Samuel Spence was born in Belfast, Ireland about 1808 and died in Lafayette, Chambers County, Alabama in 1886. In 1850 he and his wife Elizabeth (poss. Miller) were living with their children in Kershaw, South Carolina. At that time, Spence enslaved 14 human beings, ranging in age from 55 to a newborn baby girl.
By 1860, Spence and his family had relocated to Alabama with the people they enslaved.
1850 US Federal Census Kershaw, South Carolina
1850 Slave Schedule Kershaw, South Carolina
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