VAGenWeb Lunenburg Co., VA

Page updated December 13, 2001

JoLee Gregory Spears, coordinator

Return to the VAGenWeb Lunenburg People of Color Page
Return to VAGenWeb Lunenburg home page

A List of Free Negroes and Mulattos
Registered on the County of Lunenburg, Virginia
From 1815 to 1850
by Willie Ragsdale

This article was transcribed and submitted 1 Dec 2001 by Kay Smith, with permission of AAHGS.

"A list of Free Negroes and Mulattos Registered in the County of Lunenburg, Virginia, from 1815 to 1850." Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society volume 11, numbers 1 and 2, Spring and Summer 1990, was compiled by Willie Ragsdale, former Vice President of the AAHGS, Baltimore Chapter.

 

			
This information was abstracted from Will Book Number 5 in the Circuit Court 
Clerk's Office for the County of Lunenburg, State of Virginia.  I am grateful to 
Ms Grace T. Marshall of the Clerk's Office who led me to this register which is located in the back of the Will Book. [page 1 of 13] Peter Gillett, a fellow of light complexion, about 26 years of age, 5 feet 6 and one half inches high, a flat nose, two scars on the right side of his face, one which is a large bump near or about the temple, he has a broad flat face, and short hair, the said Peter Gillett was registered in York County the 20th of February 1815 as appears have this ask certification and certificate of his having been registered in this 5th day of Oct.1818. No. 1 John Banks, aged 27 years, brown complexion, 5 feet 6 inches high, born free in the County of Cromwell, by occupation a hostly, a scar on his left small finger and on his left cheek under the eye, is duly registered in my office. No. 2 Alexander Lester, Born free, aged about 22 years, about 5 feet high, brown complexion, a scar under his right eye, is duly registered in my office. No. 3 Betsey Lester, born free about 24 years of age, black complexion, a scar on her left hand, duly registered in my office. No. 4 Gilliain Kelly, a fellow about 23 years of age, black complexion, about 5 feet 8 inches high, a scar on his right hand, Ditto. No.5. Lucretia Penn, formerly Mills, born free, age about 28 years, 5 feet 6 inches high, yellow complexion with a scar on her right thumb, Ditto, 5 December 1818. No.6. Billy B. Cheatham, alias William B.Cheatham, born free, aged 23, 5 feet 5 inches and an half light, a bright mulatto, by occupation a planter, renewed in the office 15 December 1829. No 7. Serky Valentine, born free, aged about a38, black complexion, about 4 feet 8 inches high, two scars on her hand, a large one and a small one. No. 8 [page 2 of 13] Robert Penn, about 34 years of age, yellow is his complexion, 5 feet 4 and one half inches high, born in Dinwiddie County, with a scar on his left foot, one on his right forefinger and another under his right eye, was registered this 10th day of April 1820 in the presence of the court. No. 9 Lewis Evans, about 21 years of age last June, of a bright yellow complexion, about 5 feet 3 inches, a scar across the instep and toe of his right foot, was registered this 15 day February 1821 in the presence of this court. No. 10 Sally Lester, aged about 21 years, dark complexion, about 4 feet 10 or 11 inches high, daughter of Isham Lester and Elizabeth Lester his wife, born free, with one scar on her left wrist and arm, was order to be registered in open court this 12th November 1821. No.11 Jonathan Richardson, aged about 23 years of age, brown complexion, born free, about 5 feet 6 inches high, registered in open court 14 January 1822. No. 12 John Richardson, aged about 23 years of age, brown complexion, born free, about 5 feet 10 or 11 inches high, with a scar on his great toe on his right foot and a scar on his right side of it, registered in open court 14 January 1822. No. 13 Harry, late the property of John Crymes of South Carolina, about 42 years of age, black complexion, about 6 feet high, who was brought into this state by Leonard Crymes, to whom custody the said Harry was committed agreeable to the last will and testament of the said John Crymes and in ordered to be registered in open court 13 May 1822. No 14 Berkey Walker, about 27 years of age, black complexion, about 5 feet 4 inches high, with a scar on the top of her head and one on her right arm, it appearing to the Court that she was emanate updated by a decree of the County of Nottoway, in order to be registered in open Court, May 1822. No. 15 Griffin, aged about 45 years formerly the property of John Cocke, dec, of Nottoway County, about 5 feet 11 inches high, with a small scar on the back of his right hand, bright mulatto with long hair, a little gray, it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that