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Christ Church Matagorda, Texas 1838


These are the African American people listed in these records.

The following Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages and Interments are taken from the original records which are on file in the offices of Christ Church, Matagorda, Texas.

NAME OF PARENTS/SPONSOR ADULT OR CHILD BAPTISED DATE OF BIRTH DATE OF BAPTISM/CONFIRMATION/MARRIAGE/DEATH NOTES
Katherine Margaret Ann 10/5/1839 4/12/1840 a colored child belonging to J.R. Lewis
Grace Cadwell James Henry Cadwell 2/12/1828 3/14/1841 Coloured
Chary Carter Samuel Carter 1830 3/14/1841 Coloured
Chary Carter Sylvia Carter 9/1/1835 3/14/1841 Coloured
Chary Carter James Carter 12/1832 3/14/1841 Coloured
Jack Love & Chany Carter Albert Carter 4/4/1839 3/14/1841 Coloured
Dolly Manard Sidney Ann Duke 8/8/1832 3/14/1841 Coloured
Dolly Manard Emily Duke 8/16/1836 3/14/1841 Coloured
Dolly Manard Henry Maynard 11/15/1840 3/14/1841 Coloured
Rachel Duke James Duke 1/1/1838 3/14/1841 Coloured
Rachel Duke Clark Sylvester Duke 1/20/1840 3/14/1841 Coloured
Esther Davis Mary Davis 11/12/1840 3/14/1841 Coloured
Elizabeth Ives Robert Sylvester Ives 12/19/1840 3/14/1841 Coloured
Elizabeth Dade John Dade 4/29/1840 3/14/1841 Coloured
- Peggy Abt 40 yrs of age 3/28/1841 a free coloured man
Hannah Lann Jackson Van Buren Franklin Lann 5/18/1834 6/26/1842 Coloured
Hannah Lann Mary Frances Medo Lann 11/7/1836 6/26/1842 Coloured
Hannah Lann Dsince Albert Lann 11/8/1840 6/26/1842 Coloured
Charlotte Talbot Mariah Louise Talbot 12/20/1825 9/4/1842 Coloured
Jack Love & Chany Carter Margaret Ann Carter 4/29/1842 9/4/1842 Coloured
Betsey Ingram James Ingram 12/26/1841 9/4/1842 Coloured
Elizabeth Ives Edward William Ives 8/3/1842 9/4/1842 Coloured
Mrs. Johanna Ives/ Mrs. K.D. Ives Charlott an old woman 3/21/1844 Coloured
Mrs. Johanna Ives/ Mrs. K.D. Ives Dick (do. her husband) an old man 3/21/1844 Coloured
Tom & Betsey Caroline - 4/3/1844 belong to E.R. Lewis/Negro children below
Tom & Betsey Claiborne 6 years 4/3/1844 belong to E.R. Lewis/Negro children below
Shade & Dafalucah Mira 5 years 4/3/1844 belong to E.R. Lewis/Negro children below
Shade & Dafalucah Susan - 4/3/1844 belong to E.R. Lewis/Negro children below
Shade & Dafalucah Nancy months old 4/3/1844 belong to E.R. Lewis/Negro children below
Catharine Amelia 7 years old 4/3/1844 belong to E.R. Lewis/Negro children below
Igeah & Idi Oshah 7 years old 4/3/1844 belong to E.R. Lewis/Negro children below
Igeah & Idi Mariah 7 months 4/3/1844 belong to E.R. Lewis/Negro children below
Caroline Harriett 2 months 4/3/1844 belong to E.R. Lewis/Negro children below
Mary John Talbot 8/1840 6/2/1844 Slaves of Judge Matthew Talbot
Mary Louisa Hawkins 6/30/1842 6/2/1844 Slaves of Judge Matthew Talbot
Julia Sam Houston 1/13/1844 6/2/1844 Slaves of Judge Matthew Talbot
- Charity Victoria 1/1/1844 6/2/1844 Slaves of J.W. Lann
Mahetible & Sam Rosetta Hays 7/1/1843 6/2/1844 Slaves of Mary Ann Pledger
Mahetible & Sam Sarah Ann Fields Summer of 1837 6/2/1844 Slaves of Mary Ann Pledger
Stephen & Eliza Taylor Charles Taylor 12/13/1843 6/9/1844 Coloured-mother and son slaves
Jack Love & Chany Carter Cornelia Frances 6/16/1844 9/1/1844 Coloured
Betsey Ingram John Baptist 12/7/1843 9/1/1844 Coloured
Elisabeth Ives George 9/1/1844 9/1/1844 Coloured
Hannah Mary Ann Matilda 8/3/1844 5/30/1845 a slave of J.W. Lane
- Jim 1821 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Jeptheh 1831 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Phillip 1831 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Jack 1832 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- George 1832 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- John 1834 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Antoinette 1834 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Larena 1834 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Felix 1836 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Lina 1836 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- no name 1837 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Boderick 1838 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Octavia 1838 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Elizabeth 1838 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Julia Ann 1839 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Squire 1840 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Solomon 1841 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Nancy 1842 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Theophilus 1842 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Ananias 1842 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Phillip 1842 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Henry 1842 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Darwin 1843 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Texas 1843 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Sally 1843 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Alabama 1845 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
