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Virginia Freedom Suits, 1723-1860 (Library of Virginia African American Narratives project)

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Year 1794
First Name Thomas
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by deed of emancipation by Ann Roberts
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0001_0001-0011
Year 1794
First Name Thomas
Middle Name
Surname
Alias Tom
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Edward
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Roberts
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Anne Mifflin; Anne Roberts; Humphrey Roberts; Ann Roberts; Edward Roberts
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by deed of emancipation by Ann Roberts
Freedom no
Additional Slave Names Catharine; Cato; Mary; Samuel; Sam; Moll; Nell; Harry; Tabitha; Adam; Jacob; Jos; Joseph; Leah; James; Eli; Rhoda; Jacob; Judah; Jane; Ezekiel; Daniel; Pricilla; Grace; Gilbert; Adam; Abigail; Lucretia; George; Anady; Stephen; Cate;
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Mifflin
Additional Documents
See Also Mary v. Roberts; Accomack District Court
Processor's Notes
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) District Court Papers, 1789-1808
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Year 1795
First Name Mary
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by deed of emancipation by Ann Roberts
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0002_0001-0007
Year 1795
First Name Mary
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Edward
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Roberts
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Anne Mifflin; Anne Roberts; Humphrey Roberts; Ann Roberts; Edward Roberts
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by deed of emancipation by Ann Roberts
Freedom no
Additional Slave Names James
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also Thomas v. Roberts; Accomack District Court
Processor's Notes
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) District Court Papers, 1789-1808
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Year 1801
First Name Major
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0003_0001-0008
Year 1801
First Name Major
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Ann
Defendant's Middle Name Maria
Defendant's Surname Andrews
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Ann Maria Andrews
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
Freedom yes
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) District Court Papers, 1789-1808
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Year 1802
First Name Cyrus
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
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File Name _0001_0004_0001-0004
Year 1802
First Name Cyrus
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Henry
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Satchell
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Henry Satchell; South Satchell
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names Lydia; Betty
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) District Court Papers, 1789-1808
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Year 1804
First Name Mary
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0005_0001-0023
Year 1804
First Name Mary
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Robert
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Andrews
Additional Defendants Anna Maria Andrews
Slave Owners Robert Andrews
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
Freedom no
Additional Slave Names Lucy; Annis; George Russell
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Buck
Additional Documents
See Also Annis v. Caleb Bradford Unidentified Court; Accomack Chancery Cause 1801-005
Processor's Notes
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) District Court Papers, 1789-1808
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Year 1805
First Name Ibby
Surname Harman
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0006_0001-0018
Year 1805
First Name Ibby
Middle Name
Surname Harman
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name William
Defendant's Middle Name S
Defendant's Surname Roberts
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners William S Roberts; Edmond Scarburgh; William Scarburgh; Arthur Roberts
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
Freedom no
Additional Slave Names Alice; Parthena; Lucy
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Johnson
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) District Court Papers, 1789-1808
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Year 1806
First Name Lydia
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0007_0001-0011
Year 1806
First Name Lydia
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Mears
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners John Mears
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
Freedom yes
Additional Slave Names Cyrus; Sybil
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi03284.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) District Court Papers, 1789-1808
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Year 1808
First Name Joe
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by will of Eilijah Lilliston
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0008_0001-0016
Year 1808
First Name Joe
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Exr. Of Jacob
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Lillitson; etc.
Additional Defendants Susannah Lilliston; Isaac Lilliston; John Lilliston; Eleanor Lilliston
Slave Owners Elijah Lilliston
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by will of Eilijah Lilliston
Freedom yes
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Custis
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) District Court Papers, 1789-1808
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Year 1796
First Name George
Surname Cook
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0009_0001-0041
Year 1796
First Name George
Middle Name
Surname Cook
Alias George
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Walker Jr.
