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Eustatia Plantation

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years, 8 months ago


 

Overview

 

Location

Issaquena Co., MS

 

Date Constructed/ Founded

not determined

 

Associated Surnames

Anderson, Brown, Blue, Bunkly, Butler, Campbell, Claiborn, Clark, Eustis, Gaines, Good, Goodson, Green, Hall, Hawley, Island, Jenifer/Jennifer/Jenfer, Jones, King, Kinny/Kinney, Odum, Reed, Thomas, Uslem/Ooslem/Uslum

 

Historical notes

none

 

Associated Slave Workplaces

none


 

Associated Free Persons

 

  • Horatio Eustis (b.?-d.1858) - owner
  • Catherine C. Eustis - wife of Horatio Eustis

 

  • Sarah - free person of color

 

  • John W. Butler - overseer; recorded entries in Eustatia Plantation Account book
  • George R. Clark - overseer; recorded entries in Eustatia Plantation Account book
  • Henry C. Eustis - overseer; recorded entries in Eustatia Plantation Account book
  • Q.F. Hawley - overseer; recorded entries in Eustatia Plantation Account book
  • Major Chatard - buyer and seller of goods, noted several times in account book
  • J.R. Langley - noted as borrowing hay from Eustatia (in account book)
  • Mr. William Brown - saw mill engineer
  • Mr. Borham - traded goods with Eustatia plantation
  • Dr. Duval - tended to many of the sick slaves


 

Associated Enslaved Persons

 

1860 - 1861 Slaves mentioned in the Eustatia Account Book

 

  • Abe
  • (Big) Amanda
  • (Little) Amanda
  • Amanda Campbell - married William Campbell(?)
  • Anderson - ran away Sat. Sept. 29, 1860; returned Mon. Oct. 1, 1860
  • (Old) Ann
  • Anica - cook, sick nurse
  • Arthor
  • Bazzel/Basil/Baswell - man; carried out several duties and ran many errands; made slave collars
  • Ben Reed - ran away the night of Tues., June 12, 1860; returned Sun., July 15, 1860; ran away Wed. Sept. 12, 1860; returned Fri. Oct. 5, 1860
  • Betsy Brown
  • Betsy Ooslem/Uslem - baby born Oct. 16, 1860
  • Bob Uslum
  • Body/Boddy - woman
  • Borlea - meat curer
  • Caroline Uslum
  • Celest
  • Claiborn - ran away Sat. Sept. 29, 1860; returned Mon. Oct. 1, 1860
  • (Big) Clarissa Hall
  • (Little) Clarissa
  • Dick - ran away Thursday, June 15, 1860; returned Sunday, July 15, 1860; ran away Sat. Sept. 29, 1860; returned Mon. Oct. 1, 1860
  • Elijah - mending pipes along the saw mill
  • Eliza - house servant
  • Eliza Ann
  • Ellen
  • Frozen/Frozene - baby born Sept. 18, 1860
  • Green/Greene - ran away Sat. Sept. 29, 1860; caught and returned Oct. 18, 1860
  • Harrison
  • Henney Jenifer - female; one baby (became ill and died June 4, 1860); married Jim Jenifer (?)
  • Jack Odum
  • Jackson - man; slave driver
  • Jim Jenifer - male, mending pipes along the saw mill, axe grinding
  • Jim King
  • Jim Kinny: ran away Sat. Sept. 29, 1860; returned Mon. Oct. 1, 1860
  • Jeff
  • Jenny
  • Jerry - ran away Sunday, July 8, 1860; returned Sunday, July 15, 1860
  • Jery - ran away Tuesday, June 12, 1860
  • Jo Claiborn
  • Jo Gaines
  • Joe Bunkly
  • Joe Eustis - ran away Sat. Sept. 29, 1860; returned Mon. Oct. 1, 1860
  • Joe Thomas
  • Joe Uslum
  • John
  • Kean Hall - man; mending and sharpening plows, blacksmith, foreman
  • Leah-Anne
  • Leige
  • Liddy
  • Lidely
  • Linsey/Lincy - woman; died Mon. Nov. 5, 1860
  • Manervia
  • Margrate - baby born Oct. 20, 1860; house servant
  • Maria Anderson - house servant
  • (Old) Maria
  • Marrien
  • Mary Blue
  • Mary Green
  • Mary Jones
  • (Little) Mary
  • Matilda - baby born July 1860
  • Montgomery
  • Moses
  • Ned
  • Nelce
  • Nelson
  • Ned Brown
  • Patsy Ann - ran away Tues. Oct. 30, 1860; returned Sat. Nov. 3, 1860
  • (Little) Patsy
  • (Old) Peter - basket weaving; ran away Tues. Sept. 11, 1860; returned Fri. Oct. 5, 1860
  • (Little) Peter - waggoning; ran away Sat. Sept. 29, 1860; returned Fri. Oct. 5, 1860
  • Phillip/Phill Good
  • Phillis - nurse
  • Polly
  • Richmond/Richman - ran away Fri. Sept. 7, 1860; returned Fri. Oct. 5, 1860; ran away Wed. Oct. 10, 1860; returned Mon. Oct. 15, 1860
  • Roda/Rody - female; baby born Sept. 5, 1860
  • Rosetter
  • (Big) Sarah
  • (Little) Sarah
  • Sarah Goodson
  • Sarah Uslem
  • Spenser - ran away Oct. 16, 1860; returned night of Oct. 18, 1860
  • Stepney - ran away the night of Fri., June 22, 1860; returned Thurs. Aug. 12, 1860; ran away Sat. Sept. 29, 1860; caught and returned Oct. 18, 1860
  • Steven
  • Susan
  • (Old) Synay
  • Thomas/Tom - fixing/building wagon wheels and carts in his shop
  • Tom Island - carpenter
  • William Campbell - house servant, working on houses; ran away Thurs. Sept. 27, 1860; returned Mon. Oct. 1, 1860
  • Wilson


 

Research Leads and Plantation Records

 

  • Eustatia Plantation, MS, Account Book, 1861: Ohio Historical Center Archives Library. Vol 649


 

Miscellaneous Information

 

  • none


 

References

 

  • Branton, K. and Wade, A. Early Mississippi Records: Issaquena Co. & Washington Co., 1827-1900, Vol. II. Pioneer Publishing Co. 2001. [Estate of Horatio Eustis; WBk. C, p.13; 1859]
  • The African American Experience in Ohio 1850-1920 (online): Eustatia Plantation, MS, Account Book. The online source has images of the pages from the account book as well as a transcribed version.


 

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