Dan

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Benjamin Chambers, Jr.; Sarah Chambers
Location: Chambersburg
Source(s): Benjamin Chambers, Jr. - Inventory and Appraisement
Benjamin Chambers, Jr. - Will
Notes: Dan was listed as part of Benjamin Chambers, Jr.’s inventory: "One black boy - called Dan - a servant till 28." Doll, Nell, Tina, Beck, and Cesar were also listed as part of Chambers’s inventory. Chambers bequeathed all of his servants to his wife, Sarah Chambers. 


Daniel

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): William Allison; James Allison
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): William Allison - Will
Notes: Allison bequeathed Daniel to his son, James Allison.  


Dary

Approx. Date of Birth: 1777
Names of Owner(s): James Maxwell
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dary was registered by James Maxwell as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Nicklas, Pompey, Nill, Grace, George, Joe, and Grace were also registered by Maxwell.    


Dave

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Richard Brownson
Location: N/A
Source(s): Richard Brownson - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Dave was listed as a part of Richard Brownson’s inventory. Frank, Sue, Patt, Dine, and Jery were also listed on Brownson’s inventory.


David

Approx. Date of Birth: 1772
Name of Owner(s): George Brown
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
George Brown - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes:  David was registered by George as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Jack, Dick, Sampson, Silvey, Jadey, Phillis, Peter, Phillip, Doll, and Mento were also registered by Brown. David was listed as part of George Brown’s inventory. Sampson, Jude, Phillis, Rachel, Bet, Hannah, Dick, Sawney, James, Dick, and Joe were also listed on Brown’s inventory. 


Derry

Approx. Date of Birth: 1720
Name of Owner(s): William Montgomery
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Derry was registered by William Montgomery as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780.  


Dib

Approx. Date of Birth: 1750
Name of Owner(s): William Rankin
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dib was registered by William Rankin as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Peter, Dine, Sam, Tom, Jane, and Ibbe were also registered by Rankin.   


Dick

Approx. Date of Birth: 1765
Name of Owner(s): George Brown
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
George Brown - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes:  Dick was registered by George Brown as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Jack, Sampson, Silvey, Jadey, Phillis, David, Peter, Phillip, Doll, and Mento were also registered by Brown. Dick was listed as part of George Brown’s inventory. Sampson, David, Jude, Phillis, Rachel, Bet, Hannah, Sawney, James, Dick, and Joe were also listed on Brown’s inventory. 


Dick

Approx. Date of Birth: 1761
Name of Owner(s): Robert Taggart
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dick was registered by Robert Taggart as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780.   


Dick

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Mary Culbertson; Margaret Duncan
Location: Greene Township
Source(s): Mary Culbertson - Inventory and Appraisement
Mary Culbertson - Will
Notes: Dick was listed as part of Mary Culbertson’s inventory. Luce was also listed in Culbertson’s inventory. Culbertson bequeathed one half ownership of Dick to her daughter, Margaret Duncan.


Dick

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): John Kennedy
Location: N/A
Source(s): John Kennedy - Will
Notes: Kennedy granted Dick his freedom one year after Kennedy's death: "I allow my black man and woman Dick and Dinah to be free in one year after my decease, a house to be built for them where the cellar is now dug at the East and the middle of the house, and boards to be provided for flooring the house above and below_all at the expense of my estate. I also allow them to have permission to clear the meadow draught and as much upland on the South side of the house as my executors may think necessary to cut a sufficiency of living timber for fencing and dead for firewood where my executors may direct, but they are not allowed to sell or wage any. I also allow them (Dick and Dinah) to have the use of a plow and horses whenever my Executors may think he needs them; and in case Dick should get unable to earn a living. I allow him from twenty eight to forty dollars a year instead to the above described land. My intention is that all the above privileges shall only continue during Dick's lifetime.”  


Dick

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): James McClenaghan; John McClenaghan (McClenahan)
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): James McClenaghan - Will
Notes: McClenaghan bequeathed Dick to his son, John McClenaghan (McClenahan). Sall, Milley, Sam, Janey, and Bett were also mentioned in McClenaghan’s will.  


