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Louisa County Free Black Register, Vol 2 #585(b)-631

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Louisa County Free Black Register, Vol 2 #585(b)-631

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N.o 585(b)
Elisha Harris was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia; Given under my hand the 6.th day of July 1858 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 586
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of the said County having on the 12.th day of July 1858. Ordered that John Veney Son of Polly 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 John Veney is a man of Dark complextion in the Twenty first year of his age, six feet high, has a scar on the right side of his upper lip occasioned by a cut also ne on his left hand near the thumb occasioned by a cut. No other apparent mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice; The said John Veney was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia. Given under my hand this 13.th day of July One thousand eight hundred and fifty eight. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 587
State of Virginia
Louisa County To Wit.
The Court of the said County having on the 13.th day of April 1857. Ordered that Henry Wilkersin a free negro be registered by the clerk of said Court according to law. his 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 Henry Wilkinson is a man of Darkish complexion, regular features, in the forty first year of his age, about five feet nine inches high, has a small scar in the eye brow of the right eye, no other apparent mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice the said Henry Wilkinson was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Va Given under my hand this 2.d day of August 1858 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 588
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit.
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of August 1858. Ordered that Maria White 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; It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Maria White is a bright mulatto woman five feet and a half inch high, about fifty one years of age, has a small scar on the back part of her left hand. No other apparent mark or scar on her face head or hand deemed worthy notice. The said Maria White was born free in the County of Louisa and State of Virginia.
Given under my hand this 9.th day of August One thousand eight hundred and fifty eight (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court


N.o 592(b)
It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said William Edwards jr is a man of Light brownish complexion black curly hair in the Twenty fourth year of his age five feet ten inches high, has a scar on his left wrist, occasioned by a cut, No other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said William Edwards jr was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia
Given under my hand this 20.th day of December A D 1858 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 593
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 10.th day of January 1859. Ordered that Giles Jackson son of Cassandria Jackson a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law; It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Giles Jackson is a man of Ginger bread complexion in the Twenty second year of his age, five feet eleven and a half inches high; has three scars on the left side of the forehead over the left eye just in the edge of the hair and and scar on the inside of the under lip all of which scars were accasioned by a horse kick. no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Giles Jackson was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia Given under my hand this 12.th day of January 1859 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 594
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the said County having on the 14.th day of February 1859 Ordered that Fleming James Poindexter son of Jenny Poindexter (who said Fleming James Poindexter was emancipated by the Rev.d John Poindexter at the age of Twenty five years) be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may Concern that the said Fleming James Poindexter is a bright mulatto man six feet high in the Thirty Eighth year of his age, has a small scar on his forehead directly over the nose and near the edge of the hair, dark hazel eyes full black eye brows, long black hair, and inclined to be straight; large sharp nose; resembling a white mans nose than a negroes No other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice Given under my hand this 15.th day of February One thousand Eight hundred and fifty nine (Signed) David M Hunter C Louisa County Court

N.o 595(a)
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of the said County having on this 14.th day of February 1859 Ordered that John William Kenney son of John Kinney a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law; It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said John William Kenney is a boy of Ginger bread complexion, ninteen years old five feet

N.o 598(b)
Felesia Harris was born free in the County of Louisa and State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 13.th day of September 1859 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 599
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of the said County having on the 12.th day of September 1859. Ordered that Quarles Kinney son of John Kinney a free negro be registered by the clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Quarles Kinney is a boy five feet high of a ginger bread complexion in the fourteenth year of his age and has a scar on the right ear. No other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Quarles Kinney was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia - Given under my hand this 13.th day of September 1859 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 600
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit;
The Court of the said County having on the 12.th day of September 1859 Ordered that Sarah Jane Kinney daughter of John Kinney a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is thefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Sarah Jane Kinney is a girl four feet ten and a half inches high of a bright mulatto complexion in the Twelfth year of her age, and has a small scar on the back of the right hand occasioned by a burn. No other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Sarah Jane Kinney was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 13.th day of September 1859 (Signed) David M Hunter Clk Lo Co Court

N.o 601
State of Virginia
Louisa County To wit
The Court of the said County having on the 12.th day of September 1859 Ordered that Tom 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 Tom is a man five feet five inches high of a dark complexion in the Thirtieth year of his age, and has a mark or scar on or near the right cheek bone about an inch in length. No other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Tom derives his freedom by the last will and Testament of Howard Goodwin dec.d dated the 14.th day of April 1854 and recorded in the County Court of Louisa County on the 8.th day of August 1859.
Given under my hand this 13.th day of September 1859 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court



