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Free Black/Mulatto (EDENS) on this website
Posted by: Fannie Date: December 23, 2001 at 19:18:00
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1. Check website:
www.iath.virginia.edu/vshadow2/govdoc/free.html

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

Listed: EDENS, Robert(son of Ann Edens, etc...).

3. There will be a list of free black slave names.
This website gives a description of the individuals, like their complexion, scars, height, ailments, defecta, 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. You will also find free slave names listed under:
Registration dates between 1803 and 1845(123K) and
Register of Free Blacks, Staunton County.


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