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Louisa County Free Black Register Book 2, #468-541

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Louisa County Free Black Register Book 2, #468-541

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N.o 468
State of Virginia
Louisa county, to wit
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, Ordered that Edward Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to Law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Edward Ragland is a man about Fifty - old, of dark complexion. about Five feet three inches high has a scar on the insides of the left wrist occasioned by a cut, the little finger of the left hand is stiff and crooked, has a high forehead and hair little gray, has no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Edward Ragland derives his freedom by the last Will and testament of William Ragland dec.d, dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this 14.th day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 469
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Reuben Morris Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Reuben Morris Ragland is a man about Thirty Seven years old, of dark complexion stout well built, about Five feet six and a quarter inches high, has a scar on the right side of the mouth, small scar over the right eye brough, ball of left hand split, another scar on the right Index finger caused by cut, no other mark or scar on his face head or hand deemed worthy of notice. The said Reuben Morris Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 470
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Alice Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Alice Ragland is a woman of dark complexion, about Forty Seven years old, Five feet one and Three quarter Inches high, a Scar on the left jaw, little finger of left hand drawn from being burnt, another large scar on the right arm - No other mark or scar on her face, head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Alace Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 471
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, in the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Susan Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Susan Ragland is a woman of Dark complexion, good countenance in the twenty fifth year of her age, about Five feet Six Inches high, has no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Susan Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 472
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Alberta Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Alberta Ragland is a Girl child of dark complexion good countenance, about one year old Two feet four Inches high - no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Alberta Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June - Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 473
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Mourning Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Mourning Ragland is a Girl child of dark complexion good countenance about Six years old three feet Seven and one fourth Inche high. No mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Mourning Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and Testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court






N.o 474
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, Ordered that Andrew Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Andrew Ragland is a Boy Child of dark complexion, good countenace, in the Fourth year of his age, about Three feet high, has no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Andrew Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 475
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Ann Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Ann Ragland is a bright mulatto woman about Thirty years old, Five feet one inch high, Straight hair, good countenance, black eyes a cut on the middle finger of right hand and another cut on the little finger of the left hand. no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Ann Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 476
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Francis Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Francis Ragland is a bright Mulatto Boy about Eleven years old, four feet four Inches high blue eyes, Straight hair, a Scar in the edge of the brow of right eye inside next to nose, has no other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice The said Francis Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court




N.o 477
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Alice Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Alice Ragland is a Girl of dark complexion, about Eight years old about Four feet high, black eyes, good countenance has no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Alice Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 478
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Joseph Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Joseph Ragland is a Boy of Dark complexion about three feet high, about three years old and good countenace - no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Joseph Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 479
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Henry Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Henry Ragland is a very bright mulatto approaching to white, about Thirteen years old, four feet eight Inches high, black eyes, curly bronzed or burnt coloured hair, good countenance, no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Henry Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament ofWillial Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court






N.o 480
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Maria Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court - It is therefore certified to all whom - the said Maria Ragland is a Girl - about Fifteen years old, Five feet two Inches and an half high, black eyes, Thick lips, and good countenance No mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Maria Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 481
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Agness Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Agness Ragland is a woman of dark complexion, about Twenty years old Five feet one Inch high, good countenace black hair, black eyes two scars on the right side of here neck - no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Agness Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 482
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Littleton Robert Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Littleton Robert Ragland is a Boy Child of Dark complexion, about Eighteen months old Two feet four Inches high, good countenance - no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Littleton Robert Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court






N.o 483
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Fannah Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Fannah Ragland is a woman of Dark complexion about Forty three years old, Five feet eight Inches and a half high, a large Scar on the right corner of the mouth and another Scar on the right thumb, both caused by burn, black eyes and hair a little gray - no other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Fannah Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 484
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Charles Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Charles Ragland is a man of Dark complexion, about Twenty years old, Five feet nine Inches high, black hair, black eyes, Scar on fore finger of left hand No other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice The said Charles Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August, 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 485
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Patrick Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Patrick Ragland is a man of Dark complexion about Eighteen years old, Five feet Six Inches high, black hair, black eyes and good countenance No mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Patrick Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court




