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Re: FBRG 105 White Colored Census Accomack Co. VA
In Response To: FBRG 105 White Colored Census Accomack Co. VA 1864 ()
Thanx so much for these links to resources.
Accomack County VA is on the Eastern Shore of Virginia bordering Northampton Co. VA and the Maryland Counties of Worcester and a small part of Somerset, MD. Accocmack County was under UNION Army control during the Civil War hence the Cenus in 1864
Census for the White and Colored Population of Accomack County
The 2 volumes of census of white and colored population county 1864 , I (154) and 2 (155) , are arranged under the headings "white" and "colored".
This census appears on Family Search # 4151196
(NARA Microfilm Reel # 74 in the Descriptive Pamphlet)
The census begins on image #753 to #873- the cover of the ledger
Image No.#754 - This is written on the left side of the inside of the cover
"This is the white list (colored in book no. 155) but it seems that chiefly of those living at Accomack C.H. (Drummondtown) and north thereof.
James E. Mears
Categories for Census of White Population:
Name, Age; Occupation; Taken the Oath or Not; Road or Island of Residence; Male or Female; Reearmarks
At the end of the census of the white population on image #873
"Census of part of Accomac taken during the months of August & September embracing all that portion of county from Doe Creek across to Polly Creek and North to Oak Hall from sea to bay leaving off Syxes Island"
Census of the African American Population begins on image #878 to #947
Office of the Asst P.M.
Categories for Census of Colored Population
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