BURNT CORN, ALABAMA

ENOCH SALTER

Enoch Salter reportly a slave owner and he purchased a slave by the name of Fannie and her child Allen from Griffin, Georiga. It is reported that he paid $2000 for Fannie and $200 for Allen. It also reported that after slavery ended and Fannie was freed and as an act of intimination of blacks, Fannie house was raided one night by group "night riders" that had their faces covered and as she was being beaten by one of them she saw a ring on the finger of this person as he struck every blow. Fannie worked at the Clingman's Boarding House in Burnt Corn and noticed that ring on the hand of Enoch Salter as sit eating lunch one day. It is reported that Enoch Salter stepped between two former slaves who were fighting in 1869 and accidently caught a blow on his head. He got on his mule and rode home. When he dismounted he fell died.

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