The first items is a list of slaves belonging to the children of Samuel Varnadoe.
In 1842, George Varnadoe, a son of Samuel Varnadoe, Sr. died leaving his brothers and sisters an inheritance as follows-
The other children of Samuel Varnadoe, Sr. were half-brothers and sisters of George Varnadoe and they received no inheritance from George Varnadoe. They were Pearl Varnado, Henry Varnado, Clarissa Varnado Strickland, Pachel Varnado Cutrer and Washington Varnado.
Slave Schedules of the 1850 US Census of Pike County, Mississippi, lists the following Varnados as owning slaves:
Slave Schedules for the 1860 US Census of Pike County, Mississippi, lists the following Varnados as owning slaves:
Slave Schedules of the 1850 and 1860 US Census of Pike County, Mississippi, lists the following children of Richard Simmons as owning slaves:
|Rebecca Sandifer, wife of Benjamin Sandifer||6||nl|
|Elizabeth Sandifer, wife of William Y Sandifer||7||1|
|Henry H Simmons||6||nr|
|Nancy Strickland, wife of John Strickland||nl||nl|
|Martha Sandifer, wife of William E Sandifer||3||3|
|Sarah Varnado, wife of Emanuel Varnado||nl||2|
The 1850 US Census of Copiah County, Mississippi, lists William H Mullins as owning eight slaves and his uncle, William Mullins, as owning five slaves.
Comment by Philip Mullins: The Slave Schedules list slaves by age and sex. Of the slaves owned by the three family groups listed (the children of Samuel Varnadoe Sr., the children of Richard Simmons and two Mullins families) about 24% were boys under the age of 15, 26% were men over the age of 15, 17% were girls under the age of 15 and 33% were women over the age of 15. None of the slaves with the exception of Will Simmons (who was not listed as being a slave) were over 65 years of age. The median age of the slaves was about 18 years old with half of them women and half men.
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