The Resource Princess Anne County (Va.) List of Freed Negroes, (microform)

Princess Anne County (Va.) List of Freed Negroes, (microform)

Label
Princess Anne County (Va.) List of Freed Negroes, 1864.
Title
Princess Anne County (Va.) List of Freed Negroes
Inclusive dates
1864.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Princess Anne County (Va.) List of Freed Negroes, 1864, records the date, full name, age, eye color, hair color, complexion, height, occupation, where from (state and county), present residence, and remarks. Many of the remarks note that the person is a deserter from the "Rebel Army" or has "gone North." Many others are listed as having left Virginia for cities such as St. Louis, Washington, DC, Baltimore, and New York. Many of those listed are originally from counties other than Princess Anne and from states other than Virginia. There is no index
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Princess Anne County was formed in 1691 from Lower Norfolk County. Now extinct, it was incorporated into the city of Virginia Beach in 1963.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Princess Anne 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
Princess Anne County (Va.) List of Freed Negroes, (microform)
Note
This item was microfilmed by the Library of Virginia’s Imaging Services Division
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Imaging Services Branch
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001561842
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
microfilm reel (10 images)

Library Locations

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