N.o 602
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit;
The Court of the said County having on the 14.th day of November 1859, Ordered that Edward Jackson a free negro be registered by the Clerk of the Court according to law. - therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Edward Jackson is a man five feet six inches high of a dark complexion in the 23.d year of his age and has a mark or scar on the left side of the forehead occasioned by a cut, no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Edward Jackson was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia. Given under my hand this 14.th day of November 1859 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 603
State of Virginia:
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 14.th day of November 1859, ordered that William Jackson a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said William Jackson is a man five feet seven inches high of a dark complexion in the 28.th year of his age has no apparent mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said William Jackson was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 14.th day of November 1859. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 604
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 14.th day of November 1859 ordered that Susan Ellen Jackson a free negress be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Susan Ellen Jackson is a woman four feet eleven inches high of a dark complexion in the 26.th year of her age, has no apparent mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Susan Ellen Jackson was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 14.th day of November 1859. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court











N.o 605
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit.
The Court of the said County having on the 9.th day of April 1860 ordered that Rebecca Jordan a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law; It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Rebecca Jordan is a woman five feet and eleven inches high of a dark complexion in the 41.st year of her age and has a scar on her left jaw occasioned by a burn, and one on her right jaw caused from a rising thereon: no other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Rebecca Jordan was born free in the County of Goochland in the state of Virginia. Given under my hand this 11.th day of April 1860. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 606
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 9.th day of April 1860 ordered that Martha Jane Jordan 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 Jane Jordan is a bright mulatto woman in the 21.st year of her age, four feet ten and 5/8 inches high, and has a scar on the right side of her jaw: no other mark or scar on her head face or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Martha Jane Jordan was born free in Goochland County State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 11.th day of April 1860. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 607
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 9.th day of April 1860. Ordered that Mary Ann Jordan 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 Ann Jordan is a bright mulatto woman in the 21.st year of her age, four feet eleven inches high, and has a small scar on the root of her nose, no other mark or scar on her head face or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Mary Ann Jordan was born free in the County of Goochland the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 11.th day of April 1860. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court










N.o 608
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 14.th day of May 1860, Ordered that Shepherd 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 Shepherd Poindexter is a straight, well made man of dark complexion in the thirty eighth year of his age about six feet and three quarters of an inch high, has a scar on the nose, a small scar on the outer corner of the left eye, the little finger on his left hand creeked and stiff, a scar on the wrist of the left hand and a scar on the back of the right hand, no other mark or scar on his head face or hands worthy of notice. The said Shepherd Poindexter was born free in Louisa County, State of Virginia, his ancesters having acquired their right of freedom previous to the year 1806. Given under my hand this 21.st day of May 1860. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 609
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 14.th day of May 1860 Ordered that Anna 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 Anna Poindexter is a dark brown woman in the 25.th year of her age, five feet six inches high, has a small scar on the back of her head face or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Anna Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa State of Virginia her ancestors having acquired their right to freedom prior to the 1806. Given under my hand this 31.st day of May 1860. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 610
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 10.th day of December 1860 ordered that James N. 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 James N. Powell is a bright mulatto man about five feet five inches and a half high, has a small scar near the inner corner of the left eye another on the jaw, just under the jaw bone of the right jaw, has no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said James N. Powell was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia Given under my hand this 11.th day of December 1860. (Signed) David M Hunter Cle Louisa County Court







N.o 611
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit.
The Court of said County having on the 8.th day of October 1860 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 mulatto woman five feet two inches high, has no mark or scar on her head face or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Ann Jackson was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia Given under my hand this 12.th day of February 1861. (Signed) David M Hunter Clk Louisa County Court

N.o 612
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 12.th day of February 1861 ordered that Columbus Robertson 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 Columbus Robertson is a black man five feet eight inches and a half high, has a small scar on the left cheek between the eye and ear has no other mark or scar on his head face or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Columbus Robertson was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia His ancestors having acquired their right of freedom previous to the year 1806. Given under my hand this 17.th day of February 1861 (Signed) David M Hunter Clk Louisa County Court

N.o 613
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 11.day of February 1861 Ordered that Frances Jane Q Powell a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Frances Jane Q. Powell is a bright mulatto woman, about thirty six years old. five feet three inches high, has a large scar on the back of the left hand occasioned by a cut, has no other scar or mark on her head face or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said Frances Jane Q Powell was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia. Given under my hand this 6.th day of August 1861. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court











