Ellison Plantation

OVERVIEW

Location: Baldwin County, Alabama
Date Constructed/ Founded: not determined
Associated Surnames: Allen, Ellison
Historical Notes: none
Associated Pages: none


ASSOCIATED ENSLAVED PERSONS

Abram M. Allen – freed before the Civil War in North Carolina

ASSOCIATED FREE PERSONS

Ellison family: Henry Alderson Ellison (1808-1863) – plantation owner; Eliza Tripp Ellison (bef.1820-1880) – wife of Henry A. Ellison; Virginia Neville Ellison (1842-1907) – daughter of H.A. and E.T. Ellison


RESEARCH LEADS AND RECORDS

  • Henry Alderson Ellison Papers, 1848-1882, Baldwin County, Alabama. This small collection comprises slave records and other papers relating to Henry Alderson Ellison, planter of Baldwin County, Alabama, and his family, including a notebook containing lists of slaves belonging to Ellison in 1848 and 1858-1860 and records of their being hired out. Other papers include a letter, 30 October 1864, from Abram M. Allen, an Ellison slave who had been freed before the Civil War, in Washington, North Carolina, to Eliza Tripp Ellison, Henry’s widow, at Wilson, North Carolina, where she had taken refuge during the Civil War, in which Allen informed her of his whereabouts and offered hope for the future.

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

None noted yet


REFERENCES

 

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