he has been duly emancipated by a deed from James Mackarland law duly recorded in the county Court of Lunenburg registered the 10 December 1822. No. 16 Ellick, aged about 34, years formerly the property of John Cocke, dec., of Nottoway County, about 5 feet 8 inches high, with a scar under his right jaw, a bright mulatto, nearly ball, short hair, it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that he has been duly recorded in the County Court of Lunenburg registered the 10 December 1822. No. 17 [page 3 of 13] Jake Hichens, born free, about 21 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high, dark brown complexion, with a scar under his left arm near the elbow and also a scar on the inside of his right ankle bone, was registered the 11 day of November 1822. No.18 William Samuel Cooper Allen, born free, age 18 years, a bright mulatto with a scar on the side of his chin, about 4 feet 8 inches high and Cooper open to be registered the 9th day of December . 1819. No. 19 Nancy Hitchens, age about 54 years, bight mulatto complexion, about 5 feet high with a scar on the right arm, occasion by inoculation for the small pose tolerable, straight hair rather gray, born free, registered in open Court 9 June 1823. No.20 Nancy Kelly, daughter of Nancy Hitchens, about 24 years old, light brown complexion, about 5 feet 3 inches high, born free, registered in open Court 9 June 1823. No.21 Batsey Holmes, daughter of Nancy Hitchens, about 26 years of age, about 5 feet 3 inches high, dark complexion, born free, registered in open Court 9 June 1823. No 22 Polley Thomas, daughter of Nancy Hitchens, about 25 years old, light brown complexion, about 5 feet 3 inches high, born free, registered in open Court 9 June 1823. No 23 Patsey Kelly, daughter of Nancy Hitchens, about 14 years old, about 5 feet 3 inches high, brown complexion, born free, registered in open Court 9 June 1823. No 24 Bucker Valantine, brown complexion, hair nearly straight, about 5 feet 10 inches high or 11 inches high, born free, registered in open Court 8 March 1824. No. 25 Charles Valantine, is of yellow complexion, his hair rather straight, about 5 feet 10 inches high, no visible scar, about 28 years of age, he was registered in open Court 8 March 1824. No. 26 Alexander Penn, age about 21 years, blue complexion, son of Charity Penn, born free in Dinwiddie County, about 5 feet 5 inches high, a scar on his right temple and a scar on his left arm, registered in open Court the 13 August 1821. No. 27 The following numbers 15 and 16 were probably mistakenly numbered: Polly Davis, age about 22 years, about 5 feet 2 inches high, yellow complexion and five fingers cut off the right hand, registered in open Court 12 August 1822. No.15 Henry Penn, age about 27 years, about 5 feet 2 inches high, dark complexion, born free, with a bump on the upside of her left wrist, registered in open Court 12 August 1822. No. 16 [page 4 of 13] William Holmes, age about 30 years dark complexion, about 5 feet 3 inches high, born free in this County, registered in presence of Lunenburg County Court, 14 August 1823. N0.28 Owner list the register of freedom granted to Cato, who was liberated by the cash will and testament of Robert Marshall, dec., and which register was made in this Court the 14 August 1823 to renew, it appearing to the satisfaction of the court that he has lost the same. Ritter Johnson, age about 33 years of dark complexion, about 5 feet 9 inches high, born free, bushy head of hair, registered in open Court 13 October 1823. No. 29 Nancy Kelly, age about 20 years, of dark brown complexion, about 5 feet l8 inches high, born free, bushy head of hair, left eye out, registered in open County the 13 October 1823. No. 30 Lucy Kelly, age about 18 years, bright brown complexion, about 5 feet 10 inches high, born free, a cut over the left eye, bushy head, registered in open County the 13 October 1823. No. 31 Jordan Kelly, a register, renewed this 3rd day of May 1824, he was first registered in 1818 and on addiction to the marks recorded, he has sense had a small piece of his right ear bitten off which is recorded, his register granted him this day. No. 32 Martha Richardson, daughter of Patty Richardson, about 20 years old, about 4 feet 8 or 10 inches high mulatto complexion, with a bushy head, born free, she was registered in open Court 9 August 1824. No. 33 Lucy Hobson, alias Eyes, of a bright mulatto complexion, about 5 feet 6 inches high, about 30 years old, straight hair with some grey ones in her head and a small scar over her right eye, registered in open Court 9 August 1824. No.34 A child of said Lucy Hobson, alias Eyes, about 8 months old of a bright mulatto complexion, blue eyes, named William Lewis, registered in open Court 9 August 1824. No. 35. John Key, about 62 years of age, dark complexion, about 5 feet 8 inches high, some grey hairs in his head, very knock kneed, born free in the County of King & Queen, some of his fore teeth out, registered in open Court 10 May 1828. No. 36 Charles S. Kelly, of dark complexion, aged about 24, about 5 feet 11 inches high, some scars on his right breast, born free, registered in open Court 10 May 1825. No 37 Registered the 10 day of October 1825, Mary Brown, a daughter of Fanny Brown, aged about 24 years, dark complexion, about 5 feet 3 inches high, liberated by John Taylor by deed recorded in this office. No.38