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Edmund Scarbrough; Mitchell Scarbrough; Hillary Stringer; Juniper; Thomas Hall; Ann Foxcraft; John Walker
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Native Americans
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names Mary Cook; Major; Lucy; Rosary; Betty; Rosaria; Rose Airy; Annise; Peter Cook
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Johnson; Parker; Smith
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi03284.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) District Court Papers, 1789-1808
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Year 1818
First Name Esther, etc
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by deed
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0001_0001-0008
Year 1818
First Name Esther, etc
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Robert
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Williams
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Polly Purnell
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by deed
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Gumby; Pritchard
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes Includes Deed Of Manumission
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1828
First Name Mason
Surname Ames
Plaintiff's Claim Daughter of Bridget Ames, emancipated by the deed of Levin Ames
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0002_0001-0011
Year 1828
First Name Mason
Middle Name
Surname Ames
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Thomas
Defendant's Middle Name A
Defendant's Surname Coleburn
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Levin Ames
Plaintiff's Claim Daughter of Bridget Ames, emancipated by the deed of Levin Ames
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names Bridget Ames
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes Also heard in Accomack Co Superior Court of Law
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1829
First Name Leah
Surname Burston
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the will of Thomas Burston
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0003_0001-0004
Year 1829
First Name Leah
Middle Name
Surname Burston
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Harmon
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Thomas Burston
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the will of Thomas Burston
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1830
First Name Broaddus, etc
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the deed of James Hall
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0004_0001-0012
Year 1830
First Name Broaddus, etc
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs Ishmael; Levi; Agness
Defendant's First Name Thorogood
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Taylor, exr of John Bird
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners John Bird; James Hall
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the deed of James Hall
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names Tabby
Additional Free Black Names James Hall
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also Elizabeth Bird, John Bird Jr vs. Thorowgood Taylor, James Hall
Processor's Notes James Hall, Free Negro Slave owner
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1832
First Name Albert
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0005_0001-0002
Year 1832
First Name Albert
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Robinson
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners John Robinson
Plaintiff's Claim
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1834
First Name Gusta, etc
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the will of Ellender Taylor
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0006_0001-0009
Year 1834
First Name Gusta, etc
Middle Name
Surname
Alias Gust
Additional Plaintiffs Charles
Defendant's First Name James
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Childs
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Ellender Taylor
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the will of Ellender Taylor
Freedom yes
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1834
First Name Levin
Surname Welburn
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the deed of Drummond Welburn
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0007_0001-0008
Year 1834
First Name Levin
Middle Name
Surname Welburn
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Thomas
Defendant's Middle Name D
Defendant's Surname Welburn
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Drummond Welburn
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the deed of Drummond Welburn
Freedom
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1838
First Name Shepherd
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Son of Mary who was emancipated by deed of John Powell
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0008_0001-0014
Year 1838
First Name Shepherd
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Smith
Additional Defendants John Craddock
Slave Owners James Powell
Plaintiff's Claim Son of Mary who was emancipated by deed of John Powell
Freedom no
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names Mary
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1838
First Name George
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Son of Rhoda who was emancipated by James Davis
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0009_0001-0009
Year 1838
First Name George
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name James
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Melvin
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners James Davis
Plaintiff's Claim Son of Rhoda who was emancipated by James Davis
Freedom no
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names Rhoda
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1838
First Name Henry
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Son of Ibby who was emancipated by the will of Brown Bradford
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0010_0001-0012
Year 1838
First Name Henry
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name Brown
Defendant's Surname Bradford
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Brown Bradford
Plaintiff's Claim Son of Ibby who was emancipated by the will of Brown Bradford
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names Adah; Ibby; Ebby
Additional Free Black Names Adah, Ibby, Ebby
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1839
First Name Margaret
Surname Scarbrugh
Plaintiff's Claim Child of Dinah who was emancipated by Americus Scarbrugh
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0011_0001-0010
Year 1839
First Name Margaret
Middle Name
Surname Scarbrugh
Alias Margaret
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Americus
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Scarbrugh
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Americus Scarbrugh
Plaintiff's Claim Child of Dinah who was emancipated by Americus Scarbrugh
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names Dinah; Betty
Additional Free Black Names Dinah; Betty
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1840
First Name Letty
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the deed of Jesse Ames
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0012_0001-0009
Year 1840
First Name Letty
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name A
Defendant's Surname Ames
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Jesse Ames
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the deed of Jesse Ames
Freedom yes
Additional Slave Names Abraham; Let; Mariah; Isaac; Tom; Matilda; Candis
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1845
First Name Maria
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Illegally sold out of Deleware
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0013_0001-0012
Year 1845
First Name Maria
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Robert
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Saunders
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Edward Waddy; Robert Saunders; Thomas C Horsey; Creighton Wingate
Plaintiff's Claim Illegally sold out of Deleware
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Sussex; Windsor
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes See Delaware emancipation proceedings; attempt to sell a slave out of state before statewide emancipation
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1848
First Name Barbara, etc
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Born free of Nanny
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0014_0001-0005
Year 1848
First Name Barbara, etc
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs Ann; Mary; Harriet; Robert; Thomas; Wesley; Elijah; George; Peter
Defendant's First Name Peter
Defendant's Middle Name D
Defendant's Surname Corbin
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Peter D Corbin
Plaintiff's Claim Born free of Nanny
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names Nanny
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year n.d.
