Jack

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


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: 1772
Name of Owner(s): Richard Beard (Bard)
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register

Richard Bard - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Jack was registered by Richard Beard as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Shaney, Luddy, Bett, Dina, Ben, Julay, Jae, Jane, and Forgey were also registered by Beard. Jack was listed as part of Bard's inventory. Alexander, Shaney, and Bob were also listed on Bard's inventory. 


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: 1772
Name of Owner(s): John Buzzard
Location: Hamilton Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jack was registered by John Buzzard as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. 


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: 1725
Name of Owner(s): William Campbell
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jack was registered by William Campbell as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780.


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: 1770
Name of Owner(s): Joseph Cook
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jack was registered by Joseph Cook as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Nana, Bob, Dine, Sampson, and Robon Rock (Reich) were also registered by Cook.


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: 1770
Name of Owner(s): Samuel Davis; Samuel Davis; Joseph Miller
Location: Peters Township 
Source(s): Register
Samuel Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
Samuel Davis - Vendue List
Notes: Jack was registered by Samuel Davis as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Jack was listed as part of Davis’s inventory. An unnamed man and woman were also listed in Davis’s inventory. The Vendue List does not provide a name, but slave sold at Davis’s estate sale to Joseph Miller appears to be Jack due to the appraisement price and sale price.


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: 1776
Name of Owner(s): Thomas Dunwoody
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jack was registered by Thomas Dunwoody as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Cuff, Jude, Will, and Mary were also registered by Dunwoody. 


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: 1776
Name of Owner(s): Henry Pawling; Sarah Pawling (Price)
Location: Antrim Township 
Source(s): Register
Henry Pawling - Vendue List
Notes: Jack was registered by Henry Pawling as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Cezar, Sam, Cate, Tim, Tom, Jim, Dine, Pegg, Bella, Nance, Bel, Bob, and Prudence was also registered by Pawling. Jack was purchased by Mrs. Pawling (Sarah Pawling who later married Benjamin Price and became Sarah Price) at the estate sale on April 14, 1794. Nance, Harle, Bett, Babb, Beek (Beck), Jenny, Rachel, Eve, Bargel (Bazel) and Susan were also listed as part of Pawling’s estate sale. 


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Nicholas Patterson; Martha Patterson
Location: Letterkenny Township
Source(s): Nicholas Patterson - Will
Notes: Patterson bequeathed Jack to his wife, Martha Patterson: "Also the natural lifetime of my Negro Jack."


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): John Welsh
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): John Welsh - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Jack was listed as part of the inventory, which stated he will be set free at the age of 21. Thom, Bristo, Peter and Anack were also listed in Welsh’s inventory. 


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): John Rannels; Ruth Rannels
Location: Chambersburg 
Source(s): John Rannels - Will
John Rannalls - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: John Rannels bequeathed Jack to his wife, Ruth Rannalls. Matt and Bob were also mentioned in Rannels’s will. Jack (Zack?) was listed as part of John Rannalls’s inventory.  Jude, Venus, an unnamed child, and Matt were also listed in Rannels’s inventory.


Jack

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


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): James Crawford; Josiah Price
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): James Crawford - Inventory and Appraisement
James Crawford - Vendue List
Notes: Jack was listed as part of James Crawford’s inventory. An unnamed woman was also listed in Crawford’s inventory. Jack was purchased by Josiah Price at Crawford’s estate sale on July 4, 1789.


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Robert Chambers; Nathan McDowell
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Jack's Manumission
Notes: Manumission date Nov. 2, 1803. States that Jack is owned in part by Nathan McDowell and Robert Chambers, with Rowland Chambers acting as Robert's agent. Agreement is for Jack to serve McDowell from 11/10/1803 for 3 years and nine months. It does not look like McDowell set Jack free until March 14, 1808 though. Comments that Jack "behaved honestly and faithfully."  


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Humphrey Fullerton 
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Humphrey Fullerton - Inventory and Appraisement
Humphrey Fullerton - Will
Notes: Jack was listed as part of Humphrey Fullerton’s inventory. Cezar, Rachel, and Kate were also listed in Fullerton’s inventory. Fullerton bequeathed Jack to his son, Humphrey Fullerton. Rachel, Ceasor, and Kate were also mentioned in Fullerton’s will.


