Slave Transactions

In Panola County TX

As Found in the

Deed Records & Probate Files

 

Probate Files Researched by Marylee Watson Knight

Additional info added by Margaret Crawford and Barbara Bonner

 

 

DEED RECORDS

 

Vol A - p 285 : Recorded 05-14-1848

Spearman Holland to James N. Bowman - Bill of Transfer - One Slave

 

No further details known on this transaction as this page is currently missing from the deed records on file in the County Clerk's Office.

 

Vol B - p 107 : Recorded 03-13-1850

Jno. C. Murphy to Abner Herrin, Jr. and Lemuel Herrin as executors of the estate of Abner Herrin, Sr., dec'd - Mortgage - One Slave

 

Promissory Note for $800 with one slave given as collateral on the note: Miles, male, age 17, dark complexion

 

Vol B - p 108 : Recorded 03-13-1850

Lineas Cock to Abner Herrin, Jr. and Lemuel Herrin as executors of the estate of Abner Herrin, Sr., dec'd - Mortgage - Two Slaves

 

Promissory Note for $1,206 with two slaves given as collateral on the note: Clark, male, age not given, light complexion and Celia, female, about 10 years of age, complexion not given.

 

Vol B - p 109 : Recorded 03-15-1850

Spearman Holland to Abner Herrin (deceased), Abner Herrin, Jr., and Lemuel Herrin (Executors) - Mortgage - Six Slaves

 

Promissory Note of $1,200 with six slaves given as collateral on the note: Lucy, female, dark and her five children, Mary, Louisa, Green, Elizabeth and Howard.

 

Vol B - p 111 : Recorded 03-13-1850

C.C. Barbee and his wife Elizabeth Barbee to Abner Herrin, Jr. and Lemuel Herrin as executors of the estate of Abner Herrin, Sr., dec'd - Mortgage - One Slave

 

Promissory Note of $787 with one slave given as collateral on the note: Ephraim, male, age 12, dark complexion.

 

Vol B - p 490 : Recorded 05-29-1851

Spearman Holland to Abner Herrin - Deed - Six Slaves

 

Deed for six slaves sold for the amount of $1,300 : Lucy, female, 24 years of age, dark complexion and her five children (deed states they were her children) Mary, female, dark, 9 years old - Louisa, female, dark, 7 years old - Green, male, dark, 6 years old - Elizabeth, female, complexion not stated, 4 years old and Howard, male, complexion not stated, 1 year old.  (Note this is the same family of sl