Free Negroes in Southern Bedford County, for the year 1851

Found with the Personal Property Tax Lists 1845-1851

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Bedford County Virginia Personal Property Tax List
1845 - 1851
Salt Lake Family History Library Microfilm No. 2024477
extracted by: Vee Elliott
A List of free Negroes of 12 years of age & upwards within
the Southern District of Bedford County for the year 1851.
Names of malesAgeNames of femalesAgeOccupations
   Ann Selden 35 House keeping
James Selden 17   Hiring about
Edward Selden 16    same
Ca_shill Selden 12   same
William Selden 22   same
  Matilda Preston 40 Spinning & house keeping
  Sarah Preston 16 Spinning
  Eliza Preston 14 same
Robert Preston 12   Ordinary
George Craigg 45   Tanner
Cary Johnson 28   Farming
   Sarah Johnson 15 Spinning
Daniel Johnson 14   Hiring about
William Johnson 13   same
William Moss 35   Farming
William Armstrong 58    same
   Patsy Moss 56 Spinning & weaving
   Jemima Moss 55 same
   Susan Moss 24 same
   Elizabeth Moss 24 same
    Polly Jackson 48 same
Henry Moss 26    Farming
   Ann Laughon 30 Spinning & weaving
Burwell Murphy 32     Farming
   Ruth Butler 28 House keeping
   Mary Early 18 Spinning & washing
   Tener Hatcher 55 House Keeping
Calshill Jackson 22    Hired to a farmer
   Catharine Darby 23 Spinning
Ned Medley 41     Farmer
Joseph Doherty 54   Hired by a Farmer
Gilford Perry 35    Miller
Soloman Stanton 30    Hired by a Farmer
Moses Headen 70    Farming
William Butler 30     same
Moses Henry 25    same
Benjamin Drew 40    same
William Leftwich 65    Blacksmith
Zachariah Foster 40    Hiring about
Jack Darby 55    Capper
Thomas Darby 35    same
   Eve Darby 70 House keeping
Tilghman Morris 23    Hired to a Blacksmith
Green Johnson 25         "     "     Farmer
Thomas Spenser 25        "     "     same
Adam Drew 35    Blacksmith
John Melton 58    Invalid
   Betsy Ann Drew 14 Spinning
Caleb Haynes 25    Farmer
Andrew Haynes 25    same
   Fanny Goff   Spinning
David Barlow 65    Farming
D.W. Quarles Commissioner Rev. Bedford

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Updated March 10, 2010