Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson’s List of Slaves at Poplar Forest, [ca. 2–13 November 1814]

List of Slaves at Poplar Forest

[ca. 2–13 Nov. 1814]

1743. Jame Hubbard.
47. Cate.
Bess.
49. Betty. isld
53. Will. Smith.
Abby.
66. Dinah.
67. Dick.
Hal. smith. Bess’s
70. Hanah. Cate’s.
71. Armistead.
72. Jesse.
73. Nace.
 
74. Caesar. Bess’s
75. Austin. isld Betty’s
76. Maria.
77. Sal. Will’s
78. Nanny. Phill’s.
Gawen. isld Betty’s.
83. Flora. Will’s.
86. Phill Hubd
88. Cate. Betty’s
Cate. Suck’s.
Fanny. Will’s.
Sally. Cate’s.
89. Aggy. Dinah’s.
90  Daniel. Bess’s.
91. Lucinda. Hanah’s.
92. Mary. isld Betty’s.
Edy. Will’s.
93. Reuben. Hanah’s.
94. Manuel. Will’s.
Stephen. Suck’s.
Evans. Dinah’s
Hercules. isld Betty’s
96. Hanah. Dinah’s.
97. Amy. Will’s
Milly. Sal’s1
[Cate. Rachael’s.]
[98.] Maria. Nannys
Sally. Hanah’s.
99. Ambrose. Suck’s
Lucy. Dinah’s.
Billy. Hanah’s.
Nisy. Maria’s.
01. Betty. Sal’s.
Phill. Nanny’s
02. Jamy. Dinah’s.
04. Prince. Suck’s.
Gawen. Flora’s.
Johnny. Maria’s.
Abby. Sall’s.
[0]5. Jamey. Hanah’s.
Briley. Dinah’s
06. Joe.Suck’s.
 
Milley. Nanny’s.
Davy. Suck’s.
Edy. Sall’s.
Aleck. Flora’s.
[0]7. Rachael. Fanny’s
[0]8. Billy. Sally’s.
George Dennis. Nanny’s.
Phill. Hanah’s
Billy. Flora’s.
[0]9. Martin. Sall’s.
Shepherd. Suck’s.
Melinda. Lucinda’s.
Edmund. Hanah’s.
Isaac. Maria’s
10. Anderson. Sally’s.
Anderson. Nanny’s.
11. Moses. Sal’s (Will’s)
John. Cate’s. (Suck’s)
Rhody. Fanny’s.
Boston. Flora’s.
[12.] Nancy. Edy’s.
George Welsh. Hanah’s.2
[Janetta. Nanny’s]
[Dolly. Maria’s]
Rebecca. Lucinda’s
Mary Anne. Sal’s. (Will’)
Henry. Sal’s. Cate’s.
Sally. Aggy’s.
13. Zacharias. Fanny’s.
Sandy. Milly’s.
14. Solomon. Cate’s (Suck’s)
Ellen. Nanny’s.
Gabriel. Mary’s (Betty’s)

MS (ViFreJM); written entirely in TJ’s hand on both sides of a single sheet; edges chipped, with missing text supplied from Betts, Farm Book description begins Edwin M. Betts, ed., Thomas Jefferson’s Farm Book, 1953 (in two separately paginated sections; unless otherwise specified, references are to the second section) description ends , pt. 1, 130–1; with left column of first page consisting of the following conclusion, mistakenly omitted by the Editors, of TJ’s List of Landholdings and Monticello Slaves, [ca. 1811–1812] (with the last two bracketed names below supplied from Farm Book to fill blanks left by TJ in manuscript):

[10.] [Tucker. Mary’s]
Patsy. Edy’s.
Jordan. Bagw’s.
Polly. Aggy’s.
Washington B. Rachael’s.
11. Lucy. Lilly’s.
Cornelius. Ursula’s
Jamey. Scilla’s.
[Matilda.] Cretia’s.
Jenny. Fanny’s.
[Robert.] Virginia’s. 

The above list of Poplar Forest slaves was most likely prepared by TJ during his autumn trip to Bedford County in order to assess his 1814 tax liability.

1Recto ends here.

2First column of verso ends here.

