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Re: Dinwiddie County VA FN Register 1850-1864

Please remember that this register begins in July 1, 1850 and ends Feb 20, 1864..there were probably earlier listings but County Court order records prior to 1833 were destroyed in a fire in

I am also glad that you have ordered the journal, it is best that you see the entire list. There might be other surnames that you recognize and it gives you an opportunity to put this in context and not just individual names.

No. 8 Aug 19th, 1850
David Butcher (certified by S. M. Wells); 21 years/Do (Ditto-assuming this is Yellow, which was the color of the person listed before)/5 feet 6 inches/Has no particular mark or scar/Do (Ditto-Born free in Dinwiddie, which means he was born of a Free Woman)

No. 9 Sept. 17th, 1850
Frank Butcher/50 years/Brown/5 feet 7 1/4 inches/Has a scar on his third finger and another on the fore finger of his left hand/Do

No. 24 Jan 23rd, 1851
Viney Amanda Jane Butcher/20 years/Dark brown/5 feet 3 1/2 inches/Large scar on her right arm/Do

no. 42 June 1851
George Pleasant Washington Butcher/22 years/Dark/5 feet 4 3/4 inches/No Mark or scar on his face head or hands/Born free in Dinwiddie

No. 63 Jan 21st 1852
Nancy Butcher/18 years/Brown/5 feet 2 1/4 inches/A large scar on her right wrist/Born free (end page 3)

no. 64 Feb 18th 1852
Thomas Butcher/21 years/Brown complexion/5 feet 6 1/2 inches/Has a scar on the right side of his upper lip/Born free in Dinwiddie Co.

No. 97 Jan 3rd 1854
Tanner Butcher/34 years/Black/5 feet 8 inches/No particular mark or scar on his head or face or hands/Do

No. 99 March 7, 1854
Albert Butcher/26 years/Brown/5 feet 5 inches/Has a Large [scar] on his left wrist/Do

No. 103 Dec 20, 1854
Martha Butcher/ (certified by S. M. Wells)/22 years/Brown/4 feet 11 ½ inches/Has several scars on her right arm and one small one under her right eye/Do

No. 106 Dec 30, 1854
Phemiby Ann Butcher/24 years/Brown/5 feet ½ inch/Has a scar on her forehead/Do

No. 108 Feb 6, 1855
Henrietta Butcher/(certified by Pashcal Tucker)/20 years/Mulatto/4 feet 11 ¾ inches/Has no mark or scar on face head or hand/Do

No. 109 Feb 6, 1855
Cilla Butcher/43 years/Brown/5 feet ½ inch/Has a small black mole on the left side of her face near her eye, and a small mark on her left arm of a white appearance/Do (end page 5)

No. 114 Feb 16, 1855
George Butcher/18 years/Do (Brown)/5 feet 1 inch/Has scar on her [sic] left eye/Do

No. 116 March 28, 1954
Pallace Butcher/31/Do (Brown)/5 feet 3 ¼ inches/The thumb of her left hand stiff and the little finger of her right hand also stiff/Do

No. 126 Aug 2, 1855
Betsey Butcher/19 years/Brown/4 feet 10 ½ inches/Has no particular mark or scar on her head face or hands/Do

No. 133 Nov 14, 1855
Margaret Butcher/16 years/Brown/4 feet 11 ¾ inches/Has a scar on the thumb of left hand/Born freein Dinwiddie County

No. 134 Dec 17, 1855
Indiana Butcher/24 years/Black/5 feet 4 ½ inches/Has a small scar on her left wrist/Do

No 138 Feb 23rd, 1856
Viney Butcher (daughter of Siller Butcher/17 years/Brown/5 feet 34 inch/Has a small scar near the right corner of the right eye, one on the right wrist & small mole on the under lip/Do

No. 157 May 30 1857
Celia Butcher/18 years/Dark/5 feet 3 ½ inches/Has a scar on the right eyebrow/Do

No. 158 May 19, 1857
Dilsey Butcher/55 years/Bright/5 feet 1/14 inc/Has a scar on her left hand and two on her right and on the left eyebrow/Do

No. 159
Ann Maria Butcher/13/Brown/4 ft 11 inches/Has a scar on the back of her right hand and on the left eyebrow/Do

No. 160
William Butcher/21 years/Black/5 feet 4 ¼ inches/Has a scar over the left eye/Do
No. 161

Thomas Butcher/17 years/Brown/5 feet 4 ¾ inches/Has a burn on the right arm between the elbow & shoulder/Do

No. 173 Feb 18, 1857
Jno Thomas Butcher/20 years/Bright/5 feet 10 ½ inches/Has a scar about the middle of his forehead/Do

No. 209 June 22, 1858
Tabby Butcher/41 years/Brown complexion/5 feet 1 inch/Has a long small scar on her right hand/Do

No. 210 June 22, 1858
Richard Butcher/22 years/Bright/5 feet 2 ½ inches/Has several small scars on the left wrist/Do

No. 211 June 22, 1858
William Butcher/20 years/DoDo (Bright Complexion)/5 feet 6 ½ inches/Has a scar on the corner of the left eye/Do

No. 272 June 16, 1862
Thomas Butcher/31 years/Black/5 feet 6 ½ inches/Has a scar on the right side of the upper lip/Do [End page 12)

No. 281 Feb 20, 1864
Benja Butcher/20 years/Do (Black)/5 feet 7 inches/Has no visible mark or scar about his person/Do


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