Library of Virginia, Lunenburg County, Free Negro & Slave Records, 1802-1803

The following is a complete List of all free Negroes & Mulattoes in the lower District of Lunenburg County, pursuant to an Act of the General Assembly of Virginia, passed January 21st, 1801

1802, Names of Free Negroes & Mulattoes in the lower district, Male/ Female, Place of Abode, Trades

March 11

Chavers, Charles: 1 Male, Hound's Creek, Hireling

Epes, John & Lucy his wife, Children Nancy, Dolly, Allen, Sally, Peter, Polly, John: 4 Males/ 5 Females, Flat Rock, Farmers

Valentine, Betty: 1 Female, Chas Watts's, Hireling

Laurence, Isham & Letitia his Wife, Children Richard, Polly, Salley: 2 Males/ 2 Females, Moody's Tavern, Boot Maker

Stewart, James & Ritter his Wife, Children Drury, Nelly, Aggy, Henry, Jordan, & Allen Norton: 5 Males/ 3 Females, Beaver Pond, Blacksmith

Stewart, Thomas & Salley his Wife, Child Haily: 2 Males/ 1 Female, Bears Element, Farmer

 

March 27

Phebe an emancipated Slave & Children Jack, Sarah & Phillis: 1 Male/ 3 females, Jeremiah Morgan's, Hirelings & Apprentices

Dickens, William & Lucretia his wife: 1 Male/ 1 Female, Cedar, Farmer

 

April 1

Epes, William & Caty his Wife, Children George, Priscilla, William, Thomas & James Critillow: 5 Males/ 2 Females, Flat Rock, Shoemaker

 

April 5

Valentine, Nancy, Children Bob, Polley: 1 Male/ 2 Females, Stony Creek, Hirelings

Brogdon, Mary: 1 Female, Do, Midwife

Valentine, Isham & Peggy his wife: 1 Male/ 1 Female, Do, Hireling

Hailstocks, Martha, Children Milly & Sally: 3 Females, Near Harper's Bridge, Spinners

Scott, Thomas: 1 Male, Stony Creek, Parishioner

Scott, Olive & Child Betsy; Salley Scott & Child George; Salley Scott son

Epes, Thomas & Betsy his wife, Children Jams, John, Ned--Abram Critillow, Ned Critillow, Betsy Critillow: 6 Males/ 2 Females, Flatrock, Farmers

Epes, Martha Children Salley, Freeman--Betsy Critillow, Suky Epes: 1 Male/ 4 Females, Do, Do

Valentine, William: 1 Male, Chas Irby's, Hireling

Critillow, John: 1 Male, Flatrock, Farmer

Hobson, E. Thomas & Patsy his wife: 1 Male/ 1 Female, Do, Ditcher

Evans, Thomas: 1 Male, Cr. Run, Waggonner

 

April 17

 

Harris, William: 1 Male, Wm Whitehead's, Apprentice

Norton, William & Elizabeth his wife--Epes, Allen, Betsy Hobson: 2 Males/ 2 Females, Bears Element, Cooper

 

April 28

Holmes, George: 1 Male, Jesse Morris, Apprentice

 

May 12

Chavers, John: 1 Male, Reedy Creek, Blacksmith

Epes, Joel & Tabby his wife, Children Rebecca, Wilkerson: 2 Males/ 2 Females, Bear's Element, Farmer

Chapman, Eliza & Child Patsey: 2 Females, Stony Creek, Hireling

Chapman, Charlotte: 1 Female, Do Humphrey Garrett's, Do

Evans, Joshua & Celia his wife, Children Polley & John & Matthew Holmes: 3 Males, 2 Females, Flatrock, Farmers

Williams, Zedekiah & Anna his wife, child Lucy--Ritter Lester: 1 Male/ 3 Females, Bears Element, Ditcher & Farmer

Davis, Jenny & Child Polly: 2 Females, Do, Spinner

Davis, Betsy: 1 Female, Near Hawkins Ford, Hireling

Lester, Isham, Children Ermin, Faith, Bolling, Jones, Anna, Ellick: 4 Males, 3 Females, Ditto, Farmers

Chapman, Betty, Children Nancy, Winny, Lucy, Charlotte, Henry, Biddy, Betsy, John, Polley: 2 Males, 8 Females, Flatrock, Farmers & Spinners

Davis, Benjamin: 1 Male, J. H. Stout's, Blacksmith

Patience and emancipated slave: 1 Female, Baxter Ragsdales, Apprentice

Chapman, Milly & Children Lily & one girl child not named: 3 Females, Thomas Scarborough's, Hireling

Valentine, Sarah, Zeckariah Valentine, Jane Valentine: 1 Male/ 2 Females, Kettlestick, Shoemaker & Spinners

