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

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Record #94 from Northampton County, Virginia Register of Free Blacks 1853-1861

Year Documented Aug 31, 1855
Number 94
Birth Date Mar 1st 1831
Name Michael Roan
Complexion Dark Mulatto
Height - Feet 5
Height - Inches 11
Appearance Large scar on the left hand, including part of the wrist and thumb, caused by a burn. Fore finger on the left hand crooked. Thick lips.
Birth Note
Transcriber Note The following additional information was provided for Michael Roan: Emancipated by Last Will and Testament of John Stockley. Northampton County August 9th 1847.

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