By now you may already have this info, but
in case you don't I will post it.
John D. Morrisette was a planter and a politician in Alabama and he had many slaves.
Unfortunately, I do not know the name of his
plantation, but I do have a list of slaves
that are shown on the inventory of his estate. Also, I know that soem of the slave
descendants used this surname, but often with
different spellings.I believe that Maricet
and similar variants were common.Anyway, here is the list of John D. Morrisettes slaves.I hope this helps.
The following lists appear in the Monroe County, AL Courthouse in Monroeville,
Inventory Book C* at Page 220 the itemized goods from the estate of John
Morrisette July 1851
Slaves:Jack & Wife Martha & 9 children, to wit: Albert, Wiley, Sophy, Fed,
Louisa, Matilda, Perry, Amanda & an infant $4200
Jake and Mary & nine children, to wit: Louis, Eliza, Dave, Celia, Joe, Anna,
Patience, Maria & Pleasant $5000
Nancy & 4 children to wit: Daniel, Sheppard, Jane & Gilbert $2100
Harry & wife Milly & one child Ferdinand $1800
Emily and one child Ellen $1000
Little Dick & wife Charity & one child Bob $1500
Chaney & Jane $700 ea.
Old Rachel & 2 children Lem and Abe $1500
Sally & 5 children, Owen, Celina, Bill, Ned & Susan $1850
Sterling & wife Violet & 5 children to wit: Parsons, Nathan, Betsy, Rachel &
Henry & wife Lenor & 4 children, Lucy, Fayette, Isabel & Margaret
Isham & wife Eliza & one child Winney $1750
Dick & wife Jinney & 6 children, to wit: Lindey, Peggy, Caleb, Sarah, Silas &
Suckey & one child Lucinda $500
Ben & wife Emeline $1200
Anthony & Jim $1000
Becky & Filda$1300
Inventory Book C at Page 343 Sept. 15, 1851
Charles, Bob, Robert, Jepa, John, Jeffrey, Jim, Henry, Ben, Adam & wife, Aleck & wife and 2 children, Mariah & 3 children, Edward (Edmund?) & Fannie and 3
children, Carter & wife and one child, Bill & wife and ine child, Jerry & wife
and 3 children, Wiatt and wife and 2 children, Jim & wife and one child, Dick &
wife, Amy, Jane, Rachel, Jenny and child, George & Polly and 2 children.
*Inventory Book C is marked as such.It is really Book B chronologically
however, the cover to B was mistakenly put on Book E and the courthouse never corrected it.The books run chronologically as follows: A,C, D, B