Bills of Sale of Slaves (1801-1825)
Compiled by Robert L. Bailey

23 Apr 1800, Bill of Sale from Oliver SMITH of North Carolina to James GLASGOW . . . the following Negroes (to wit) Jenny, Isaac, Rachel and Elijah . . . Deed from Deed Book B-1, page 356 & 357.
 
5 Jun 1803, Bill of Sale from Isham COX to Abraham GOODPASTURE of Jackson Co., TN . . . for a negro girl named Mime . . . . Deed Book B-1, page 127.
 
3 Dec 1804, Bill of Sale from John SMITH T. to James JONES . . . for a certain negrow woman Jane and her child Randall which said negrows I have lately purchased of William MATLOCKS . . . Deed Book B-1, page 193.
 
16 Jan 1804, Bill of Sale from Elizabeth DONELSON of Roane County to James McELWEE . . . a certain negro man named David about twenty three years of age . . . Deed Book B-1, page 51.
 
23 Jun 1804, Bill of Sale from David CAMPBELL to John BROWN . . . for a negro boy named Nathen . . . about fourteen years of age . . . Deed Book B-1, page 128.
 
5 Oct 1805, Bill of Sale from Samuel WORD to Matthew NELSON . . . for all my right of a Negrow boy now in the possession of Mathew NELSON named Samuel . . . . Deed Book B-1, page 400.
 
Sep 1805, "A bill of sale from Nancy WILLIAMS to Timothy HOLMES for a negro man named Milby(?) was proved in open court. . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1805-1807), page 32.
 
6 Sep 1805, Bill of Sale from Thomas J. VANDYKE Surgeons made in the Army of the united States to Robert HOLT of Knox Co., TN . . . for a certain negro girl named Julana . . . Deed Book B-1, page 118.
 
5 ??? 1806, Bill of Sale from Jason MATLOCK to Jason WOODS and his full Brothers and sisters a negro woman known by the name of Ame . . . Deed Book B-1, page 112.
 
12 Feb 1806, Bill of Sale from William SHERRELL to John BROWN . . . for a negro man named Benjiman thirty four years old . . . Deed Book B-1, page 128.
 
23 Jan 1806, Bill of Sale from David HALEY of Granger Co., TN to Isaac BOSHER of Roane County . . . for one woman by the name of Jonna about twenty years old also one boy child about three months old by the name of ratleff Deed Book B-1, page 127.
 
24 Mar 1806, Bill of Sale from Edmond WALLER & William WALLER to Samuel ESKRIDGE . . . a negrow boy named Ralph about twenty years of age . . . Deed Book B-1, page 307.
 
17 Sep 1806, ". . . I John SMITH T. have bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain, sell & confirm unto James JONES of the county & State aforesaid a certain negro woman Jane & her child Randall . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1805-1807), page 206.
 
14 Dec 1807, Bill of Sale from Daniel RATHER to Thomas BROWN . . . for a certain negrow Girl named Mary Ten years old the eight day of next June . . . Deed Book B-1, page 346.
 
21 May 1807, Bill of Sale from Major LEA of Grainger Co., TN to James ROBERTON . . . for one negrow boy named Dick about Twelve year of age . . . Deed Book B-1, page 308.
 
29 May 1807, Bill of Sale from John SHERRELL of Blount County, TN to Benjamin PRATHER . . . for one Negrow woman named Jean . . . Deed Book B-1, page 322.
 
23 Oct 1807, Bill of Sale from Joseph SEVIER to William FRENCH . . . for a negroe Girl named Mima about twelve years . . . Deed Book B-1, page 369.
 
24 Oct 1807, Greene County, Tennessee. Bill of Sale from Matthew PATE to Jeremiah PATE . . . for a certain negroe man named Frank . . . Deed Book C-1, page 231.
 
27 Sep 1807, Deed Book C-1, page 24, Bill of Sale from James McANARE to Mary MOORE . . . State of Tennesse, Knox County . . . I James McNARE do give my daughter Mary MOORE . . . one negrow woman named Patty.
 
27 Aug 1808, Deed Book C-1, page 20, Bill of Sale from William D. NEILSON to George SMITH . . . one negrow woman named Lucy, her daughter Nancy & son Peter.
 
12 Jan 1808, Bill of Sale from Samuel RILEY of the Indian Nation to John McEWEN . . . for two certain negrows one named Mary and her child Samuel two years of age . . . Deed Book B-1, page 408.
 
13 Jan 1808, Bill of Sale from David MOORE & Mary MOORE wife of David MOORE to John McEWEN . . . for a certain negrow woman named Patty about twenty five years . . . Deed Book B-1, page 368 & 369.
 
