White Families

 

A large number of white residents of Southampton County were involved in the rebellion in some way--as victims, as witnesses, or as the owners of slaves implicated in the revolt. Click on the name of a head of the household to go to the census page where the family’s record is located. (The names marked with an asterisk * are those of individuals killed in the revolt. Numbers refer to the order in which the farms were attacked by the rebels.)

 

Farms Attacked

Elisha Atkins (or Adkinson) - #9 (fled)

John T. Barrow* and Mary T. Barrow (fled) - #13

Dr. Samuel Blunt (fought) - #20

Henry Bryant* and Elizabeth Bryant* - #5

Augustus T. (Trajan) Doyle* - #8

Peter Edwards and Narcissa Edwards - #12 (fled)

Nathaniel Francis (not present) and Lavinia Francis (hid) - #11

Salathiel Francis* - #2

Howell (or Hardy) Harris - #10 (fled)

Newit Harris and Elizabeth Harris - #14 (fled)

James W. Parker and Martha Ann Parker- #19 (fled)

Richard Porter and Elizabeth Porter - #7 (fled)

Joseph William Reese* and Piety Reese* (Joseph William's mother) - #3

Thomas Ridley - #17

Joseph Travis* and Sarah Travis*- #1

Elizabeth Turner* - #4

Rebecca Vaughan* - #18

Levi Waller (hid) and Martha Waller* - #15

Caty (Catherine) Whitehead* - #6

Jacob Williams and Nancy Williams* - #17

William Williams* and Rebecca Williams* - #16

 

Other White Victims

Burwell Jones – daughter wounded

Sally Newsom* – killed at Elizabeth Turner’s

Rebecca Vaughan* - #15

 

Witnesses

Jordan Barnes (September 5 – Jack)

Mary T. Barrow (September 3 - Nat)

Drew Bittle (November 21 – Ben)

Eliza Crittenton, "a free woman" (September 7 - Hardy)

George Booth (September 1 – Jack)

Newit Drew (September 1 – Moses)

Jesse Drewry (October 18 - Moses)

Peter Edwards (October 17 – Sam)

Nathaniel Francis (August 31 – Daniel; October 17 – Sam)

Shadrach Futrell (September 1 - Moses)

Thomas C. Jones (September 3 – Nat; September 3 - Jack)

Jarrell (or Jarrett) W. Judkins (September 3 – Davy)

Robert Margrave (or Musgrave) (September 19 – Lucy)

Nancy Parsons (September 2 - Isaac)

Richard Porter (August 31 – Daniel)

James Powell (September 1 - Jack)

Sampson C. Reese (August 31 – Daniel; September 5 – Jack)

Thomas Ridley (September 3 – Hark)

James Trezvant (November 5 – Nat)

John C. Turner (September 2 – Stephen)

Levi Waller (Aug. 31 – Daniel; Sept. 3 – Sam; Sept. 3 - Hark; Sept. 5 – Dred; Oct. 17 – Sam; Nov. 5 – Nat)

Jacob Williams (September 3 – Nelson)

Caswell Worrell (September 3 - Nelson)

 

Owners of Implicated Slaves

John T. Barrow (Moses & Lucy executed)

Benjamin Blunt (Ben & Nathan executed)

Everett Bryant (Jack discharged)

Benjamin Edwards (Hardy & Isham transported)

Peter Edwards (Austin & James captured and killed; Nelson killed; Sam executed)

Nathaniel Francis (Will presumed killed; Nathan, Tom, Davy transported; Sam & Dred executed)

Joseph H. Parker (Davy acquitted)

Solomon Parker (Daniel discharged; Frank transported)

Richard Porter (Aaron, Jacob, Moses captured and killed; Henry killed; Daniel executed; Jim acquitted)

John Reese (Jack executed)

Thomas Ridley (Curtis & Stephen executed; Matt acquitted)

Nathaniel Simmons (Jack & Shadrach acquitted)

Joseph Travis (Moses transported; Hark & Nat executed)

Elizabeth Turner (Jordan captured and killed; Sam presumed killed; Davy executed)

John C. Turner (Joe executed)

Levi Waller (Alfred captured and killed; Davy executed)

Caty Whitehead (Tom discharged; Jack & Andrew transported)

 

Government Officials

Alexander P. Peete – magistrate; county militia captain

James Rochelle – county clerk

James Trezvant - magistrate

 

Other Whites Involved

Thomas C. Jones - rode to Petersburg with report

Benjamin Phipps – captured Nat Turner

Giles Reese

 

For scanned images of the 1830 census for Southampton County, see USGenWeb Archives Census Project.

1830 Census

                     Southampton County

 

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