Nail

Approx. Date of Birth: 1772
Name of Owner(s): William Gass
Location: Guilford Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nail was registered by William Gass as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Phill, Phillis, Phillip and Sam were also registered by Gass.


Nan

Approx. Date of Birth: 1750
Name of Owner(s): James Poe
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nan was registered by James Poe as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Mocky, Peter, Pady, Jacob, Joe, Fabbey, and Maddy were also registered by Poe.


Nan

Approx. Date of Birth: 1776
Name of Owner(s): John Kennedy
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nan was registered by John Kennedy as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Bett was also registered by Kennedy.


Nana

Approx. Date of Birth: 1730
Name of Owner(s): Joseph Cook
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nana was registered by Joseph Cook as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Jack, Bob, Dine, Sampson, and Robon Rock (Reich) were also registered by Cook.  


Nance

Approx. Date of Birth: 1775
Name of Owner(s): David Davis, Sr.
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
David Davis - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Nance was registered by David Davis, Sr. as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Hanna, Jean, Jem, George, Sall, John, and Joe were also registered by Davis. Nance was listed as part of a list of "Negros in Dispute" in Davis's inventory. James, George, Sall, John, Joe, and Enos were also listed in Davis’s inventory.


Nance

Approx. Date of Birth: 1768
Name of Owner(s): Henry Pawling; Eleanor Johnston
Location: Antrim Township  
Source(s): Register
Henry Pawling - Inventory and Appraisement
Henry Pawling - Vendue List
Notes: Nance was registered by Henry Pawling as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Cezar, Sam, Cate, Tim, Tom, Jim, Dine, Pegg, Bella, Jack, Bel, Bob, and Prudence were also registered by Pawling. Nance was listed as part of Pawling’s inventory. Harle, Bett, Babb (Bob), Jack, Beek (Beck), Jenny, Rachel, Eve, Bargel (Bazel), and Susan were also listed in Pawling’s inventory. Nance was purchased by Mrs. Johnston (Eleanor Johnston wife of Dr. Robert Johnston and brother of Henry Pawling) at Pawling’s estate sale on April 14, 1794. Harle, Bett, Babb (Bob), Jack, Beek (Beck), Jenny, Rachel, Eve, Bargel (Bazel), and Susan were also listed as part of Pawling’s estate sale.


Nance

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): Jeremiah Rankin; Mary Rankin
Location: Montgomery Township
Source(s): Jeremiah Rankin - Will
Notes: Rankin bequeathed Nance to his wife, Mary Rankin: "And she my said wife Mary is also to have in like manner the time and labours of my Negro servant girl Nance and her children which she is to Raise cloath as in a proper manner still subject also to be sold at the discretion of my Executors in case they or any of them behave not will and they moneys ??? assigns to go to my heirs and my said wife allowed an equivalent for their Labours as above directed with respect to my boy Joe and Mary Epley were also mentioned in Rankin’s will.


Nance

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: Nance was listed as part of Catharine Davis’s inventory. Hanah, Jane, George, George, and Ruth were also listed in Davis’s inventory. Davis bequeathed Nance to her granddaughter, Sarah Shelby, once Shelby turns 18.


Nancy

Approx. Date of Birth: 1774
Name of Owner(s): John Crunkleton
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
John Crunkleton - Inventory and Appraisement
John Crunkleton - Will
Notes: Nancy was registered by John Crunkleton as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Dinah, Chalres, Tom, Jean, Jin, and Bob were also registered by Crunkleton. Nane (Nancy?) was listed as part of Crunkleton’s inventory: "Nane's time to serve 27 years from 7th of next March.” Charley, Jim, Ben, Luce, Jean, 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."


Nase (Nace, Nasa) McCurdy

Approx. Date of Birth: 1756
Name of Owner(s): David Kennedy; Rachel Kennedy
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Nace (Nasa) McCurdy Manumission
Notes: Nase was registered by David Kennedy as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Rachel Kennedy granted Nasa McCurdy his immediate manumission in 1795. Nace would have been around 39 at the time of his emancipation. There are a number of online resources regarding the descendants of Nasa McCurdy.


