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 Unpublished manuscript (forthcoming book).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, John1 Male
Brooks[s], Jesse2 Males
Braveboy, David1 Male, 2 Females
Chivers [Chavis]. Ishmael1 Male
Cumbo, Cannon1 Male
Cumbo, John1 Male
Freeman, Abraham1 Male
Freeman, Samuel1 Male, 1 Female
Freeman, William1 Male, 1 Female
Hammons, John1 Male, 1 Female
Hays, Isaac2 Males, 2 Female Slaves, 1 Boy
Ivey, Adam2 Males
Ivey, Benjamin1 Male
Ivey, Thomas1 Male
Johnson, John1 Male, 1 Female
Kersey, Thomas2 Males, 1 Male Slave
Lockeleir, Jacob2 Males
Lockeleir, John2 Males
Lockeleir, William1 Male
Lowery, James B.1 Male, 1 Female, 1 Male Slave
Mitchel, William1 Male
Overton, Titus1 Male, 1 Female
Pavey, Charles1 Male, 1 Female
Pavey, Joshua4 Males, 1 Female
Sweetin, Elisha2 Males, 2 Female Slaves
Walker, Moses & Wife
by William Singletary
1 Male, 1 Female
Webb, John1 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.