Posted By:Fannie
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Subject:Free Black/Afro-Am TETER on this website
Post Date:December 15, 2001 at 20:39:42
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/teter/messages/373.html
Forum:Teter Family Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/teter/

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

2. PRESS: Free Black Register
PRESS: Registration dates between 1846 and 1865(126K)

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

4. Remember, some slaves did not have last names, especially before 1865. Some of the free blacks listed on this website do not have last names.

5. I came across one--TETER, Jap.

6. You will also find free slave names listed under:
Registration dates between 1803 and 1845(123K) and
Register of Free Blacks, Staunton County.