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  1. What happened to George W. Hale’s slave, Airy?

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    August 17, 2014 by elhseven

    According to the Bureau of Land Management, George Washington Hale bought 477 acres between 1859 and 1860. A few years …
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  2. 1850 Bossier Parish Slave Census

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    February 18, 2014 by elhseven

    The 1850 U.S. Federal Slave Schedule for Bossier Parish reported 4,396 slaves with 295 slaveowners. There are some slaveowners missing …
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  3. Buckhall Plantation, Bossier Parish

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    February 16, 2014 by elhseven

    According to the Volume 4, page 112 of the 1856 Land Partition of Paulina DeGraffenried Gilmer & James Gilmer, Buckhall …
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  4. Goldpoint Plantation, NW Louisiana

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    January 28, 2014 by elhseven

    Goldpoint Plantation, Bossier, Parish The following includes a list of indentured servants from Goldpoint plantation.  This 1857 conveyance record represents …
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  5. Hettie Adger Cemetery/St. Paul CME Church

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    January 18, 2014 by elhseven

    I continue to tell people sometimes the only evidence of one’s existence is found in a graveyard.  If you are …
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