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Henry Prather; Mary Prather
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Henry Prather - Will
Notes: Prather bequeathed Jack to his daughter, Mary Prather. Bill and Sam were also mentioned in Prather’s will. 


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: 1766
Name of Owner(s): Nathan McDowell
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jack was registered by Nathan McDowell as result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Fann was also registered by McDowell. 


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: 1745
Name of Owner(s): Robert Davis
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jack was registered by Robert Davis as result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Mings and Sally were also registered by Davis.


Jack

Approx. Date of Birth: 1745
Name of Owner(s): George Brown; Thomas Brown
Location: Antrim Township 
Source(s): Register
George Brown - Will
Notes: Jack was registered by George Brown as result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Dick, Sampson, Silvey, Jadey, Phillis, David, Peter, Phillip, Doll, and Mento were also registered by Brown. Brown bequeathed Jack to his son, Thomas Brown. Silvy, Doll, and Philip were also mentioned in Brown’s will.


Jacob Black

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Mary Sterret; Isabella Guthrie (Sterret)
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): Mary Sterret - Will

Mary Sterret - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Mary Sterret bequeathed Jacob Black and Candice to Mary's daughter Isaballa Guthrie (Sterret). Jacob Black was listed as part of Sterret's inventory along with his mother Candice. 


Jacob

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): William Allison; Mary Allison
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): William Allison - Will
Notes: William Allison bequeathed Jacob to his wife, Mary Allison. Jones, Joshua, Daniel, and Precilla were also mentioned in Allison’s will.  


Jacob

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): William Allison; Mary Allison
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): William Allison - Will
Notes: William Allison bequeathed Jacob to his wife, Mary Allison. Jones, Joshua, Daniel, and Precilla were also mentioned in Allison’s will.  

Notes: William Allison bequeathed Jacob to his wife, Mary Allison. Jones, Joshua, Daniel, and Precilla were also mentioned in Allison’s will.  


Jacob

Approx. Date of Birth: 1774
Name of Owner(s): James Poe
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jacob was registered by James Poe as result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Mocky, Nan, Peter, Pady, Joe, Fabbey, and Maddy were also registered by Poe.


Jacob

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): James Huston; Susanna Huston
Location: N/A 
Source(s): James Huston - Inventory and Appraisement

James Huston - Vendue List
Notes: Jacob was listed as part of James Huston’s inventory. Phillis, Dinah, Rachel, 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. Jacob was purchased by Susanna Huston at Huston’s estate sale on September 16, 1802. Rachel, Nell, Dick, 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.


Jadey

Approx. Date of Birth: 1755
Name of Owner(s): George Brown
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jadey was registered by George Brown as result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Jack, Dick, Sampson, Silvey, Phillis, David, Peter, Phillip, Doll, and Mento were also registered by Brown. 


Jae

Approx. Date of Birth: 1777
Name of Owner(s): Richard Beard
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jae was registered by Richard Beard as result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Shaney, Luddy, Bett, Jack, Dina, Ben, Julay, Jane, and Forgey were also registered by Beard.


James

Approx. Date of Birth: 1760
Name of Owner(s): William Rippey
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: James was registered by William Rippey as result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Dick, Reaner, Dinah, and Matthew were also registered by Rippey.


James

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): John Wray
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): John Wray - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: James was listed as part of John Wray’s inventory.


James

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: James was listed as part of George Brown’s inventory. Sampson, David, Jude, Phillis, Rachel, Bet, Hannah, Dick, Sawney, 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. 


James

Approx. Date of Birth: 1770
Name of Owner(s): David Davis
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): David Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: James was listed as part of a list of "Negros in Dispute" in Davis's inventory. George, Nance, Sall, John, Joe, and Enos were also listed in Davis’s inventory. 


James Carrol

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): James McKee
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): James McKee - Will
Notes: From James McKee’s will: "It is my will if James Carrol (coloured boy) shall serve out his apprenticeship in a good and faithful manner, that he receive a horse north thirty dollars and a cow north ten dollars and above his freedom mentioned in his indenture; and to be paid to him, by those who enjoy his labours." 


James Crego

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Robert Crawford
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Robert Crawford - Will
Notes: From Robert Crawford’s will: "It is also my will and pleasure that my bound boy James Crego be not sold but have his choice which of my children he serve out his time with the value thereof to be reckoned up in the said child's part."


