1840 caroline county virginia slave records

The records for New Kent between and were burned at the time the village of New Kent Courthouse suffered a disastrous fire. The records for New Kent since are intact and are in good condition. Contributed by Raymond W. Ryan - Powhatan, Va. Chamberlayne, , and published by Virginia State Library. The Vestry Book and Register of St. Please take a moment to join our mailing list.

You must be subscribed to the list in order to post messages. I will add a page to the site for this information. I am unable to conduct any personal genealogical research for you or to provide you with individual help in your requests. Such requests will be ignored. The Sanders, Sheffeys, Spillers and Morrisons were all related. In my post about Rhoda Sheffey and her children, Rhoda and her husband were two of only three enslaved Sheffeys that were freed.

Rhoda and her children had such a tough time of it that I think that either the Sheffey slave owners decided not to free any more slaves — or the Sheffey slaves themselves opted not to be freed. This seems to be a consistent approach among the extended white Sheffey family. It suggest conversations were had on this subject.

Caroline County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Daniel had 6 slaves in and 8 slaves in in Augusta County, Va. Maria continued this practice in the 12 slaves , 17 slaves and 6 slaves. She died in This was the forerunner of the Virgina Female Institute established in So, it appears that most of our early ancestors were from Wythe County with the possible exception of two: 1. Jemimah or Jemianah- unknown County in Va.

Daniel B our gg grand. He is listed as being born in Caroline County. This means his mother, who presumably was Black, lived in Caroline County in Thus far, no success. Sanders age Secondly, he was listed as a resident of Wythe County not Caroline County. All the best Fontaine. Interesting post on Rhoda Sheffey.

The books gives a history of Free Blacks in Lynchburg and history of the Old City Cemetery in which many of them were buried. The Old City Cemetery has a database with additional Sheffey names. She along with 3 other woman registered on June 1, There is also a database for the Duiguid Funeral Home Burial Recordswhich is available online, it details who was buried, who paid, how much. If you are interested I will send. Hi Selma. Thank you for your comment. It was one of the prompts for this post.

A very big thank you, however, for the funeral home link. I know there was a communty of free Roanes in Charles City, Richmond and Lynchburg…always interested in finding more.

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What strikes me as puzzling: 1. My next question is an universal one, Do prostitutes have husbands? Perhaps, she never had a husband, but instead a life-long companion. Given her occupation, it would be most beneficial financially and sociably for her and her family to live outside Wythe County. In other words the pay is better. She obviously made an impression on someone with money to generate a headstone of that size and cost for the year Rhoda and her children all had rather impressive looking headstones.

Document certifying the freedom of Elias, Frederick County, Md. Bill of sale for four slaves: Milly, Jim, 7 y. Notice announcing a slave sale to be held at Pittsylvania Courthouse [Va.? Document certifying the freedom of Matthew Scroggins, 28 y. Document certifying the freedom of Solomon, Frederick County, Md. Rice, Shenandoah County, Va. Bill of sale for one slave: Henry, 18 y.

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Document certifying the freedom of Betsy, Frederick County, Md. Court proceedings from Nelson County, Va. Bond of indemnity to the Captain of the barque "Hercules," a ship that took S. Statement of the slaves belonging to heirs of John L. Ward, Richard Ward to Martha A. Note for rental of slave man for one year from S. Bill of sale for one slave boy: Ralph, 16 y. Hannah L. Bill of sale for one slave man: Jim, 26 y.

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Mortgage of personal property S. Note for rental of a slave woman from James R. Richards executor? I] Trout, Front Royal area, Va.

Free blacks of Virginia: Rhoda Sheffey (Lynchburg)

Bill of sale for one slave girl: Caroline, 22 y. Winfrey, Hall County, Ga. Payments, Mr.

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  • Bill of sale for one slave boy: George, 11 y. Affidavit certifying the freedom of a mulatto woman, 42 y. Hugh Owens, Frederick County, Md. Enecks, Barnwell District, S. Bellin to E. Box 2 Folder 1.

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    Simmons, Charleston, S. Box 2 Folder 2. Fitts to Henry E. Solomons, Beaufort District, Charleston, S.

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    • Box 2 Folder 3. Box 2 Folder 4. Bill of sale for one slave boy: Aron, 10 y. Box 2 Folder 5. Bill of sale for one slave girl: Sally, 11 y. Box 2 Folder 6. Box 2 Folder 7. Box 2 Folder 8. Bill of sale for one slave woman and her two children: Sally: 24 y. Felder, Orangeburgh District, S.

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