Powhatan County "Register of Free Negroes and Mulattoes", 1820-1865

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First NameMiddle NameLast NameAliasRegistration numberDate of registrationDate of certificationAgeGenderColorHeight- FeetHeight - InchesMarks or scarsEye colorDescription of hairSpeechName of motherColor of motherFree status of motherName of fatherFree status of fatherName of spouseFree status of spouseName of childrenFree statusWhere emancipatedWho emancipatedPlace of birthDate of birthPrevious place of registrationName of clerkAdditional information
PollyScott761822-12-1927Dark brown51A small scar on the right thumb.emancipated by willJohn HowardJohn Howard deceased
WoodsonSmith771822-12-1922Black54A small scar on the left thumb.emancipated by willJohn HowardJohn Howard deceased
AbramHaskins781822-12-1964Black54A small scar on the forehead.emancipated by willThomas FlournoyThomas Flournoy deceased
NancyLigon791822-12-1919Bright yellow56No mark or scar.born free/free born
PeytonMayo801822-12-1922Black511.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
LucyLigon811822-12-1938Dark brown55.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
MosesMayo821822-12-1937Black55.5A scar on the forehead, and one on the jaw.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan PleasantsJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
WilliamArmstrong831822-12-1944Yellow59.5A scar on the chin.born free/free born
PeterJames841822-12-1934Black57A scar on the left arm.emancipated by willEsther LangsdonEsther Langsdon deceased
JennyBrown851822-12-1938Black50.5A scar on the back of each hand.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
DavyPleasants861822-12-1980Black54No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan PleasantsJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
WinnyLogan871822-12-1920Dark brown49A small scar on the left jaw.born free/free born
SallyPleasants881822-12-1934Dark brown51.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
GeorgeLogan891822-12-1935Yellow510.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
BobNorris901822-12-1928Black56No mark or scar.born free/free born
BenHarris911822-12-1940Dark brown57A scar on the right hand.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
NathanWaltus921822-12-1925Black57No mark or scar.born free/free born
JamesTurner931822-12-1921Dark yellow58No mark or scar.born free/free born
BiddySmith941822-12-1935Black52A scar on the right arm.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
JudyHunnicutt951822-12-1922Black53A scar on the left arm.born free/free born

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First NameMiddle NameLast NameAliasRegistration numberDate of registrationDate of certificationAgeGenderColorHeight- FeetHeight - InchesMarks or scarsEye colorDescription of hairSpeechName of motherColor of motherFree status of motherName of fatherFree status of fatherName of spouseFree status of spouseName of childrenFree statusWhere emancipatedWho emancipatedPlace of birthDate of birthPrevious place of registrationName of clerkAdditional information
EmilyCopeland961822-12-1925Brown52A scar on the left hand.born free/free born
PhebeLigon971823-01-1631Dark brown55.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
LucyHunnicutt981823-01-1652Black52A scar under the left eye.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
MariaHarris991823-01-1620Dark brown53.5A scar on the right wrist.born free/free born
PollyHickman1001823-01-1645Dark brown54.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
JudyFishneck1011823-01-1642Black55.5No mark or scar.emancipatedCharles KermonEmancipated by Charles Kermon of Halifax.
NellyGiles1021823-01-1637Dark brown52.5A scar on the left jaw.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
NancyHarris1031823-01-1633Black51A scar on the right hand.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
AmeyHaskins1041823-01-1648Brown53A scar on the left hand.emancipated by deedAbram HaskinsAbram Haskins is listed on page 21 of this register as being emancipated by the will of Thomas Flournoy. Possibly the same Abram Haskins.
MicahHoward1051823-01-1641Black53No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn HowardJohn Howard deceased
EstherLazendon1061823-01-1635Black50.5A scar on the breast.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
PeterSmith1071823-01-1631Black511No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
GeorgePage1081823-01-1645Black56A scar on the left wrist.emancipatedIsaac PorterEmancipated by Isaac Porter late of Powhatan deceased.
FortuneMayo1091823-01-1655Black510No mark or scar.emancipatedJoseph MayoEmancipated by Joseph Mayo late of Henrico deceased.
LucindaPowders1101823-02-2032Dark brown51A mole on the right jaw & one on the breast.born free/free born
EffeeLogan1111823-03-2030Black57No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
UrsleySmith1121823-04-1725Black5No mark or scar.born free/free born
PatseyPatterson1131823-04-1719Dark yellow52A small scar under the right eye.born free/free born
AmyCose1141823-07-1722Brown56A scar on the side of the right eye.born free/free born