N.o 614
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 10.th day of June 1861 ordered that Anderson Bently a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Anderson Bently is a man of dark complexion in the thirty ninth year of his age five feet eight & a half inches high has two scars near together on the left wrist extending from the thumb back a few inches has no other mark or scar on h- face head or hands is straight & well made good countenance. The said Anderson Bently was emancipated by the last will & testament of Stephen F. G. Perkins dec.d dated the first day of May 1860 and recorded in Louisa County Court the 11.th day of June 1860 Given under my hand this 13.th day of June 1861. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 615
State of Virginia
Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 13.th day of January 1862 Ordered that King Scott 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 King Scott is a man of dark brown complexion, good countenance, in the Twenty second year of his age, six feet high, straight & well made, has a small scar about an inch from the outer corner of the left eye, another small scar on the back of the left hand, supposed to be occasioned by cuts, no other mark or scar on his head face or hand, deemed worthy of notice. The said King Scott was born free in the County of Louisa state of Virginia Given under my hand this 14.th day of January 1862. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 616
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of said County having on the 14.th day of April 1862 ordered that Washington Robertson son of Betsey Robertson a free negro be registered by the Clerk of the said Court according to law. It is therefore ordered to be certified to all whom it may concern that the said Washington Robertson is a man of bright mulatto complexion good countenance in the Twenty second year of his age five feet seven inches high has a scar on the left wrist occasioned by a cut another on the right wrist occasioned by a burn worthy of notice, The said Washington Robertson was born free in the County of Louisa State of Virginia Given under my hand this 21.st day of April 1862 David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court







N.o 617
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 12.th day of May 1862. Ordered that Sarah Frances Robertson a free negro girl be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It - to be certified to all whom it may concern that the said - Frances Robertson is a bright mulatto girl nearly white in the nineteenth year of her age five feet four inches high, has straight black hair - black eyes has a scar on the left thumb occasioned by a cut, no other mark - on her head face or hands deemed worthy of notice The said Sarah Frances Robertson was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 18.th day of June 1862. (Signed) David M Hunter, Clerk of Louisa County Court

N.o 618
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the County of Louisa having on the 12.th day of May 1862 ordered that Willie Ann Robertson a free negro girl be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore ordered to be certified to all whom it may concern that the said Willie Ann Robertson is a bright mulatto girl, in the twenty first year of her age, five feet o- and a half inches high, has straight black hair - black eyes - has a scar over the right eye in the brow there of has no other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Willie Ann Robertson was born free in the County of Louisa state of Virginia. Given under my hand this 18.th day of June 1862. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 619
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the County of Louisa having on the 12.th day of January 1863 ordered that Albert Poindexter a free negro boy be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore ordered to be certified to all whom it may concern that the said Albert Poindexter is a bright mulatto boy in the twentieth year of his age five feet nine inches high good countenance black eyes has no scar or mark on his head face or hands deemed worthy of notice The said Albert Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 17.th day of January 1863. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court









N.o 620
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit
The Court of the County of Louisa having on the 12.th day of January 1863 ordered that William Poindexter a free negro boy be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore ordered to be certified to all whom it may concern that the said William Poindexter is a black boy in the nineteenth year of his age five feet nine inches high good countenance black eyes no scar or mark on his head face or hands deemed worthy of notice, The said William Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa State of Virginia, Given under my hand this 17.th day of January 1863. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 621
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the County of Louisa having on the 12. th day of January 1863 ordered that Andrew Poindext- a free boy be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore ordered to be certifid to all whom it may concern that the said Andrew Poindexter is a Dark Brown boy in the Eighteenth year of his age five feet four inches high good countenance black eyes has no scar or mark on his head face or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Andrew Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa state of Virginia. Given under my hand this the 17.th day of January 1863 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 622
State of Virginia Louisa County to wit:
The Court of this County of Louisa having on the 12.th day of January 1863 ordered that Frank Poindexter a free boy be registered by the Clerk of this Count according to law - It is therefore ordered to be certified to all whom it may concern that the said Frank Poindexter is a ligh- Brown boy in the sixteenth year of his age five feet four inches high good countenance black eyes has a cut on the left Thumb has no other mark on his head face or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Frank Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa State of Virginia.
Given under my hands this the 19.th day of January 1863 (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court











