A Guide to the Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1851-1864 Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1851-1864 Fluvanna County (Va.) Reels 26, 48/ Barcode 0056112

A Guide to the Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1851-1864

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Collection numbers Fluvanna County (Va.) Reels 26, 48/ Barcode 0056112


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Collection numbers
Fluvanna County (Va.) Reels 26, 48/ Barcode 0056112
Title
Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1851-1864
Physical Characteristics
2 microfilm reels
Creator
Fluvanna County (Va.) Circuit Court.
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions

Preferred Citation

Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1851-1864, Fluvanna County (Va.) Reels 26, 48. Local government records collection, Fluvanna County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Acquisition Information

The microfilm copy of these records was generated by The Library of Virginia's Imaging Services Branch.

Historical Information

Fluvanna County was formed in 1777 from Albemarle County.

An act passed by the Virginia legislature in 1803 required every free negro or mulatto to be registered and numbered in a book to be kept by the county clerk.

Scope and Content

Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1851-1864, lists the registration number, age, name, color, stature, marks or scars, in what court the person was emancipated or whether the person was born free. Some clerks recorded additional information not required by law. There is no index.

Arrangement

Chronological by registration date.

Related Material

See also photocopy of register filed under Accession 41352.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Fluvanna County (Va.). Circuit Court.
  • Subjects:

  • African Americans--Virginia--Fluvanna County.
  • African Americans--Virginia.
  • Free African Americans--Virginia--Fluvanna County.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Fluvanna County--History--19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Free negro and slave records--Virginia--Fluvanna County.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Fluvanna County.
  • Registers (lists)--Virginia--Fluvanna County.

Contents List

Reel number 26: Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1851-1864
Reel number 48: Fluvanna County (Va.) Register of Free Negroes, 1851-1864

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Fluvanna County--History--19th century.