Index Entries

  • Abbey (Abby) (TJ’s slave; b.1804); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Abby (TJ’s slave; b.1753); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Aggy (TJ’s slave; b.1789; daughter of Dinah); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Aleck (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Ambrose (TJ’s slave; b.1799); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Amy (TJ’s slave; b.1797); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Anderson (TJ’s slave; b.1810; Nanny’s son); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Anderson (TJ’s slave; b.1810; Sarah [Sally] Hubbard’s son); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Armistead (TJ’s slave; b.1771); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Armstead (Manuel) (TJ’s slave; b.1794); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Augustine (Austin) (TJ’s slave; b. ca.1775); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Bagwell (TJ’s slave); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Betty (Bess) (TJ’s slave; b.1747); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Betty (Island Betty; Old Betty) (TJ’s slave; b.1749); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Betty (TJ’s slave; b.1801); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Billy (TJ’s slave; b.1799); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Billy (TJ’s slave; b.1808; Flora’s son); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Billy (TJ’s slave; b.1808; Sarah [Sally] Hubbard’s son); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Boston (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Bryley (Briley) (TJ’s slave; b.1805); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Caesar (TJ’s slave; b.1774); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Cate (TJ’s slave; b.1788; Betty’s daughter); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Cate (TJ’s slave; b.1788; Suckey’s daughter); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Cate (TJ’s slave; b.1797); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Cretia (TJ’s slave; b.1779); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Daniel (TJ’s slave; b.1790); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Davy (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Dennis, George (TJ’s slave; b.1808); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Dick (Yellow Dick) (TJ’s slave; b.1767); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Dinah (TJ’s slave; b.1766); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Dolly (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Edmund (TJ’s slave; b.1809); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Edy (TJ’s slave; b.1792); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Edy (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Ellen (TJ’s slave; b.1814); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Evans (TJ’s slave; b.1794); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Fanny (TJ’s slave; b.1788; daughter of Abby); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Flora (TJ’s slave; b.1783); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Fossett, Edith (Edy) Hern (TJ’s slave; b.1787); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Fossett, Patsy (TJ’s slave; b.1810); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Gabriel (TJ’s slave; b.1814); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Gawen (TJ’s slave; b.1778); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Gawen (TJ’s slave; b.1804); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Gillette, Scilla (TJ’s slave; b.1794); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Goodman, Sally (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hall (Hal) (TJ’s slave; b.1767); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hanah (TJ’s slave; b.1796); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hannah (Hanah) (TJ’s slave; b.1770); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Henry (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hercules (TJ’s slave; b.1794); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hern, Aggy (TJ’s slave; b.1789); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Hern, Fanny Gillette (TJ’s slave; b.1788; wife of David Hern [b.1784]); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Hern, Jenny (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Monticello slave list search
  • Hern, Lilly (TJ’s slave; b.1791); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Hern, Mary (TJ’s slave; b.1780); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Hern, Matilda (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Hern, Tucker (TJ’s slave; b.1810); on Monticello slave list search
  • Hubbard, Cate (TJ’s slave; b.1747); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hubbard, Jame (TJ’s slave; father of James Hubbard); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hubbard, Phill (TJ’s slave); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hubbard, Sally (TJ’s slave; b.1797); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hubbard, Sarah (Sally) (TJ’s slave; b.1788); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Hughes, Cornelius (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Isaac (TJ’s slave; b.1809); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Jamey (Jamy) (TJ’s slave; b.1802); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Jamey (Jamy) (TJ’s slave; b.1805); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Jamey (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Monticello slave list search
  • Janetta (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Writings; Lists of Slaves at Poplar Forest search
  • Jesse (TJ’s slave; b.1772); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Joe (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • John (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Johnny (TJ’s slave; b.1804); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Jordan (TJ’s slave; b.1810); on Monticello slave list search
  • Lucinda (TJ’s slave; b.1791); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Lucy (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Lucy (TJ’s slave; b. ca.1800); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Maria (TJ’s slave; b.1776); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Maria (TJ’s slave; b.1798); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Martin (TJ’s slave; b.1809); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Mary (TJ’s slave; b.1792); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Mary Anne (TJ’s slave); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Melinda (TJ’s slave; b.1809); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Milly (TJ’s slave; b.1797); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Milly (TJ’s slave; b.1806); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Monticello (TJ’s estate); slaves at listed search
  • Moses (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Nace (TJ’s slave; b.1773); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Nancy (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Nanny (TJ’s slave; b.1778); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Nicy (Nisy) (TJ’s slave; b.1799); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Phill (Phil) (TJ’s slave; b.1801); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Phill (Phil) (TJ’s slave; b.1808); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Phill (TJ’s slave; 1742–1810); on Poplar Forest slave list search
  • Polly (TJ’s slave; b.1810); on Monticello slave list search
  • Poplar Forest (TJ’s Bedford Co. estate); slaves at listed search
  • Prince (TJ’s slave; b.1804); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Rachael (TJ’s slave; b.1773); mentioned search
  • Rachael (TJ’s slave; b.1773); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Rachael (TJ’s slave; b.1807); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Rebecca (TJ’s slave; b.1812); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Reuben (TJ’s slave; b.1793); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Rhody (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Robert (TJ’s slave; b.1811); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Sally (Sal) (TJ’s slave; b.1777); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Sandy (TJ’s slave; b.1813); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Shepherd (TJ’s slave; b.1809); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • slaves; taxes on search
  • slaves; TJ lists search
  • Solomon (TJ’s slave; b.1814); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Stephen (TJ’s slave; b.1794); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Suckey (TJ’s slave; b.1771); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • taxes; on slaves search
  • Ursula (TJ’s slave; b.1787); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Virginia (TJ’s slave; b.1793); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Washington (TJ’s slave; b.1810); on Monticello slave lists search
  • Welsh, George (TJ’s slave); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Will (William) (TJ’s slave; b.1753); on Poplar Forest slave lists search
  • Zacharias (TJ’s slave; b.1813); on Poplar Forest slave lists search