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Our goal is to celebrate ALL Toomer family members today and yesterday. This blog will include history, genealogy, and reunion news. Additionally we will share our talent in poetry and prose, along with spotlight news on family members.

Saturday, April 08, 2006

Toomer Slaves

Following is a list of the names of Slaves contained on a Bill of Sale which was recorded in the Houston County Court House in Perry, Georgia. The owner, John S Toomer sold these individuals to his brother, Colonel Henry Toomer for the sum of seven thousand dollars on June 22, 1858.

Included in the information is the name of the slave, the relationship to the adult, description, and age.

Kitt - Mulatto woman
  • Nathan - son, mulatto, 20 years old
  • Walter - son, mulatto, 18 years old
  • Patty - daughter, mulatto, 16 years old
  • Fannie - daughter, mulatto, 14 years old
  • Tuck - son, mulatto, 8 years old
  • Tom - son, mulatto, 6 years
  • Claudid - son, mustee, 4 years

Caroline - Negro woman of yellow complexion, 28 years old

  • Alexander - son, mustee, 6 years old
  • Frank - son, mustee, 4 years old
  • Mary - daughter, mustee, 2 years old
  • Lucy - daughter, mustee, an infant

Caroline - A yellow girl about 14 years old

Houston County Deed Book L, pages 124-125


  • At 8:06 PM, Blogger Jeanette said…

    I think Fannie - is my great Aunt. I'm a Toomer living in New York, my family came from Perry, Georgia. I would love to connect.


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