Dick

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): James Huston; Susanna Huston
Location:
Source(s):
James Huston - Inventory and Appraisement
James Huston - Vendue List
Notes: Dick was listed as part of James Huston’s inventory. Phillis, Dinah, Rachel, Jacob, Hannah, Jack, Kate, Phillis, Nell, Rachel, Ned, Charles, Jo, Tom, Sall, Maria, Sam, Jen, Bob, and Luce were also listed on Huston's inventory. Dick was purchased by Susanna Huston at James Huston’s estate sale on September 16, 1802. Rachel, Jacob, Nell, Ned, Moriah, Dinah, Tom, Jine, Hannah, Sam, Jack, Kate, Bob, Charles, Joe, Rachel, Phillis, Sal, and Bob were also listed as part of Huston's estate sale.


Dick

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): James Dickey; Rebecah Dickey
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): James Dickey - Will
Notes: Dickey bequeathed Dick to his wife, Rebecah Dickey. Cesar, Hannah, Allek, and Bill were also mentioned in Dickey’s will.  


Dick

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): George Brown; Lazarus Brown
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): George Brown - Inventory and Appraisement
George Brown - Will
Notes: Dick was listed as part of George Brown’s inventory. Sampson, David, Jude, Phillis, Rachel, Bet, Hannah, Sawney, James, Dick, and Joe were also listed on Brown’s inventory. Brown bequeathed the remainder of his slaves to his sons, George Brown and Lazarus Brown. Silvy, Doll, Jack, and Philip were also mentioned in Brown’s will. 


Dick

Approx. Date of Birth: 1752
Name of Owner(s): Thomas Johnston
Location: Antrim Township
Location: Register
Notes: Dick was registered by Thomas Johnston as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Will and Charles were also registered by Johnston.    


Dick

Approx. Date of Birth: 1750
Name of Owner(s): William Rippey
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dick was registered by William Rippey as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. James, Reaner, Dinah, Matthew, and Tom were also registered by Rippey.   


Dina

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Robert Smith; Catharine Smith
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): Robert Smith - Will
Notes: Smith bequeathed Dina to his wife, Catharine Smith. Jack was also mentioned in Smith’s will.  


Dina

Approx. Date of Birth: 1773
Name of Owner(s): Richard Beard
Location: Peters
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dina was registered by Richard Beard as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Shaney, Luddy, Bett, Jack, Ben, Julay, Jae, Jane, and Forgey were also registered by Beard.   


Dina

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Patrick Maxwell; Hannah Maxwell
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): Patrick Maxwell - Inventory and Appraisement
Hannah Maxwell - Will
Notes: Dina was listed as part of Patrick Maxwell's inventory. Jean, unnamed child, Nicklas, Jean, and Cloe were also listed on Maxwell’s inventory. Hannah Maxwell was the widow of Patrick Maxwell, and in her will she bequeathed all of her slaves and servants to her sons: William Maxwell, James Maxwell, Patrick Maxwell and John Maxwell. 


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: 1750
Name of Owner(s): Thomas Barr; Mary Barr
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Register
Thomas Barr - Will
Notes:  Dinah was registered by Thomas Barr as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Heas, Bob, Hall, and Fancy were also registered by Barr. From Barr’s will: "My old Negro Dinah is also to Stay as long as my wife's natural life if the can agree if not any or which ever of my daughters she and they can agree to take her at the value of forty dollars..." Warwick was also mentioned in Barr’s will.


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: 1750
Name of Owner(s): John McClelland
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dinah was registered by John McClelland as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Lot, Lidia, and Jane were also registered by McClelland.   


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: 1771
Name of Owner(s): William Maxwell; Mary McDowell; William McDowell
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
William Maxwell - Will
Notes:  Maxwell bequeathed Dina to William McDowell's wife Mary McDowell. Nell, Chloe, Fanny, and Phillis were also mentioned in Maxwell’s will. Dinah was registered by William McDowell as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780.  


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: 1778
Name of Owner(s): James McKibben; Lettice McKibben, Agnes McKibben or Hannah McKibben
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Register
James McKibbin - Will
James McKibbin - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes:  Dinah was registered by James McKibben as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Isaac, Fanny, and Bob were also registered by McKibben. McKibbin bequeathed all of his slaves to his wife Lettice and two daughters, Agnes and Hannah. The inventory does not provide the names of any slaves listed, but it does list a girl and little child which could be Dinah.


