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Re: Freedmen's Bureau (BRFAL) - Leon Co., FL

May 14, 1868
Images: #303-#304
Land Owner: F.F. Cotten
Rented to: Edward Coffield
Acres: 25
Location: 4th Magesterial District
AKA: The "Shepard Place", near the plantation of A.B. Hawkins
Family:
Coffield, Nancy (50)
, Emily (25)
, Caroline (14)
, Nancy Jr. (7)
, Mary E. (4)
, George (8)
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1870 Census,
Leon, Florida - Subdivision 22
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#1832
Cofield, Emily 30 F B farm laborer
, Nancy (8)
, Marey E. 4 F B
, Jane 2 F B
Harrison, James 32 M B Farm labourer

#1867
Cofield, Ned 54 M B Farm Laborer NC
, Nancy 45 F NC
, George 11 M B FL
, William 23 M B Farm Laborer FL
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1880 Census
Precinct 9, Leon, Florida
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Ned Cofield 66 [60?] Farmer b. NC father's bp:MD mother's bp:NC
Nancy Cofield 45 wife b. NC
Caroline Cofield 24 dau works on farm b.FL parents' bp:NC
George Cofield 21 son b. FL
Betsy Merit 10 grand daughter b. FL
John Merit 5 grand son b. FL
Matthew Merit 3 grand son b. FL
Albert Hill 40 farmer b. FL parents' bp:FL
Georgann Hill 15 daughter b. FL
Gilly Hill 13 daughter b. FL
Albert Hill 11 son
Nancy Hill 9 daughter
Linda Hill 5 daughter
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1885 FL State Census,
Leon Co.
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Edward Cofield B M 50
Nancy Cofield B F 55 wife
Caroline Merritt B F 25 daughter
Matthew Merritt B M 8 grand child
Betsy Cofield B F 15 daughter
John Cofield B M 10 son
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John Roberson B M 55 Laborer
Lucy Roberson B F 52 wife
John Cofield B M 12 grand child
Lucy Cofield B F 5 grand child
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Source:
Ancestry.com. Freedmen Bureau Records of Field Offices, 1865-1872 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data:
Records of the Assistant Commissioner and Subordinate Field Offices for the State of Florida, Bureau of Regugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1872: (NARA, Record Group 105, Microfilm Publication M1869)


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