First Name Henry
Surname Bradford
Plaintiff's Claim Son of Ibby who is the Daughter of Adah, emancipated by Brown Bradford
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0015_0001-0003
Year n.d.
First Name Henry
Middle Name
Surname Bradford
Alias Henry
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name B
Defendant's Surname Bradford
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Brown Bradford; John B Bradford
Plaintiff's Claim Son of Ibby who is the Daughter of Adah, emancipated by Brown Bradford
Freedom petition rejected
Additional Slave Names Adah; Ibby
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes See Henry vs John Brown Bradford, Accomack Co 1838
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1827
First Name Mary
Surname Bagwell, etc
Plaintiff's Claim Children of Leah Bagwell who was emancipated by Mary Elliott
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0016_0001-0008
Year 1827
First Name Mary
Middle Name
Surname Bagwell, etc
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs Savage Bagwell; Leah Bagwell
Defendant's First Name William
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Elliott
Additional Defendants Rachel Elliott
Slave Owners Thomas Bagwell; Peggy Bagwell; Mary Elliott; Jesse Elliott; John Elliott; Rachel Elliott
Plaintiff's Claim Children of Leah Bagwell who was emancipated by Mary Elliott
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes heard in Superior Court of Law
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1812
First Name Harry
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by Will of Samuel Trader after services provided by Harry had paid the purchase money for Harry
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0017_0001-0003
Year 1812
First Name Harry
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Rep. of Samuel
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Trader
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners George Ker; Samuel Trader; Patience Trader
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by Will of Samuel Trader after services provided by Harry had paid the purchase money for Harry
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes heard in Superior Court of Law
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1828
First Name Jingo
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the will of Smith Millinor sold back into slavery for remaining in the county longer than twelve months
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0018_0001-0005
Year 1828
First Name Jingo
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Lilliston
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners John Lilliston; Smith Millinor; Billy martin
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the will of Smith Millinor sold back into slavery for remaining in the county longer than twelve months
Freedom yes
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes heard in Superior Court of Law
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1860
First Name Nat
Surname Wilson
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the deed of John M Watson
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0019_0001-0011
Year 1860
First Name Nat
Middle Name
Surname Wilson
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Albert
Defendant's Middle Name R
Defendant's Surname Heath
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Albert R Heath; John M Watson
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the deed of John M Watson
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names Sarah; Leah; George; John
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1826
First Name Mary
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0020_0001-0002
Year 1826
First Name Mary
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Bull
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners
Plaintiff's Claim
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04797.xml
Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year n.d.
First Name Peter
Surname Snead
Plaintiff's Claim Sold into slavery; law under which this acted is unconstitutional
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0021_0001-0001
Year n.d.
First Name Peter
Middle Name
Surname Snead
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners
Plaintiff's Claim Sold into slavery; law under which this acted is unconstitutional
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes Sold into slavery to John G Joyner for remaining in the Commonwealth
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year n.d.
First Name Levi
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Sold into slavery; law under which this acted is unconstitutional
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File Name _0001_0022_0001-0001
Year n.d.
First Name Levi
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners
Plaintiff's Claim Sold into slavery; law under which this acted is unconstitutional
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes Sold into slavery to John G Joyner for remaining in the Commonwealth
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year n.d.
First Name George
Surname Custis
Plaintiff's Claim Sold into slavery; law under which this acted is unconstitutional
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0023_0001-0001
Year n.d.
First Name George
Middle Name
Surname Custis
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners
Plaintiff's Claim Sold into slavery; law under which this acted is unconstitutional
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes Sold into slavery to William Elliott for remaining in the Commonwealth
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year n.d.
First Name Peter
Surname Bell
Plaintiff's Claim Sold into slavery; law under which this acted is unconstitutional
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File Name _0001_0024_0001-0001
Year n.d.