N.o 486
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Thomas Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Thomas Ragland is a Boy of Dark complexion, about Eleven years old, four feet nine Inches high, black eyes, black hair, a Scar about two inches in the hair of the head, over the right eye, a large Scar on the left arm between hand and elbow no other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Thomas Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 487
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Fleming Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Fleming Ragland is a Boy of Dark complexion about Seven years old, four feet three inches high black hair, black eyes no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Fleming Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 488
State of Virginia
Louisa County, To wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Malissa Ragland - be registered by the Clerk of said Court - It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Malissa Ragland is a Girl of Dark Complexion about four years old, three feet seven Inches high black eyes, and black hair, no marks or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Malissa Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court






N.o 489
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852. ordered the Eliza Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Eliza Ragland is a Girl of Dark complexion about Two years old, two feet Seven and a half Inches high, black eyes & black hair - no mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice The said Eliza Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849. and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 490
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Winston Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Winston Ragland is a man of a Brown blackish complexion, about Forty five years old, Five feet five Inches high, black eyes, black hair - no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Winston Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament ofWilliam Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 491
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Frank Ragland, a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Frank Ragalnd is a man of Black complexion, about Eighty years old. four feet eight Inches high, hair gray, thick and trunchy, bald headed, no mark or Scar on his face, head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Frank Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the circuit court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court






N.o 492
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, Ordered that George Ragland a free - registered by the Clerk of said Court according to - therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said George Ragland is a man of Dark complexion, about thirty one years old, five feet eight Inches high, black eyes and black hair - No mark or Scar on his face. head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said George Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 493
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Weston Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Weston Ragland is a man of Dark complexion, about Thirty nine years old, five feet Seven Inches high, a Scar over the left eye, caused by a cut and another Scar on the right thumb. no other mark or Scars on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Weston Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849. and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 494
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, Ordered that Frances Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Frances Poindexter is a bright mulatto woman, about Twenty eight years old, Five feet Seven Inches high, black eyes, Straight black hair, a Scar in the brow of the right eye and another Scar on the back of the right hand - No other marks or Scars on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Frances Poindexter derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court





N.o 495
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Abram Poindexter Son of Frances Poindexter a free negro be registered by the clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Abram is a mulatto boy child about one year old, two feet four Inches high. black eyes bronzed hair, No mark of Scars on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Abram Poindexter derives his freedom by the last will and testament of W illiam Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 496
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Peter Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Peter Ragland is a man of Dark complexion, in the fortieth year of his age bout Five feet four inches and a half high, high forehead good countenance, has a Scar in the hand, and Index finger crooked from a cut, no other mark or Scars on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Peter Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 497
State of Virginia
Louisa County, To wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Samuel Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Samuel Ragland is a man of very Dark complexion, in the thirty first year of his age about Five feet eleven inches high, has a large Scar on the left hand cused by a cut, Straight and well made - no other marks or Scars on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Samuel Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of October 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court





N.o 498
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852. ordered that Harray Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Harry Ragland is a man of very dark complexion in the Twenty ninth year of his age about Five feet ten Inches high, has a Scar between the fore and middle finger of the right hand, Straight and well made has no other marks or Scars on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice The said Harry Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 499
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, orderd that John Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said John Ragland is a man of very dark complexion, in the Twenty Second year of his age about Five feet three and three quarter Inches high, has a Scar on the back of the left hand, trunchey and, well made, has no other marks or Scars on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said John Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 500
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Benjamin Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Benjamin Ragland is a man of Dark brownish complexion in the Twenty first year of his age about Five feet four and a quarter Inches high, has a cut on the ball of the middle finger of the right hand, no other marks or Scars and his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Benjamin Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court




N.o 501
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that William Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law, It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said William Ragland is a man of Dark complexion, good countenance, in the Twentieth year of his age, about Five feet five Inches high, has no marks or Scars on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said William Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 502
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that David Wheeler Ragland, a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said David Wheeler Ragland is a man of Dark complexion, end of the thumb of the left hand cut off and hair somewhat gray, in the forty fourth year of his age about Five feet six and a quarter Inches high has no other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice The said David Wheeler Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 503
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Jacob Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Jacob Ragland is a man of Dark complexion in the fifty third year of his age about Five feet ten Inches high, end of the little finger of the left hand cut off, end of the nail of the thumb cut off and hair little gray. The said Jacob Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico. on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court




