The Resource Charlotte County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, (microform)

Charlotte County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, (microform)

Label
Charlotte County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1794-1865
Title
Charlotte County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes
Inclusive dates
1794-1865
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Register of Free Negroes, 1794-1865, of Charlotte County lists the date registered, registration number, age, name, color, stature, marks or scars, in what court the person was emancipated or whether the person was born free. Sometimes familial relationships are given within a registration. The clerk noted whether the registration was a renewal. There is an index
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Charlotte County was formed in 1764 from Lunenburg County.
  • An act passed by the Virginia legislature in 1803 required every free negro or mulatto to be registered and numbered in a book to be kept by the county clerk.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Charlotte County Free Negro and Slave Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
Label
Charlotte County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, (microform)
Note
This item was microfilmed by the Library of Virginia’s Imaging Services Division
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001564514
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
microfilm reel (87 leaves)

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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