28 Jan 1808, Bill of Sale from John STONE to George GARDENHIRE . . . for a negrow girl named Juda about twenty nine years old . . . Deed Book B-1, page 401.
 
6 Jun 1808, Bill of Sale from Nelson HAMIL now traveling twards Cumberland in the State of Tennessee . . . to Wright ROBERTS . . . for a negrow Girl named Rachel about five years of age . . . Deed Book C-1, page 148.
 
29 Jun 1808, Deed Book C-1, page 106-107, Bill of Sale from Daniel RATHER to Simeon ELDRIDGE . . . a negroe woman called Winney and her two children called Bob and Gorge.
 
11 Mar 1808, Bill of Sale from David CAMPBELL to John BROWN . . . for a negrow girl named Sucky fourteen years old . . . Deed Book B-1, page 387.
 
21 Mar 1808, Bill of Sale from G.W. GARDENHIRE to Nathaniel COX . . . for a negrow woman named Judy about the age of twenty nine years . . . Deed Book B-1, page 370.
 
24 Mar 1808, Deed Book C-1, page 105-106, Bill of Sale from Claudius Buster of Augusta County, VA to Simeon ELDRIDGE of Roane County, one negro girl slave named Lucy about six years old.
 
4 May 1808, Bill of Sale from Mary COLLETT to Abraham COLLETT . . . for a one negrow man named Joe about eighteen years of age . . . Deed Book B-1, page 409.
 
23 May 1808, Bill of Sale from John BROWN, Esqr. high Sheriff of Roane County to George SMITH . . . by virtue of an execution issuing from the County Court of Roane at March Sessions one thousand eight hundred & seven against Robert KING for the sum of nine hundred & twenty Seven Dollars & sixty eight and one half cents which sum was recovered by William MATLOCK against Robert KING . . . . . the said John BROWN did seize and take into his hand & Custody a negrow man named Toney about thirty seven years of age the proper goods and Chattels of the afforesaid Robert KING . . . Deed Book B-1, page 303.
 
6 Nov 1808, Deed Book C-1, page 127-128, Bill of Sale from Henry BREAZELLE to John McKiney . . . for a negroe woman about seventeen years of age named Kizzie and her child named Terry about one year and six months.
 
29 Nov 1808, Deed Book C-1, page 138, Bill of sale from James ADAMS of Pittsylvania Co., VA to George MOORE Senr. . . . one negro girl slave only about four years old last May.
 
15 Sep 1808, Bill of Sale from James H. MILLER to Henry MILLER . . . for a negro man named Cato about fifty six years of age . . . Deed Book C-1, page 306 & 307.
 
6 Dec 1809, Bill of Sale from Thomas C. Clark to William D. NEILSON . . . all my right . . . to fifty part of the Dower negrows mentioned in the will of Samuel LOVE Deceased late of Fairfax County in the State of Virigina and being the intered that Richard H. Love was entitled to either in law or equity and which the said Richard H. LOVE conveyed to me by Indexnture dated the 24th day of January 1809 and which is registered in the Register's office of Roane County July the 10th 1809. Deed Book C-1, page 140.
 
14 Mar 1809, Bill of Sale from James COTTON to William D. NEILSON . . . for one Negroe man named Isaac supposed to be about twenty three years of age . . . Deed Book D-1, page 44 & 45.
 
13 May 1809, Deed Book C-1, page 99-100, Bill of Sale from James MORROW to John BROWN, negrow man named David twenty years of age.
 
31 May 1809, Deed Book C-1, page 136-137, Bill of Sale from Hugh DUNLAP to Soloman GEREN . . . for a negroe boy named Neilson.
 
10 Nov 1809, Bill of Sale from George COOK to John BROWN . . . for an Affrican man named Smart twenty one years of age . . . Deed Book C-1, page 216 & 217.
 
18 Nov 1809, Bill of Sale from Thomas N. CLARK to John BROWN . . . for a negroe man named Isaac aged about thirty years of age a negrow woman by name Pheby & her two children namedly, Matilda & Isaac . . . Deed Book C-1, page 145.
 
1 Oct 1809, Bill of Sale from William GARDENHIRE to Jacob GARDEHIRE . . . for a certain Negroe girl named Silvey . . . Deed Book E-1, page 98.
 
14 Sep 1809, Bill of Sale from Walter TRIMBLE and Michael TRIMBLE both of the Mississippi Territory . . . to Benjamin PRATER . . . for a negro man named George . . . said negro is lying out at this time if sad negro comes in and is sound and well he is said PRATER'S property . . . Deed Book C-1, page 215 & 216.
 
