samuel Clarke of East Bethlehem Township Washington County enters of record a bright negro female child named “Tabitha” born of the body of Nan a yellow or bright negro woman, Slave to the age of 28 years, on Sunday the 15 day of August 1813.Oath made according to law.

??? 20 cs. Coram Zepheniah Beall

Dec. 2, 1813

William Hoge Esq of Canton township enters of record a male xxxxxx negro child, born on the 12th of November 1813 named “Henry Roberts” the property and in the possession of said Hoge. January 8th 1814

Fees 20/100 pd. Coram A. Murdoch

James Kerr of Straban Township enters of record a black male child named “Jesse” born of Patty a mulatto wench Slave to the age of 28 ys. said child born the 8th day of December 1813. Cogt. Coram A. Murdoch

Fees 25/100 pd. Decr. 13. 1814

James McDonald Farmer of Robinson township enters of record a female negro child named Matilda (born of a negro woman named Sall) on the 16th day of January 1815.

fees 25 ctx pd. June 7th 1815

Cogt. Coram A. Murdoch

John Cooper of Fallowfield township Washington County enters of record a negro male child named “Thomas Phares” born on the 4th day of March 1815 of the body of Amy Bowman. Oath nade according to law.

Fees 25 cts pd. Cogt Cor. A Murdoch

Mary Dodd of Strabane township Washington County enters of record one female mulatto child named Mary Ann born on the 18th day of July one thousand eight hundred & fifteen. January 16 1815

Cogt Cor. A Murdoch

Elizabeth McDonald of Robinson township enters of record a female negro child name Jince, born of the body of Milly, a negro woman the property of the said Elizabeth on the 27th day of December 1815. Oath made according to law

Coram Mathew Provines

fees 25/ pd. June 15th 1816.

James McDonald of Robinson Township enters of record a female negro child named “Sophia” born of Salle Maginnis between the fourth and fifth of May 1816.

fees 25 xx pd. Cogt. Coram A. Murdoch

18th of June 1816

James Bunyan enters of record one female coloured child named “Susannah” born on the 3d day of march Anno Domini 1816. Oath made according to law.

fees 25 pd. Coram M. McConnel

Augt 12th 1816

Isabella Hoge of Washington County enters of record a male negro child named Charles, born the 16th day of January AD 1817. Cog. May 16th 1817.

fees paid Coram A. Murdoch Clerk

Revd. Thomas Hoge, of the Borough of Washington enters of record a male negro child named Lewis, born March 6th 1817 of Rose a xxxxxx negro Slave until twenty eight years of age. Cog. July 11. 1817

$0.25 paid Coram S. Murdoch

John Neal Esquire of the borough of Washington enters of record a male negro child named “Charles” born on the 18th day of July 1817 of the body of Rose a Slave untill twenty eight years. Cogt. Sep. 1. 1817 Coram

fees $0.25 paid A. Murdoch

Elizabeth Cunningham of the Borough of Washington enters of record a male negro child named Lewis, born on the 18th of August 1817 of the body of Sarah a Slave for life. Cogt. Nov. 22. Cer. A Murdoch

fees 25/100 paid

James Bunyan farmer of Cecil township enters of record a female mulatto child named “Betsey” and that the mother is an indented Servant. Cog 28 Feby 1808. Coram John Watson See paper filed 6th of March 1818.

Christian Krepps of East Bethlehem township, farmer enters of record a female negro child named Lucinda born the 8th day of Octr. 1817 of the body of Susan a slave to the age of twenty eight years. See writing filed.

fees $0.25 pd. Dogt. March 26. 1818 Cor. A. Murdoch

James McDonald of Robinson township enters of record a female negro child named “Maria” born in the night between the 22d and 23d of June 1818 of the body of “Sall Magennis,” See writing filed fees $0.25 pd. Cog Dec. 11th 1818 Coram A. Murdoch

John Mitchell, Merchant of Smith township enters of record a male negro child named “Robert” born of the body of Mill, on the seventeenth day Dec 1818

Cog May 5 1819 Cor.

  1. Murdoch

Moses Bell of Donegal township, farmer, enters of record a male negro child named Peter Woods, born of the body of Darcus Woods a Slave until the age of 28 years,on the 24th day of December Anno Comini 1818

fees $0.25 paid Cog 15 June 1819. Coram W. Sample.

Christian Krepps of East Bethelehem Township, inkeeper enters of record a female negro child named “Elleanor” born on the nineteenth day of January, Anno Domini, ?ighteen hundred and nineteen.

Cogt. 26th June 1819

Fees $0.25 pd. Coram W. Sample

Revd. Thomas Hoge Merchant of the Borough of Washington, enters of record a male negro child named Jacob, born in the month of February AD 1819 of the body of Rose a Slave until the age of twenty eight years. Cog July 14 1819

Coram

W Sample

Thomas McGiffen Esquire Attorney at law of the Borough of Washington enters of record a mulatto boy named “William” Son of Phebe a negress Servant until 28 years, born on the 18th of December 1819.

Cog th March 18820 Cor. W. Sample

Thomas Brice of the borough of Washington, Merchant enters of record a female mulatto child named Jane Ann Clarke, born on the 3d day of April 1820 of the body of Betsey a Slave until 28 years.

Cog April 28th 1829

Coram W. Sample

Exemplifyed and compared with the Original agreeably to the act of Assembly, passed the 18th day of February in the year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and twenty two. Clerk(Notation made in pencil, See 7 Smith’s Laws 498)

James H. D. Henderson of Morris Township Cumberland Presbyterian Minister Enters of Record a female Mullatoo child named Harriet, born of the Body of

Margaret of Mannon County Kentucky in the year A D 1836. on the 10th day of

September A D 1845

Cognevit Sept 9″ 1845

A G Marshal Clerk

Sate of Virginia Berkeley County to wit.

Richard Dawson a freeman of Colour who was born free, registered in my office the 12th day of May 1835, agreeable to the directions of an act entitled “An act reducing into one the several acts concerning slaves, ? free negroes and mulattoes” passed March 2d 1819, and is numbered on the said register 55. The said Richard Dawson is about twenty two years of age, Six feet.– has a scar on the right arm about the wrist. Black complexion.In testimony whereof x the undersigned the Clerk of the said County Court of Berkeley in Virginia under the direction of the act aforesaid have hereunto affixed my hand and annexed the seal of the said County Court at my office in Martinsburgh the 12th day of May in the year of our Lord 1835. and 59th of the Commonwealth.Attente Harrison Waite

Conrad Homire, a Justice Clk

of the Peace for Berkeley County

The above was recorded in the office of the Clerk of Green County, Ohio

Court of Common Pleas Decr. 7th 1839

  1. Marshall Clerk Recorded and compared with the Original which remains on file in this office. filed & recorded June 20″ 1851.
  2. F. Cooper Cler
  3. F. C. Morrison