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
- Slaves deeded from George Anderson to son William Anderson – Jun 1831
- Slaves sold by William Anderson to various – Feb 1836
- Will [Aug 1840] and Appraisement of Estate of Nicholas Zeigler – Mar 1841
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