22 Sep 1809, " . . . the following instrument of writing was produced in open court & proved by the oath of Thomas N. CLARK & Ephraim PRITCHETT tow of the subscribing witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded to wit. State of Tennessee Roane County, Be it known to all whom it may concern that Tom and his wife Darcus who were formerly the slaves of Col. James TABB now deceased and by his last will and Testament were to be liberated and made free agreeable to the laws of this State these are therefore to cetify that the above mentioned follow Tom and his family are at perfect liberty to hire to any person or persons whomsoever may think prper to emloy them Given under my hand & seal this 15th day of August 1809." Signed Thomas TABB. Witnesses: Thomas N. CLARK, Th. DARDIS, E. PRITCHETT, Jno. H. NORTON. SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1808-1812), page 129, 130.
 
9 Aug 1810, Bill of Sale from Deveraux GILLIAM of Knox Co., TN to Hugh DUNLAP . . . for seven negroes (viz) Hannah aged about forty one and six of her children viz. Aron aged about nineteen years of age, Amey about fourteen years of age Jenny about eleven years of age and Bill about eight years of age and James about eleven years of age and Mandy Mariah about two years of age . . . Deed Book C-1, page 230
 
7 Jul 1810, Bill of Sale from William WALLER to John MARRIATT of Rhea Co., TN . . .. for a certian negro by the name Jim about twelve years old . . . Deed Book C-1, page 328.
 
23 Nov 1810, Bill of Sale from James LYON, Senr. & James LYON Junr. of Stokes Co., North Carolina to Tandy SENTER of Grainger Co., TN . . . for a negroe woman slave named let together with with her Increase . . . Deed Book D-1, page 79.
 
16 Aug 1811, Bill of Sale from Moore MATLOCK to "my son" Moore MATLOCK of Overton Co., TN . . . for a certain Negroe boy named Charles . . . Deed Book D-1, page 41 & 42.
 
26 Nov 1811, Bill of Sale from Thos. C. CLARK to Wm. D. NEILSON . . . for four Negroe children, viz. Luiza about Ten years of age Polly about Seven years of age Jack about three years of age and Sally about two years of age . . . Deed Book E-1, page 206.
 
27 Nov 1811, Bill of Sale from Thos. C. CLARK to William D. NEILSON . . . for a negroe man Slave named Jack about thirty five years of age and one negroe woman Slave named Prudence about thirty years of age . . .Deed Book E-1, page 205.
 
17 Oct 1811, Bill of Sale from Moore MATLOCK to Luke MATLOCK of Humphreys Co., TN . . . for a certain Negroe boy named Isaac which said Negroe I am priveledged to keep untill my death . . . .Deed Book D-1, page 90.
 
17 Oct 1811, Bill of Sale from Moore MATLOCK to Absalom MATLOCK of Warren Co., KY . . . for a certain negroe woman named Roda which said Negroe woman I am admitted to keep untill my decease . . . Deed Book D-1, page 91.
 
1 Feb 1812, Bill of Sale from Thomas C. CLARK to John LOYD . . .. for a certain black slave of the name of Jacko supposed to be about forty years of age . . . Deed Book D-1, page 170.
 
5 Mar 1812, Bill of Sale from William BLACK to Thomas BROWN . . . for a negroe woman named Jane and her children now in the possession of George BUSH . . . Deed Book D-1, page 41.
 
1 Oct 1812, Bill of Sale from Jacob GARDENHIRE to George BURRELL . . . for a negroe woman named Mary and a child Jenny the woman forty five years of age the child about four months old . . . Deed Book E-1, page 4.
 
23 Aug 1813, Bill of Sale from William JOHNSTON to John PURRIS . . . for a negroe man Slave named Anthony about twenty six years of age of a yellowish Complextion . . . Deed Book D-1, page 256.
 
21 Dec 1813, Bill of Sale from Nicholas WILBURN of Williamson County to John McEWEN . . . for two Negroes of the following description (viz) one Negroe woman named Betty aged Twenty Eight years and child named James . . . Deed Book D-1, page 295.
 
28 Dec 1813, Bill of Sale from Thomas SNOW to Joseph HANKINS . . . for a negroe woman named Lydia and a Boy child named Shade the woman about thirty years of age the Boy child about two years of age . . . Deed Book D-1, page 257.
11 Mar 1813, Bill of Sale from Elias FORT of Darlington District, South Carolina to John NAIL of Roane County . . . for a certain Negroe Woman named Elvy . . . Deed Book D-1, page 258.
 
29 Dec 1813, Bill of Sale from William KELLY to John LOYD . . . for a certain negroe girl slave about thirteen years of age named Esther . . . Deed Book D-1, page 352 & 353.
 
