The Resource Roanoke County (Va.) Census Returns of Colored Population

Roanoke County (Va.) Census Returns of Colored Population

Label
Roanoke County (Va.) Census Returns of Colored Population, 1866 circa
Title
Roanoke County (Va.) Census Returns of Colored Population
Inclusive dates
1866 circa
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Language
eng
Summary
The Roanoke County (Va.) Census Returns of Colored Population, 1865 circa, for the localities of Salem and Cave Springs. The census records the color (black, mulatto, quadroons, octoroons), sex, age, status on Jan. 1st 1863 (slave or free), former owner, resident or non-resident (with former place of residence), occupation, intelligence (literacy), ability or disability to support themselves, estimate of property value and other remarks
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Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Roanoke County was formed from Botetourt County in 1838. In 1849, it was enlarged by adding a portion of what was then Montgomery County.
  • This census is believed to be to have been performed at the behest of the Federal Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Roanoke County (Va.) Census Returns of Colored Population
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Roanoke County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
5
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Roanoke County Circuit Court
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001559907
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
p.

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