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Slave Owners/Records

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Re: Slave Owners/Records

Posted: 1365718075000
Classification: Query
It's worth running the names though the Virginia Slave Database at

Also, don't forget that beginning in 1853, Virgina required owners to register the births of all slaves on their plantations. This list was complied across 5 (6??) volumes a few years ago and lists the name of the slave/mother/owner/location/date of birth. The title of the book is "Virginia Slave Births Index, 1853-1865." I am so sorry that I don't know the name of the editor/author. I copied the necessary pages for my family, but not the ISBN/author info :( Still, I've seen the compilation in libraries in RIC, NOVA and HR areas of Virginia. I really hope this helps and you find some success. FWIW, on the other side, once you get that planation/owner info, things get SO much easier.
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