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Louisa County Free Black Register Vol 2, #542-585

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Louisa County Free Black Register Vol 2, #542-585

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N.o 542
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit
The Court of said County having on the 14.th day of November 1853 Ordered that Thomas Thacker a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Thomas Thacker is a man of a brownish complexion, about thirty seven years old Five feet seven Inches high, has a Scar in is forehead, another between the Outer corner of the left eye and the ear and another under his lip. No other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Thomas Thacker was born free in the County of Hanover in the State of Virginia - Given under my hand this 15.th day of November 1853 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 543
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to Wit:
The Court of said County, having on the 13.th day of February 1854 Ordered that William Wilkerson a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said William Wilkerson is a man of dark brownish complexion about Five feet Nine Inches high, in the twenty first year of his age, black eyes, black curly hair and has a Scar on his throat immediately under the chin caused by a burn. No other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said William Wilkerson was born free in the County of Louisa and State of Virginia - Given under my hand this 16.th day of February 1854 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 544
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to Wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 14.th day of February 1854. Ordered that Sarah Mosby a daughter of Louisa Mosby a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Sarah Mosby is a girl of a dark brownish complexion, in the sixteenth year of his age, about Five feet two and a quarter Inches high, black eyes and straight black hair. No mark or scar on her face, head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Sarah Mosby was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia - Given under my hand this Twenty eighth day of February 1854 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Court








N.o 545
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit
The Court of said County having on the 14.th day of August 1854 Ordered that Sam called Sam Poindexter Son of Jenny Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Sam Poindexter is a man of black complexion in the Thirty Seventh year of his age about five feet Seven inches high, Index and middle finger on the left hand a little crooked from being mashed, a scar on the back of the right hand occasioned by a burn. No other mark or Scar on his face, head or hands deemed worthy of Notice. The said Sam Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia - Given under my hand the Seventeenth day of August 1854 (Signed) David M Hunter Clk of Louisa County Court

N.o 546
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit
The Court of the Said County, having on the 14.th day of August 1854 Ordered that William Thomas Poindexter Son of Jenny Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said William Thomas Poindexter is a man of dark complexion in the Twenty third year of his age, Five feet eight inches high, has a Scar on the back of the left hand about an inch and a half long running across the hand, from the direction of the root of the thumb to the middle finger, another Small Scar on the back of the right hand about half an inch from the nuckoll or joint of the Index finger, both occasioned by cuts. No other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The Said William Thomas Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia - Given under my hand this 17.th day of August 1854 (Signed) David M Hunter Clk of Louisa County Court

N.o 547
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit
The Court of the Said County having on the 11.th day of December 1854 Ordered that James Minor Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said James Minor Poindexter is a young man of light complexion approaching nearly to white, has a good countenance black eyes, dark hair, in the Twenty Second year of his age, five feet Six and a half inches high and has a large Scar on the back of the right hand running nearly across the hand caused by a cut. No other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said James Minor Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia - Given under my hand this 14.th day of December 1854 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court



N.o 548
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit;
The Court of the said County having on the 12.th day of February 1855 Ordered that William King Son of Polly King a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said William King is a man of dark complexion, black eyes, curly black hair, about thirty five years old, five feet ten and a quater Inches high, has a Scar on the left cheek, another Scar Small over the right eye brow. both caused by cuts. No other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The Said William King was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 13.th day of February 1855. (Signed) David m Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 549
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit,
The Court of the Said County having on the 12.th day of February 1855 Ordered that Peter Russle King a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said Peter Russle King is a man of dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, in the Twenty Seventh year of his age about Six feet one Inch high has a Small Scar on the forehead caused by a cut and a notch in the left ear. No other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The Said Peter Russle King was born free in the county of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 13.th day of February 1855 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 550
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit
The Court of the Said County having on the 9.th day of October 1854 Ordered that Eliza I. Q. Powell a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according to law It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said Eliza I. Q. Powell is a young woman approaching nearly to white, black eyes Straight black hair, in the Eighteenth year of her age about Five feet three quarters of an inch high has two moles on the left Side of the neck the Larger one immediately under the ear the Smaller one about an inch farther back on the neck. No ther mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The Said Eliza I Q Powell was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand the 16.th day of February 1855 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court







