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Re: Cherokee
In Response To: Cherokee ()

Many of the individuals you list can be found in the Amherst County (VA) Free Negro Register. The Register begins in 1822 and ends in 1865. The law requiring the Register was passed in 1793, so either the earlier entries were not done or have been lost

A transcription of the Register along with additonal information can be found in the book Strangers in Their Midst The Free Black Population of Amherst County, Virginia by Sherrie and William McLeRoy (Heritage Books 1993)

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