The families who owned the most slaves in the Triangle area are listed. The Camerons were the most prominent slave owners, owning over 900 slaves. The Watsons, Dunns, Alstons, Harrises, Headens, Haywoods, Joneses, Perrys, Mordecais, Rogerses, Smiths, Manlys, and Hintons were all major slave owners in the Triangle area. Cenus data from the 1860s is also included along with a discussion of population in North Carolina in the 1860s. Total slaves owned for each family is listed.