Free Blacks of Lynchburg, Virginia, 1805-1865
The defining feature of this work is the collection of official registrations, records of emancipations, orders of apprenticeship, tax lists and other local court records of free people of color residing in Lynchburg from 1805 through the Civil War. A remarkable primary source for genealogical and historical research. -- Publisher.
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accidentally lost aged Amherst County ancestors free prior application ARMSTRONG August barber Bedford County Betsy Book born free born in Campbell born in Lynchburg Buckingham County Campbell County CARTER Charles Church Commonwealth of Virginia Corporation Court COUSINS Daniel daughter David DAVIS December derived his freedom derived their freedom Edward Eliza Elizabeth ELLIS emancipated enslaved EVANS female ancestors free Figure free blacks free in Campbell free in Lynchburg free negroes free papers free persons free woman freedom from female FREEMAN George Gladman GOING granted Harrison Henry HILL JACKSON jail James January John JOHNSON July June leave Lewis Library Lucy MAJORS March Maria Martha Mary MERCHANT MORGAN Nancy November October Old City Cemetery ordered persons of color PLEASANTS Population Pride prior to 15 recorded registered remain reside Richard Robert Sally Samuel Sarah SCOTT September slaves SMITH Thomas tobacco TUPPENCE VALLENTINE Virginia WATTS wife William woman of color