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Slave names in Virginia Court Records

This website consists of extracts, transcripts and indices of records in repository in the Fredericksburg Circuit Court, Fredericksburg, Virginia.
The courts covered the outlying areas as well as the town.
Many different records are found before and after the CW.

In one case, the black plaintiff sueing the white former owner defendents had the same surname.
Record title Brooks vs Brooks &c
Year recorded 1869
Full names, relationships, some deaths noted, ownership, emancipation date noted, etc.
Usually in the index of surnames, if slaves were involved, it is noted in the subect col.

This is a great website and is added to as often as they can.

Betty Brooks
PS: These are abstracts of records found and copies may be ordered.

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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