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Appendix: African American Family Records

The following is a supplementary list of African American birth, death, and marriage records in the holdings of the Virginia Historical Society. Primarily, these records consist of entries compiled in the family Bibles of slaveholders, although some were compiled by African American family members themselves. Date ranges when given are for all vital records contained in each source.

Adams family, n.d. · Mss6:4Ad198:2

Alexander family, 1773-1871 · Mss6:4AL274:1

Allen family · Mss1AL546a17

Ashby family, 1801–1881 · Mss6:4As34:1

Baird family, 1795–1969 · Mss6:4B1645:2

Blow family, 1716–1939 · Mss6:4B6238:1

Boswell family, 1804–1924 · Mss6:4B6575:1

Brown, Miletus (d. 1822), family, 1805–1890 · Mss6:4B8153:5

Bugg family, 1789–1944 · Mss6:4B8655:1

Byrd, John (1772–1843), family, 1772–1888 · Mss6:4B9966:2

Caperton, Hugh (1781–1847), family, 1781–1877 · Mss6:4C1716:2

Cheatham, Robertson Beasley (1808–1855), family, 1768–1972 · Mss6:4C4103:1

Cocke, William (b. 1787), family, 1747–1906 · Mss6:4C6452:4

Copeland, Benjamin (1787–1837), family, 1787–1974 · Mss6:4C7905:1

Craft family, 1783–1838 · Mss6:4C8426:1

Croom-Hatcher-Dement family, 1742–1893 · Mss6:4C8825:1

Custis family,1722–1889 · Mss6:4C969:3

Dabney family, 1808–1873 · Mss6:4D1123:1

Douglas, William, family · Mss6:4D7475:1

Early, Joshua (1738–1814), family, 1738–1844 · Mss6:4Ea768:1

Easley, Robert (1781–1859), family, 1781–1859 · Mss6:4Ea769:1

Eastham, Byrd (1762–1820), family, 1762–1859 · Mss6:4Ea776:1

Egerton family, 1817–1851 · Mss6:4Eg26:2

Ferebee family, 1797–1951 · Mss6:4F3773:1

Field, James (1788–1854), family, 1764–1864 · Mss6:4F453:1

Fletcher family, 1777–1872 · Mss6:4F6388:2

Fontaine, Clement Rush (1791–1851), family, 1791–1883 · Mss6:4F7345:1

Ford family, n.d. · Mss6:4F7557:2

Gibson, John Beard (1806–1890), family, 1829–1910 · Mss6:4G3595:1

Gray, William Hill, family · Mss6:4G7955:2

Gilliam family, n.d. · Mss6:4G4143:2

Glascock family, 1812–1963 · Mss6:4G4614:2

Henderson, Thomas (b. 1783), family, 1783–1882 · Mss6:4H3834:1

Hill family, 1817–1933 · Mss6:4H5565:4

Hill family, 1765–1876 · Mss6:4H5565:5

Hunton, William G. (1813–1856), family, 1812–1906 · Mss6:4H9265:1

Jacob family, 1772–1862 · Mss6:4J1507:1

Jeffress, Albert G. (1821–1893), family, 1821–1862 · Mss6:4J3698:1

Jones, Benjamin White (1762–1823), family, 1737–1917 · Mss6:4J7305:9

Jones, Winifred Rogers (1761–1822), family, 1761–1831 · Mss6:4J7305:14

Kent, Joseph (1765–1843), family, 1765–1869 · Mss6:4K4195:1

Lipscomb family, 1790–1871 · Mss6:4L6685:3

London family · Mss6:4L8465:1

Meade, Richard Kidder (n.d.), family, 1767–1814 · Mss6:4M4613:4

Moore, Benjamin (b. 1760), family, 1760–1837 · Mss6:4M7875:3

Motley, Andrew B. (1797–1823), family, 1797–1839 · Mss6:4M8753:1

Muire, John D. (n.d.), family, 1819–1866 · Mss6:4M8957:1

Munday family, 1769–1880 · Mss6:4M9228:1

Newton, William (1768–1814), family, 1792–1956 · Mss6:4N4893:1

Otey, John Mathews (b. 1792), family, 1792–1880 · Mss6:4Ot26:2

Owen family, 1744–1792 · Mss6:4Ow25:4

Palmore, John F. (1790–1861), family, 1754–1869 · Mss6:4P1855:2

Parker, William Henry, family · Mss6:4P2295:1

Payne, John W. (b. 1784), family, 1784–1834 · Mss6:4P2936:4

Pitzer family, 1799–1927 · Mss6:4P6878:2

Redwood, Joseph Christian (1818–1892), family, 1818–1922 · Mss6:4R2498:1

Robinson, Clack (1777–1843), family, 1777–1844 · Mss6:4R5685:3

Rogers, William T. (b. 1799), family, 1799–1918 · Mss6:4R6167:1

Royall, Joseph W. (1809?–1865), family, 1835–1972 Mss6:4R8123:1

Russell, Margaret Wilson (1769–1862), family, 1754–1869 · Mss6:4R9195:1

Samuel, John P., family · Mss6:4Sa496:1

Shipp, Richard Doniphan (1779–1853), family, 1779–1846 · Mss6:4Sh645:3

Skinner, Joshua (1752–1829), family, 1780–1811 · Mss6:4Sk355:1

Smith, Lewis (d. 1817), family, 1776–1925 · Mss6:4Sm685:10

Smith family, 1813–1948 · Mss6:4Sm685:14

Spotswood, William (1762?–1857), family · Mss6:4Sp688:3 *(contains obituary notices of free blacks)

Stoner, George Washington (b. 1787), family, 1749–1860 · Mss6:4St725:1

Street, David (1770–1849), family, 1707–1895 · Mss6:4St833:3

Street, Waddy (1821–1895), family, 1855–1941 · Mss6:4St833:2

Stringer family, 1783–1868 · Mss6:4St863:2

Stringfellow family · Mss6:4St864:1

Sydnor, Edward Garland (b. 1769), family, 1769–1923 · Mss6:4Sy254:3

Taylor, William (b. 1737), family, 1737–1801 · Mss6:4T2196:7

Thomas, Richard (1758–1843), family, 1758–1909 · Mss6:4T361:5

Turner-Jones family, 1802–1912 · Mss6:4T8597:3

Tutt, Gabriel (b. 1754), family, 1774–1828 · Mss6:4T882:2

Tutt, James (n.d.), family, 1737–1825 · Mss6:4T882:3

Vaiden, Isaac (1793–1862), family, 1817–1963 · Mss6:4V1913:1

Walker, John Scott (1809–1893), family, 1828–1893 · Mss6:4W151:4

Watkins, James (1750–1843), family, 1774–1843 · Mss6:4W3285:5

Watson family, 1747–1860 · Mss6:4W3395:5

Wilkins, John (1769–1833), family, 1769–1966 · Mss6:4W6564:1

Williamson, Micajah (1744–1796), family, 1744–1822 · Mss6:4W6768:1

Withers, Nathan (b. 1780), family, 1779–1853 · Mss6:4W776:1

Woodward-McAllester family, 1726–1848 · Mss6:4W8782:5

Updated September 27, 2006