N.o 551
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit
The Court of the Said County having on the 9.th day of April 1855 Ordered that Sarah Ann King a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said Sarah Ann King is a woman of dark complexion, black eyes, black curly hair, in the Twenty ninth year of her age about Five feet Six and a half Inches high and has an upper front tooth out. No other mark or Scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The Said Sarah Ann King was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia - Given under - (Signed) David Louisa County Court

N.o 552
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of July 1855 Ordered that Lancelot Minor Patterson a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Lancelot Minor Patterson is a young man of a bright Mulatto complexion approaching nearly to white, good countenance, black eyes, straight black hair, in the Twenty Second year of his age Five feet Seven inches high, has mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The Said Lancelot Minor Patterson was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 30.th day of July 1855 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 553
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to Wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of October 1854 Ordered that Frances Kinney a free negro be registered by the Clerk of our said Court according to law: It is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said Frances Kenney is a Woman of dark brown complextion, black hair inclined to be straight, in the Thirty sixth year of her age, Five feet four inches high, has a scar on the thumb of the left hand occasioned by a burn, has no other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Francis Kenney was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia, Given under my hand this 13.th day of August 1855.










N.o 554
State of Virginia
Louisa County: to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of October 1854 Ordered that James Kinney a free negro be registered by the Clerk of our said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern, that the said James Kinney is a boy of light complextion, brown hair inclined to be straight in the Eighth year of his age Three feet Eleven inches high, has a scar under his left eye - has no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said James Kinney was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia Given under my hand this 13.th day of August 1855.
N.o 555
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th of October 1854 Ordered that Jane Kinney a free negro registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Jane Kinney is a Girl of light brownish complexion. Brown hair and inclined to be straight, ten years old three feet & Eleven inches high, Scar on the left side of the neck occasioned by a burn, has no other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Jane Kinney was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia. Given under my hand this 13.th day of August 1855.

N.o 556
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of October 1854 Ordered that John Kinney a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law, It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said John Kinney is a boy of light complexion, brown hair inclined to be straight; in the fifth year of his age Two feet Eleven inches high, has no mark or scar in his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said John Kinney was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 13.th day of August 1855.













N.o 557
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of October 1854 Ordered that Mary Kinney a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law, It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Mary Kinney is a Girl of dark brown complexion, black hair and inclined to be straight, thirteen years old four feet & five inches high, has no marks on her face, head or hands, deemed worthy of notice, The said Mary Kinney was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 13.th day of August 1855.

N.o 558
State of Virginia
Louisa County to Wit
The Court of Said County having on the 8.th day of October 1855 Ordered that James Nelson Son of Mary Nelson a free negro be regested by the clerk of Said court according to law, the Said James Nelson having first delivered set in open Court his former Certificate of Registration it is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said James Nelson is a man of light brownish complextion in the thirty first year of his age about five first Seven and half inches high. black eyes black curly hair has a Scar on the outside of the little finger of the left hand occasioned by a cut has no other mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. the Said James Nelson was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 8.th day of October 1855 (Signed) David M Hunter Louisa County Court

N.o 559
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the Said County having on the 12.th day of November 1855 Ordered that Mary Ann Edwards a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may it concern that the Said Mary Ann Edwards is a Woman of bright mulatto complexion. black hair and inclined to be Straight about twenty nine years old five feet five inches high has a Small Scar on the right Side of her neck no other mark or Scar deemed worthy of notice. The Said Mary Ann Edwards was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia Given under my hand this 15.th day of November 1855 (Signed) David M Hunter Louisa C C