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: 1770
Name of Owner(s): William Rippey
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dinah was registered by William Rippey as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Dick, James, Reaner, and Matthew were also registered by Rippey.   


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): John Kennedy
Location: N/A
Source(s): John Kennedy - Will
Notes: Kennedy granted Dinah her freedom one year after Kennedy's death: "I allow my black man and woman Dick and Dinah to be free in one year after my decease, a house to be built for them where the cellar is now dug at the East and the middle of the house, and boards to be provided for flooring the house above and below_all at the expense of my estate. I also allow them to have permission to clear the meadow draught and as much upland on the South side of the house as my executors may think necessary to cut a sufficiency of living timber for fencing and dead for firewood where my executors may direct, but they are not allowed to sell or wage any. I also allow them (Dick and Dinah) to have the use of a plow and horses whenever my Executors may think he needs them; and in case Dick should get unable to earn a living. I allow him from twenty eight to forty dollars a year instead to the above described land. My intention is that all the above privileges shall only continue during Dick's lifetime.”  


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): James Huston; William Patterson
Location: N/A
Source(s): James Huston - Inventory and Appraisement
James Huston - Vendue List
Notes: Dinah was listed as part of James Huston’s inventory. Phillis, Rachel, Jacob, Hannah, Jack, Kate, Phillis, Nell, Rachel, Dick, Ned, Charles, Jo, Tom, Sall, Maria, Sam, Jen, Bob, and Luce were also listed on Huston's inventory. Dinah was purchased by William Patterson at James Huston’s estate sale on September 16, 1802. Rachel, Jacob, Nell, Dick, Ned, Moriah, Tom, Jine, Hannah, Sam, Jack, Kate, Bob, Charles, Joe, Rachel, Phillis, Sal, and Bob were also listed as part of Huston's estate sale. 


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: 1755
Name of Owner(s): Patrick Campbell
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dinah was registered by Patrick Campbell as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Peter was also registered by Campbell.   


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: 1750
Name of Owner(s): Benjamin Chambers
Location: Guilford Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dinah was registered by Benjamin Chambers as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Nell, Pegg, Fanny, Phebee, and Tom were also registered by Chambers.  


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Gavin Morrow; Margaret Morrow
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Gavin Morrow - Will
Notes: Gavin Morrow bequeathed Dinah to his wife, Margaret Morrow.


Dinah

Approx. Date of Birth: 1744
Name of Owner(s): John Crunkleton
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dinah was registered by John Crunkleton as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Charles, Tom, Jean, Jin, Nancy, and Bob were also registered by Crunkleton.   


Dine

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Richard Brownson
Location: N/A
Source(s): Richard Brownson - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Dine was listed as a part of Richard Brownson’s inventory. Frank, Sue, Patt, Jery and Dave were also listed on Brownson’s inventory.  


Dine

Approx. Date of Birth: 1738
Name of Owner(s): Joseph Cook
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dine was registered by Joseph Cook as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Nana, Jack, Bob, Sampson, and Robon Rock (Reich) were also registered by Cook.  


Dine

Approx. Date of Birth: 1761
Name of Owner(s): David Davis, Jr.; Capt. Price
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): Register
David Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
David Davis - Vendue List
Notes: Dine was registered by David Davis, Jr. as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Bill, Kate, Jean, Jeak, Hannah, Rachel, Peggy, and Bill were also registered by Davis. Dine was listed as part of David Davis, Jr.’s inventory. Cate, Jane, Bill, Jake, Sall, Simon, George, Beck, Jenn, Lot (Let), Joe, and Ruth were also listed on Davis’s inventory. Dine was purchased by Capt. Price at Davis’s estate sale on May 30, 1794. Jane, two unnamed children, and Bill were also listed on Davis’s estate sale.


Dine

Approx. Date of Birth: 1746
Name of Owner(s): John Holliday
Location: Fannett Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dine was registered by John Holliday as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Sambo, Sue, Sall, and Venus were also registered by Holliday.   


