Rockingham County Register for Free Negros: Part 1 of 2

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Title

Rockingham County Register for Free Negros: Part 1 of 2

Subject

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

Description

The Rockingham County Register of Free Negroes: Part 1 comprises of the lists and registrations of the Free Black individuals who lived in Rockingham County from 1807-1859. The entries within this document detail the free person’s name, age, gender, physical description, occupation, and the origins of their freedom. The lists within this series often note whether an individual was born free, or if they were born enslaved and often includes the individual(s) who manumitted them.

Creator

Rockingham County Circuit Court

Source

Rockingham County Circuit Court

Publisher

Rockingham County Circuit Court

Date

1807-1859

Contributor

Megan Schoeman
Library of Virginia
Dorothy A. Boyd-Bragg

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

Type

Text

Identifier

Efr001_001-1

Coverage

Virginia
Rockingham County (Va.)

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Original Format

Book

Files

Citation

Rockingham County Circuit Court, “Rockingham County Register for Free Negros: Part 1 of 2,” Histories along the Blue Ridge, accessed June 25, 2024, https://omeka.lib.jmu.edu/erp/items/show/8645.