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Re: African American Goins, Henry County, VA
Posted by: Fannie Date: November 10, 2001 at 16:32:39
In Reply to: African American Goins, Henry County, VA by Alberta of 720

1. Check website:
www.iath.virginia.edu/vshadow2/govdoc/free.html

2. PRESS any of the titles below, and you should come across some free Black/Afro-Am/Mulattoes Goins.

a. "Registration Dates between 1803 and 1845(123K)."
b. "Registration Dates between 1846 and 1865(126K)."
c. "Registration of Free Negroes and Mulattoes in the Corporation of Staunton."

3. There will be a list of free slave names. This website gives a description of the individuals, like their complexion, scars, height, ailments, defects, and sometimes their aliases, etc...


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