15 Nov 1813, Bill of Sale from William BREAZEALE to George MOORE . . . for negroe girl named Hannah aged between Eleven & twelve years old . . . Deed Book D-1, page 325 & 326.
 
5 Aug 1814, Bill of Sale from Saml. MARTIN to John LOYD . . . for a negroe boy named Isaac aged about fifteen years . . . Deed Book E-1, page 84.
 
3 Jan 1814, Bill of Sale from Jared HOTCHKISS to Henry WELKER of Rhea Co., TN for a certain negroe man named Charles . . . Deed Book D-1, page 381.
 
31 Jan 1814, Bill of Sale from John LOYD to John GARDINER of Maryville, TN . . . for one negroe named Jack of the age of fifty years or thereabout . . . Deed Book D-1, page 250.
 
18 Jul 1814, "The execution of a bill of sale from Jacob GARDENHIRE to George ARNOLD for a negro woman & child was proven in open court. . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1813-1815) page 137.
 
19 Jul 1814, "The execution of a bill of sale from Nicholas WILLBOURN to John McEWEN for two negroes was duly proven in open court . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1813-1815) page 140, 141.
 
7 Sep 1814, Bill of Sale from Hugh STUART to John GARDINER of Maryville Blount Co., TN . . . for a certain negroe woman named Kitty about thirty five years of age . . . Deed Book D-1, page 339.
 
1815, Bill of Sale from Abraham BOGARD to Nicholas MANSFIELD . . . for one negroe man called Peter about thirty years of age . . . Deed Book E-1, page 236.
 
17 Apr 1815, "A bill of sale form Jared HOTCHKISS to Henry WELKER for a negro man named Charles . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1815-1816) page (no page numbers in original book).
 
23 Dec 1815, Bill of Sale from Joseph MOORE to Thomas BROWN . . . for a Mulattoe Girl named Nancy about fourteen years old . . . Deed Book E-1, page 70.
 
31 Jan 1815, Bill of Sale from Ada COBB to John BROWN . . . for a certain Negroe Girl named Jane thirteen years of age the 12th of June next . . . Deed Book E-1, page 204.
 
18 Oct 1815, Bill of Sale from James PRESTON to Uriah ALLISON . . . for a negroe man named Rheubin twenty three years of age . . . Deed Book E-1, page 269.
 
11 Sep 1815, Bill of Sale from James KING to Thomas L. WILLIAMS of Knox Co., TN . . . for four negroes to wit. Sall a yellow woman about thirty five years of age Ned the son of Sall about fourteen years of age Abraham another son of Sall Seven or eight years of age Isham another son of Sall about five years of age . . . Deed Book E-1, page 46.
 
11 Sep 1815, Bill of Sale from John KING to Thomas L. WILLIAMS of Knox Co., TN . . . for four negroes to wit. Sall a yellow woman about thirty five years of age Ned the son of Sall about fourteen years of age Abraham another son of Sall Seven or eight years of age Isham another son of Sall about five years of age . . . Deed Book E-1, page 34.
 
6 Apr 1816, Bill of Sale from Robert K. HALEY to "his sisters", Betsy HALEY, Patsey HALEY Leah HALEY and Malinda HALEY . . . one negroe woman named Aggy about twenty years of age and her Girl child named Mariah about six months of age . . . Deed Book E-1, page 85.
 
8 Aug 1816, Bill of Sale from Basil BREASHEARS Executor of the Estate of Robert S. BREASHEARS Deceased to Daniel MASON for three negroes . . . one negroe man named Paul about forty years of age one negroe woman woman named Grace about 21 years old one child named Ben about six months old . . . Deed Book E-1, page 114.
 
16 Jan 1816, "A bill of sale from John McEWEN to Carlisle HUMPHREYS for a negro woman named Ailsey was duly acknowledged. . . " County Court Minute Book (1815-1816) page (no page numbers in original book).
 
15 Jul 1816, "A bill of sale from Jacob GARDENHIRE to Jesse ELDRDIGE for a negro man named James & a negro girl named Nancy . . ." County Court Minute Book (1816-1818), page 41.
 
16 Jul 1816, "A bill of sale from Joseph MOORE to Thos. BROWN for a negro girl named Nancy was proved in open court. . . " County Court Minute Book (1816-1818), page 51.
 
17 Jul 1816, "A bill of sale of a negro woman named Aggy form Robert K. HALEY to Betsey HALEY, Patsy HALEY, Leah HALEY, and Malinda HALEY was duly acknowledged in open court. . ." County Court Minute Book (1816-1818), page 58.
 
