Collection Montgomery County Enslaved Persons Index - Montgomery County Enslaved Persons Index

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US US-almoca Montgomery County Enslaved Persons Index


Montgomery County Enslaved Persons Index


  • ca. 1800-1865 (Creation)

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Located in Alabama’s Black Belt region, Montgomery County, Alabama, heavily participated in plantation agriculture and slavery before the Civil War. To document the extent of slavery in Montgomery County, locate enslaved people in the historical record, and document the humanity of enslaved people, the Montgomery County Archives has since 2017 constructed a list of enslaved people in Montgomery County by combing pre-Civil War estate records to locate enslaved people in the local historical record. To view this record, click on the finding aid tab on the right side of the screen.

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