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

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Record #54 from Northampton County, Virginia Register of Free Blacks 1853-1861

Year Documented Aug 31, 1855
Number 54
Birth Date Jan 1st 1835
Name Mahala Ames
Complexion Yellow
Height - Feet 5
Height - Inches 0 1/2
Appearance Scar on the thumb of the left hand-thick lips-features regular-forehead good-
Birth Note Born free in the County of Northampton, State of Virginia copy sent Deward Fitchett
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