African American Families Living On, or Next to, William Hope's Property in 1870

Posted by Lowcountry Africana | Labels: | Posted On Monday, March 29, 2010 at 9:00 PM

Listed on the same 1870 census page with William Hope are several Black families, living on, or next to William Hope's property. They include:


Haney Tindal, age 31, farm laborer, born in Alabama
Mariah Tindal, age 12, born in Florida
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Susan Richardson, age 22, keeping house, born in Florida
Mary Ann Richardson, age 2/12, born in Florida
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Nero Evans, age 32, farm laborer, born in South Carolina
Fanny Evans, age 23, keeping house, born in South Carolina
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Joseph Green, age 50, farm laborer, born in South Carolina
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George Gigger?, age 30, working at cedar, born in South Carolina
Ruth Gigger, age 21, domestic servant, born in South Carolina
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Joseph Mills, age 40, farm laborer, born in South Carolina
Elizabeth Mills, age 24, Mulatto, keeping house, born in Florida
Calvin F. Mills, age 7, born in Florida
Mariah Mills, age 5, born in Florida
Emily Mills, age 1, born in Florida
Lowry, Frank, age 12, born in Florida
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Horace Mills, age 36, farm laborer, born in South Carolina
Alice Mills, age 25, keeping house, born in Florida
Mariah Mills, age 60, farm laborer, born in South Carolina
Emily Mills, age 24, farm laborer, born in South Carolina
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Parker Hopkins, age 21, farm laborer, born in South Carolina
Robert Hopkins, age 19, farm laborer, born in South Carolina
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Robert H. Parker, age 32, farmer, born in Georgia
Amanda Parker, age 32, keeping house, born in Georgia
Salathiel Parker, age 14, farm laborer, born in Florida
Lavinia Parker, age 12, born in Florida
Robert B. Parker, age 10, born in Florida
Sarah Alice Parker, age 7, born in Florida

Above: African American Families Living On, or Next to, William Hope's Property, 1870
Source: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Year: 1870; Census Place: , Hernando, Florida; Roll M593_130; Page: 84B; Image: 173; Family History Library Film: 545629.

     If your family lived, or worked on William Hope's homestead, we would like to learn about your ancestors and their history at Hope Homestead. You can write to us at info@lowcountryafricana.com.   

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