Many wills contained information about slaves.  Reading these wills may provide the reader with a clue on their ancestors.

Statewide Alabama Slave Owners

Autauga County Alabama Slave Owners

Barbour County Alabama Slave Owners

Chambers County Alabama Slave Owners

Madison County Alabama Slave Owners

  • Notebook kept by Dr. Thomas Fearn of Huntsville, Alabama, from about 1852 to 1863
    The notebook contains records of accounts and supplies for a plank fence on his plantation “to be made by the M & C R. Road Co. and Thomas Fearn”; information on cotton crops, supplies at home and at his plantation, and lands he owned in Mississippi; notes on his journey to attend the First Provisional Confederate Congress in Montgomery; a register of the birth dates and death dates of his slaves; and accounts that he kept with the slaves. The notebook also includes an index to the records in it.

Montgomery County Alabama Slave Owners

Pike County Alabama Slave Owners