James Halladay

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Henry Anderson; Ann Anderson
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Henry Anderson - Will
Notes: Anderson bequeathed James Hallady to his wife, Ann Anderson: "I give and bequeath to Rachel Brown my old servant girl the sum of three pounds and to each of the bound children viz Allen Speady, Hanna Owens, James Halladay and Isaac Fulton provided he the said Fulton be regularly bound to my well beloved wife each three pounds they behaving themselves in dutiful and obedient manner to their Mistress but on that or any of thier Misbehaviour they that do misbehave shall forfeit the same they the said children to beat the intire disposal of their mistress and they or any of them misbehaving she with the consent of my executors may dispose of them."


James Kenode (Kinode)

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): James Moore
Location: Greencastle
Source(s): James Moore - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes:  James Kenode was listed as an indentured servant as part of James Moore's inventory. Abraham Lowman was also listed as part of the inventory.


James Logan (Loyon, Logon)

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): John Crunkleton; Elizabeth Crunkleton
Location: Antrim Township  
Source(s): James Logan Manumission
John Crunkleton - Inventory and Appraisement
John Crunkleton - Will
Notes: For all slaves of John Crunkleton from his will "[My executors] shall only sell my Negroes until they arrive to forty two years of age, both Males and females for after that age each of them shall be free from bondage." James was listed as part of John Crunkleton’s inventory. Charley, Nane, Ben, Luce, Jean, and Jean were also listed in Crunkleton’s inventory. Manumission stated James was to serve till he was 42 years old, but will now be set free when he reached 28 years old. No mention of James's age in the manumission so no idea when he was set free. Tax records indicated that Elizabeth Crunkleton has one servant in 1789/1790 and paid taxes on one slave in 1791 (the year the manumission was submitted), but was not taxed on any servant or slave thereafter. There are no estate papers for Elizabeth Crunkleton. Jim (James?) listed as part of the inventory. "Jim's time to serve 24 years, 6 months from 1st next February." 


James Sneary (Smeary)

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): George Chambers
Location: N/A
Source(s): George Chambers - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: James Sneary (Smeary) was listed as part of George Chambers’s inventory. Tom and Robert were also listed in Chambers’s inventory.


Jane

Approx. Date of Birth: 1779
Name of Owner(s): Richard Beard
Location: Peters
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jane was registered by Richard Beard as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Shaney, Luddy, Bett, Jack, Dina, Ben, Julay, Jae, and Forgey were also registered by Beard.


Jane

Approx. Date of Birth: 1779
Name of Owner(s): John McClelland
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jane was registered by John McClelland as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Lot, Dinah, and Lidia were also registered by McClelland.


Jane

Approx. Date of Birth: 1773
Name of Owner(s): William Rankin
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jane was registered by William Rankin as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Peter, Dib, Dine, Sam, Tom, and Ibbe were also registered by Rankin. 


Jane

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Catharine Davis; Sarah Shelby
Location: Montgomery Township 
Source(s): Catharine Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
Catharine Davis - WIll
Notes: Jane was listed as part of Catharine Davis’s inventory. Hanah, Nance, George, George, and Ruth were also listed in Davis’s inventory. Davis bequeathed Jane to her daughter, Sarah Shelby. Naner was also mentioned in Davis’s will.


Janey

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


Jeak

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Robert Culbertson
Location: Greene Township
Source(s): Robert Culbertson - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Jeak was listed as part of Robert Culbertson’s inventory. Luse, Jeak, and Moses were also listed in Culbertson’s inventory.  


Jeak

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Robert Culbertson
Location: Greene Township
Source(s): Robert Culbertson - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Jeak was listed as part of Robert Culbertson’s inventory. Luse, Jeak, and Moses were also listed in Culbertson’s inventory. 


Jeak (Jake)

Approx. Date of Birth: 1767
Name of Owner(s): David Davis, Jr.
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
David Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
David Davis - Vendue List
Notes: Jeak was registered by David Davis, Jr. as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Bill, Dine, Kate, Jean, Hannah, Rachel, Peggy, and Bill were also registered by Davis. Jake was listed as part of David Davis’s inventory. Cate, Jane, Bill, Sall, Simon, George, Beck, Jenn, Lot (Let), Joe and Ruth were also listed in Davis’s inventory. Davis’s Vendue List stated that Capt. Price purchased Dine and Jane's two children and that Robert Chambers purchased six slaves. David Davis's will states that Davis's wife had a choice of two slaves.


