Henderson County, Kentucky



In 1799, settlers began to import slaves to the county. At the October Court of Quarter Sessions General Samuel HOPKINS reported a bill of sale for record, which conveyed the title from John HOPKINS , of Mercer County, to General HOPKINS , of this county, in and to seven negro slaves, two men, one women, one boy and four small children, two sorrel horses and one black mare, for and in consideration of two hundred and forty three pounds, eleven shillings and eight pence.

History of Henderson County, Kentucky by Edmund L. Starling pgs 99 - 100

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