N.o 560
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the Said County having on the 13.th day of November 1855 Ordered that Charles Henry Kinney a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said Charles Henry Kinney is a boy of bright mulatto complexion black hair and inclined to be Straight and black Eyes about fifteen years old four feet nine and a half inches high No mark or Scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. the Said Charles Henry Kinney was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia Given under my hand this 16.th day of November 1855 (Signed) David M Hunter Louisa C C

N.o 561
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the Said County having on the 14.th day of January 1856 ordered that James Veney a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according to law: it is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said James Veney is a black man in the twenty seventh year of his age. about five feet ten inches high his finger next to the thumb on the left hand is crooked occasioned by a cut across the joint is strait and spare made. has even features and no other mark or Scar deemed worthy of notice the Said James Veney was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia aforesaid. Given under my hand this 15 day of January 1856 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of Louisa County Ct.

N.o 562
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 8.th day of September 1856 ordered that Nicholas Poindexter a free negro be registered by the clerk of Said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the Said Nicholas Poindexter is a man of dark complexion but not very black about six feet high twenty eight years old the 8.th day of February next. has a dark spot on the left cheek. broad nose with large nostrils, good countenance. No other mark or scar deemed worthy of notice. the said Nicholas Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia Given under my hand this 9.th day of September 1856 (Signed) David M Hunter










N.o 563
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 8.th day of September 1856, Ordered that Harry Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according to law. It is therefore Certified to all whom it may Concern that the said Harry Poindexter is a boy of bright mulatto complexion about Five feet eight inches high twenty two years old the 1.st day January next has no mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Harry Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia. Given under my hand this 16.th day of October 1856. (Signed) D.d M Hunter Clerk of the County Court of Louisa

N.o 564
Louisa County to wit
The Court of said County having on the 10.th day of November 1856 Ordered that Lucy Jane White a free negro be registered by the Clerk of Said Court according to law. It is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said Lucy Jane White is a Girl of bright mulatto complexion black hair and inclined to be straight. about Eighteen years of age, five feet seven inches high, has no mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. the said Lucy Jane White was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 15.th day of November 18 - (Signed) D.d M Hunter Clerk of the County Court of Louisa

N.o 565
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit.
The Court of the said County having on the 8.th day of December 1856. Ordered that Samuel Dickenson a free negro who proved to the satisfaction of the Court that he had accidentally lost his former register and who also proved to the satisfaction of the Court that he is a free negro. be registered by the Clerk of the said Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Samuel Dickenson is a man of dark complexion in the twenty seventh year of his age. five feet eight and a half inches high, has a scar near the right corner of his mouth another scar on the right side of his nose extending to the top another scar on the left side of his face about an inch below the ear. another small scar on the right cheek no other mark or scar deemed worthy of notice. The said Samuel Dickenson was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia. Given under my hand this 10.th day of December 1856 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk of the County Court of Louisa








N.o 566
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 13.th day of October 1856. Ordered that Martha Scott daughter of Harriet Scott a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Martha Scott is a woman of bright brownish complexion black eyes and black curly hair. has a small scar near the inner corner of the brow of the left eye, also a wide space between the front upper teeth, is about twenty one years of age, five feet six inches high. no other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. the said Martha Scott was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia.
Given under my hand this 12.th day of January 1857 (Signed) David M Hunter C

N.o 567
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of March 1857. Ordered that Ann Jackson a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Ann Jackson is a woman of Brownish Complexion about five feet two inches high; going on twenty one years of age and has no mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice the said Ann Jackson was born free in in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia.
Given under my hand this 15.th day of April 1857 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 568
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 13.th day of April 1857 Ordered that Maria Wilkinson a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law, she having been heretofore registered this day appeared in open Court and proved to the satisfaction of the Court that she had lost her former Register by accident. It is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said Maria Wilkinson is a dark mulatto woman about Fifty nine years old, five feet four inches high, low forehead, bushy head of hair and being somewhat grey, scar on the left jaw about an inch and a quarter long commencing just below the ear and running towards the corner of the mouth and having lost her upper front teeth. No other apparent mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Maria Wilkinson was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this 16.th day of April 1857 (Signed) David M. Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court