- Susan 1845 1/4/1846 Slaves of Mrs. Nancy Thompson, Messers Darwin & Elbert Thompson
Charity (coloured) Martha Ann Jackson 10/16/1845 7/19/1846 belonging to J.W. Lane
Sam & Maria (slaves) Thomas Jefferson 8/2/1845 7/19/1846 belonging to Judge Talbot
Jack & Chany (slaves) Robert J. Walker 12/9/1845 9/6/1846 belonging to J.W. Carter
Milly Patience 5/9/1846 9/27/1846 a slave of Mrs. Pledger
Sarah Gerorge Simpson 12/27/1840 10/4/1846 a slave of Capt. Rugeley
Sarah Stephen Bracy 7/18/1846 10/4/1846 a slave belonging to Capt. Rugeley
Miss Nancy Love Cornelia Frances Love 1/12/1835 11/8/1846 a slave of J.B. Lewis
Miss Nancy Love Henry - - a slave of J.B. Lewis
Miss Nancy Love J.B. Abt. 8 yrs 12/27/1846 a slave of J.B. Lewis
James & Catherine Allen Felix Fletcher Allen 1/14/1846 12/27/1846 slaves
Elisa Louisa & Stella Lewis Catherine Ann Abt. 24 yrs of age 5/16/1847 Slave of J.R. Lewis
A slave of Matthew Talbot Lavincy Gayle 5/8/1844 7/25/1847 -
Mary William - 3/29/1850 Slave of Mrs. Dale
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson Aleck Abt 15 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson Eliza Abt. 13 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson Charity Abt. 12 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson Scott Abt 9 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson Casey Abt. 7 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson Jeff Abt 2 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson Ben Abt 3 mos 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson John Henry Abt. 6 mos 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson Nathan Abt 1 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson Winny Abt 4 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson Patsy Abt. 1 4/6/1850 Slaves of Elbert E. & Mrs. Ann Thompson
William & Phoebe Rhonda Age abt 12 10/6/1850 Slaves
Delia Margaret Age abt 8 10/6/1850 Slave
Sarah Myra Age abt 11 10/6/1850 Slave
Hetty Pledger Isabella Taplin Abt 8 mo 12/14/1851 colored
Lucas Denison - - - Mother & child servant of Mrs. Pledger
Elizabeth Laura Seven mos. 2/29/1852 Colored Servant of S.G. Powell
Mrs M. Thompson Alice Lee 5 years 3/2/1852 Servants
Mrs M. Thompson Taylor 4 years 3/2/1852 Servants
Mrs M. Thompson Adam 4 years 3/2/1852 Servants
Mrs M. Thompson Job 2 years 3/2/1852 Servants
Mrs M. Thompson Thomas 2 years 3/2/1852 Servants
Rosetta Brazoria Virginia 10/2/1851 3/7/1852 Servant of Dr. Aron N. _____
John & Mary Elijah 8/10/1851 5/29/1853 Colored Servants of Mr. John H. Jones
Missouri Prudence - 7/3/1856 Colored Servants of Mr. John H. Jones
Missouri Nancy - 7/3/1856 Colored Servants of Mr. John H. Jones
Betsey Felix - 7/3/1856 Colored
Chancy Isabel - 7/3/1856 Mrs. Nancy Thompson
Harriett Joseph - 7/3/1856 Colored
Louisiana Julian - 7/3/1856 Slave of Mrs. Sheppard
- Joilieu - 7/3/1856 Servant of Mrs. Sheppard
Daw & Nancy Deen - 7/3/1856 John H. Jones
Angelina Sally Ann - 7/3/1856 Slave of James H. Selkirk
Hagar Mary Jane - 7/13/1856 Slaves of Seth Hilliard
Hagar John Henry - 7/3/1856 Slaves of Seth Hilliard
Mary William 6/5/1859 9/18/1856 Twins - Slaves of J.C. Perry
Mary John 6/5/1859 9/18/1856 Twins - Slaves of J.C. Perry
Virginia - - - Slave of Mr. Stegar
Maj Mills & Warren Frank - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warrens Slaves' children
