Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #5 from Northampton County, Virginia Register of Free Blacks 1853-1861

Year Documented Aug 31, 1853
Number 5
Birth Date June 4th 1832
Name Joseph Upshur
Complexion Black
Height - Feet 5
Height - Inches 5 1/2
Appearance Round full face-high cheek benes-even set of teeth sound. Scar on the back left hand on the knuckle of the forefinger.
Birth Note Born free in the County of Northampton, State of Virginia; copy dd
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