Facts and Events
There are 17 vital records available on MyHeritage for Mary (Enslaved), including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.
Mary: Biographical Information
April and Mary were the parents of Dolly Johnson. Dolly, age 30, opened a Freedmen's Bank account in Charleston, South Carolina on April 16, 1872. On her application, she stated that she was born on Drayton Hall Plantation, Ashley River, Charleston, South Carolina. Her Freedmen's Bank record contains more information about Dolly Johnson and her family:
Her husband's name was Toby. He was born in Africa. There were no children listed in Dolly's bank account record. Dolly's brother was Daniel (no surname listed) and her sister was Nancy (no surname listed). Her residence was 420 King Street in Charleston. Dolly's occupation was Washing.
Both April and Mary were listed as deceased in Dolly's bank account record, dated April 16, 1872.
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About This Page
This page is part of a groundbreaking research project to rediscover the family lineages of enslaved people on Drayton family plantations in Barbados and the United States. To read more about this historic research, please visit the article below: