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

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Record #56 from Northampton County, Virginia Register of Free Blacks 1853-1861

Year Documented Aug 31, 1855
Number 56
Birth Date Mar 2nd 1842
Name Joseph Bevans
Complexion Black
Height - Feet 4
Height - Inches 11 1/5
Appearance Some small scars on the back of the right hand; hand; small features-forehead narrow and nose not very flat.
Birth Note Born free in the County of Northampton, State of Virginia sent by Deward Fitchett
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