Dallas County, Alabama Probate Court Records

Appraisement & Inventory of the Estate of W.R. Rand
SOURCE: Alabama Probate Court (Dallas County). Administrators, guardian bonds, accounts, inventories, executor's, and other records, Vol. N, 1863-1867, pages 203-205.

Transcribed and contributed by Karim Aldridge Rand


This is an extraction of the names of "enslaved" Blacks listed in the appraisement/inventory of the late W. R. RAND:

Caption: An Appraisement of all the Personal Estate of W. R. Rand late of the County of Dallas Dec'd. Exhibited to us undersigned appraisers by Sarah C. Rand administrator this the 17th day of November 1864. Name of "slaves" and their value:

Page 203

1 negro Boy Sam Davis age 35                          3500
1 woman Eliza & 2 children Ona & Clara 23, 13, 3      6000
1 negro Girl Susan 18                                 4000
1  "    Boy Jonas 33                                  4000
1Lot) Margaret 35, Linsey 30, Alabama 12, Elizabeth 8,
Adam 7, Susan 13                                      10000
1 Girl Catherine 16                                   3000
1  "     Susan 45                                     1000
1 Boy Cuffy 14                                        2200
1  "     Townsend 12                                  1500
1  "     Henry 16                                     2000
1 Lot) Charles 55, Mima 50 with orpan Daniel 2        1500

Page 204

1 woman Eveline age 28, Sallie 2                      3500
1 Lot) Jane 24, Margaret 6, Bekey 5, Demby 2 & William
age 7mos                                              5000
1 Lot) Charlot age 25, Anna age 2, Charly 6mos        3500
1 girl Fanny age 13                                   1500
1  "   Lucy 19                                        2500
1  "   Maria 18                                       3000
1 Lot ) Henry 42, Patsy 40, Evans 13, Harriet 11,
Miley 9, Watson 7, Sarah 5, ? 16, Caroline 3, &
Warren 5                                              20000
1 girl Eda 34                                         2500
1  "   Henrietta 30                                   3000
1  "   Louisa 18                                      3000
Boy Matthew 60                                        1000
Adam 56                                               1000
Betty 66                                              500
Lot.  Laura 27, Andrew 7, Clarissa 4, & Peter 1       4000
1 woman Juda 66                                       500
1 Boy Jim 35                                          4000

The following "slaves" were claimed by N. G. Rand of North Carolina.

Archie Boy 30                                         2500
Joshua Boy 26                                         2500
Calhoun do 28                                         3000
Harriet girl 34 and John Boy 8                        3000
Also
Merrett 30, Aleck 3                                   3500
Becky 43, Fanny 9, & Maria 7                          3500
1 Boy Wiley                                           2000
Charlott 30, Margaret 11, Osellas 8, & Nat 2          4500
Aaron 40, Lutha 40, Dimsey 12, Albert 9, Polly 7,
Harkins 1                                             10000
1 Boy Henry 16                                        3000
1  "     Lewis 14                                     2000
1 girl Cherry 13                                      1500
1 Boy Riley 14                                        1500
Candis 26, Willis 5, & Nancy Jane 1                   3500

Page 205

1 girl Laura Ann age 13                               1500
1 Boy Willis  17                                      2500
1 girl Sarah  17                                      2500
1 woman Mary  38                                      2500
1 girl Jane   14                                      1700
Rose 30, Joseph 5, & Wallis infant                    4000
1 Boy George age 26                                   4000
1  "     Dick    17                                   3000
Lydia 28, Milly 7, Needom, & Dollie age 2             4500
1 girl Linda age 12                                   1200
1 Boy Charles valueless
Appraisers: J. C. Taylor George Bates C Camahan (?) J. T. Andrew Recorded: 1 December 1864.

Source: Alabama Probate Court (Dallas County). Administrators, guardian bonds, accounts, inventories, executor's, and other records, Vol. N, 1863-1867, pages 203-205.


Caption: Original Appraisement of the Personal Property of W R Rand decd Filed  7 January 1965. By Sarah C. Rand Admnix. Viz:

Page 220

Negeoes.

Eveline 28 yrs of age         Warren  5 yr old  Susan 3 yrs                Milly 9
Sallie 2                      Eda 34            Catherine 16               Watson 7
Jane 24                       Henrietta 30 "    Susan 45
Margeret 6                    Louisa 18         Cuffy 14
Betsy 5                       Mathem 60         Townsend 12
Dempsy 3                      Abram 56          Henry 16
William 7 mo                  Billy 66          Charles 55    Mima 55      Dan 2 Orphan
Charlotte 25                  Laura 27          Jim 38
Annnie 2                      Andrew 7          Jonas 33
Charles 6 mos                 Clarisa 4         Margaret 35
Janice 13                     Juda 66           Tingie ? 30
Lucy 19                       Sam Davis 35      Elizabeth 111?
Maria 18                      Henry 42          Eliza 43                   Allen 12
Patsey 40                     Ona 12            Adam7
Evans 13                      Clara 10          Caroline 3
Harriett 11                   Susan 18          Sarah 5

Page 221

At Salt Works [in Clarke Co., AL]

Bob 55            Sarah 46          Prince 50
Lee 45            John 19           Carter 19
Darius 23         Haywood 26        Warren 38
Gabe 25           Dave 24           Tom 17
Rias 45           Albert 40         Tom 36
Lewis 30          Ben 22            George
Clem              Elsie
Submitted by: Sarah C. Rand Admix 3rd January 1865 before F. W. Price J.P of Wilcox Co, AL.
Recorded: 7th January 1864 J. L Evans Judge.


The following is a part of the supplemental inventory of Walter R. Rand.

Caption: Inventory & Appraisement of the Property Belonging to the Estate of W Rand dec. At [Negroes] the Salt Works in Clark Co Ala:

Page 229

Bob                           $1000
Prince                         2000
Sarah                           500
Lee                            1000
Carter                         3500
Darius                         3500
Hawood                         2000
Warren                         2000
Gabe                           3500
Dave                           2500
Tom                            2000
Rias                           1200
Henry                          3500
Albert                         3000
Blk Smith Tom                  4000
Lewis                          3500
Ben                            3500
George                         1500
Clem                           2500
Elsey                          1500
Place: State of Alabama Clark County

Appraisers:  ? Hill
                     C A Harris
                     W L Walker
                      J C Taylor
Sworn before A G Duke J P 5 December 1864
Recorded  7th January 1865 J L Evans Judge


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