Source: Kentucky, Wills and Probate Records, 1774-1989; Barren Order Books, Vol 4b-5, 1818-1838. Image 363
December County Court 1827
On motion of David Homes a Man of Colour who having produced satisfactory evidence to the Court that he is a free man. It is therefore ordered that his freedom be registered, and that the Clerk of this Court grant him a [?] Certificate of his freedom with the following description of his person, age, & agreeable to law. To wit about 26 years of age, about six feet high of a middle Coulered black complection[sic] of a cheerful pleasant countenance.