N.o 504
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852. ordered that James Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said James Ragland is a Boy of Dark brownish complexion in the Seventeenth year of his age, Five feet five Inches and a quarter high, thick lips - no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said James Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 505
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Winney Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Winney Ragland is a woman of Dark complexion in the sixty fifth year of her age, about Five feet four Inches high, upper front teeth out and hair inclined to be gray, no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Winney Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 506
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, Ordered that Mary Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law..It is therefore certifid to all whom it may concern, that the said Mary Ragland is a woman of Dark complexion in the Thirty fifth year of her age about Five feet five and three quarter Inches high, has a large cut on the left hand near the wrist, a natural mark on the back of the right hand, thick lips has no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Mary Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court




N.o 507
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, Ordered that Rhoda Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Rhoda Ragland is a Girl child of Dark complexion in the fourth year of her age about three feet high has no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Rhoda Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 508
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Madison Ragland - a free negro - the said Madison Ragland is a - about nine months old and Two feet high - Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Madison Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 509
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Patsey Ragland daughter of Mary Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Patsey Ragland is a Girl of Dark complexion in the sixteenth year of her age about Five feet high, has a small mark on the left jaw and good countenance, no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Patsey Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court









N.o 510
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, Ordered that Betsey Ragland daughter of Mary Ragland, a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Betsey Ragland is a Girl of Dark complexion in the Thirteenth year of her age about Five feet two and a half Inches high, no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Betsy Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 511
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Cambridge Ragland a free negro, be registered by the by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Cambridge Ragland is a woman of Dark complexion in the Seventy fifth year of her age Five feet Seven Inches high, has a Scar on the back of the left hand occasioned by burn and hair very gray, has no mark or Scar on his face head or hand deemed worthy of notice The said Cambridge Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 512
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Fanah Ragland daughter of Mary Ragland a free negro be registered - according to law: It is therefore certified to all - concern, that the said Fanah Ragland is a Girl of a very Dark complexion in the ninth year of her age and about Four feet five and a half Inches high; has no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice The said Fanah Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and Testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1853. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court





N.o 513
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Winney Ragland daughter of Mary Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Winney Ragland is a Girl of Dark complexion in the fifth year of her age and about Three feet eight Inches high has no mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Winney Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 514
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, Ordered that Harry Ragland Son of Mary Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Harry Ragland is a boy of a bright brownish complexion in the Eleventh year of his age about Four feet ten Inches high and good countenance has no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Harry Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 515
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Henrietta Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Henrietta Ragland is a woman of a very dark complexion in the Forty Second year of her age, about Five feet four and a quarter Inches high, and end of little finger of the left hand crooked, has no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Henrietta Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court





N.o 516
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Robert Ragland Son of Henrietta Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Robert Ragland is a bright mulatto Boy, in the Eleventh year of his age about four feet ten Inches high, Straight black hair and hazeled eyes, has no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Robert Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d, dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and record- in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 517
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Fanny Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Fanny Ragland is a Girl of a light brownish complexion in the Seventeenth year of her age, about Five feet five Inches and a half high, a Scar on the right Side of her chin, black hair, black eyes and good countenance has no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Fanny Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 518
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Martha Jane Ragland daughter of Fanny Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Martha Jane Ragland is a Girl Child, about Two months old, Two feet high of a light brownish complexion, has no marks or scars on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Martha Jane Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the circuit court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court




N.o 519
State of Virginia
Louisa County Court, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852 ordered that Emily Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Emily Ragland is a woman of Dark complexion in the Twenty Second year of her age about Four feet Eleven and a half Inches high a Scar on the right thumb caused by cut, good countenance, has no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Emily Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 520
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Alexander Ragland Son of Emily Ragland a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Alexander Ragland is a Boy in the Second year of his age, about Two feet three Inches high has no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Alexander Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June - Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 521
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852. ordered that Dabney Harris Ragland Son of Emily Ragland, a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Dabney Harris Ragland is a Boy of a very dark complexion in the Third year of his age about three feet high and thick under lip no mark or Scar on his face head or hand deemed worthy of notice, The said Dabney Harris Ragland derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court





N.o 522
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of October 1852. ordered that Nelly Ragland a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Nelly Ragland is a woman of Dark complexion, in the Fifty fourth year of her age about Five feet two and a quarter Inches high black eyes hair Curly and gray, upper front teeth out, and a Scar over the right eye about half inch above the eye brow has no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Nelly Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851, Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 523
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on ht e11.th day of October 1852. Ordered that Elizabeth Thornton Ragland daughter of Nelly Ragland, a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Elizabeth Thornton Ragland is a Girl of a light brownish complexion in the Sixteenth year of her age about four feet eleven Inches high has black eyes, hair dark and curly and good countenance has no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Elizabeth Thornton Ragland derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849, and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 524
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County, having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, ordered that Ariadna Poindexter daughter of Frances Poindexter a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern - Ariadna Poindexter is a Girl of light brownish complexion in the Ninth year of her age about four feet high, black eyes curly black hair and good countenance, has no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Ariadna Poindexter derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico, on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court



N.o 525
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852. Ordered that Willie Ann Poindexter daughter of Frances Poindexter a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Willie Ann Poindexter is a very bright mulatto approaching to white in the Fifth year of her age about Three feet Seven and a half Inches high, has black eyes, very straight black hair and a good countenance has no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Willie Ann Poindexter derives her freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this twentieth day of October 1852 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 526
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 11.th day of October 1852, Ordered that Samuel Bickerton Poindexter Son of Frances Poindexter a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said Samuel Bickerton Poindexter is a Boy of Dark complexion in the Third year of his age about Two feet ten Inches and a half high, black eyes hair inclined to be Straight and bronzed or Sun burnt the fore and middle finger of the left hand joined together, the little finger nubbed or Short without nail, has no other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Samuel Bickerton Poindexter derives his freedom by the last will and testament of William Ragland dec.d dated the 18.th day of August 1849 and recorded in the Circuit Court of Law for the County of Henrico on the Twenty Sixth day of June 1851. Given under my hand this Twentieth day of October 1852. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 527
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 8.th day of August 1853, ordered that Lucy Ann Harris wife of George Harris formerly Lucy Ann White daughter of Maria White a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Lucy Ann Harris is a bright mulatto woman about Thirty years old, Five feet four Inches high, Straight black hair, gray eyes, a Scar on the throat and Several Scars on the left arm near the elbow no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Lucy Ann Harris was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 9.th day of August 1853. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court



N.o 528
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 8.th day of August 1853, ordered that Nancy White daughter of Maria White a free negro, be registered by the Clerk - to law: It is therefore certified to all whom - the said Nancy White is a very bright - nearly to white, about fifteen years old, Five feet high, has a Small Scar over the right eye. Straight black hair, gray eyes. No other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Nancy White was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia - Given under my hand this 9.th day of August 1853 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 529
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to Wit:
The Court of the said County having, on the 9.th day of August 1853, Ordered that Henry who calls himself Henry Smith, a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law; It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Henry Smith is a man of dark complexion, about Forty six years old, Five feet, ten Inches high, black eyes, black curly hair, Stout well made, has no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of Notice - The said Henry who calls himself Henry Smith derives his freedom by a deed of Manumission from Robert M Kent dated the 9.th day of August 1853 and recorded in the Clerk's Office of Louisa County Court on the 9.th day of August 1853 - Given under my hand this 11.th day of August 1853 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 530
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County, having on the 10.th day of October 1853 Ordered that Luther Kinney a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Luther Kinney is a very bright mulatto Boy, approaching nearly to white, about Thirteen years old, Five feet Seven and a half Inches high, black eyes and straight black hair, has a scar in the brow of the right eye, caused by a cut, no other mark of scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Luther Kinney was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia - Given under my hand this 11.th day of October 1853 - (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court








N.o 531
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 12.th day of September 1853. Ordered that Jane Cosby a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Jane Cosby is a woman of light complexion about Thirty One years old, five feet One Inch high, black eyes, Straight black hair, upper front teeth out, has no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Jane Cosby derived her freedom by a deed of Manumission made by Thomas Cosby, a free man of Colour, on the 17.th day of October 1853 and recorded in Louisa County Court Clerks Office on the17.th day of October 1853 Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 532
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit;
The Court of said County having on the 12.th day of September 1853. Ordered that Charles Henry Cosby a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Charles Henry Cosby is a Boy of light complexion, about Seventeen years old, Four feet seven and a half Inches high, curly hair, black eyes, good countenance has no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Charles Henry Cosby derived his freedom by a deed of Manumission made by Thomas Cosby, a free man of colour, on the 17.th day of October 1853. and recorded in Louisa County Court Clerk's Office on the 17.th day of October 1853 Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 533
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County, having on the 13.th day of September 1853.ordered that Walker James Cosby a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Walker James Cosby is a Boy of Light complexion, about nine years old, Four feet One Inch high, black eyes, hair somewhat straight, good countenance, has no mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Walker James Cosby derived his freedom by a Deed of Manumission made by Thomas Cosby a free man of Colour on the 17.th day of October 1853. and recorded in Louisa County Court Clerk's Office on the 17.th day of October 1853. Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court