[page 5 of 13] Registered this 18 day of April 1825, Jones Lester, aged about 30 years, dark complexion, about 5 feet 6 inches high, a scar on his right elbow, born free, is ordered to be registered, was granted him this day. No.39 Lucy Williams, aged about 25 or thirty years, yellow complexion, very competent, about 5 feet 6 inches high, born free, she was registered in Lunenburg County Court this 10 day of October 1825. No.40 Robert Chapman, born free, aged about 26 years, dark complexion, about 5 feet 11 inches high, with a small burn on the right hand near the wrist, ordered to be registered this day of June 1826. No. 41 David Valentine, aged about a 24 years, black complexion, 6 feet high, a scar on his right wrist, one over his left eye, also a scar on his left arm below his elbow, it appearing to the Court that he was born free, is ordered to be registered this 18 day of August 1825. No. 42 Patsey Evans, a daughter of Moses Johnson, a free man of color, she is about 30 years of age, brown complexion, about 5 feet 3 inches high, no scars, born free, is ordered to be registered this 14 day of May 1827. No.44 Anthony Evans, a son of Patsey Evans, a free woman of color, he is about 12 years of age, bright brown complexion, about 4 feet 4 inches high, born free, is ordered to be registered this 14th day of May l827. No. 44 William Evans, a son of Patsey Evans, a free woman of color, he is about 10 years of age, bright brown complexion, about 4 feet high, born free, is ordered to be registered this 14th day of May 1827. No. 45 Armstead, a son of Ditto, about 5 years of age, dark brown complexion, about 3 feet 9 inches high, born free, is ordered to be registered this 14th day of May 1827. No.46 Emerline, daughter of Ditto, about 4 years of age, bright brown complexion, about 3 feet 3 inches high, born free, ordered to be registered this 14th day of May 1827. No.47 Martha, a child, daughter of Ditto, about 15 months of age, about 3 feet high, grey eyes, born free, ordered to be registered this 14th day of May 1827. No. 48 Nancy Valentine, about 54 years of age, dark brown complexion, about 5 feet 5 inches high, born free, with a scar over her right eye, is ordered to be registered this 11th day of June 1827. No. 49 [page 6 of 13] Robert Harrison Valentine, a son of Nancy Valentine, about 28 years of age, dark brown complexion, about 5 feet 9 inches high, a large scar on his left arm about his elbow, is ordered to be registered this 11th day of June 1827. No. 50 Rebecca Lawson Hitchings, a daughter of Nancy Hitchings, about 5 feet high, about 19 years of age, brown complexion, bushy head, born free, is ordered to be registered this 14th day of August 1827. No. 51 Thomas Miles, yellow complexion, about 5 feet 10 inches high, about 28 years of age, a cut on his left fore finger, born free, is ordered to be registered this 12th day of May 1828. No. 52 In Lunenburg County Court, 9th June 1828, Jiney Hazlewood, about 22 years of age, of dark brown complexion, about 5 feet 9 inches high, with a scar on the back of his right hand and another on the right side of his chin, born free and ordered to be registered this 14th day of July 1828. No.54 Green Hazelwood, light brown complexion, about 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, a scar on his left arm and left side, occasioned by a burn, born free, is ordered to be registered this 14th day of July 1828. No. 54 Betsey Valentine, about 22 years of age, dark mulatto complexion, about 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, tolerable long hair, 3 scars on her left ear and 2 scars on her right leg occasioned by burn and born free, is ordered to be registered this 12th day of August 1828. No. 55 Sally Holmes, about 51 years of age, black complexion, flat nose, large lips, her teeth out and very ugly, about 5 feet 8 inches high, born free, is ordered to be registered this 8th day of September 1828. No. 56 Sally Holmes, Jr., about 33 years of age, black complexion, thick lips, 5 feet 8 inches high, born free, is ordered