sunnyside plantation

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Sunnyside Plantation

Location: Hempstead, Austin Co. (later became Waller Co.), TX
Founded: 1842

History: Established by Phillip M. Cuney, migrant from Louisiana. Cuney was said to be one of the largest slaveholders in Texas, with 105 slaves tending his 1,800 acres.

Associated Surnames: Cuney, Elam, Spurlock, Stuart


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Slaves at Sunnyside Plantation
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1840: Slaves at Sunnyside Plantation
From Philip M. Cuny 1840 Deed of Trust, Submitted by fbragg@sbcglobal.net

1855: Slaves Mortgaged by Philip M. Cuney to William Hendly & Co.
From Mortgage Deed, March 6, 1855, Austin Co., TX; Submitted by fbragg@sbcglobal.net

1855: Slaves at Sunnyside Plantation
From Sales of Slaves, Sept. 25, 1855, Submitted by fbragg@sbcglobal.net

1857: Slaves Mortgaged by Philip M. Cuney
From Mortgage Deed, May 1, 1857, Austin Co., TX; Submitted by fbragg@sbcglobal.net

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