Where Were the Slaves
in Page County, Virginia
in 1860?



District #1, Alma - One (1) in thirteen (13) families owned slaves - of that number, there were twelve (12) owners (all farmers) and thirty (30) slaves

District #1, East Liberty - One (1) in eight (8) families owned slaves - of that number, there were three (3) owners (two farmers and one ironmaster) and twenty-eight (28) slaves

District #1, Grove Hill - One (1) in twelve (12) families owned slaves - of that number, there were five (5) owners (most farmers and one farmer/miller) and nineteen (19) slaves

District #1, Shenandoah Iron Works - One (1) in six (6) families owned slaves - of that number, there were six (6) owners (all farmers) and twenty-six (26) slaves

District #1, Waverlie - One (1) in forty-eight families owned slaves - of which, there was one (1) owner (farmer) and thirty-three (33) slaves
District #2, Alma - One (1) in eight (8) families owned slaves - of which, there were six (6) owners (farmers) and forty-one (41) slaves

District #2, Leaksville - One (1) in nine (9) families owned slaves - of which, there were five (5) owners (farmers and one Baptist Minister - also note than one was leasing a slave) and thirty-one (31) slaves

District #2, Luray - One (1) in four (4) families owned slaves - of which there were four (4) owners and ten (10) slaves

District #2, Marksville - One (1) in six (6) families owned slaves - of which, there were twenty-three (23) owners (mostly farmers but also three merchants, a cabinetmaker, and silversmith) and ninety-three (93) slaves

District #2, Massanutten - One (1) in six (6) families owned slaves - of which there were six (6) owners (farmers) and twenty-three (23) slaves

District #2, Valleysburg - There were no (0) slave-owners and no (0) slaves


District #3, Luray - One (1) in four (4) families owned slaves

District #3, Massanutten - One (1) in eleven (11) families owned slaves - of which, there were five (5) owners (farmers) and twenty-seven (27) slaves

District #3, Stoney Man - There were no (0) slave-owners and no (0) slaves

District #3, Valleysburg - One (1) in twenty-three (23) families owned slaves - of which, there were two (2) owners and two (2) slaves


District #4, Cedar Point - One (1) in six (6) families owned slaves - of which, there were twelve (12) owners (one of which was a wagoner) and sixty-two (62) slaves

District #4, Hope Mills - One (1) in four (4) families owned slaves

District #4, Luray - One (1) in six (6) families owned slaves

District #4, Overall - One (1) in six (6) families owned slaves - of which, there were two (2) owners and fifteen (15) slaves






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