Maj Mills & Warren Flato - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Ellen - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Malinda - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Martha - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Toney - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren George - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Hetty - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Elisa - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Rhody - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Onury - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Linnon - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Lowen - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Charlott - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Anne - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Dora - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Mary Ann - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Andrew - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Nelly - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Taylor - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren John - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Flora - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Jeff Davis - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Hulcy - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Adophus - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Bob - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Matt - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Laura - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Vincy - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Patsey - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Cora - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Foster - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Louisa - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Sam - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Charley - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Alfred - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Armanda - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Jim - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Celia - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Moses - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Harriett - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Mary - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Matilda - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Alice - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Ned - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Jerry - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Tyler - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Maj Mills & Warren Johnson - 12/8/1861 Maj Mills & Warren Slaves' Children
Mrs. Warren Daniel - 2/7/1862 Slave
Wm Wilkinson Frances - 2/7/1862 Slave
Wm Warren Hannah 5/26/1862 3/13/1863 Slave
Wm Warren Rose 6/18/1862 3/13/1863 Slave
Wm Warren Dave 6/22/1862 3/13/1863 Slave
Wm Warren Ben 2/3/1863 3/13/1863 Slave
Wm N. Thompson Lane - 3/13/1863 Slave
Wm N. Thompson Beauregard - 3/13/1863 Slave
Wm N. Thompson Winnie - 3/13/1863 Slave
Wm M. Talbot Annie Forester 2/13/1859 3/30/1863 Wm M. Talbot's negro
Wm M. Talbot Emma Theresa Louise 7/8/1861 4/10/1863 Wm M. Talbot's negro
Wm M. Talbot Mary Ellen Cheesman 7/18/1842 4/12/1863 Wm M. Talbot's negro
Wm. N. Thompson Bearegart 9/1861 4/14/1863 Wm. N. Thompson Slaves
Wm. N. Thompson Warren 2/22/1862 4/14/1863 Wm. N. Thompson Slaves
Wm. N. Thompson Laws 3/13/1862 4/14/1863 Wm. N. Thompson Slaves
Mr. Warren La__ Lewis 4/4/1856 8/10/1863 Mr. Warrens Slaves
Mr. Warren Jacob 12/17/1861 8/10/1863 Mr. Warrens Slaves
Mr. Warren Daphne 11/9/1860 8/24/1863 Mr. Warrens Slaves
Mr. Warren Martin Wells - 8/24/1863 Mr. Warrens Slaves
Mr. Warren Phil 7/8/1861 8/24/1863 Mr. Warrens Slaves
Judge Talbot Guy 11/7/1861 8/24/1863 Judge Talbot's slaves
Judge Talbot Richard no date no date Judge Talbot's slaves
Mr. A. Rugeley Jennie age 18 years 3/20/1864 Mr. A. Rugeley's slave
Chas and Mary Keller Emma Dale 1/26/1866 4/24/1871 colored
Chas and Mary Keller Charles 5/7/1870 4/24/1871 colored
Chas and Mary Keller John Keller 3/8/1872 4/3/1873 -
Aunt Sarah Washington Walter Bankston - Christ Church 4/5/1874 Persons of Color
Nora Bankston Ida Bankston - Christ Church 4/5/1874 Persons of Color
Aunt Sarah, E. Wickens Nelson Mason - Christ Church 4/5/1874 Persons of Color
Mrs. Wright, Aunt Sarah Caroline - Christ Church 4/5/1874 Persons of Color
Mrs. Wright, Aunt Sarah Martha - Christ Church 4/5/1874 Persons of Color
Mrs. Wright, Aunt Sarah Fannie - Christ Church 4/5/1874 Persons of Color
George & Irene Simpson Sarah Simpson (Cold.) 4/1/1874 5/16/1875 Sponsor: Sarah Washington
George & Irene Simpson Georgie Simpson (Cold.) 8/1/1872 5/16/1875 Sponsor: Sarah Washington
Laura Bankston Rosa Bankston (Cold.) Indianola 11/1/1871 5/21/1876 Sponsors: Mrs. C.H. Wright & Annie Bankston
George Washington Criminal under sentence of death - In the jail 6/22/1877 Sponsors: Dr. F.K. Fisher and John Croom Jr.