19 Jul 1816, "A power of attorney from Hugh DUNLAP to Richard Gillan DUNLAP to sue for & take into his posession a negro fellow named Aaron was acknowledged . . " County Court Minute Book (1816-1818), page 69.
 
18 May 1816, Bill of Sale from Jacob GARDENHIRE to Jessee ELDRIDGE . . . for twon Negroes one man abought twenty five years of age by the name of James and one Girl about eleven years of Age by the name of Nancy . . . Deed Book E-1, page 90.
 
11 Nov 1816, Bill of Sale from James L. GAINES to Henry WELKER . . . for Seven negroes late the property of Phillip GAINES Deceased, viz. one negroe man Abraham & his wife Milly aged Abraham forty years his wife thirty five and five of their children (viz.) Alexander aged nine years Lewis Seven years a girl Hannah aged five years a boy Caleb three years & a child named Abraham a boy of eighteen or twenty months old also a negroe girl named Suckey . . . Deed Book E-1, page 147.
 
7 Apr 1817, Bill of Sale from James H. BRYANT of Granville Co., NC to Guy CLOPTON . . . for a certain Negroe Man named Harculas aged about twenty eight or thirty years of age . . . Deed Book E-1, page 180.
 
8 Dec 1817, Bill of Sale from Ephraim ALEXANDER of Knox Co., TN to Samuel ESKRIDGE . . . the following negro boy named George about fifteen years of age . . . Deed Book E-1, page 479 & 480.
 
10 May 1817, Bill of Sale from Henry WELKER to Enoch WILLETT . . . for a certain negroe girl named Milly aged Ten years . . . Deed Book E-1, page 154.
 
20 Oct 1817, "A bill of sale from James TRICE to John McELWEE & Elizabeth his wife for a negro girl named Celia was acknowledged. . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1816-1818), page 209.
 
21 Oct 1817, A bill of sale from James H. BRYANT to George CLOPTON for a negro man named Herculas was duly proven . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1816-1818), page 217.
 
27 Apr 1818, "A bill of sale from Freeman VANDYKE to Hugh DUNLAP for five negroes Charlotte Alfred Martin Jerry & Rachel was duly acknowldedged. . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1816-1818), page 279.
 
27 Apr 1818, "A bill of sale form Morris MITCHELL to Hugh DUNLAP for one negro man name Killis (Hillis?) was duly acknowledged . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1816-1818), page 279.
 
27 Apr 1818, "A bill of sale from Morris MITCHELL to Freeman VANDIKE for three negroes Charlotte Alfred and Martin was duly acknowledged . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1816-1818), page 278.
 
22 Dec 1818, Bill of Sale from John CARDWELL to Henry WELKER . . . for a certain negroe boy named Going aged 17 years . . . Deed Book E-1, page 269.
 
27 Jul 1818, "A bill of sale from Abraham BOGARD to Nicholas MANSFIELD Senr. for a negro man named Peter 30 years of age was duly acknowledged in open court. . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1816-1818), page 303.
 
5 Mar 1818, Bill of Sale from William BROWN to Drury SMITH . . . for the following described negroes, viz. a negroe woman named Cyntha aged forty four years, one girl named Charlotte aged twelve years, one girl named Malinda aged nine years . . . Deed Book E-1, page 205.
 
5 Mar 1818, Bill of Sale from Drury SMITH to William BROWN . . .. for one negroe man aged twenty one years named Taff . . . Deed Book E-1, page 204.
 
19 Nov 1818, Bill of Sale from Addison CARRICK to Col. Charles McCLUNG by the hands of General John BROWN . . . for a negroe girl named Chloe about twenty nine years of age and her child about two years of age named Harriet . . . Deed Book E-1, page 351.
 
17 Oct 1818, Bill of Sale from David RICHARDSON to Uriah ALLISON . . . for a Mullattoe Slave named John thirteen years of age on the 26th of December next . . . Deed Book E-1, page 270.
 
22 Jan 1819, Bill of Sale from James JOHNSTON to Thomas ELDRIDGE . . . for a negroe Girl slave named Lucy about twelve or thirteen years old . . . Deed Book E-1, page 270.
 
25 Jan 1819, "A bill of sale from James JOHNSTON to Thomas ELDRIDGE for a negro woman named Lucy was duly acknowledged in open court . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821) page 6.
 
27 Jan 1819, "A bill of Sale from James PRESTON to Uriah ALLISON for a negro man named Ruben was duly acknowledged in open court . . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821) page 17.
 
27 Jan 1819, " A bill of Sale from David RICHARDSON to Uriah ALLISon for a negro Slave named John was duly acknowledged in open court . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821) page 17.
 
