Descriptive List of Free Negroes Belonging to City Engine No. 7 [Copy 1]

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  • ["Descriptive List of Free Negroes Belonging to City Engine No. 7 No. Date of Enrollment Names Age Height Eyes Hair Complexion Occupation Residence Remarks 1 Sept'br. 8th 1864 John Le Grant 31 years 6 ft Black Black Dark Laborer 14 Henrietta St. 2 Paris Atlas 35 5\"10 in Black Black Dark Butcher 32 Cannon \" 3 John Lewis 37 5\"9-1/2\" Brown Black Brown Laborer 26 Radcliffe \" 4 George Hagood 25 5\"5\" Black Black Black Porter 7 Elizabeth \" 5 Sam Williamson 22 5\"7-1/2\" Brown Black Brown Blacksmith 8 America \" 6 Jacob Turpin 20 5\"9-1/2\" Black Black Dark Fisherman 8 Elizabeth \" 7 Fred Rhames 21 5-1/2\" Black Black Brown Drayman 5 Drake \" 8 Thos. De Costa 30 5\"6\" Black Brown Light Tailor 90 Wentworth \" 9 Sam Mathews 24 5\"5-1/2\" Black Black Dark Boiler maker 5 America \" 10 Jacob Pickron 30 5\"6 Black Black Brown Blacksmith 90 Wentworth \" 11 Rob'rt Lawrence 42 5\"7\" Black Black Black Drayman Cr [corner] President & Palmetto 12 Nelson Williamson 27 5\"8\" Brown Black Brown Blacksmith 8 Drake \" 13 W'm Lodie 30 5\"5\" Brown Red Light Fisherman 5 America \" 14 Jackson Mitchell 38 5\"6\" Black Black Yellow Carpenter Coming \" 15 Edward Moultrie 30 5\"6-1/2\" Brown Black Dark Laborer 8 America \" 16 Peter Brown 19 5\"4\" Black Black Black Laborer 3 Bee \" 17 John Patridge 27 5-1/2\" Black Black Black Fisherman 3 Cedar Court 18 Augustus Webb 24 5\"2\" Black Black Black Butler 9 Judith St 19 Robert Brown 29 5\"10 Black Black Black Carpenter 7 Felix \" 20 Arthur Mitchell 37 5\"8\" Black Black Black Cooper Calhoun off Anson 21 James Quash 18 4\"9\" Black Black Black Tailor 7 Pitt \" 22 [Page is torn - possibly Robert Collins] 23 Jacob Griffin 19 5\"6\" Black Black Dark Laborer Lucas near Palmetto 24 Richard Hicks 19 5\"8\" Black Black Black Laborer 6 America \" 25 David Mathews 40 6\" Black Black Black Tailor 7 America \" 26 Sam Mustapha 35 5\"9\" Dark Black Dark Bricklayer 181 Coming \" 27 Joseph Randall 25 5\"8\" Dark Dark Light Fisherman 5 Coming \" 28 Thomas Fraser 24 4\"10\" Black Black Black Carpenter Elizabeth \" 29 Joseph Kennedy 18 5\"4\" Black Black Dark Laborer Radcliffe \" 30 John Nelson 17 4\"6\" Black Black Black Baker Chapel \""]
Title:
Descriptive List of Free Negroes Belonging to City Engine No. 7 [Copy 1]
Date:
1864
Description:
List of volunteer firefighters of city engine number 7, including their names, ages, description, occupation, and residence. This copy is missing one name due to a tear in the page, but the information is available in the second copy. Donated to the Charleston Museum by Charles Pequette, 1925
Collection:
Charleston Firefighters Rosters, 1862-1864
Contributing Institution:
The Charleston Museum Archives
Media Type:
Manuscripts
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Charleston (S.C.). Fire Dept.
Topical Subject:
Fire fighters--1860-1870, African American fire fighters, Free African Americans--South Carolina--Charleston
Shelving Locator:
Charleston Museum Fire Records, 25067j
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
300 ppi, 24-bit depth, color, Epson Expression 10000XL, Archival Masters are tiffs.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2009, The Charleston Museum Archives. All rights reserved. For more information contact The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.