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First NameMiddle NameLast NameAliasRegistration numberDate of registrationDate of certificationAgeGenderColorHeight- FeetHeight - InchesMarks or scarsEye colorDescription of hairSpeechName of motherColor of motherFree status of motherName of fatherFree status of fatherName of spouseFree status of spouseName of childrenFree statusWhere emancipatedWho emancipatedPlace of birthDate of birthPrevious place of registrationName of clerkAdditional information
AbramHunnicutt1151823-08-2131Black53.5A small scar in the forehead.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
DuncanFord1161823-08-2130Yellow510.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
ReubenMoseley1171823-08-2130MaleBlack54.5Several scars on his breast.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
NancyElliott1181823-08-2233Black54No mark or scar.born free/free born
EdwardGwynn [illegible]1191823-09-1819Black56No mark or scar.born free/free born
ThomasMayo1201823-10-1650Black56Two scars on the left hand.emancipatedJos. Mayo
FrederickCousins1211823-10-1630Black59.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
SallyHowell1221823-11-2020FemaleYellow53A small scar on her left hand.born free/free born
Julia1231823-11-2030Black51.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
EllingtonJackson1241823-11-2123Yellow58No mark or scar.born free/free born
DavidTurner1251823-11-2230Black56.5A small scar on the chin.born free/free born
ThomasCoy1261823-12-1823Black511.5A small scar over the right eye.born free/free born
GeorgeCoy1271823-12-1821Black57No mark or scar.born free/free born
BenjaminTaylor1281823-12-1831MaleYellowish55A black mole on the left side of his face.emancipated by deedTho. A. TaylorEmancipated by Tho. A. Taylor of Powhatan - by deed.
JoeCoy1291824-01-1521Yellowish56No mark or scar.born free/free born
WilliamCoy1301824-01-1523Brown56No mark or scar.born free/free born
JohnHarris1311824-01-1531Yellowish53No mark or scar.emancipatedThomas HarrisEmancipated by Thomas Harris [illegible] of Powhatan.
HannahHaskins1321824-02-1921Black56No mark or scar.born free/free born
HannahPowders1331824-04-1523FemaleBlack51.5A small scar on her left hand & arm.born free/free born
NellyMonroe1341824-04-1525Black54A scar on the left wrist.emancipated by willMary HughesMary Hughes decd.
NancyGray1351824-04-1523Black52No mark or scar.born free/free born
UrsulaWoodson1361824-05-2034Yellowish52.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
JacobWoodson1371824-05-2033Black59.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
JohnWilliams1381824-06-1742Brown57.5A scar on the left side of the head.born free/free born

