Appendix F. "Mixt blood" tax list for Bladen, 1774*

From: Britt, Morris F. Appendices to Implosion: A history of the Lumbee Indians of Robeson County, North Carolina. Unpublished manuscript (forthcoming book).

Dr. Britt has specified the following usage limitations:Not to be reprinted for publication without written consent of the author. May be used privately.

The following "Lumbee" tax list was based on a new heading called"Mixt Blood" placed at the end of end of a county-wide, name-alphabetized tax list for Bladen in 1774. This major list was for Whites and Slaves. The Headings for this listing were changed to Males, Females, Male Slaves, Female Slaves, Boys, and Total.

Blanks, John 1 Male
Brooks[s], Jesse 2 Males
Braveboy, David 1 Male, 2 Females
Chivers [Chavis]. Ishmael 1 Male
Cumbo, Cannon 1 Male
Cumbo, John 1 Male
Freeman, Abraham 1 Male
Freeman, Samuel 1 Male, 1 Female
Freeman, William 1 Male, 1 Female
Hammons, John 1 Male, 1 Female
Hays, Isaac 2 Males, 2 Female Slaves, 1 Boy
Ivey, Adam 2 Males
Ivey, Benjamin 1 Male
Ivey, Thomas 1 Male
Johnson, John 1 Male, 1 Female
Kersey, Thomas 2 Males, 1 Male Slave
Lockeleir, Jacob 2 Males
Lockeleir, John 2 Males
Lockeleir, William 1 Male
Lowery, James B. 1 Male, 1 Female, 1 Male Slave
Mitchel, William 1 Male
Overton, Titus 1 Male, 1 Female
Pavey, Charles 1 Male, 1 Female
Pavey, Joshua 4 Males, 1 Female
Sweetin, Elisha 2 Males, 2 Female Slaves
Walker, Moses & Wife
by William Singletary
1 Male, 1 Female
Webb, John 1 Male, 2 Females

This list did not include Gutteredge Lockaleer, Richard Hammonds, William Groom and Isaac Grooms, John Carsey [Kersey], Gilbert Cox, John Berry, and Silas Atkins, all of whom reported as "white" in the same tax list.

Note that the "Mixt Blood" families of Isaac Hays,Thomas Kersey, James B. Lowery and Elisha Sweetin owned slaves which means that they were legally permitted to buy and sell slaves and were not necessarily poor.

* Thomas David Smith McDowell Papers, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.