Jean

Approx. Date of Birth: 1755
Name of Owner(s): John Crunkleton
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
John Crunkleton - Inventory and Appraisement
John Crunkleton - Will
Notes: Jean was registered by John Crunkleton as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Dinah, Charles, Tom, Jin, Nancy, and Bob were also registered by Crunkleton. Jean was listed as part of Crunkleton’s inventory: "Aged 36 years to serve 6 years." Charley, Jim, Nane, Ben, Luce, and Jean were also listed in Crunkleton’s inventory. For all slaves of John Crunkleton from his will: "[My executors] shall only sell my Negroes until they arrive to forty two years of age, both Males and females for after that age each of them shall be free from bondage."


Jean

Approx. Date of Birth: 1761
Name of Owner(s): David Davis, Sr.; David Davis; Catharine Davis 
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
David Davis - Will
Notes: Jean was registered by David Davis, Sr. as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Hanna, Jem, George, Nance, Sall, John, and Joe were also registered by Davis. David Davis bequeathed Jean to his wife, Catharine Davis, who is the mother of David Davis, Sr. Hannah was also mentioned in David Davis’s will. 


Jean

Approx. Date of Birth: 1745
Name of Owner(s): Patrick Maxwell; Patrick Maxwell; Hannah Maxwell
Location: Peters Township 
Source(s): Register
Patrick Maxwell - Inventory and Appraisement
Hannah Maxwell - Will
Notes: Jean was registered by Patrick Maxwell as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Cate, Cloe, and Nicolas were also registered by Maxwell’s. Jean and child are listed as part of Maxwell’s inventory. Cloe, an unnamed child, Nicklas, Jean and Dina were also listed in 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.


Jean

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


Jean

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: Jean was listed as part of Maxwell's inventory. Cloe, an unnamed child, Nicklas, Jean, and Dina were also listed in 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.


Jean

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): John Harris; Rachel Harris
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): John Harris - Will
Notes: John Harris bequeathed Jean to his daughter, Rachel Harris. 


Jean

Approx. Date of Birth: 1777
Name of Owner(s): John Crunkleton
Location: Antrim Township  
Source(s): John Crunkleton - Inventory and Appraisement
John Crunkleton - Will
Notes: Jean was listed as part of John Crunkleton’s inventory: "Aged 3 years the 23rd of next March. Free at 28." Charley, Jim, Nane, Ben, Luce, and Jean were also listed in Crunkleton’s inventory. For all slaves of John Crunkleton from his will: "[My executors] shall only sell my Negroes until they arrive to forty two years of age, both Males and females for after that age each of them shall be free from bondage." 


Jean

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): James McKinney
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): James McKinney - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Jean was listed as part of James McKinney’s inventory: "Jean A Slave With Her Bead But by the Administrator it is said that deceased in his Life time had agreed to Emancipate her upon the First Day of April Eighteen Hundred and Twelve. Therefore if Detained as a Slave. $50. If Emancipated...$8." 


Jean (Jane)

Approx. Date of Birth: 1765
Name of Owner(s): David Davis, Jr.; David Davis; Capt. Price
Location: Montgomery Township 
Source(s): Register
David Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
David Davis - Vendue List
Notes: Jean (Jane) was registered by David Davis, Jr. as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Bill, Dine, Kate, Jeak, Hannah, Rachel, Peggy, and Bill were also registered by Davis. Jean (Jane) was listed as part of Davis’s inventory. Dine, Cate, Bill, Jake, Sall, Simon, George, Beck, Jenn, Lot (Let), Joe and Ruth were also listed in Davis’s inventory. Jane was purchased by Capt. Price at Davis’s estate sale on May 30, 1794.


Jem

Approx. Date of Birth: 1770
Name of Owner(s): David Davis, Sr.
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jem was registered by David Davis, Sr. as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Hanna, Jean, George, Nance, Sall, John and Joe were also registered by Davis.


Jem

Approx. Date of Birth: 1755
Name of Owner(s): John McComb
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jem was registered by John McComb as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Rose, Hannah, Sall and Hector were also registered by McComb.