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First NameMiddle NameLast NameAliasRegistration numberDate of registrationDate of certificationAgeGenderColorHeight- FeetHeight - InchesMarks or scarsEye colorDescription of hairSpeechName of motherColor of motherFree status of motherName of fatherFree status of fatherName of spouseFree status of spouseName of childrenFree statusWhere emancipatedWho emancipatedPlace of birthDate of birthPrevious place of registrationName of clerkAdditional information
JamesBenford1391824-06-1734MaleBrown54A piece out of his left nostril.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
LydiaLogan1401824-07-1544Dark brown57No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
HunterSmith1411824-07-1526Black57A small scar over the left eye.born free/free born
WilliamCooly1421824-07-1521Black58A small scar on the back of the right hand.born free/free born
ElizaHoward1431824-08-1921Black51.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
SallyGoing1441824-08-1937Black55No mark or scar.born free/free born
SpencerFendley1451824-08-1921Black54No mark or scar.born free/free born
ThomasGoing1461824-08-2022Yellow56Two small scars on the forehead.born free/free born
RhodaFendley1471824-08-2118Black52.25A small scar on the right eye.born free/free born
JoeCose1481824-09-1630Dark brown510No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
LucyCannon1491824-09-1630Brown50.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
BenTaylor1501824-10-2132MaleYellowish55A black mole on the left side of his face.emancipatedThomas A. TaylorEmancipated by Thomas A. Taylor of Powhatan.
SterlingCose1511825-01-2036Brown510.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
HoraceTurpin1521825-01-2021Yellow57.5A scar on the forehead & two on the back of the left hand.emancipatedJames HarrisEmancipated by James Harris late of Powhatan.
EdwardGwynn Jr.1531825-02-1720Black56No mark or scar.born free/free born
LizzaNuckles1541825-02-1724Yellow53.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
JimRoss1551825-03-1735Black510A scar over the left eye.born free/free born
SamRoss1561825-03-1834Dark brown57A scar under the left eye.emancipatedPeter SublettEmancipated by Peter Sublett of Powhatan.
MariaPleasants1571825-03-1822Black57.5A scar on the right cheek, one on the right wrist, & one of the back of the left hand.born free/free born
FrancisCousins1581825-04-2130Black58.5A small scar on the forehead.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants
WinnyPittman1591825-05-1921Black53A scar in the forehead.emancipated by willJno. Maxey Sen.Emancipated by the will of Jno. Maxey Sen. of Powhatan.
JinnyMorris1601825-06-1628Dark51No mark or scar.born free/free born
HenryGwynn1611825-07-2120Yellowish59.5A scar near the right eye.born free/free born
LaviniaLogan1621825-08-1830Dark57A scar on the left hand.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan Pleasants

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First NameMiddle NameLast NameAliasRegistration numberDate of registrationDate of certificationAgeGenderColorHeight- FeetHeight - InchesMarks or scarsEye colorDescription of hairSpeechName of motherColor of motherFree status of motherName of fatherFree status of fatherName of spouseFree status of spouseName of childrenFree statusWhere emancipatedWho emancipatedPlace of birthDate of birthPrevious place of registrationName of clerkAdditional information
BobPleasants1631825-08-1830Black57.5A scar on the left hand.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan PleasantsEmancipated in virtue of the wills of John and Jonathan Pleasants.
MariahGreene1641825-08-1830Yellow51No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan PleasantsEmancipated in virtue of the wills of John and Jonathan Pleasants.
JohnMontgomery1651825-09-1533Black57.5A scar across the nose.emancipated by willMary HughesMary Hughes deceased
FrederickGwynn1661825-09-1524Black56.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
FannyLockett1671825-09-1521Yellow57A scar on the left hand.born free/free born
RebeccaNorris1681825-10-2030Black55.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan PleasantsEmancipated in virtue of the wills of John and Jonathan Pleasants.
JohnJames1691825-10-2040Black51No mark or scar.emancipated by willJudith Langsdon
HumphreyClayton1701825-11-1821MaleBlack51.5A scar on his lip and one occasioned by a burn on his head.born free/free born
CeliaGoring1711825-11-1828Black52No mark or scar.born free/free born
LewisHolland1721825-12-1543Bright yellow55A small scar on the nose.born free/free born
ThurstonLogan1731826-01-1930Black54No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan PleasantsEmancipated in virtue of the wills of John and Jonathan Pleasants.
AndersonJohnson1741826-05-1821Black57.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
FrederickGwynnFrederick Woodson1751826-07-2025Black56.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
AbsalomJames1761826-09-2121Black57.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
RoseCarter1771826-11-1618Dark brown54A scar on the chin & one on the right hand.born free/free born
IsaacHarris1781826-12-2130Black56A scar on the left fore finger.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan PleasantsEmancipated in virtue of the wills of John and Jonathan Pleasants.
MelindaSmith1791827-03-0520Black5No mark or scar.born free/free born
JudySmith1801827-03-1626Black51Some scars on the left arm.born free/free born
JamesPittman1811827-05-1721Black54.5A scar under the right eye.born free/free born
DeliaWalters1821827-05-1723Black51.5No mark or scar.born free/free born
ArcherGray1831827-07-1927Yellow57No mark or scar.born free/free born
BetsyCrane1841827-07-1918Black51.5No mark or scar.emancipated by willJohn and Jonathan PleasantsEmancipated in virtue of the wills of John and Jonathan Pleasants.

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