Persons Retained by the Butler Family
After the 1859 Auction

Listings & Statistics
by
Annette Holmes

429 Persons Auctioned March 1859
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The following is a list of 479 persons that were not sold in the Butler auction of March 1859.  This listing and notes were compiled by Ms. Holmes to coincide with those listed in the auction inventory from 2-3 March 1859.  All persons listed on these two lists were owned by Major Pierce Butler of Pennsylvania; an absentee plantation owner from England who had settled in South Carolina during the Revolutionary War where he started his family and land holdings.

Name Age Price Notes Born Last Name  
Driver Frank 61   Bedridden; Superannuated 1798    
Betty 58      100 Poultryminder 1801   Is Betty Passby (found on the 1870 census) Driver Frank's wife?
             
Carpenter London 42   1,050 Carpenter 1817    
Dido 37      650   1822    
Elcy 17      850 Small size 1842    
Frank 14      800 Small size 1845    
Cleopatra 12      600   1847    
Evandra 10      500   1849    
Joe 6      350   1853    
Molly 3      150   1856    
             
Hall George 57      500 Ordinary carpenter 1802 George Hall  
Phoebe 52      800   1807    
George 10      600   1849 Married Jenney Dennis  
Symphronia 7      300   1852    
Daniel 6      350   1853    
John 3        50 Paralyzed on left side 1856    
Felix 1/4      100   1859    
             
Santee 32   1,000   1827    
Philada 27      850   1832    
After 7      400   1852    
Deana? 4      250   1855    
Phoebe 2      150   1857    
             
Quash 23   1,300 Carpenter Rough 1836    
Elcy 21      900   1838    
             
Rentee 40   1,200 Carpenter Good 1819 Renty Crawford?  
Tena 36      500   1823    
Leturd? 16   1,000   1843    
Joan 14      650   1845    
Betty 12      600   1847    
Milboro 10      500   1849    
James 7      350   1852 James Crawford?  
Jacob 6      250   1853    
Dorcus 1/4      100   1859 Dorcas Crawford?  
             
Sawney 65      250 Blacksmith 1794 Parents of Aleck Alexander  
Hannah 65   Superannuated 1794    
             
Simon 30   1,100 Full Carpenter 1829    
             
Melchior 23   1,100   1836    
             
Carpenter Sandy 45      500 Prime Teamster 1814    
Hetty 45      300 House servant, but sickly 1814    
Sampson 22   1,100   1837    
Toby 18   1,100   1841    
Senty? 12      200 Subject to fits 1847    
Samuel 7      350   1852    
Jeffrey 2      150   1857    
             
Blacksmith John 40   1,550 Plantation Blacksmith 1819    
Peggy 30      850   1829    
John 13      700   1846    
Peter 9      550   1850    
Betty 8      300   1851    
Hannah 3      150   1856    
             
Sam 29   1,000   1830    
Ellen 29      900   1830    
Gabriella 6      200   1853    
Sack 8      350   1851    
Bella 3      200   1856    
             
Goram 35   1,200 Bricklayer Rough 1824    
Becky 27      900   1832    
Cudjo 4      250   1855    
Ellick 1/4      100   1859    
             
Alexander 37   1,200 Good house servant 1822 Aleck Alexander Found on the 1870 census for Darien, GA. Last name Alexander.
Daphne 34      800 Sickly 1825   Aleck and Daphne are the parents of Deaconness Anna E.B. Alexander (Georgia Episcopalian Church)
Pierce Butler 15   1,000 Good house boy, small 1844    
James 12      800 small size 1847    
Oscar 10      540   1849    
Anderson 7      500   1852    
Mary 5      300   1854    
John 2      150   1857    
             
Rhena 26      900 Good house servant 1833    
Eden 3      200   1856    
Hetty 1      150   1858    
             
Driver Morris 49   1,000 Prime Driver 1810    
Sinda 55      100 Nurse 1804    
Sinda 15      900   1844    
             
Gould Frank 37      850   1822    
Louisa 37      300 Disabled 1822    
             
Betty Seys 55      100   1804 Is this Sey's mother?  
Catharine 18   1,000   1841    
             