Jem (Jim)

Approx. Date of Birth: May 1788
Name of Owner(s): John Allison
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): John Allison - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Jem was listed as part of John Allison’s inventory. Cesar, Lydia, Anthony, Milly, Luce, Ben, George, Let, and Andy were also listed in Allison’s inventory. 


Jemm (Jim)

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): James Johnston; Elizabeth Johnston
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): James Johnston - Will
Notes: Johnston bequeathed Jemm (Jimm) to his wife, Elizabeth Johnston: "And my Negro Boy Jemm I leave to Work for her [Elizabeth Johnston] and attend to her on my son James's place and to assist him in Working on the fram and at my wifes decease he the said Negro is to be my son James's Property for ever."


Jenn

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: Jenn was listed as part of James Huston’s inventory. Phillis, Dinah, Rachel, Jacob, Hannah, Jack, Kate, Phillis, Nell, Rachel, Dick, Ned, Charles, Jo, Tom, Sall, Maria, Sam, Bob, and Luce were also listed on Huston's inventory. Jenn (Jine) was purchased by William Patterson at the estate sale on September 16, 1802. Rachel, Jacob, Nell, Dick, 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. 


Jenn

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): David Davis
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): David Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
David Davis - Vendue List
Notes: Jenn was listed as part of David Davis’s inventory, which stated that she was born after the 1780 law. Dine, Cate, Jane, Bill, Jake, Sall, Simon, George, Beck, Lot (Let), Joe and Ruth were also listed in Davis’s inventory. Davis’s Vendue List stated that Capt. Price purchased Dine and Jane's two children and that Robert Chambers purchased six slaves. David Davis's will states that Davis's wife had a choice of two slaves.


Jerry

Approx. Date of Birth: 1755
Name of Owner(s): John Herron
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jerry was registered by John Herron as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Sall was also registered by Herron. 


Jery

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


Jevy

Approx. Date of Birth: 1748
Name of Owner(s): Joseph Finley
Location: Southampton Township
Source(s): Newspaper Article: Freeman's Journal, 6/28/1786
Notes: Ad posted in the Freeman's Journal posting an Eight dollar reward for his return. Jevy would have been born around 1754. Tax records show that Finley only paid taxes on slaves for one year, in 1786. Transcription of ad: Ran away on the 5th instant, from the subscriber, living in Southampton township, Franklin county, and state of Pennsylvania, a Negro MAN named Jevy, about 32 years of age, five feet nine or ten inches high, of a thin visage, slender make, thick lip'd and bow leg'd; had on and took with him an old wool hat, a copperas or lye coloured linen coat, a blue cloth double breasted jacket, buckskin breeches and white yarn stockings, good shoes and had a forged pass. Whoever takes up and secures said negro, so that his master may have him again, shall have the above reward and reasonable charges.


Jim

Approx. Date of Birth: 21
Name of Owner(s): Henry Pawling
Location: Antrim Township 
Source(s): Register
Henry Pawling - Administration Account (2)
Notes: Jim was registered by Henry Pawling as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Cezar, Sam, Cate, Tim, Tom, Dine, Pegg, Bella, Nance, Jack, Bel, Bob, and Prudence were also registered by Pawling. Henry Pawling’s administration account mentioned that 4 slaves were emancipated by agreement with the administrators. Since Jim is not listed in the inventory, he may have been one of the ones granted her freedom: "4 Negroes liberated by agreement of Administrators and heir at law." 


Jin

Approx. Date of Birth: 1756
Name of Owner(s): Joseph Armstrong
Location: Hamilton Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jin was registered by Joseph Armstrong as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Bobb and Pithena were also registered by Armstrong. 


Jin

Approx. Date of Birth: 1772
Name of Owner(s): John Crunkleton
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jin was registered by John Crunkleton as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Dinah, Charles, Tom, Jean, Nancy, and Bob were also registered by Crunkleton.


Jin

Approx. Date of Birth: 1767
Name of Owner(s): Humphrey Fullerton
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jin was registered by Humphrey Fullerton as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Rachel and Rhoda were also registered by Fullerton.


Jin

Approx. Date of Birth: 1745
Name of Owner(s): William Long
Location: Guilford Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jin was registered by William Long as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Sib, Lid, and Violet were also registered by Long.