Neas

Approx. Date of Birth: 1763
Name of Owner(s): Robert Taggart
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Robert Taggert - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Neas was registered by Robert Taggart as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Sue, Dick, Sam, and Sall were also registered by Taggart. Neace was listed as being part of Taggart’s inventory. Sam and Sall were also listed in Taggart’s inventory.


Ned

Approx. Date of Birth: 1779
Name of Owner(s): John Allison; Elizabeth Allison
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
John Allison - Will
Notes: Ned was registered by John Allison as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Cezar, Willy, and Leddy were also registered by Allison. Allison bequeathed Ned to his wife, Elizabeth Allison.


Ned

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


Nell

Approx. Date of Birth: N/A
Name of Owner(s): William Maxwell; Susannah Maxwell
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): William Maxwell - Will
Notes: William Maxwell bequeathed Nell to his wife, Susannah Maxwell. James Maxwell and Patrick Maxwell also mentioned along with his wife. Chloe, Dina, Fanny, and Phillis were also mentioned in Maxwell’s will.


Nell

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


Nell

Approx. Date of Birth: 1765
Name of Owner(s): Benjamin Chambers
Location: Guilford Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nell was registered by Benjamin Chambers as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Dinah, Pegg, Fanny, Phebee, and Tom were also registered by Chambers.


Nell

Approx. Date of Birth: 1758
Name of Owner(s): William Irwin, Jr.
Location: Lurgan Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nell was registered by William Irwin, Jr. as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780.


Nell

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


Nell

Approx. Date of Birth: 1774
Name of Owner(s): Alexander White
Location: Peters Township 
Source(s): Register
Alexander White - Inventory and Appraisement
Notes: Nell was registered by Alexander White as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Heck, Sall, George, Tom, and Sambo were also registered by White. Nell was listed as part of White’s inventory. Heck, Sall, George, Tom, Pomp, and Hannah were also listed in White’s inventory.


Nell

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


Nell

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: Nell was listed as part of Benjamin Chambers, Jr.’s inventory: "One servant mulatoe woman - call Nell - a servant till 28." Doll, Tina, Beck, Cesar, and Dan were also listed in Chambers’s inventory. Chambers bequeathed all of his servants to his wife, Sarah Chambers.


Nick

Approx. Date of Birth: 1773
Name of Owner(s): Elias Davison
Location: Antrim Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nick was registered by Elias Davison as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Allick, Gim, Rody, Rose, and Jude were also registered by Davison. 


Nicklas

Approx. Date of Birth: 1735
Name of Owner(s): James Maxwell
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nicklas was registered by James Maxwell as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Pompey, Nill, Grace, George, Joe, Dary, and George were also registered by Maxwell. 


Nicolas

Approx. Date of Birth: 1778
Name of Owner(s): Patrick Maxwell; Hannah Maxwell
Location: Peters Township  
Source(s): Register
Patrick Maxwell - Inventory and Appraisement
Hannah Maxwell - Will
Notes: Nicolas was registered by Patrick Maxwell as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Cato, Jean, and Cloe were also registered by Maxwell. Nicklas was listed as part of 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: Jean, an unnamed child, Cloe, and Dina were also listed in Maxwell’s inventory. William Maxwell, James Maxwell, Patrick Maxwell and John Maxwell.


Nill

Approx. Date of Birth: 1737
Name of Owner(s): Adam Holliday
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nill was registered by Adam Holliday as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Bill, Paris, and Hannah were also registered by Holliday. 


Nill

Approx. Date of Birth: 1750
Name of Owner(s): James Maxwell
Location: Peters Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nill was registered by James Maxwell as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Nicklas, Pompey, Grace, George, Joe, Dary, and Grace were also registered by Maxwell.


Nill

Approx. Date of Birth: 1755
Name of Owner(s): John Boggs
Location: Guilford Township
Source(s): Register
Notes: Nill was registered by John Boggs as a result of the Gradual Abolition Act of 1780. Cuff and Prune were also registered by Boggs.