Sey 28   1,100   1831 Driver Morris's nephew?  
Dido 22      900   1837    
Abraham 1/4      100   1859    
             
Driver Angus 44   1,200 Prime Rice Driver 1815    
Maria 40      650   1819    
Peggy 13      550 Small 1846    
             
CarpenterJacob 22   1,250 Rough Plantation Carpenter 1837    
Betty 18      900   1841    
Ann 3/4      100   1859    
             
Carpenter Abraham 47   1,000 Carpenter good 1812    
Maria 33      800   1826    
Mary 10      500   1849    
Eve 7      400   1852    
Levina 3      350   1856    
Poely 1      100   1858    
             
Juber 17      950   1842    
             
Carpenter Isaac 28   1,250 Fair plantation carpenter 1831    
Daphne 28      900   1831    
Delia 8      350   1851    
             
Driver John 42   1,100 Prime Rice Driver 1817    
Emily 26      900   1833    
Clara 17      850   1842    
Jack 14      600 small size 1845    
Abraham 10      650   1849    
Anthony 5      300   1854    
             
Eve 51   Superannuated 1808    
             
Carpenter Simon 30   1,250 Carpenter Rough 1829    
Markia? 30      900   1829    
Mease 10      600   1849    
Mitchell 6      300   1853    
Matilda 1/4      100   1859    
             
Jenny 78   Superannuated 1781    
Ben 18      900   1841    
Trenton 16      400 Mute 1843    
Sam 14      700   1845    
July 8      350   1851    
Martin 2      150   1857    
             
Brutus 37      700 Lump on Shoulder 1822    
Kate 32      700   1827    
Jenny 11      450   1848    
Bella 6      300   1853    
Garrison 5      250   1854    
Fanny 3      150   1856    
             
Carpenter Harry 48   1,000 Prime Carpenter Wheelwright 1811    
Jenny 39      600   1820    
Jack 18   1,100   1841    
             
Bricklayer Sancho 70   Superannuated 1789    
Nany 64   Superannuated 1795    
Sancho 9      450   1850    
Lucky 5      250   1854    
             
Cooper Davy 39      900 Cooper Fair 1820 Roswell King slave?  
Rhoda 34      800   1825    
William 16   1,000   1843    
Lettee 11      450   1848    
Jack 9      450   1850    
Locust 6      350   1853 Locust Davis? 1880 Census: Darien, GA
John 4      250   1855    
             
Molly 80   Superannuated 1779    
Tena 35   Sick and crippled hand and ? 1824    
             
John 58      100 Double ? 1801    
Tamar 51      100   1808    
Isaac 10      700   1849    
Dorcus 16      950   1843    
             
London 26   1,100   1833    
Jenny 14      900   1845    
             
Sancho 49      400 Rheumatic 1810    
Rinar 45      400   1814    
Juba 22      850 small size 1837    
Trussen 19      900   1840    
Sam 17   1,000   1842    
Patsey 10      500   1849    
Sancho 7      350   1852 Is this Sancho Bennett?  
Tamar 5      250   1854    
Beck 1      100   1858    
             
Primus's Molly 55      100   1804    
Powell 22   1,100   1837    
Rachel 20      900   1839    
             
Yankee 26   1,100 fair cook 1833    
Sue 23      750   1836    
             
Crabclaw Quash 40      650   1819 Quarker/Quacco  
Auber 31      500 Small and Sickly 1828    
Five Pound 15      700 Prime Plantation Carpenter 1844    
             
Carpenter Sambo 47   1,200   1812 Sambo Swift  
Sarah 41      400   1818    
Abraham 22   1,100 Rough Carpenter 1837    
Sambo 17   1,000 good house boy 1842    
Alonzo 3      200   1856    
             
Lydia 34      800   1825    
Lettitia 16      500 Asthmatic 1843    
Ritta 13      600   1846    
Hetty 8      400   1851    
Rover 10      600   1849    
Nichodemus 6      350   1853    
Alice 3      150   1856    
             
Miller Pompey 48      500   1811    
Ritta 47      500 nurse hospital 1812    
Richard 16      900   1843    
Rose 7      350   1852    
             
Grovenor 22   1,100   1837 Grovenor Bryan(t)?  
Lucretia 19      900   1840    
Pompey 1      100   1858 Pompey Bryan(t)?  
             