N.o 623
State of Virginia
Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the County of Louisa having on the 13.th day of April 1863 Ordered that Margaret Eliza Poindexter daughter of Rhoda Poindexter who is a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore ordered to be certified to all whom it may concern that the said Margaret Eliza Poindexter is a woman of dark complexion five feet two inches high in the Twenty second year of her age, has a small scar in the brow of the left eye, no other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Margaret Eliza Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa State of Virginia Given under my hand this 2.d day of May 1863. (Signed) David M Hunter Clerk Louisa County Court

N.o 624
State of Virginia - Louisa County, to wit: The Court of the County of Louisa having on the 13.th day of April 1863 Ordered that Lucy Ann Poindexter daughter of Rhoda Poindexter who is a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore ordered to be certified to all whom it may concern that the said Lucy Ann Poindexter is a bright mulatto girl in the seventeenth year of her age five feet five inches high has a scar on the ring finger of the right hand No other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice The said Lucy Ann Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia Given under my hand this 21.st day of May 1863 (Signed) David M Hunter Clk Lo Co Ct

N.o 625
State of Virginia Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 13.th day of April 1863 Ordered that John W. Kinney a free negro (who delivered up his former certificate of registration) be registered again by the Clerk of said Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said John W. Kinney is now in the Forty ninth year of his age, six feet one inch high of bright mulatto complexion, well formed hair becoming gray, has a scar on the nose and two scars on the middle finger of the right hand occasioned by cuts - black eyes, regular features and good countenance. no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said John W Kinney was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia. Given under my hand this 5.th day of June 1863. (Signed) David M Hunter Clk










N.o 626
State of Virginia - Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 13.th day of April 1863 ordered that Isaac Poindexter son of Rhoda Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law - It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Isaac Poindexter is a man of dark brown complexion five feet Eight Inches high in the twenty fourth year of his age has a scar in the brow of the left eye another scar near the outer corner of the left eye. No other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Isaac Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hand this 1.st day of August 1863. (Signed) David M Hunter Clk

N.o 627
State of Virginia: Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 13.th day of April 1863 Ordered that Henry Poindexter son of Rhoda Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Henry Poindexter is a man of dark complexion five feet one inch high in the Twenty fifth year of his age has a scar in the forehead about two & a half inches above the left eye no other mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Henry Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia. Given under my hnad this 1.st day of August 1863. (Signed) David M Hunter Clk

N.o 628
State of Virginia: Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 8.th day of June 1863 Ordered that Patsy Lee Poindester daughter of Sally Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law. It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Patsy Lee Poindexter is a bright mulatto woman five feet six inches high in the Twenty fourth year of her age, straight black hair, black eyes, has a scar in the forehead and another on the right jaw. no other mark or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Patsy Lee Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the state of Virginia Given under my hand this 4.th day of August 1863. (Signed) David M Hunter Clk












N.o 629
State of Virginia: Louisa County to wit:
The Court of the said County having on the 8.th day of August ordered that Rose Nancy Poindexter daughter of - Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Rose Nancy Poindexter is a girl of dark complexion Five feet six inches high, in the eighteenth year of her age has a scar on the left wrist another on the right thumb no - or scar on her face head or hands deemed worthy of notice - The said Rose Nancy Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia Given under my hand this 4.th day of August 1863. (Signed) David M hunter Clk

N.o 630
State of Virginia: Louisa County to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 10.th day of August 18 - ordered that Edward Poindexter son of Dicy Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Edward Poindexter is a very likely mulatto man, - complexion in the Twenty third year of his age, Five feet eight and a quarter inches high, has dark hazel eyes and black hair, has a scar on the right side of the forehead in the edge of the hair nearly over the right eye, has no other mark or scar on the face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Edward Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia - Given under my hand this 15.th day of August 1863. (Signed) David M Hunter Clk

N.o 631
State of Virginia: Louisa County, to wit:
The Court of said County having on the 10.th day of August 1863 ordered that Broaddus Poindexter son of Esther Poindexter a free negro be registered by the Clerk of this Court according to law: It is therefore certified to all whom it may concern that the said Broaddus Poindexter is a bright mulatto boy, (nearly white) straight light hair, hazel eyes - in the nineteenth year of his age five feet seven and a half inches high, has no mark or scar on his face head or hands deemed worthy of notice. The said Broaddus Poindexter was born free in the County of Louisa in the State of Virginia Given under my hand this 15.th day of August 1863. (Signed) David m Hunter Clk.

Source

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

Date

1820-1850s

Contributor

Louisa County Historical Society

Rights

Records at the Library of Virginia

Identifier

054

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