AfriGeneas Free Persons of Color Forum
James FIELDS & Alfred FOX - Loudoun VA
Here is a quote from Jean Herron Smith's "Snickersville, Biography of a Village" about the town in Loudoun county VA now known as Bluemont, written in 1970.
"There were a surprising number of free negroes living in and around Snickersville, some living with white families as laborers, others
James Fields, born abt.1816, married Susan Thomas, daughter of Peter and Hannah Thomas, and their daughter Delia Fields married my great grandmother's brother Dennis Weaver in 1870.
I believe him to be the same person listed in the Registry of Free Negros as "free man as proven by oath of John BEAVERS - nearly 29yrs old 5'9 1/2 " tall black colour, two scars in the forehead, a small and large one on the back of his left hand very plain just above the forefinger about 1" long