Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, slave records  1788-1825
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Additional Descriptive Data

Slave children in ledger with surnames:

  • Butler, Charles, b. December 14, 1805
  • Craig, Lucy, b. September 9, 1801
  • Craig, James, b. December 25, 1803
  • Craig, Hetty, b. September 6, 1806
  • Craig, Eliza, b. August 25, 1809
  • Hall, Mary, b. November 21, 1808
  • Hoofnagle, George, b. January 7, 1825
  • Jackson, Simon M., b. October 21, 1814
  • Jenkins, Polly, b. December 21, 1802
  • Jenkins, Jack, b. April 1, 1805
  • Lemons, Dinah, b. January 13, 1801
  • Martin, Thomas, b. c. June 6, 1800
  • Martin, Robert, b. December 1801
  • Martin, John, b. in August 1805
  • Murry, Maria, b. December 4, 1808
  • Star, Luce, b. February 17, 1806
  • Steward, John, b. April 24, 1809
Bibliography

An act to explain and amend an act, entitled, "An act for the gradual abolition of slavery." Philadelphia: Printed by T. Bradford, 1788.

Index of owners' names in Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, Slave Records [1782-1825]
Ainsworth, John.
  • 7
Allen, Joseph.
  • 10
Andrews, Hugh.
  • 6, 14
Awl, Jacob.
  • 6, 16
Awl, Nancy [for her mother Sarah Awl].
  • 40
Bender, Adam.
  • 32
Boal [Bole], Robert.
  • 8, 29, 33, 39
Boyer, Michael.
  • 45
Bradley, Daniel.
  • 1, 16
Brenizer, George.
  • 36
Brisben, James.
  • 35
Burd, Elizabeth.
  • 24
Burd, James Esq.
  • 1, 13
Burd, Joseph.
  • 30
Byers, James.
  • 6
Caldwell, James.
  • 37
Campbell, Margaret.
  • 8
Campbell, William.
  • 20
Capp, John.
  • 46, 47
Carson, John.
  • 10, 12, 16, 20, 23, 32, 34, 38 (two entries on this page)
Carson, Mrs. [wife of John Carson].
  • 12, and a loose receipt February 6, 1790
Chambers, Arthur.
  • 19
Cook, Jacob Esq.
  • 1, 12, 15
Cowden, James.
  • 3, 16, 20, 23
Cox, Cornelius.
  • 4, 13, 17, 21, 24, 26, 27, 29
Cox, Esther.
  • 32
Cox, John B.
  • 34, 45
Crabb, William.
  • 14, 19
Crean, George.
  • 4
Crean, Martha.
  • 28
Crouch, James.
  • 2
Dearmond, Richard.
  • 8
Dedwiler, David.
  • 40
Dorrance, Henry B.
  • 48
Elder, David.
  • 25
Elder, John.
  • 40
Elder, Joshua.
  • 15, 18, 43, 47, 48
Elder, Thomas.
  • 35, 38
Ferguson, David.
  • 24, 41
Frazer, William.
  • 24, 29
Gibe, Peter, Jr.
  • 41
Gilchrist, John, Jr.
  • 3
Goodman, Simon.
  • 43
Grim, David.
  • 9
Grubb, Curtis (executors).
  • 3, 13, 15
Hamilton, Jane.
  • 36
Hanna, John Andre.
  • 2, 12, and a loose receipt November 5, 1789
Harbison, Adam.
  • 11
Harris, Robert.
  • 48
Hayes, Patrick.
  • 9, 28, 31, 36, 37, 39, 44
Hays, Robert.
  • 13
Hiester, Daniel Esq.
  • 14 and a loose receipt May 9, 1791
Hunt, Benjamin.
  • 21, 25
Hunt, Elizabeth.
  • 25
Irvine, William.
  • 48
Job, Mary.
  • 11
Kapp, Michael.
  • 5
Kean, John.
  • 47
Keefer, Andrew.
  • 7
Kelker, Rudolph Jr. [Curtis Grubb estate executor]
  • 27, and a loose memorandum, July 22, 1793
Kelso, John.
  • 23, 27
Kerr, William.
  • 10
Kittera, John Wilkes [Curtis Grubb estate executor]
  • 13, 15, and loose receipts May 18, 1790, and June 23, 1791
Lee, Andrew.
  • 25, 31, 33
McAlister, Archibald:.
  • 5, 14, 18, 22 (twice), 25, 28, 30, 31, 33, 35, 37, 41, 42
McClare, Jonathan.
  • 2
McKee, Isabella.
  • 46
McKee, James.
  • 7
McKinney, Mordecai.
  • 22
Montgomery, David.
  • 28, 32
Neidig, John.
  • 42
Noble, John.
  • 44
Patton, David.
  • 22, 26
Patton, Elizabeth.
  • 12
Ritchey, David.
  • 4, 17, 21
Rogers, Robert.
  • 45
Scott, James.
  • 1 and a loose receipt October 13, 1788
Scott, Mary.
  • 45
Sherer , John.
  • 10
Simpson, Nathaniel.
  • 25
Sinclair, Samuel [Curtis Grubb estate executor]
  • 3
Stephenson, Stephen.
  • 5
Stewart, Samuel.
  • 26
Stoner, Samuel.
  • 42
Sturgeon, Jeremiah.
  • 38
Sturgeon, Margaret.
  • 33
Sturgeon, Samuel.
  • 26
Wallace, Benjamin.
  • 23, 31
Waugh, Alexander McClure.
  • 27, 30
Weidman, John.
  • 30
White, William.
  • 11
Whitehill, George.
  • 44
Wiggins, Elizabeth.
  • 35
Wilson, James.
  • 29
Wilson, Sarah.
  • 34
Wood, William.
  • 17, 21
Work, Joseph [Jacob Cook estate executor]
  • 15
Young, John.
  • 9, 15