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I believe FamilySearch has a Manumissions folder where those records are attached. Is there a similar folder for records containing slave names such as names recorded in Wills of owners. I have the Will of one of my ancestors that mentions several slave names. It would be nice for these Wills to be recorded in a folder where the ancestor of a slave could research Wills in the area where their people came from to see if the names match any of their people.
Thank you for your comment. You may be able to find what you are looking for by using the resources available in the FamilySearch Wiki: African American Genealogy.