Sam Wylie was born in Ireland about 1783. He lived in Chester, South Carolina in 1850 with Sarah and Jane Wylie and enslaved 21 men, women and children, the youngest a newborn baby girl.
Only eight enslaved people are named in the Estate Inventory of Samuel Wylie:
Soloman, the boy, valued at $700
Samuel's widow Sarah is named in the Estate Inventory, under a section named legacies as are the following who each received an equal share of money:
Joseph A Wylie
Jane M Wylie
James A Wylie
(all accessed 2 Oct. 2023)
1850 US Federal Census Chester, SC
1850 Slave Schedule Chester, SC
Estate Inventory of Samuel Wylie 30 Sept. 1853, South Carolina Wills & Probate Records 1670-1980 available on ancestry.com
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