Servitude and Emancipation Records

This database includes names found in governmental records involving the servitude and emancipation of Africans and, occasionally, Indians in the French and English eras of colonial Illinois (1722–1790) and African-Americans in the American period of Illinois (1790–1863). The Archives extracted the names of servants, slaves, or free persons and masters, witnesses, or related parties from selected governmental records to produce this database. After searching the database, researchers can see an abstract of the record by clicking the record number of the appropriate entry. If you would like an unofficial and uncertified copy of the record, please submit a request via the internet to:
Illinois State Archives
Reference Unit
Margaret Cross Norton Building
Capitol Complex
Springfield, Illinois 62756
217-782-3556
217-524-3930 (fax)

NOBLE, HENRY SENR
DUNCAN, MATTHEW
BOON, WILLIAM
DAVIS, NATHAN
GILL, JAMES
SPAN, JOHN
DAVIS, JOSHUA
PRILHART, JACOB
FRENCH, JOSEPH
BURNS, THOMAS
HALL, JAMES SENR.
JACKSON, JARAL
PHELPS, JOHN
MANSON, SINCLER
AKINS, JOHN
ANKENEY, JOHN
RIPLEY, BENJN
CLARK, ALEXANDER
DAVIS, CLEMENT
THOMPSON, ANDREW
THORNSBERRY, FRANCIS
HALL, JAMES JUNR
HENSON, ALLEN
S. NEIP & CO.
TRIPLET, JOHN
ADAMS, JOHN
BROWN, ROBERT
MOUNTGOMMERY, MR.
DORRIS, JAMES S.
GARNER, CHARLES
HALL, JAMES, SER
HALL, JAMES, JR.
HENDERSON, ROBERT
THORNBURY, FRANCIS
SMITH, SAML.
BURNS, THOMAS
COCHRAN, SAML.
GILL, JAMES
HENSON, BENJAMIN
BOON, WM
DUNCAN, MATTHEW
DUNCAN, JO.
DAVIS, C.
FRENCH, T.
LINN, WM.

Extracted 07 Oct 2016 from the llinois Servitude and Emancipation Records (1722–1863) at the Illinois State Archives website.

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