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Re: [Children] Thomas Day CD-ROM for families
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: Hello Everyone: I remember posting a query on Afrigeneas about a
I see the DAY surname mentioned in the 1985 articles from the NCGSJ about Free Black Craftsmen in NC prior to 1850.
FROM: The North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal Volume XI, No Feb 1985, No 2 May 1985
Black Craftsmen in North Carolina by Gale Farlow Feb 85, pgs 2-13; May 1985 pgs 91-103
A study of black craftsmen in the South before 1850; slave and free, Most slaves came from VA; some from West Indies and Africa.
Surnames include: ALLEN, ARTIS, BASS, BELL, BLACK, BLACKNALL, BOON, BOOTS, BOWMAN, BOWSER, BRAGG, BROWN, BROWNIG, BUFORD, BURK, BURKE, BURNETT, BURNET, BRYAN, CAMDEN, CARTER, CASE, CLARK, CLARKE, COCHRAN, CONNORS, CONNER, COOPER, CULLEY, ***DAY***, DELDY, DOVES, DOVE, DUNSTION, EVANS, FERGERSON, FRANKLIN, FREEMAN, GARDNER, GOOD, GOSSETT, GRANBURY, GREEN, GUILDFORD, HAMMONS, HANDCOCK, HARDIN, HARRIS, HAUGHTON, HAZEL, HENDERSON, HERRITAGE, HILL, HOGG, HOSTLER, HUNTER, INNIS, JACOBS, JAMES, JENKINS, JOHNSON, JONES, KEASE, KENT, KAYES, KEYS, KING, LARINGTON, LEARY, LEWIS, LLOYD, LONG, LUTEN, LUTTS, McALPIN, MANOR, MARTIN, MASSELLON, MERRICK, MITCHELL, MOORE, MORGAIN, MORGAN, MUMFORD, NASH, NEWBY, OLIVER, PETTYFORD, PETTIPHOR,
There is also a list with first names only.
In order to identify craftsmen working before 1850, four factors were considered necessary : Name, trade, location by town or county, and at least one documented date. Sources for the list include ...Newspaper advertisements for sale of