Marriage Register Colored 1865-1867

Dublin Core

Title

Marriage Register Colored 1865-1867

Subject

African Americans--Marriage
African Americans--History
Free Blacks
Augusta County (Va.)--History
Augusta County (Va.)--Genealogy

Description

A marriage register covering the marriages of African Americans during the years 1865-1867. Until the end of the Civil War marriages between slaves were not legally recognized. These documents represent some of the first official marriages between African Americans in Augusta County, VA. The original title of the book has been kept for historical context. This book was digitized as a part of a grant from the Library of Virginia. A physical copy of the book can be viewed in the deed room at Augusta County Circuit Court.

Creator

Augusta County Circuit Court

Source

Augusta County Circuit Court

Publisher

Augusta County Circuit Court

Date

1865-1867

Contributor

Library of Virginia
Kofile Technologies
Matthew Wingfield

Rights

This work has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.
https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Format

PDF

Language

English-Handwritten

Type

Text

Identifier

ACCH-AA-CMR-001

Coverage

Virginia
Augusta County (Va.)

Text Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Book

Files

Citation

Augusta County Circuit Court, “Marriage Register Colored 1865-1867,” Histories along the Blue Ridge, accessed February 2, 2023, https://omeka.lib.jmu.edu/erp/items/show/8485.