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Re:Black and Native Relations

Wiiliam Henry Brisby of New Kent County, Virginia was born free in 1831. He was the son of Roger Lewis and Miranda Brisby, a Pamunkey Indian, according to the Dictionary of Virgina Biography. ed. John T. Kneebone, 1998, pp. Vol 2, pp. 270-272. I am seeking information on Roger Lewis, his father, who was free in New Kent County when he bought land there as early as 1827. I am seeking information
on Roger Lewis. Was he born a slave? If so, when was he manumitted? Any information on Lewis will be deeply appreciated.

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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