Valentine, Molly, Children Lively, Biddy, Polly: 4 Females, St. Creek, Spiners & Weavers

Valentine, Parky: 1 Female, Saml Skinner's, Hireling

Wells, Daniel, a Bastard child of Nancy Wells a White Woman: 1 Male, Armistead Jones's

 

1803

free Negroes & Mulattoes in the lower District of Lunenburg County

Names, Males/ Females, Place of Abode, Trade

March 10:

Epes, Thomas & Elizabeth his wife--children John & Ned--Abram Critillow, Edwd Critillow, Betsy Critillow: 5 Males/ 2 Females, Flatrock (Creek), Farmers

David, Ben 1 Male, Richd Walker's, Hireling

Epes, Patty, Sally Epes, Suky Epes, John Critillow, 1 Male/ 2 Females, Flatrock, Farmers

Epes, Freeman & Rebeckah his Wife, child Polly: 1 Male/ 2 Females, Do, Do

 

April 1

Jack & Sarah free Negroes: 1 Male/ 1 Female, Jere. Morgan, Apprentices

Phebe an emancipated slave & two children Vizt. Phillis & a Male Child not named: 1 Male/ 2 Females, Saml Robert's Quarter, Hireling

Patience a free Negro: 1 Female, Baxtor Ragsdales, Apprentice

 

April 11

Epes, William & Caty his wife, Children George, William, Prissy, Thomas--James Critillow: 5 Males/ 2 Females, Near Flatrock, Shoemaker

Lawrence, Isham & Letitia his Wife--Children Richard, Polly, Sally, Griffin: 3 Males/ 3 Females, Near Saffords, Ditto

Evans, Thomas 1 Male, Head of C. Run, Waggoner

Stewart, James & Ritter his wife--Drury, Henry, Jordan, Rebekah, Nelly, Aggy: 4 Males/ 4 Females, Near Saffolds, Blacksmith

Epes, John and Lucy his wife--Children Nancy, Dolly, Sally, Patsy, Allen, Peter, John: 4 Males, 5 Females, B. Element (Creek), Planter

 

May 12

Davis, Charles: 1 Male, Stout's, Blacksmith

Scott, Thomas: 1 Male, Stony Crk., Parishioner

Scott, Sally, Olive Scott, & Child Betsy, Sally Scott, Jr., & child George: 1 Male/ 4 Females Do, Spinners & Knitters

Davis, Betsy & Jenny Davis & an infant female child: 3 Females, B. Element, Spinners

Holmes, George: 1 Male, Jesse Wood's, Apprentice

 

May 14

Dickens, William & Lucretia his wife: 1 Male/ 1 Female, Cedar, Farmers

Dickens, Thomas: 1 Male, Cedar, Farmer

Chapman, Eliza & Child Pat: 2 Females, near Stony Crk, Hireling

Chapman, Charlotte: 1 Female, Do, Apprentice

 

May 18

Valentine, William: 1 Male, C. Run, Hireling

Norton, William & Elizabeth his wife--Epes, Allen, Elizabeth Robson: 2 Males/ 2 Females, Bear's Element, Coopers

Valentine, Sarah, Zachariah Valentine, Jane Valentine, Molly Valentine, Lively Valentine & Child Polly: 1 Male/ 5 Females, Kettlestick, Shoemaker & Farmers

 

May 19

Lester, Isham--Children Faithy, Ermin, Bowling, Jones, Elly, Sally, Anna: 3 Males/ 5 Females, Near Hawkins's, Planter

Williams, Zedekiah & Ann his Wife--Children Lucy Williams & Ritter Lester: 1 Male/ 3 Females, Do, Cedar, Ditcher

 

June 14

Valentine, Buckner & Cinna his wife: 1 Male/ 1 Female, Stony Creek, Farmer

Valentine, John & Betty his wife--Children Nancy, Betty, John, Polly, Jinsy, Charles, Henry, Tommy, Patsy--And Bob, Polly, children of Nancy: 6 Males/ 7 Females, Flatrock, Farmers

Brogdon, Mary: 1 Female, Stony Crk., Parishioner

Hailstocks, Martha & Children Milly, Betsy, Sally: 4 Females, Near Harper's Bridge, Spinner & Hirelings

Chapman, Betty & Children Nancy, Winny, Lucy, Charlotte, Henry, Bedy-- Betsy & John, Children of Nancy. Lucy child of Winny: 2 Males/ 8 Females, Flat-rock, Spinners & Farmers

Wells, Daniel a Bastard child of Nancy Wells a white woman: 1 Male, Armistead Jones's, Apprentice

 

John Blackwell Comr