29 Jan 1819, "A Bill of Sale from John CARDWELL to Henry WELKER for a negro boy named Going was duly acknowledged in open court . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821) page 27.
 
6 Oct 1819, Bill of Sale from Leamon BOOTH to Robert S. GILLILAND for two negro children one of them a boy the name of Jordan about six years old and the other a girl named Macy about four years old . . . Deed Book E-1, page 404.
 
27 Apr 1820, "A bill of sale from Lemon BOOTHE to Robert S. GILLILAND for two negro children was duly proved in open court . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821) page 221.
 
29 Dec 1820, Bill of Sale from Thomas ELDRIDGE to James BLAIR . . . a negro girl slave named Lucey about fifteen or sixteen years old . . . Deed Book E-1, page 542.
 
3 Feb 1820, Bill of Sale from Benjamin W.S. CABELL of Campbell Co., VA to Daniel WESTER . . . for two negro slaves viz. a young negro man names Jack & a young woman named Violetter . . . Deed Book E-1, page 516.
 
24 Jan 1820, Bill of Sale from Benjamin F. BREAZEALE to Henry BREAZEALE . . . for a certain negro woman named Kezia about twenty Seven years of age with her five children viz, Jeremiah Isham Fanny Sophia & Cattey -- all slaves for life for a valuable consideration but it is Expressly to be understood that the said Benjamin F. BREAZEALE only sells and disposes of his right of said Negroes from himself and his heirs in consequence of the last Will and Testament of Willis BREAZEALE Senr. his father . . . Deed Book E-1, page 378.
 
24 Jan 1820, "A bill of sale from Benjamin F. BREAZEALE to Henry BREAZEALE for a negro woman named Cizzoe and her five children Jeremiah Isham Fenny Sopha & Caty was duly acknowledged in open court by Benjamin F. BREAZEALE and admitted to record." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821) page 151.
 
14 Jul 1820, Bill of Sale from Elijah BILLINGSLY to Thomas ELDRIDGE for two negro slaves to wit. Nell about twenty or twenty one years of age and her child Caroline about three or four months . . . Deed Book E-1, page 486.
 
24 Jul 1820, "A bill of sale from Lemmon BOOTE to Robert S. GILLILAND for 1 negro woman named Sopha & her child named Gracy about 2 years old was duly proved . . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821), page 249.
 
7 July 1820, Bill of Sale from Lemon BOOTH of Morgan Co., TN to Robert S. GILLILAND . . . for a negro woman named Sophia aged about twenty two years & her female child named Gracey about two years old . . . Deed Book E-1, page 434.
 
18 Nov 1820, Bill of Sale from James G. McKALESTER to William C. McKAMY . . . for a certain negro girl named Betty seventeen years old . . . Deed Book E-1, page 480 & 481.
 
23 Oct 1820, "A bill of sale from William C. McKAMEY to Joseph McMINN for a negro name named Isaac." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821) page 293.
 
23 Oct 1820, "A bill of sale from William C. MYNATT to John HARRISON for a negro woman named Betty & her two children Caroline & Young was duly proven. . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821) page 294.
 
23 Oct 1820, "A bill of sale from John HARRISON to John JACKSON for a negro boy named Isaac." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821) page 294.
 
23 Oct 1820, "A bill of sale from E.H. D. BIVENS to Smauel GRIGSBY for a negro woman name Claressa and her child . . . SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821) page 283.
 
5 Sep 1820, Bill of Sale from E.H.D. BIVENS to Samuel GRIGSBY . . . for a negro woman named Clareesy & her child a boy about two months old . . . Deed Book E-1, page 468.
 
21 Sep 1820, Bill of Sale from William C. MYNATT of Knoxville, TN to John HARRISON . . . for a negro woman named Betty and her two children Caroline & Young, Caroline aged about three years and Young aged about seven or eight months . . . Deed Book E-1, page 452.
 
29 Sep 1820, Bill of Sale from John HARRISON to John JACKSON . . . for a certain negro boy named Isaac aged nine years . . . Deed Book E-1, page 469 & 470.
 
 
30 Sep 1820, Bill of Sale from James G. McALISTER to James LACKY . . . for a certain negro boy named Jack about the age of Seven years . . . Deed Book F-1, page 13.
 
23 Apr 1821, "A bill of sale from James ALLEN to Henry WILKER for a negro girl named Winey was duly proved in open court. . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821), page 364.
 
23 Apr 1821, "A bill of sale from Harris DEWIT to Henry WILKER for a negro girl named Aggy was duly proved in open court . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821), page 363.
 
