John Dillahunty: inventory (17 Jun 1816), Davidson County, TN Book 7, Page 19. Viewed online on 13 Mar 2015 searching “Tennessee, Probate Court Books, 1795-1927” at http://www.familysearch.org. Official copy held by Davidson County, TN, Will Book 7, Roll 0428, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville TN.
John Dillahunty’s inventory (above) mentions the following slaves: (information in italics came from John’s will dated 31 May 1810) Ages are from the inventory dated 1816
Dinda: very old-Due to her good conduct, she was emancipated by his will at the death of her mistress. She was to live with his daughter Rachel and her husband Joseph Johnson and work for her maintenance.
Venus: 33 years old-was given to Rachel (his daughter) and her husband Joseph Johnson.
York: 13 years-was given to John Dillahunty (son of William Dillahunty) He was to be hired out by Sally Dillahunty until John came of age. The money arising from hiring out York would be divided between Isaac and William Dillahunty as their share of the estate.
Stephen 10 or 11 years- was given to John B. Dillahunty (son of Thomas Dillahunty-John’s son)
Amy and Lee: small children Amy was given to his daughter Mary Ann West. Lee is not mentioned in the will. It is possible that he was born after the will was written but before the inventory was taken.