to be registered this 8th day of September 1828. No. 57 Louisa Richardson, about 20 years of age, born free, of a bright yellow complexion, long hair, about 5 feet 4 inches high, ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County Court the 14th December 1829. No. 58 Henry Ragsdale, about 24 years of age, born free, black complexion, about 5 feet 7 inches high, ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County Court 14th December 1829. No.59 Haley Steward, about 29 years of age, bright mulatto complexion, born free, about 5 feet high, no scar, ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County Court 11 January 1830. No. 60 Anderson Steward, about 27 years of age, born free, of a bright mulatto complexion, about5 feet 9 inches high, no scar, ordered to be registered in Court the January 1830. No.61

[page 7 of 13] Branch Steward. About 16 years of age, born free, about 4 feet 7 inches high, bright mulatto complexion, no scar, ordered to be registered in Court the 11th day of January 1830. No.62 Delia Steward, about 18 years of age, born free, bright mulatto complexion, with no scar, about 5 feet high, ordered to be registered in Court the 11th day of January 1830. No. 63 Frances Steward (wife of Haley Steward), about 24 years of age, born free, about 5 feet 2 inches high, bright mulatto complexion, no scar, ordered to be registered in Court the 11th of January 1830. No. 64 Jack Step, about 30 years of age, black complexion, about 5 feet 7 inches high, short hair, born free, ordered to be registered in Court the 12th day of July 1830. No. 65 Delpha Kellly, about 22 years of age, yellow complexion with a scar just above her breast bone, about 5 inches high, born free, registered 13 September 1830. No. 66 Rebecca Ragsdale, about 20 years of age, dark complexion, blind in one eye, about 5 feet 8 inches high, born free, registered 13 September 1830.
No. 67 Robert Cromwell, about 37 years of age, dark complexion, about 5 feet 5 inches high, with a long scar on his left hand, who was emancipated by the Captain Resmond Edward Alman by deed duly recorded in the County Court of Charlotte, registered in Court the 13th day of September 1830. No.68 Ned Mills, about 22 years of age, about 5 feet 8 inches high, born free, ordered to be registered 13 December 1830. No.69 Hartwell Elmore, about 21 years of age, yellow complexion, black straight hair, about 6 feet high, no scars, born free, is ordered the 9th of May 1831. No.70 John Armstead Williams, about 24 years of age of yellow complexion, about 6 feet high, a small scar on the right side of his head, born free, he was registered in Court the 13th day, June 1831. No. 71 Thomas Dedemus Williams, about 21 years of age, about 6 feet high, with black straight hair, was born free, and registered the 13th day of June 1831. No. 72 Billy Richardson, about 35 or 40 years of age, yellow complexion, about 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high, a scar on his right cheek, and one on his left hand, born free, and registered 8 August 1831. No. 73 Anna Richardson, wife of Billy Richardson, black complexion, about 5 feet 6 inches high, no scar, born free, and registered 8 August 1831. No. 74 [page 8 of 13] Billy Cheatham, yellow complexion, about 5 inches high, bald on the top of his head, about 3 (?) years of age was registered 10 October 1831. No. 75 Sandy Penn, of dark complexion, about 50 years of age. No. 77 William Ragsdale, about 21 years of age, blush complexion, 5 feet 19 inches high, short wooly hair, broad flat nose, born free and registered the 8th day of December 1854. No. 78 Edward Eppes, 55 years of age, of yellow complexion, 5 feet 6 inches high with a scar above his left knee, his hair somewhat grey, born free and registered the 10th day of March 1835. No. 79 Anderson Stewart, about 32 years old, 5 feet 9 inches high, high mulatto complexion, born free, his register ordered to be recorded by the court the 12 day of October 1835. Thomas Eppes, about 25 years of age, bright mulatto complexion, no scars about 5 feet 9 inches high, 12 of September 1826. No. 81 Sally Eppes, about 66 years of age, 5 feet 2 inches high, a bright mulatto complexion, rather freckle, and ordered to be registered, born free. 12 September 1838. No.82 Billy Cheatham, about 36 years of age, yellow complexion, 5 feet 4 inches high, bald on the top of his head, no scar, born free, registered 12th day September 1836. No. 83 Betsey Cheatham, wife of Billy Cheatham, about 22 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high, a very bright yellow complexion, straight black hair, a scar over her left eye. 10 October 1837. No. 84 Lewis Ragsdale, about 22 years of age, dark brown complexion, short