17 Feb 1821, Bill of Sale from Harris DEWITT of Cocke Co., TN to Henry WELKER for a certain negro girl named Aggy thirteen years old . . . Deed Book E-1, page 498.
 
17 Jan 1821, Bill of Sale from Jesse MATLOCK to William MATLOCK . . . the following property to wits. one negro child about four years of age named Sally; eight head of cattle, four head of horse beast, three hundred bushels of corn one thousand shears(?) of fodder . . . Deed Book E-1, page 480.
 
22 Jan 1821, "A bill of sale from James G. McKALLISTER to William McKAMY for a negro girl named Bitty 17 years old was proven in open court. . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821), page 337.
 
22 Jan 1821, "A Bill of sale from Jesse MATLOCK to WIlliam MATLOCK for a negro child named Sally . . . "SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821), page 337.
 
25 Jan 1821, "A Bill of sale from Epraim ALEXANDER to Samuel ESKRIDGE for a negro boy named George was duly proved in open court . . .SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1819-1821), page 356.
 
29 Jan 1821, Bill of Sale from James ALLEN of Cocke Co., TN to Henry WELKER for one negro girl named by the name of Winnie who is a slave for life . . . Deed Book E-1, page 498.
 
7 Jun 1821, Bill of Sale from William McDANIEL to Absolom LOONEY . . . for a certain negro girl named Hannah aged nine years . . . Deed Book F-1, page 29 & 30.
 
25 Jun 1821, Bill of Sale from David RICHARDSON to Robert ALLISON . . . for a mulatto slave names Sam ten years old the 5th February las . . . Deed Book E-1, page 517.
 
6 Oct 1821, Bill of Sale from David RICHARDSON to Henry WELKER . . . for a certain negro boy named Peter aged thirteen years . . . Deed Book E-1, page 525.
 
22 Oct 1821, "A bill of sale from David RICHARDSON to Henry WELKER for 1 negro boy named Peter was duly acknowledged. . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1821-1823), page 39.
 
22 Apr 1822, "A bill of sale from James G. McKALISTER to James LACKEY for a negroe man named Jack was duly proved . . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1821-1823), page 120.
 
22 Apr 1822, "A bill of sale from John H. DURRETT, Martin DURRETT and Willis DURRETTT execurtors of William DURRETTT decd. to Willis CENTER for a negroe man named Armsted was duly acknowledged. . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1821-1823), page 121.
 
18 Jan 1822, Bill of Sale from Hugh DUNLAP to Milton CENTER . . . a certain negro boy named James of the age of eighteen years . . . Deed Book E-1, page 541.
 
18 Jan 1822, Bill of Sale from Hugh DUNLAP to Henry LIGGIT . . . a certain negro woman named Hannah about the age of fifty five years . . . Deed Book E-1, page 541.
 
28 Jan 1822, "The follwoing bills of sale were duly sworn in open court and admitted to record: Hugh DUNLAP to Milton CENTER for a negro boy named James aged 18 years. Hugh DUNLAP to Henry LIGGIT for a negro woman named Hannah aged 55 years." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1821-1823), page 70.
 
28 Jan 1822, "A bill of sale from THomas ELDRIDGE to James BLAIR for 1 negro girl named Lucy about 15 or 16 years old was duly proved by Brittain Mathews & Josiah JACKSON and admitted to record." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1821-1823), page 71.
 
31 Jan 1822, "A bill of sale from Thomas BLAKE to John FAIN for a negro woman named Milly was aged 30 years was duly proved in open court . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1821-1823), page 96.
 
22 Jul 1822, "A bill of sale from Wm. McDaniel to Absalom LOONY for a negro girl named Hannah aged nine years was duly acknowledged in open court. . . "
SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1821-1823), page 189.
 
25 Jul 1822, "A bill of Sale from Hugh DUNLAP to John C. HALEY for a negro boy named Alfred about 10 years of age was duly proved in open court. . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1821-1823), page 18.
 
23 Mar 1822, Deed of Trust from David RICHARDSON to Robert S. GILLILAND . . . for in consideration of twelve hundred dollars due the said Henry WILKER by different notes . . . sell unto the said Robert S. GILLILAND . . . the following negroes slaves . . . Philip aged about 18 years, Billy aged about 12 years Laura aged about 10 years Archy aged about 4 years Tempa aged about 7 years Eliza aged about 3 years and Mead aged about 2 years . . . Deed Book F-1, page 15 & 16.
 
23 Mar 1822, "A deed of trust from David RICHARDSON to Robert S. GILLILAND for the use of Henry WELKER for seven slaves to wit Philip, Billy, Archy, Tempa, Eliza, Laura & Meade was duly acknowledged. . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1821-1823), page 136.
 
