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[VA] Louisa Cnty Minute Book Tidbits

Source: VALOUISA-L@rootsweb.com
From: "Patricia A. Baber" <pbaber@ns.gemlink.com>
Subject: [VALOUISA-L] Louisa co minute book 1826-1831 tidbits

1826-1831

John Cocke p.235, 252; father of bastard child of Suzanne Frazer, a
single woman of Goochland; 2 daughters Martha Ann & Lucy Frances

Elijah Dickinson; p. 615; Revolutionary war pension; 77-78 years old,
enlisted 1777; wounded 1779; occupation school master; daughter
Elizabeth living with him, she is about 40 and very infirm; also son
Ballard lives with him sometimes, he is about 40 also; no other family

Free Negroes; p. 58-60; emancipated by Martha Morris; mulattoes Sally
& children Eliza, Martha (7), John (5), Charles (3), Sam (1),
Sukey(60) mother of Sally and her children
John (26-27), Washington, Hariot (17), Edward (14), Serena (28),
Reuben Ann (1 wk),
Susan (26) and her children William (6), America (2), Moses (1)
also Sam, emancipated by David Watson, 36 years old, mulatto

Solomon Gibson p. 401; father of bastard child of Dianna Brooks

Thomas Gardner, p. 478-9; murder of Armistead Cole

Nelson Hall, p. 351; larceny; stole from Wm. F. Toler gloves &
cravat; not guilty

Uriah Higgison, p. 591; can perform marriage rites

Jeffrey (slave) p. 227-9; property of Elizabeth Cosby; sentenced to
be hanged for ravish white woman Lucy Schooler; to hang 4th Friday in
August next (1828)

Jack (slave) p. 253, 612; property of John Bowles; accused of ravish
& assault against Nancy Faris, a white woman; not guilty

William Lane p. 390; petit larceny; stole waggon sheets belonging to
Micajah Parrish; sheets
found at house of Lane's aunt Sarah Layne, where he was staying;
guilty; sent to jail
(Lane spelled both ways)

John H. Maddex; p. 365; declaration of intention to become citizen of
US; subject of Great Britain, Nova Scotia; Blacksmith; date of
declaration 13 July 1829

Wyat Seay, p. 175; father of bastard child of Temperance H. Sharpe

David Sanders p. 252; father of bastard child of Polly Seargent;
single woman of Louisa

Sydnor & Eliza (slaves) p. 285-97; property of Richard Sandridge;
murdered Nancy Green, a 13-14 year old girl; Sydnor sentenced to be
hanged Jan 23 1828 (long and interesting account)

James Bagby, p. 420; can perform marriage rites 14 Dec 1829

Huldah Trainum, p. 606; inquest into death of infant child of Huldah

Henry P. Bulter & Lucy Ann McGehee; p. 551; marriage certificate
issued 30 Oct 1830


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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