Scott Plantations ofJefferson County, MS

Samuel Scott to his wife to be Medora Dubs

 This indenture made this eleventh day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & sixty by and between Samuel Scott of the County of Jefferson in the State of Mississippi of the one part and Madora A. Dubs of the City of Natchez, County of Adams and State aforesaid of the second part witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part ... and in further consideration of a marriage intended to be had and solemnized between said parties... the following described tract and parcel of land situated lying and being in Jefferson County aforesaid and founded as follows to wit, on the North by lands of Dr. E. W. Harding, East by lands of William L. Harper, South by lands of Charles West, and West by lands of Charles West and William L. Harper containing at the least fifteen hundred acres and being the same tract of land now cultivated by said party of the first part as a plantation and occupied by him as a homestead... said party of the first part of in and to the sum and any part thereof with the appurtenances and also the following described Slaves for life to wit, Joe 25 years of age, Thornten 22, Maria 16, Edwin 16, Little Ben 15, Tom 23, Carolin 26, Sally 22, Bob Crowder 38 and Betsy 35 years of age. From the Last Will & Testament of S. Scott:  I give and bequeath to my wife Madora A Scott the following named Slaves now on Poplar Hill, namely, Jack Lee, Big Harriet, Eliza, Dent, Leatha, Lit Toney, Umphrey, Edmund, Martha, Buckston, Ann the cook, Abe, July, Seipico, Phil, Lotty, Charley, Kate, Vic, which with the ten Slaves & Poplar Hill Plantation, I gave her previous to our marriage, will make her portion equal to some of my children.

Poplar Hill Plantation 19 December 1862

Name

Sex

Value At

Amount

Last Name

Research Notes

Phillip

M

1200.

Ceeny/ Seeny

Scott Papers Recpt 4-13-1869

Letty

F

1000.

"

Charley

Boy

 600.

"

Kate

Girl

 500.

"

Rodger

Infant

 100.

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

York

M

1200.

 

 

Laura

F

1200.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ben

M

2000.

Johnson

Last Will Inventory P. 3

Chaney

F

1000.

1870 Census P 40-Twp 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ann

F

1000.

Frazier

Last Will Inventory P.3

Lee Ana

Girl

 200.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob

M

 400.

Girault

Last Will Inventory P. 3

Eliza

F

 250.

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abram

M

1200.

 

 

July

F

 850.

 

 

Cipio

Boy

 250.

 

 

Tenn

Girl

 150.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drucilla

F

1000.

 

 

Enas

Boy

 200.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adam

M

 500.

Knight

1870 Census P 40-Twp 9

Fanny

F

 350.

"

David

M

1250.

"

Joshua

M

1200.

"

Simon

M

1250.

"

Michael

Boy

 600.

"

Little Adam

 750.

"

Harriet

Girl

1000.

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elijah

M

1250.

Knight

1870 Census P 40-Twp 9

Elizah

F

1100.

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solomon

M

1150.

Council

1870 Census P 37-38 -Twp 9

Jane

F

1000.

"

Nace

Boy

 600.

"

Archie

 550.

"

Alice

Girl

 400.

"

Emeline

 300.

"

Ellen

 250.

"

Mariah

 200.

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nace

M

 250.

Riley

Last Will Inventory P. 4 & 1870 Census

Ellen

F

 150.

"

Isabella

F

1100.

"

Gustavus

M

 450.

"

Emily 

Girl

 250.

Amanda

Girl

1000.

Alvina

Girl

150.

 

Isaac

M

 900.

Starks

1870 Census P 40-Twp 9

Anis

F

 800.

"

Hester

F

1000.

"

Tolbert

M

1000.

"

Batt

M

 750.

"

Polly

Girl

 600.

"

July

 350.

"

Gibson

Boy

 250.

"

Martha

Infant

 125.

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Albert

M

1250.

Brooks

1870 Census P 39 -Twp 9

Becky

F

1000.

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edmund

M

1200.

 

 

Martha

F

 250.

 

 

Albert

M

1250.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tony

M

1250.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jack

M

 500.

Lee

Last Will Inventory P. 5

Harriet

F

 300.

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tony

M

1100.

Hunt

Last Will Inventory P. 5

Hester

F

 300.

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jackson aka Delaney

M

1350.

Jackson

Last Will Inventory P. 6 & 1870 Census

Easter

F

1000.

"

Fielding

Boy

 600.

"

Bob

 400.

"

Horace

 300.

"

Isaac

 200.

"

Theodore

 150.

"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alfred

M

1350.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ann

F

1000.

Cook

Last Will Inventory P. 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brown

M

1200.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

97

Head Cattle at $18.

1746.00

 

67

Head  Hogs $5         52  Meat Hogs $15.

1115.00

 

85

Head Sheep $5        32  Mules $200

6825.00

 

1

Roan Horse $100.  10 yoke oxen $100

1100.00

 

3

Large wagons $150  1 sm wagon $60

  510.00

 

1

Cart $25   27 plows $10

  295.00

 

4

Bull ----plows $5  7 hansons $7

    69.00

 

7

Spades $2.50  6 grubbing hoes $1.50

    26.50

 

2

Road scrapers $5  27 weeding hoes $1

    37.00

 

5

Wedges $1  13 dbl---$3 16 axes $3

    92.00

 

22

Pr chain ---$2  1salt wagon---$25

    69.00

 

1

Lott Black Smith tools $100

 

 

1

Lott Carpenter tools $50

  150.00

 

1

Oak cradle $5  2 whip saws $1

      7.00

 

1

Grind stone $2  1 lott cotton $8000

8002.00

 

1

Buggy & hans. $75  1 saddle horse 125.

  125.00

$73,368.50

Cotton Fields

Green Family of Mississippi & Tennessee