23 Mar 1822, "A bill of sale from Margaret RHEA to Samule HOUSTON for for slaves to wit., Malinda, Jane, Maryan and Nancy was duly proved . . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1821-1823), page 136.
 
2 Nov 1822, Bill of Sale from David RICHARDSON to Henry WELKER . . . for the following negroes viz. one boy named William aged twelve years; a girl named Lawry aged ten years a girl named Tempa aged eight years . . . Deed Book F-1, page 65.
 
18 Dec 1823, Bill of Sale from William KNOX of Monroe Co., TN to James BLAIR . . . a certain negro woman named Edy about twenty three years also her three children viz. Isaac a negro boy about six years of age Lewis a negro boy about four years of age and George aged about two years of age . . . Deed Book F-1, page 117 & 118.
 
3 Feb 1823, Bill of Sale from James I. GREENE to Wm. McCAMY . . . for a certain negro woman slave named Milly and her infant child a boy named Ransom . . . Deed Book F-1, page 90 & 91.
 
7 July 1823, Bill of Sale from Pleasant M. MILLER of Knox County, TN to John MONTGOMERY . . . for one negro girl of the age of fifteen years of thereabouts by the name of Patsey . . . Deed Book F-1, page 96 & 97.
 
10 Oct 1823, Whereas on the 30th of August 1823 Henry WILKER recover judgments against DAVID RICHARDSON . . . which executions was levied by Michal BOYD Constable for said County on the 2d day of September 1823 on six negroes (viz) Ann, Phillip, Eliza, Archy, Randal and Luesa . . . Eliza about eight years old . . . Archer a small negroe boy . . . Randal a small boy . . . Ann a negro woman and child Luesa . . . Deed Book F-1, page 151 & 152.
 
27 Sep 1823, Bill of Sale from Thomas GAMBLE to Bernard FRANKLIN . . . for a negro boy named Peter about Seventeen years old . . . Deed Book F-1, page 136.
 
29 Apr 1824, Bill of Sale from Hugh DUNLAP to Henry LIGGET . . . for a certain negro girl named Mary Ann about the age of Eleven years . . . Deed Book F-1, page 152.
 
29 Apr 1824, Bill of Sale from John MATLOCK of McMinn Co., TN to John MATLOCK . . . for a negro boy Russell about twelve years of age . . . Deed Book F-1, page 170.
 
10 Dec 1824, Bill of Sale from Stephen ANDERSON to James LACKEY . . . for a certain negro boy named Benjamin about twenty one years of age . . . Deed Book F-1, page 187.
 
26 Jan 1824, "A bill of sale from William KOX to James BLAIR for a negroe woman named Edy and her three children to wit. Isaac Lewis & George was duly proven . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1823-1826), page 50.
 
28 Jan 1824, Bill of Sale from Thomas N. CLARK to Tho. J. CAMPBELL . . . for a negro boy slave named Jackson of a mullatto colour . . . Deed Book F-1, page 117.
 
30 Jan 1824, "A bill of sale from Thomas N. CLARK to Thomas J. CAMPBELL for a negroe boy named Jackson was duly proven. . . " SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1823-1826), page 71.
 
26 Jul 1824, "A bill of sale from David RICHARDSON to George W. GARDENHIRE for a negroe boy named Philip was duly proved in open court. . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1823-1826), page 123.
 
26 Jul 1824, "A bill of sale from Thomas GAMBLE to Bernard FRANKLIN for a negroe boy named Peter was duly proved . . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1823-1826), page 123.
 
23 Jun 1824, Deed of Trust from Michael ANDERSON to Henry LIGGET for the use of R.S. GILLILAND . . . for the following negro Slave for life Sound and healthy that is Manuel aged about 25 years . . . Deed Book F-1, page 124 & 125.
 
4 March 1824, Bill of Sale from David RICHARDSON to Geo. W. GARDENHIRE . . . for one negro boy named Philip twenty years old . . . Deed Book F-1, page 136 & 137.
 
16 Nov 1824, Bill of Sale from Michael ANDERSON to Thomas BROWN . . . for a certain negro man by the name of Manuel about twenty four years . . . Deed Book F-1, page 170 & 171.
 
24 Jan 1825, "A bill of sale from Stephen ANDERSON to James LACKEY for a negroe boy named Benjamin was duly proved. . ." SOURCE: County Court Minute Book (1823-1826), page 181.
 
14 Mar 1825, Bill of Sale from Hugh DUNLAP to R.G. DUNLAP of Knoxville . . . for a negro woman Nelly & her child; Nelly is about twenty eight year of age and Seely is about three years & six months of age . . . Deed Book F-1, page 169 & 170.