AfriGeneas Free Persons of Color Forum
McMinn County, TN/Deed Books
McMinn County, TN deed books (short description) are now on-line at the below site. Those entrys pertaining to slaves are too numerous for posting here. I'm listing here a sampling of entries about free people of color:
56 6 Feb 1834 Thomas M. Roberts to George Roberts a free man of color; Deed of Gift for two persons of color, Richard and Zelpha children of said George; Thomas is owner by descent from his mother Elizabeth Roberts dec'd.
449 10 Dec 1836 Sally Lusk to Tom Wear a free man of color; the lot in D 448 above Deed Book D, page 18
211 24 Aug 1839 Lawson Thomas a free man of color to Joel K. Brown; Deed of Trust for his barber shop built on the lot of Julius W. Blackwell. Deed Book F
431 2 Aug 1844 GEORGE ROBERTS a free man of color to THOMAS M.
208 22 Oct 1846 THOMAS WEIR, free man of color, to A. B. BROWN.
372 14 Aug 1847 ELIZABETH GORDEN to SILVESTER BLACKWELL; Bill of Sale for seven slaves; BLACKWELL agrees to maintain and keep her during her life; slaves are to be free at her death.
The above found on pages 3-67 at the designated site.