Robert Murphy Criminal under sentence of death - In the jail 6/22/1877 Sponsors: Dr. F.K. Fisher and John Croom Jr.
Mrs. Meignen Peggy (coloured) - 2/26/1844 Confirmation by Rt. Rev. Lenonidas Polk, Bishop of Louisiana
Dick & Charlotte Slaves of G.W. Ward Christ Church 3/30/1845 Confirmation, by the Rt. Rev. Dr. G.W. Freeman, Bishop of Arkansas and Texas
A slave of J.R. Lewis Catherine Ann - 5/16/1847 Confirmation, by the Rt. Rev. Dr. G.W. Freeman, Bishop of Arkansas and Texas
A slave of Judge Talbot Kitty Ann - 12/31/1848 Confirmation, by the Rt. Rev. Dr. G.W. Freeman
Slave of Mrs. N. Thompson Alice - 3/2/1862 Confirmed by Rt. Rev.A. Gregg, D.D. Bishop of Texas
Mrs. Sarah Washington (Coloured) - - 4/24/1870 Confirmed by Rt. Rev.A. Gregg
Jesse Ellis Mary Jane O'Neil - 5/30/1840 Marriage (Coloured)
Stephen Taylor Eliza Hefford - 1/3/1842 Marriage (Coloured)
Soloman McCamly Rachel Duke - 4/14/1842 Marriage (Coloured)
Issac Cecelia Maynard - 1/2/1843 Marriage (Coloured)
Reginon Munoz (Mexican) Cecilia (mullatoe Servant of Major Shepard 7/27/1852 Married by Rev. H.N. Pierce
Doctor (black servant of Col. Williams) Nancy (black servant of Mr. Sartwelle) - 5/21/1853 Married by Rev. H.N. Pierce
Stephen (Capt. Swain's servant) Maria (Capt. Duncans servant) - 12/26/1864 Married by Rev J. Owen Rector
John (Capt. J. Rugeley's Servant) Cora (Capt. J. Rugeley's Servant) - 12/27/1864 Married by Rev J. Owen Rector
Lewis Emiline Mr. Warrens Negroes 2/18/1865 Married by Rev J. Owen Rector
Henry Batsy Mr. Warrens Negroes 2/18/1865 Married by Rev J. Owen Rector
John Millie Mr. Warrens Negroes 2/18/1865 Married by Rev J. Owen Rector
George Henry Dorsey Margiana Hawkins - 1/17/1867 Married by Rev J. Owen Rector
Slave of W.J. Maynard Cecelia of fever Died 7/16/1843 Interment
slave of Judge Talbot Sam - Died 1/1851 Interment
Infant slave of John H. Jones Henrietta - Died 1/1851 Interment
slave of Mrs Bullard Ann Louisa Taylor aged 7 years Died 9/8/1855 Died of congestion of the brain
A slave of Judge Talbots ???? aged abt 6 years Died 9/8/1855 Died of congestion of the brain
A slave of Judge Talbots no name aged abt 6 years Died 6/1855 Interment
Slave of Mrs. Nancy Thompson no name aged abt ? years Died 6/1855 Interment
A free coloured woman "Aunt Peggy" Aged abt 54 yrs. died 9/29/1855 of consumption a communicant in the church
A slave of Judge Talbots Charlott Abt 65 years Died 8/8/1861 died suddenly from heart disease
A colored child of Mrs. Col. Powell Laura Abt 4 yrs Died 9/10/1862 died of diptheria
- Abraham Hefford - Died 1/26/1863 Colored, a faithful old servant
A slave of Mr. N. Thompson no name Aged about 5 yrs Died 6/6/1963 -
A slave of W.A. Rugeley Samuel Aged about 58 Died 6/19/1863 -


From book "Christ Church Matagorda, Texas 1838, donated to Wharton County Historical Museum by Eve Bartlett. Transcribed by Janet Barrett Hobizal.

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