N.o 569
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of May 1857. Ordered that Arthur Poindexter Son of Sarah Poindexter a free negro who this day in open Court delivered up his former Certificate of Registration be again registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Arthur Poindexter is a man - brown complexion in the twenty ninth year of his age about five feet nine inches high. has a scar on the right fore finger about an inch long, has no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - the said Arthur Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this 15.th day of May 1857 (Signed) David M Hunter Clk Louisa County Court

N.o 570
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of May 1857 Ordered that Victoria King daughter of Lavinia King a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law. It is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said Victoria King is Girl of Dark Brown Complexion, stout built Black hair and Eyes, about Eighteen years of age four feet ten and a haf inches high. has no mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. the said Victoria King was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia.
Given under my hand this 15.th day of May AD. One thousand Eight hundred and fifty seven (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 571
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit.
The Court of the said County having on the 11.th day of May 1857, Ordered that Sarah Poindexter a free negro who this day in open Court delivered up her former Certificate of Registration, be again registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Sarah Poindexter is a woman of dark complexion about five feet three inches high. about Forty two years of age. has a small scar on the forehead and a black mole larger than common on the left wrist. good countenance. no other apparent mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. the said Sarah Poindexter was emancipated by the Rev.d John Poindexter dec.d late of the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this 29.th day of May AD. One thousand eight hundred and fifty seven (Signed) David M Hunter clk Louisa County Court





N.o 572
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit.
The Court of the said County having on the 10.th day of December 1855 Ordered that Thomas Freeman a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Thomas Freeman is a young man of brownish complexion, good countenance, black eyes, in the Twenty third year of his age Five feet nine inches high. has a scar on the black of the left hand about an inch long. another scar on the right side of the forehead. no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Thomas Freeman was born free in the County of Orange in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this 15.th day of June AD 1857 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 573
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit.
The Court of the said County having on the 10.th day of December 1855 Ordered that Jurdan Freeman a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: it is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said Jurdan Freeman is a man of dark complexion good countenance. about Twenty six years of age, Six feet high, has a scar over the left eye. another scar on the out side of the left little finger. no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Jurdan Freeman was born free in the County of Orange in the state of Virginia.
Given under my hand this 15.th day of June AD 1857 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 574
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit.
The Court of the said County having on the 14.th day of September 1857 Ordered that George King son of Lavinia King a free negro. who this day in open Court delivered up his former certificate of Registration be again registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said George King is a man inclined to be fleshy of dark brownish complexion with good countenance in the Thirty third year of his age. five feet six and a half inches high, has two scars on the left wrist, about one and a quarter inches apart, another on the outer corner of the right eye and another on his neck in front not far above the breast bone. the two first were occasioned by cuts and the two last by burns no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice: The said George King was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this 15.th day of September AD. One thousand Eight hundred and fifty-seven (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court



N.o 575
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 14.th day of September 1857, Ordered that Sarah Ann Maria Powell a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Sarah Ann Maria Powell is a bright mulatto Girl in the sixteenth year of her age, Five feet high, good Countenance. curly hair - has no mark or scar upon her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice: The said Sarah Ann Maria Powell was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this the 16.th day of Septr One thousand and Eight hundred and fifty seven (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 576
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 14.th day of September 1857: Ordered that Mary Victoria Poindexter daughter of Dicy Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court, according to law. It is therefore Certified to all whom it may Concern that the said Mary Victoria Poindexter is a Girl of bright yellow Complexion nearly approaching white, in the twelth year of her age Four feet and Eleven inches high, has strait black hair and regular features. has no mark or scar upon her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice; The said Mary Victoria Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia - Given under my hand this 16.th day of September One thousand Eight hundred and fifty seven (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 577
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of November 1857. Ordered that Marshall Edwards a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law. It is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said Marshall Edwards is a bright mulatto man in the Twenty Seventh year of his age, about Five feet Eleven and a half inches high, has black eyes, strait black hair, has a scar just in the inner edge of the right eye brow over the nose, has no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Marshall Edwards was born free in the County of Louisa state of Virginia
Given under my hand this Tenth day of November One thousand Eight hundred and fifty seven (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court






