Alabama Slave Owners

Many wills contained information about slaves.  Reading these wills may provide the reader with a clue on their ancestors.

Statewide Alabama Slave Owners

Autauga County Alabama Slave Owners

Barbour County Alabama Slave Owners

Chambers County Alabama Slave Owners

Madison County Alabama Slave Owners

  • Notebook kept by Dr. Thomas Fearn of Huntsville, Alabama, from about 1852 to 1863
    The notebook contains records of accounts and supplies for a plank fence on his plantation “to be made by the M & C R. Road Co. and Thomas Fearn”; information on cotton crops, supplies at home and at his plantation, and lands he owned in Mississippi; notes on his journey to attend the First Provisional Confederate Congress in Montgomery; a register of the birth dates and death dates of his slaves; and accounts that he kept with the slaves. The notebook also includes an index to the records in it.

Montgomery County Alabama Slave Owners

Pike County Alabama Slave Owners


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11 thoughts on “Alabama Slave Owners”

  1. Hello,
    I would like to know what plantation my family was on in Ala not sure what the slave owner name was . Also, I would like to know the name of the tribe my family was from.
    Thank you,

  2. I’m looking for information regarding my Great-Great grandfather I don’t know his first name and his last name was either Sprat(t) or Prat(t) his son my great-grandfather’s name was Isaac

  3. Trying to find out about my great great great great great grandmother Channie who named her son Jack Slaughter they were from Tallapoosa, Alabama.

  4. Looking for any information on Hezekiah & Sally Dunklin. Hezekiah was born in 1825 and Sally 1830. Hezekiah was born in Alabama & Sally in South Carolina as per the 1880 Census.

  5. I am researching the Hough families (African American) from Bullock and Pike County. Th earliest

    ancestors were Thomas & Celie, born in GA between 1810-1820, and from what I gathered, had six

    children (William, Tena, Jackson, Peter and Thomas). Rural Alabama vital records are pretty sparse,

    especially for people of color.

  6. Looking to locate information on my third great grandmother Ruth Wilkinson born around 1830 had four children one of which is my second great grandmother Catherine Taylor born around 1848 Catherine married Pleasant Arnold in Mobile Alabama there is no info on Pleasant

  7. Trying to locate family members and descendants of Elva Rochelle married to Charlie Rochelle and daughter Rosa and husband Austin Smith of Greenville Ala, and surrounding areas. Please help me locate if possible.

  8. I am the fourth generation of a slave .her name was call Mama man .she was my and my uncle was looking for some information about her .we do not know her slave owner’s name being the fourth generation I would like to know about her and my grandmother would like to I now about her but her daughter’s name was .Maddy Lou long .

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