wooly hair, about 5 feet 9 inches high, thick lips, shoemaker and stitcher, born free in this County and ordered to be registered 12th February 1838. No.85 David Valentine, about 32 years of age, about 5 feet 9 inches high, a scar on his right wrist, also one over his right eye, and up on his right breast, born free and of dark complexion, registered the 11th day of April 1837. No. 86 [page 9 of 13] James Grey, about 25 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high, black complexion, short wooly hair, who was emancipated by the will of Priscilla Winn, dec., of record in the clerk's office in Lunenburg, registered the 10 day of July 1837. No 87 James Chavas, about 62 years, of black complexion, about 5 feet 8 inches high, his eyes rather red, his hair a little grey, his little finger on his left crooked, and a scar on his right cheek, born free and registered the 14 day of November 1837. No. 88 Dedemus Williams, son of Lucy Williams, born free, about 25 years of age, yellow complexion, 5 feet 10 inches high, straight hair. No. 89 Martha Valentine, bright yellow complexion, blue eyes, about 37 years old, 5 feet 5 inches high, registered the 13th day of August 1838. No. 90 Green Hazlewood, bright yellow complexion, about 23 years old, black eyes, curly hair, registered 15 August 1838 No.91 Sarah Ragsdale, about 35 years of age, dark brown complexion, 5 feet 1 inches high, a blimish in her left eye, 10 September 1838. No. 92 Henry Ragsdale, about 23 years of age, yellow complexion, a scar on top his nose between his eyes, 5 feet 10 inches high, 10 September 1838. No. 93 Phillis Valentine, about 33 years of age, dark brown complexion, a scar on her breast, 4 feet 11 inches high, born free, 10 September 1838. No. 94 Susan Ragsdale, about 24 years old, yellow complexion, a scar on the left side of her neck, 4 feet 11 inches high, 10 September 1838. No. 95 Milly Ann Ragsdale, about 21 years old, dark brown complexion, 5 feet 1 inches high, registered 10 September 1838. No. 96 Jenny Ragsdale 26 years of age, dark brown complexion 5 feet 2 inches high, no scar. 10 September 1838. No. 97 John Ragsdale, about 21 years old, dark brown complexion, 5 feet 7 inches high. 10 September 1838 No. 98 Coleman Gilllis H., 21 years old, dark brown complexion, a scar on his breast , 5 feet 10 and 3 quarter inches high, 10th September 1838. No. 99 John Dickins No. 100 [page 10 of 13] Wyatt Cordle No. 101 Edwin Cordle No. 102 Norman Dickins, 9 December 1839, about 22 years of age, yellow complexion, born free. No. 103 Harry Dickins, 9 December 1839, about 25 years of age, yellow complexion, born free. No. 104 Dick Edmond, 9 December 1839, about 30 years of age, yellow complexion, a finger on the left hand off. No. 105 Coleman Dickens, a son of Eliza Mills, about 18 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, dark yellow complexion, wooly head, born of free parents. No. 106 Jack Brown, set free by the last will of Priscilla Winn, Dec., was twenty two years old the 30 day of June 1835, with short wooly hair, 5 feet 5 inches high, was registered the 14 day of March 1836. No. 107 Carter Cardle, about 22 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, his hair bushy, about his ears, born free in the County of Lunenburg, registered 13 September 1841. No. 108 Walker Cardle, about 21 years of age, his bushy hair about his ears, born free in the County of Lunenburg, registered 13 September 1841. No. 109 Zachariah Valentine, age about 74 years of age, dark brown complexion, the hair on his head and his beard grey, 5 feet 10 and three quarter inches high, born and ordered to be registered. No. 110 Maclen Cardle, about 16 years of age, yellow complexion, straight hair, about 5 feet 4 inches high, born free and ordered to be registered. No. 111 Herbert Cardle, about 14 years of age, yellow complexion, straight hair, 5 feet 5 inches high, he was born free and ordered to be registered. No. 112 Martha Ann Cardle, about 15 years of age, bright yellow complexion, 5 feet 2 inches high, she was born free, and ordered to be registered. No.113 Turner Cardle, about 12 years of age, yellow complexion. No. 114 Larkin Hazlewood, about 45 years old, bright yellow complexion, born free, registered October 1842. No.115 [page 12 of 13] Menirva Lee Dinkins, about 22 years old, bright mulatto, born of fine parents in this County, small mole on her upper lip, about 5 feet 7 inches high, ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County Court 10 January 1848. No. 137 Emily Dinkins, about 20 years of age, bright mulatto complexion, a scar on her right arm near the shoulder, about 5 feet 6 inches high, born of fine parents in this County, ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County Court 1 January 1848. No. 138 Eliza, a bright mulatto, 5 feet 2 inches high, 26 years of age, no scar, emancipated by the will of Turner Shell and permitted to remain in this County by order of this court, ordered to be registered, and the Court certified, the above register to be correctly made, done in open Court 18th May 1848. No. 139 Sarah Chapman, daughter of R. Chapman, a bright mulatto, about 21 years of age, born of fine parents, no scar, a mole on the upper lip of the right eye, about 5 feet 4 inches high, is ordered to be registered. The Court certified the above register to be correctly made, done in open Court 9th October 1848. No. 140 Drury Cooper, a free mulatto born of fine parents in this County, who is about 24 years of age, 6 feet 1 inches high, has a scar on the upper part of the forehead and on the left hand at the root of the thumb, bright complexion, straight hair, is ordered to be registered, the Court certify that the said register is correctly made. January 8th, 1849. No. 141 Clara Ann Young, a free woman of dark complexion, about 27 years of age 5 feet 3 inches high, no scar, born of free parents, proved her freedom by the oath of John D. Bell and is ordered to be registered and the Court doth certify that said register is correctly made, June 11th, 1849. No. 142 Samuel M. Diarman, an infant son of Mary Doswell, who was emancipated by the will of David M. Doswell, dec., six years old in July last, a bright mulatto, about 3 feet 4 inches is ordered to be registered and the Court certify also the register to be correctly made, 13th August 1849. No. 143 Alpheus Addphus Gustavus, an infant son of Mary Doswell, who was emancipated by the will of David Doswell, dec., one year old in March last, has a scar on his right shoulder, yellow complexion, about 2 feet 5 inches high, is ordered to be registered and the court certify also the register to be correctly made, 13 August 1849. No. 144 David Pettyford, a free mulatto, proved to be born of fine parents in the County of Mecklenburg, is about 26 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches high, has a scar on the forehead, bright complexion, straight hair, is ordered to be registered and the Court doth certify said register to be correctly made, October 8th, 1849. No. 145 [page 13 of 13] Peter Goode, about 36 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, black complexion, his hair short and woolly, has a burn on his right leg, was emancipated by pleasants of late of Dinwiddie after he arrived at 30 years of age, was registered the 11th of January 1843. No. 127 Archer Valentine, about 21 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high, black complexion, his left foot burnt on top and all his toes burnt off, with short wooly hair, born free, registered 12th May 1845. No. 128 Charlotte Chapman, a yellow color, born free, about 50 years of age, with scar on her right arm occasioned by a burn, about 5 feet 3 inches high, ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County Court the 12th day of October 1846. No. 129 Eliza Chapman, a woman of yellow complexion, born free, no mark or scar, about 30 years of age, 5 feet 2 inches high, ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County Court 12th October 1846. No. 130 Thomas Chapman, a man of dark complexion, born free about 25 years of age, frost bitten on his left foot, about 5 feet a5 inches high, ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County Court the 12th day of October 1846. No 131 Saluda Ann Chapman, born of fine parents about 15 years of age, of bright yellow complexion, no scar or mark, about 5 feet high, ordered to registered in Lunenburg County Court the 12th day of October 1846. No. 132 William Kelly, a fine man of color, about 25 years of age, born of free parents and fine parents in this County, brown complexion, scar on his right cheek bone, bushy head, and about 5 feet 7 inches high, ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County Court the 9th day of November 1846. No. 133 Mary Kelly, wife of William Kelly, a fine woman of color, about 5 feet high, freckled face, about 5 feet high, proved her freedom and was ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County Court the 9th day of November 1846. No.134 Martha Ragsdale, a fine woman about 25 years of age, dark complexion, thick upper lip, about 4 feet 10 inches high, born of free parents in this County Court 11th October 1847. No. 135 Eliza Dinkins, about 50 years old, bright mulatto with a mole on his upper lip, born of fine parents in this County, about 5 feet 4 inches high, ordered to be registered in Lunenburg County 10 January 1848. No. 136 End