Location: Sumter County AL

Slave Narrative of Nettie Henry

Person Interviewed: Nettie Henry Location: Meridian, Mississippi Place of Birth: Livingston, Alabama Age: 82 Place of Residence: 19th Street, Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi Nettie Henry, ex-slave, 19th Street, Meridian, Lauderdale County, is 82 years old. She is five feet tall and weighs one hundred pounds. “De Chil’s place was at Livingston, Alabama, on Alamucha Creek. Dat’s where I was born, but I jus’ did git borned good when Miss Lizzie—she was Marse Chil’s girl—married Marse John C. Higgins an’ moved to Mer-ree-dian. Me an’ my mammy an’ my two sisters, Liza an’ Tempe, was give to Miss Lizzie. “I aint no country Nigger; I was raised in town. My mammy cooked an’ washed an’ ironed an’ done ever’thing for Miss Lizzie. She live right where Miss Annie—she was Miss Lizzie’s daughter—live now. But den de house face Eighth Street ‘stead o’ Seventh Street, lak it do now. Day warnt any other houses in dat block. ‘Fore de Surrender, dey turnt de house to face Seventh Street ’cause de town was growin’ an’ a heap o’ folks was buildin’ houses. I tell you somp’in’ ’bout Seventh Street in a minute. Couldn’ nobody dat lived in Mer-ree-dian right after de Surrender ever forgit Seventh Street an’ where it head to. “My pappy didn’ go wid us to Mer-ree-dian. He b’longed to one set o’ white people, you see, an’ my mammy...

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Sumter County, Alabama Census Records

  1840 Sumter County, Alabama Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1840 Sumter County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Sumter County, Alabama USGenWeb Archives Project Sumter County, Alabama: 1840 Census Index 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (Transcriber’s Notes) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 1 Of 11) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 2 Of 11) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 3 Of 11) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 4 Of 11) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 5 Of 11) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 6 Of 11) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 7 Of 11) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 8 Of 11) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 9 Of 11) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 10 Of 11) 1840 Federal Census Sumter County, Alabama (File 11 Of 11) Hosted at Tom McKnight’s Sumter County Page 1840 US Census – Sumter County, AL – Index By S-K Publishing 1840 US Census – Sumter County, AL – Index Sorted By Name 1840 US Census – Sumter County, AL – Index Sorted By Page Numbers Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Sumter County, Alabama Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research...

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Sumter County, Alabama Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Sumter County Hosted at Sumter County, USGenWeb Archives Project Old Belmont Cemetery, Sumter, Alabama Souls Chapel Cemetery, Sumter, Alabama Hosted at Choctaw County, ALGenWeb Beulah Cemetery Blann Cemetery Cokes Chapel Cemetery Coody Cemetery Liberty Baptist Cemetery Reed’s Chapel Cemetery Shearon Cemetery Shorts Baptist Cemetery Hosted at Anita’s Family Folly Too York Cemetery Hosted at Sumter County, ALGenWeb Boney Cemetery Brewersville Cemetery Cokes Chapel Cemetery Mount Gilead Cemetery Souls Chapel Cemetery York Municipal Cemetery Hosted at Tom McKnight’s Sumter County Page Belmont Cemetary Myrtlewood Cemetery...

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