Dine

Approx. Date of Birth: 1762
Name of Owner(s): Henry Pawling
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Henry Pawling - Administration Account (2)
Notes:  Dine was registered by Henry Pawling as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Cezar, Sam, Cate, Tim, Tom, Jim, Pegg, Bella, Nance, Jack, Bel, Bob, and Prudence were also registered by Pawling. Pawling’s administration account stated that 4 slaves were emancipated by agreement with the administrators. Since Dine was not listed in the inventory, she may have been one of the slaves who were granted their freedom: "4 Negroes liberated by agreement of Administrators and heir at law." 


Dine

Approx. Date of Birth: 1770
Name of Owner(s): William Rankin; Mary Rankin
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
William Rankin - Inventory and Appraisement
William Rankin - Will
Notes:  Dine was registered by William Rankin as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Peter, Dib, Sam, Tom, Jane, and Ibbe were also registered by Dine. Dine was listed as part of William Rankin’s inventory. Sam, Tom, Ibb, and Lydd were also listed as part of Rankin’s inventory. Rankin bequeathed Dine to his wife, Mary Rankin. Tom and Ibb were also mentioned as part of Rankin’s will.


Dine

Approx. Date of Birth: 1773
Name of Owner(s): Samuel Smith
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dine was registered by Samuel Smith as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780.   


Dine

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Joseph Cook
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Joseph Cook - Will
Notes: Cook granted Dine her freedom a year after her death: "I set my Negro wench Dine free one year after my decease giving her a Bed and a suit of new clothes and ten pounds in Cash and she is to take care of her mother for her good behavior."  


Dine

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Johnston Elliott; Jane Elliott
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Johnston Elliott - Will
Notes: Elliott bequeathed Dine to his daughter, Jane Elliott. Peg was also mentioned in Elliott’s will.


Dine

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): John Immel; Barbara Immel
Location: Greene Township
Source(s): John Immel - Will
Notes: Immel bequeathed Dine to his wife, Barbara Immel. George was also mentioned in Immel’s will.


Doll

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Samuel Rippey; Rachel Rippey
Location: Shippensburg
Source(s): Samuel Rippey - Will
Notes: Samuel Rippey bequeathed Doll to his wife, Rachel Rippey. George and Rachel were also mentioned in Rippey’s will.   


Doll

Approx. Date of Birth: 1778
Name of Owner(s): George Brown; Agnes Brown
Location: Antrim Township 
Source(s): Register
George Brown - Will
Notes:  Doll was registered by George Brown as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Jack, Dick, Sampson, Silvey, Jadey, Phillis, David, Peter, Phillip, and Mento were also registered by Brown. Brown bequeathed Doll to his wife, Agnes Brown. Silvy, Jack and Philip were also the mentioned in Brown’s will.


Doll

Approx. Date of Birth: 1757
Name of Owner(s): James Campbell
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Doll was registered by James Campbell as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Phill, Julius, Moll, Sam, Fleck, and Agg were also registered by Campbell.   


Doll

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Benjamin Chambers, Jr.; Sarah Chambers
Location: Chambersburg
Source(s): Benjamin Chambers, Jr. - Inventory and Appraisement
Benjamin Chambers, Jr. - Will
Notes: Doll was listed as part of Benjamin Chambers, Jr.’s inventory: "One Servant Black Woman - called Doll - a slave." Nell, Tina, Beck, Cesar, and Dan were also listed on Chambers’s inventory. Chambers bequeathed all of his servants to his wife, Sarah Chambers. 


Dolly

Approx. Date of Birth: 1768
Name of Owner(s): Phillip Davis
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dolly was registered by Phillip Davis as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780.   


Dolly

Approx. Date of Birth: 1765
Name of Owner(s): Thomas McPherran
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Dolly was registered by Thomas McPherran as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780.   


Dunn

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Thomas McKean; Mary Scott
Location: Chambersburg
Source(s): Thomas McKean - Will
Notes: Thomas McKean bequeathed Dunn (Durn?) to his daughter, Mary Scott. Violet and Nell were also mentioned in McKean’s will.   


Dyne

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): John Ervin; Robert Ervin
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): John Ervin - Will
Notes: John Ervin bequeathed Dyne to his son, Robert Ervin.