Jinny

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Henry Pawling; Joseph Snively
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Henry Pawling - Inventory and Appraisement
Henry Pawling - Vendue List
Notes: Jinny was listed as part of Henry Pawling’s inventory. Nance, Harle, Bett, Babb (Bob), Jack, Beek (Beck), Rachel, Eve, Bargel (Bazel) and Susan were also listed in Pawling’s inventory. Jinny was purchased by Joseph Snively at Pawling’s estate sale on April 14, 1794. Nance, Harle, Bett, Babb (Bob), Jack, Beek (Beck), Rachel, Eve, Bargel (Bazel) and Susan were also listed in Pawling’s estate papers.


Jo

Approx. Date of Birth: 1760
Name of Owner(s): James Young
Location: Guilford Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jo was registered by James Young as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Sambo, George Rachel, Rachel, Hannah, and Lennon were also registered by Young. 


Jo

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


Jo

Approx. Date of Birth: 1759
Name of Owner(s): John Vance
Location: Guilford Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Jo was registered by John Vance as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Lidi was also registered by Vance. 


Joe

Approx. Date of Birth: 1779
Name of Owner(s): David Davis, Sr.; David Davis
Location: N/A 
Source(s): Register
David Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes:  Joe was registered by as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Hanna, Jean, Jem, George, Nance, Sall, and John were also registered by Davis. Joe was listed as part of a list of "Negros in Dispute" in Davis's inventory. James, George, Nance, Sall, John, and Enos were also listed on Davis’s inventory.


Joe

Approx. Date of Birth: 1775
Name of Owner(s): James Maxwell
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): Register
James Maxwell - Will
Notes: Joe was registered by as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Nicklas, Pompey, Nill, Grace, George, Dary, and Grace were also registered by Maxwell. From Maxwell’s will: "My slaves for life viz. Pompey, Joe, Black Grace, and Mullatto Grace. It is my will shall be set free at the end of one year after my decease upon their giving sufficient security for their maintainence and during that year they are to be maintained and employeed on the plantation where they now are under the direction of my Nephew James Maxwell." Pompey, Grace and Grace were also mentioned in Maxwell’s will. 


Joe

Approx. Date of Birth: 1777
Name of Owner(s): James Poe
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Joe was registered by James Poe as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Joe was to serve until he turns 31, which would be in 1808. Mockey, Nan, Peter, Pady, Jacob, Fabbey, and Maddy were also registered by Poe. 


Joe

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Jeremiah Rankin
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): Jeremiah Rankin - Will
Notes: Rankin bequeathed Joe to his wife, Mary Rankin, and then to his children when they come of age. "the labour and benefit of my Negro Boy Joe during said period and if he the said Joe shall behave well during said period of my Children's Minority and not disobey the lawful command of his said Mistress or those under whose care she may place him nor be guilty of any gross immorality in practice then it is my will that or that time or any time thereafter it shall be discretionary with my Executors if they think it prudent to liberate the said Joe from further service of my Heirs or their assigns he giving approved security to my Executors that his will not damage my Estate in case he should become chargeable as a poor or helpless person and if it is found that the said Joe is not dutiful and obedient so as to answer the end of laboring my farm for the support of my family my Executors may if they think proper sell and dispose of him to the best advantage for the use of my heirs allowing my said wife an equivalent in lieu of his labour aforesaid." Nance and Mary Epley were also mentioned in Rankin’s will.


Joe

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: Joe was listed as part of George Brown’s inventory. Sampson, David, Jude, Phillis, Rachel, Bet, Hannah, Dick, 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. 


Joe

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): David Davis
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): David Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
David Davis - Vendue List
Notes: Joe was listed as part of David Davis’s inventory, which stated that he was born after the 1780 law. Dine, Cate, Jane, Bill, Jake, Sall, Simon, George, Beck, Jenn, Lot (Let) and Ruth were also listed in Davis’s inventory. Davis’s Vendue List stated that Capt. Price purchased Dine and Jane's two children and that Robert Chambers purchased six slaves. David Davis's will states that Davis's wife had a choice of two slaves.


John

Approx. Date of Birth: 1778
Name of Owner(s): David Davis, Sr.; David Davis 
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
David Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: John was registered by David Davis, Sr. as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Hanna, Jean, Jem, George, Nance, Sall and Joe were also registered by Davis. John was listed as part of a list of "Negros in Dispute" in Davis's inventory. James, George, Nance, Sall, Joe, and Enos were also listed in Davis’s inventory.