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Where can I find names of enslaved people in Alabama?

This is challenging work which requires researchers to really dig to find records. Asking other genealogists to generate a comprehensive list of records for you to try is not the best use of Stack ...
Jan Murphy's user avatar
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Where can I find names of enslaved people in Alabama?

GenWeb includes only estates contributed by users. That usually is only a handful. Estate case files are arranged by the name of the decedent and begin in 1841. https://www.familysearch.org/search/...
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Lady of the house?

If it's the schedule that I think it is, then the relationship to the Head of House is "Lodger & Boarder" - though I'm not sure of the ampersand in the middle. The schedule is on Piece ...
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Lady of the house?

I don’t see why the term could not be used. Possibly it was tongue in cheek. I found a census return where the householder's 15 year old daughter’s occupation was given as: “Does as she pleases.” I am ...
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Do DNA results support theory of 1860s adoption of illegitimate nephew?

I find this interesting that I randomly did a search for Kober, and this pops up. I AM a direct descendant of Elias KOBER and his wife Mary Agnes Wellhauser. Elias and Mary and my 3rd great-...
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