N.o 578
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of November 1857. ordered that William Poindexter a free negro be registered by the clerk of said Court according to law..It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said William Poindexter is a man of dark brown complexion. about Twenty five years of age Five feet nine and a half inches high, has a scar on his cheek bone, and little finger of the left hand crooked occasioned by being broke. no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. the said William Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this Tenth day of November One thousand Eight hundred and fifty seven (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 579
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of November 1857 - Ordered that Richard Wilkinson a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law..It is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said Richard Wilkinson is a man of Dark Complexion about Twenty four years of age. Five feet five and a half inches high. has a scar on the left side of the chin occasioned by a burn, no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Richard Wilkinson was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this Tenth day of November One thousand Eight hundred and fifty seven (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 580
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of November 1857. ordered that Frances King a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Frances King is a woman of Dark complexion about Twenty one years of age, Five feet four inches high has a scar on the left eye brow. no other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice; The said Frances King was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia Given under my hand this Tenth day of November One thousand Eight hundred & fifty seven (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court








N.o 581
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of the said Court having on the 14.th day of December 1857. ordered that John William Poindexter son of Harriet Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said John William Poindexter is a man of bright mulatto complexion about Twenty one years of age has black eyes curly black hair. Five feet nine inches high. has no marks or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said John William Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this Twenty third day of December One thousand and Eight hundred and fifty seven (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 582
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of said County having on the 8.th day of March 1858 Ordered that George I Q. Powell a free negro. who this day in open Court delivered up his former Certificate of Registration be again registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said George A. Q. Powell is a bright mulatto man in the twenty Eighth year of his age, Five feet six and a half inches high, black eyes, good countenance, curly hair. has no mark or scar upon his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice The said George A. Q. Powell was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this 13.th day of march 1858 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 583
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of said County having on the 10.th day of May 1858. Ordered that Aggy Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law. It is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said Aggy Poindexter is a woman of dark brown Complexion, about twenty seven years of age, five feet five inches high. has no mark or scar on her face head or hands. deemed worthy of notice
The said Aggy Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia
Given under my hand this Tenth day of May AD One thousand Eight hundred and fifty eight (Signed) David M Hunter Clk Louisa County Court








N.o 584
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of the said County having on the 10.th day of May 1858 Ordered that Dicy Powell a free negro who this day in open court delivered up her former Certificate of Registration, be again registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law..It is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said Dicy Powell is a mulatto woman of bright yellow complexion. in the Thirty Eighth year of her age Five feet four inches and three quarters of an inch high. has strait black hair. regular features a straight genteel figure. has a scar a little below the right ear no other apparent mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Dicy Powell derives her freedom by a deed of manumission made by the Rev.d John Poindexter dated the 6 day of October 1794 and recorded in Louisa County Court the 13.th day of October 1794 Given under my hand this 23.rd day of May 1858 (Signed) David M Hunter Clk Louisa County Court

N.o 585(a)
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of the said County having on the 10.th day of May 1858 Ordered that Elisha Harris Son of Nancy Harris a free negro be registered by the Clerk of said Court according to law: he having been heretofore registered this day appeared in open Court, and proved to the satisfaction of the Court that he had lost his former register by accident: It is therefore Certified to all whom it may concern that the said Elisha Harris is a man of dark complexion regular features. Six feet one inch high. and in the Thirty sixth year of his age. has no apparent marks or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice: The said

Source

Louisa County Clerk of Court, records now at the Library of Virginia and on Microfilm

Publisher

Louisa County Historical Society

Date

1820-1850s

Rights

At the Library of Virginia

Identifier

054-

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