N.o 534
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County, having on the 12.th day of September 1853. Ordered that Sarah Catharine Cosby, a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Sarah Catharine Cosby is a Girl of Light complexion about Seven years old, Four feet high, black eyes, dark curley hair and little inclined to be bronzed good countenance, has no mark or Scar on her face hands or head deemed worthy of notice - The said Sarah Catharine Cosby derived her freedom by a Deed of Manumission made by Thomas Cosby, a free man of Colour on the 17.th day of October 1853, and recorded in Louisa County Court Clerk's Office on the 17.th day of October 1853. Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 535
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County, having on the 12.th day of September 1853. Ordered that Alice Overton Cosby, a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Alice Overton Cosby is a Girl of Light complexion, about Five years old, three feet four and a half Inches high, black eyes, curly, bronzed or sun burnt hair, good countenance no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of Notice - The said Alice Overton Cosby derived her freedom by a Deed of Manumission made by Thomas Cosby, a free man of Colour on the 17.th day of October 1853 and recorded in Louisa County Court Clerks Office on the 17.th day of October 1853. Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 536
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 12.th day of September 1853. Ordered that Lucie Jane Cosby, a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Lucie Jane Cosby is a Girl of Light complexion, about Three years old. Three feet high, black eyes, curly bronzed or sun burnt hair, good countenance. has no mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice The said Lucie Jane Cosby derived her freedom by a Deed of Manumission made by Thomas Cosby on the 17.th day of October 1853 and recorded in Louisa County Court Clerks Office on the 17.th day of October 1853. Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court





N.o 537
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County, having on the 12.th day of September 1853. ordered that Malinda Valentine Cosby a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Malinda Valentine Cosby is a Girl child about Ten months old. Two feet high, black eyes, hair dark and inclined to be straight - No mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Malinda Valentine Cosby derived her freedom by a Deed of Manumission made by Thomas Cosby a free man of Colour on the 17.th day of October 1853 and recorded in Louisa County Court Clerk's Office on the 17.th day of October 1853. Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 538
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County, having on the 13.th day of September 1853. Ordered that Sarah Cosby, a Daughter of Sarah Cosby a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Sarah Cosby is a Girl of Light complexion about seventeen years old, Five feet five Inches high, black eyes, hair dark and inclined to be straight, good countenance, No mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Sarah Cosby was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 539
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit;
The Court of said County having on the 12.th day of September 1853. Ordered that Frances Robinson, Daughter of Eveline Robinson, a free negro, be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Frances Robinson is a girl of Dark complexion, in the fifteenth year of her age about Four feet ten Inches high, black eyes, dark hair has a Scar on the left wrist. no other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Frances Robinson was born free in the County of Orange in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Cour








N.o 540
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit
The Court of said County having on the 12.th day of September 1853. ordered that Robert Robinson, son of Polly Robinson a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Robert Robinson is a Boy of a Light brownish complexion, about Nineteen years old, Five feet Seven Inches high, black eyes, dark curly hair, low forehead, has a Scar on the back of the left hand, caused by a cut. no other mark or Scar on his face head or hand deemed worthy of notice - The said Robert Robinson was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 541
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit:
The Court of said County having on the 12.th day of September 1853. Ordered that John A. Powell Son of William Powell (who married Mary Poindexter Daughter of Franky Poindexter) a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said John A. Powell is a Boy child of light complexion, in the third year of his age about Two feet six and a half Inches high, black eyes, hair bronzed or sun burt and inclined to be straight has Scar on thumb of the left hand near the joint - No other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said John A. Powell derived his freedom by Deed of Manumission made by the Rev.d John Poindexter on the 13.th day of August 1800. and recorded in Louisa County Court Clerk's Office the 12.th day of August 1800 - Given under my hand this 18.th day of October 1853 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

Source

Louisa County Clerk's office now at the Library of Virginia

Publisher

Louisa County Historical Society

Date

1820-1850s

Contributor

Louisa County Historical Society

Rights

Records are at the Library of Virginia and available on Microfilm

Identifier

054

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