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1860 Largest Slaveholders

 
If you missed my Must-Reads page, here's a second opportunity to learn more about Tom Blake's 2001 seminal work, an absolute must-read for anyone tracing his or her Slave/Slaveholder ancestors.   

Based on his original work, I have corrected surname transcription errors and added the number of slavehouses owned when possible (according the 1860 Slave Schedule). 
In addition to the information that he provided, I have also added the names of the slaveholder spouses, as slaves were often "gifted" upon marriage or "willed" to an individual at the time of a parent's death.

 Number of Slaves
(Number of Slave houses)
Slaveholder
(Spouse's Name)
 Location  Agent or 
  Overseer 
194 slaves
(36 slave houses)
Thompson, John P.
(sp: Montgomery, Nancy)
 Oktibbeha
County

128 slaves
(25 slave houses)
Gay, J[ohn]. Hampton
(sp: Biles, Margaret Young)
 Oktibbeha
County

106 slaves
(21 slave houses)
Jordan, Charles R.
(sp: ?, Susanna)
 Oktibbeha
County

105 slaves
(22 slave houses)
Outlaw, Dossey
(sp: Harris, Clara E.)
 Oktibbeha
County

103 slaves
(23 slave houses)
Gillespie, William C[age]
(sp: Bell, Margery)
 Oktibbeha
County

97 slaves
(24 slave houses)
Montgomery, David
(sp: Thompson, Martha,
sister of above J.P. Thompson)
 Oktibbeha
County

95 slaves
(16 slave houses)
Cromwell, Patrick [Sutherland]
(sp: Little, Peninah)
 Oktibbeha
County

89 slaves
(20 slave houses)
Davis, Thomas Oktibbeha
County

89 slaves
(18 slave houses)
Rice, J[ohn] W[ashington]., est[ate]
(sp: Hopkins, Augusta)
 Oktibbeha
County
Hastings,
Wyatt W.
87 slaves
(23 slave houses)
Cannon, E[liza].J[ane].
(sp: Cannon, William R)
 Columbus,
(Lowndes
County)
Finklea,
S[amuel]. J.
80 slaves
(16 slave houses)
Spencer, Sarah T.S.F.
(sp: Spencer, Robert Holderness) 
 Oktibbeha
County

75 slaves
(15 slave houses)
Garth, Jesse W Oktibbeha
County
 
73 slaves
(25 slave houses)
Rice, J[ohn] W[ashington]., est[ate]
(sp: Hopkins, Augusta)
 Oktibbeha
County
Logan,
Andrew
72 slaves
(? slave houses)
Ervin, William E[thelbert].
(sp: Kennedy, Sarah McGee)

Columbus
(Lowndes
County)
Crow,
John S.
71 slaves
(11 slave houses)
Bell, Robert, estate
Oktibbeha
County
Suddoth (sp?),
Ben P.
70 slaves
(12 slave houses)
Muldrow, William
Oktibbeha
County

68 slaves
(12 slave houses)
Bell, William
(sp: Milling, Margaret Nason)

Oktibbeha
County

67 slaves
(12 slave houses)
Peters & Linear (Lanier?)
Oktibbeha
County
 
66 slaves
(12 slave houses)
Bell, Robert, estate
Oktibbeha
County
Rowe,
A.J.
65 slaves
(10 slave houses)
Moore, Eliza E.
(sp: Moore, Thomas)
 

Oktibbeha
County
 
61 slaves
(20 slave houses)
Sessums, Solomon
(sp1: Sills, Lucy E.)
(sp2: Hibbler, Hannah E.)
 

Shocco [Springs],
NC
Sandifer,
J.M.
60 slaves
(11 slave houses)
Ervin, James
Oktibbeha
County

60 slaves
(9 slave houses)
Jordan, Clement W.
(sp: McGee, Amelia C.)

Oktibbeha
County
 
60 slaves
(9 slave houses)
McGee, Joseph J.
(sp: ?, Elizabeth)

Oktibbeha
County

60 slaves
(12 slave houses)
 
Mhoon, Joseph J.
Oktibbeha
County
Richey,
W.J.
59 slaves
(11 slave houses)
Montgomery, William
(sp: Thompson, Louisa)

Oktibbeha
County
 
55 slaves
(20 slave houses)
(Etheridge) Askew, Mrs. M[artha] Eliza].   (sp:Askew, Jr., David Outlaw)
Columbus,
Lowndes
County
Outlaw,
D.H.,
52 slaves
(8 slave houses)
Merrinar, William H.
Oktibbeha
County

49 slaves
(11 slave houses)
Haskins, William S.
Oktibbeha
County

47 slaves
(7 slave houses)
Cannon, John N[ewton]
(sp: Dubose?, Charlotte)

Oktibbeha
County

47 slaves
(8 slave houses)
Chandler, Kyle
(sp: ?, Sarah)

Oktibbeha
County

47 slaves
(9 slave houses)
Graves, James L.
(sp: Thompson, Sallie)

Oktibbeha
County

44 slaves
(12 slave houses)
Cox, Beverly H
(sp: ?, Sarah)

Oktibbeha
County

43 slaves
(8 slave houses)
Styles, John E.
(sp: ?, Mary)

Oktibbeha
County
 
42 slaves
(8 slave houses)
McDowell, John
(sp: Yongue, Jean)

Oktibbeha
County
Boyd,
James L.
(grandson)
41 slaves
(8 slave houses)
Glenn, William H
(sp: Thompson, Sallie)

Oktibbeha
County

41 slaves
(8 slave houses)
Williams, James S.
(sp: Shaffer, Amanda)

Oktibbeha
County

40 slaves
(6 slave houses)
Hollinshed, John T
(sp: Stallings, Mary Ann)

Oktibbeha
County

Slaves = 2, 708 Slaves houses = Largest Slaveholders = 38


Total Slaves in Oktibbeha
County = 7, 631
Total Slaveholders in
Oktibbeha
County = 549


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