Fairfax County "Register of Free Negroes", 1822-1835

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First NameMiddle NameLast NameAliasRegistration numberDate of registrationDate of certificationAgeGenderColorHeight- FeetHeight - InchesMarks or scarsEye colorDescription of hairSpeechFree statusWhere emancipatedWho emancipatedPrevious place of registrationDate of birthPlace of birthName of motherColor of motherFree status of motherName of fatherFree status of fatherName of spouseFree status of spouseName of childrenName of clerkAdditional information
ForesterGray151824-01-281824-02-17Maleyellow6scar upon the left jaw, some of the upper fore teeth outemancipated by willGeorge WashingtonWilliam Mossemancipated by Genl. Geo Washington as appears from a certificate of Lawrence Lewis Esq, one of the Exors of the said Genl George Washington

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First NameMiddle NameLast NameAliasRegistration numberDate of registrationDate of certificationAgeGenderColorHeight- FeetHeight - InchesMarks or scarsEye colorDescription of hairSpeechFree statusWhere emancipatedWho emancipatedPrevious place of registrationDate of birthPlace of birthName of motherColor of motherFree status of motherName of fatherFree status of fatherName of spouseFree status of spouseName of childrenName of clerkAdditional information
Agness161824-02-031824-02-1750Femaleblack52.25no perceivable marks or scarsemancipatedFairfax CountyMartha WashingtonWilliam Mossbequeathed by Genl George Washington to Martha Washington during her life, who by an instrument of writing duly proved and recorded in the said Court released her from the service due to her

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First NameMiddle NameLast NameAliasRegistration numberDate of registrationDate of certificationAgeGenderColorHeight- FeetHeight - InchesMarks or scarsEye colorDescription of hairSpeechFree statusWhere emancipatedWho emancipatedPrevious place of registrationDate of birthPlace of birthName of motherColor of motherFree status of motherName of fatherFree status of fatherName of spouseFree status of spouseName of childrenName of clerkAdditional information
Joannah171824-02-031824-02-1720Femalelight black52small scar upon the right wrist in a parallel line with the thumbborn free/free bornAgnessemancipatedWilliam Mossdaughter of Agness liberated by Mrs. Martha Washington relict of General George Washington by an instrument duly proved and recorded in the said court

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First NameMiddle NameLast NameAliasRegistration numberDate of registrationDate of certificationAgeGenderColorHeight- FeetHeight - InchesMarks or scarsEye colorDescription of hairSpeechFree statusWhere emancipatedWho emancipatedPrevious place of registrationDate of birthPlace of birthName of motherColor of motherFree status of motherName of fatherFree status of fatherName of spouseFree status of spouseName of childrenName of clerkAdditional information
Penny181824-02-031824-02-0318Femalelight black55.25small scar upon the left wrist (being left handed) in a straight line with the thumb, the middle finger of the right hand bruisedborn free/free bornAgnessemancipatedWilliam MossDaughter of Agness bequeathed by Genl George Washington to Martha Washington during her life, who by an instrument of writing duly proved and recorded in the said Court released her from the service due to her

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First NameMiddle NameLast NameAliasRegistration numberDate of registrationDate of certificationAgeGenderColorHeight- FeetHeight - InchesMarks or scarsEye colorDescription of hairSpeechFree statusWhere emancipatedWho emancipatedPrevious place of registrationDate of birthPlace of birthName of motherColor of motherFree status of motherName of fatherFree status of fatherName of spouseFree status of spouseName of childrenName of clerkAdditional information
Dorcas191824-02-111824-12-2025Femaleblack52almost imperceptible scar between the forefinger and the thumb of the right handLettyemancipated by deedWilliam MossDaughter of Letty liberated by William Moody by deed of emancipation recorded in the County Court of Fairfax at September Court 1797

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