Enslaved Servants of Federal Hill & the Rowan Family Louisville Townhouse

The highest number of documented enslaved servants for the Rowan family totaled 39 in 1830. Research indicates that Judge John Rowan owned at least 54 slaves during his lifetime. The population of slaves consists of 9 family groups. Various members of the Rowan family either supported or opposed the institution of slavery.  The silhouettes below represent people in bondage at either Federal Hill or at the Rowan's Louisville townhouse.


ANDREW & JENNY'S FAMILY

Andrew (1773-?)

Andrew (1773-?)

Jenny (1790-?) 

Jenny (1790-?) 

Louisa (1812-?)

Louisa (1812-?)

Julia (1813-?)

Julia (1813-?)

Mary (1815-?)

Mary (1815-?)

Jane (1817-?)

Jane (1817-?)

Rachel (1819-?)

Rachel (1819-?)

David (1823-?)

David (1823-?)

Edward (1826-?)

Edward (1826-?)

Andrew Jr. (1827-?)

Andrew Jr. (1827-?)

Mary Ellen (1838-?)

Mary Ellen (1838-?)


BOBBET'S FAMILY

Bobbet (1800-?)

Bobbet (1800-?)

James (1816-?)

James (1816-?)

Lewis (1819-?)

Lewis (1819-?)

Ned (1822-?)

Ned (1822-?)

Charles (1825-?)

Charles (1825-?)


JESSE & HARRIET'S FAMILY

Jesse (1803-?)

Jesse (1803-?)

Harriet (1801-?)

Harriet (1801-?)

Sam (1824-?)

Sam (1824-?)

Susanna (1825-?)

Susanna (1825-?)

Rosetta (1828-?)

Rosetta (1828-?)


ABRAHAM & LOUISA'S FAMILY

Abraham 

Abraham 

Louisa, Daughter of Andrew & Jenny, (1812-?)

Louisa, Daughter of Andrew & Jenny, (1812-?)

 
Alfred (1828-?)

Alfred (1828-?)

Laura Ann (1828-?)

Laura Ann (1828-?)

 

IGNATIUS & ELLEN'S FAMILY

Ignatius 

Ignatius 

Ellen

Ellen

Margaret

Margaret


CHARLOTTE'S FAMILY

Charlotte (1816-?)

Charlotte (1816-?)

 
Emily (1831-?)

Emily (1831-?)

Wilson (1835-?)

Wilson (1835-?)

 

JANE'S FAMILY

Jane, Daughter of Andrew & Jenny, (1817-?) 

Jane, Daughter of Andrew & Jenny, (1817-?) 

 
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CATHERINE'S FAMILY

Catherine (1822-?)

Catherine (1822-?)

 
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AGGIE'S FAMILY

Aggie (1800-?)

Aggie (1800-?)

Phebe (1824-?)

Phebe (1824-?)


SLAVES UNASSOCIATED WITH FAMILY GROUPS

Ben (1803-?)

Ben (1803-?)

Betty (1760-?)

Betty (1760-?)

Dorothy

Dorothy

Caroline

Caroline

Edwin

Edwin

Emma Cecilia 

Emma Cecilia 

Evanline

Evanline

Harriet (1820-?)

Harriet (1820-?)

Henry (1823-?)

Henry (1823-?)

Mack (1820-?)

Mack (1820-?)

Joseph (1841-?)

Joseph (1841-?)

Maria (1826-?)

Maria (1826-?)

Nelly (1810-?)

Nelly (1810-?)

William (1830-?)

William (1830-?)

Winney (1826-?)

Winney (1826-?)