Cooper London 71   Cooper and Preacher 1788 London Blake Parents of Wallace Blake. Cooper London is the son of Captain and Dorcas; brother of Kate; uncle of Kate's John (#99).
Judy 65   Superannuated 1794    
             
Driver Harry 47   1,000 Good rice driver 1812    
Sally 40      400 Delicate 1819    
             
Cooper Wallace 34   1,000 Cooper Fair 1825 Wallace Blake Son of Cooper London and Judy Blake. Born March 3, 1820 according to plantation records.
Molly 30      800   1829    
Auree? 11      700   1848    
Sawney 1/4      100   1859 Sawney Blake Living with Bina James and family on 1880 census for District 26, Glynn County, Georgia.
             
Nero 51      300   1808 Nero Coffee  
Nanny 51      200   1808    
John 17   1,100   1842    
Jane 15      950   1844    
Nero 13      700   1846    
Cudjo 10      550   1849 Is this London Coffee?  
             
Billy 29   1,100   1830    
Nanny 23      700 Delicate 1836    
Nanny 5      150   1854    
Betsey 2      150   1857    
             
Amos 32   1,000   1827 Amos Dorsey  
Sue 27      900   1832    
Munn 8      450   1851 Montgomery Dorsey  
Marshall 3      200   1856    
Frank 3      200   1856    
             
Cooper Jeffrey 51      350 Cooper 1808    
Melinda 47      400   1812    
             
Sam 54      400   1805    
Betty 51      200   1808    
Carter 22   1,000 small 1837    
             
Willoughby 26      900 small 1833    
Caddy 16      750 small 1843    
             
Violet 53      350 Midwife 1806 Is this Betsy's mother?  
Abraham 22   1,100   1837    
Pickey 21      900   1838    
Primus 19   1,100   1840    
George 17      900 small size 1842    
Mary 14      600 small size 1845    
             
Dicey 75   Superannuated 1784    
             
Raccoon George 57      400   1802    
Mackey 50      300   1809    
George 15   1,050   1844    
             
Boatman Quash 61      250 Boatman 1798    
Lilly 55      200   1804    
George 20   1,050 small size 1839    
             
Rose 80   Superannuated 1779    
             
Patty 54        50 Rheumatic 1805    
Jackson 20   1,100   1839    
Gamet's Jeane? 26      900   1833    
Jackson 2      100   1857    
             
Bull John 43      750   1816 John Bull  
             
Dido 52      250   1807    
Mark 26   1,100   1833    
Jack 23   1,100   1836    
Sampson 14      900   1845    
             
Sampson 20   1,100   1839    
             
Trunk Harry 60   Superannuated 1799    
             
Lane George 39      900   1820 George Lane  
Hannah 32      600   1827    
Margaret 5      300   1854    
Georgia 5      300   1854    
             
March 22   1,100   1837    
Jerusalem 17      950   1842 Jerusalem married Wallace Blake  
Thorpe 2      150   1857 Charles Thorpe  
             
Minda 55      150   1804 Minda Alexander Mother of Daphne Alexander
             
Charlotte 54      250   1805    
Timothy 22   1,100   1837    
             
Dandy 47   1,000 Blacksmith and Engineer 1812 Dandy Stewart Found on the 1870 census for Butler's Island. Last name Stewart. 
Edi 44      500 Disabled, lame and very ? 1815    
             
Justice 29   1,200 Plantation Carpenter 1830 Joseph Tyson  
Venus 26      900   1833    
Grace 2      100   1857    
             
Sue 21      900   1838    
Patience 1/4      100   1859    
             
Angus 19   1,100   1840    
Dandy 16      950   1843    
Mustard 10      500   1849    
Jenny 6      300   1853    
             
Peggy 55      200 Commisary lame ? 1804 Peggy Limus?  
Limus 26   1,100 Cooper fair 1833    
Jeane 22      900   1837    
Joe 2      200   1857    
             
Carpenter George 68   Superannuated African 1791    
Cornelia 58   Superannuated 1801    
             
Wire Quash 37      400 Ruptured ? 1822    
Deanna 29      800   1830    
Justice 9      600   1850