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Re: Caroline County, VA register of free negroes

The Personal Property Tax List at the Library of Virginia has the following members of the Fortune family in a "List of Free Negroes & Mulattoes" in Caroline County in 1813:
William Fortune 4 tithes
Armistead Fortune 3 tithes
Jane Fortune 1 tithe
Betty Fortune 1 tithe
(tax collectors mistakenly listed fpc women as tithables in 1813)

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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