First Name Peter
Middle Name
Surname Bell
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners
Plaintiff's Claim Sold into slavery; law under which this acted is unconstitutional
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes Sold into slavery to Thomas Cropper for remaining in the Commonwealth
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1826
First Name Mary
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by Deed
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File Name _0001_0025_0001-0004
Year 1826
First Name Mary
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Nancy
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Bailey
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Edward Bailey
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by Deed
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1826
First Name Jim
Surname Outten
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated
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File Name _0001_0026_0001-0002
Year 1826
First Name Jim
Middle Name
Surname Outten
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Littleton
Defendant's Middle Name P
Defendant's Surname Henderson
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Accomack County
Source Accomack County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1818-1860
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Year 1723
First Name Thomas
Surname Ferrell
Plaintiff's Claim Born of a free white woman
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File Name _0001_0001_0001-0008
Year 1723
First Name Thomas
Middle Name
Surname Ferrell
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Jackson
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners John Jackson
Plaintiff's Claim Born of a free white woman
Freedom dismissed
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Gaswyne
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1733
First Name Nanny
Surname Bandy
Plaintiff's Claim Illegally detained; her mother was a white servant named Anne Toyer and her father a slave named Peter who was owned by John Gwyn
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File Name _0001_0002_0001-0016
Year 1733
First Name Nanny
Middle Name
Surname Bandy
Alias Anne Toyer; Judea
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Clark
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Nottingham
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Robert Johnson; John Gwyn
Plaintiff's Claim Illegally detained; her mother was a white servant named Anne Toyer and her father a slave named Peter who was owned by John Gwyn
Freedom yes
Additional Slave Names Peter
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Callis
Additional Documents
See Also Anne Toyer vs William Jacob; Andrew Smaw; Clark Nottingham Northampton Co. 1733
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1733
First Name Anne
Surname Toyer
Plaintiff's Claim Born free; children of Anne Toyer
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File Name _0001_0003_0001-0004
Year 1733
First Name Anne
Middle Name
Surname Toyer
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs Solomon Toyer, Rhodea Toyer, Jane Toyer
Defendant's First Name William
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Jacob
Additional Defendants Andrew Smaw; Clark Nottingham
Slave Owners William Jacob; Andrew Smaw; Rhodea Toyer
Plaintiff's Claim Born free; children of Anne Toyer
Freedom yes
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also Nanny Bandy vs Clark Nottingham; Northampton Co. 1733
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1747
First Name Indian Will
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Mother was a free Indian
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0004_0001-0002
Year 1747
First Name Indian Will
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners George Nicholas Turner
Plaintiff's Claim Mother was a free Indian
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1747
First Name Will
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Born of a free woman in Gloucester County
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0005_0001-0014
Year 1747
First Name Will
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Mary
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Johnson
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners John Pottor; Luke Johnson; Mary Johnson
Plaintiff's Claim Born of a free woman in Gloucester County
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1749
First Name Francis
Surname Etheridge
Plaintiff's Claim Born free
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File Name _0001_0006_0001-0004
Year 1749
First Name Francis
Middle Name
Surname Etheridge
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Philip
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Dill
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Philip Dill
Plaintiff's Claim Born free
Freedom dismissed
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1749
First Name Katharine
Surname Anderson
Plaintiff's Claim James Anderson; son of Katharine Anderson a free negro; was born free
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0007_0001-0002
Year 1749
First Name Katharine
Middle Name
Surname Anderson
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs James Anderson
Defendant's First Name
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Thomas Widgeon
Plaintiff's Claim James Anderson; son of Katharine Anderson a free negro; was born free
Freedom no
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1752
First Name Anne
Surname Williams
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of an Indian
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0008_0001-0004
Year 1752
First Name Anne
Middle Name
Surname Williams
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Madox
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of an Indian
Freedom no
Additional Slave Names Jane
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Turner; John; Smith; Johnson; Batson; Savage; Wesscote; Henderson; Eastham; Fritchet; Michael; Stott; Edmans; Wilson; Dowty
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1840
First Name Rebecca; etc.
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the will of Jonathan Kellam
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0009_0001-0010
Year 1840
First Name Rebecca; etc.
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs William; Candis; Suky; Violet; Lety; Rea; Susan; Euphamia; George; Franklin; Henry; Mary; Smith; Rachel; John; Bethany; Judy; Mary Ann; Bill
Defendant's First Name George
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Belote
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Jonathan Kellam; George Belote
Plaintiff's Claim Emancipated by the will of Jonathan Kellam
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names Bethany; Edward; Susan
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants Dennis
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes Includes detailed list of relationships between the plaintiffs
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1841
First Name Leah
Surname
Plaintiff's Claim Born free of Esther Erls
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0010_0001-0003
Year 1841
First Name Leah
Middle Name
Surname
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Tracker S. White
Plaintiff's Claim Born free of Esther Erls
Freedom unknown
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names Esther Erls
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1845
First Name Adah
Surname Pitts
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Leah Pitts who was emancipated by the will of John Pitts
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0011_0001-0013
Year 1845
First Name Adah
Middle Name
Surname Pitts
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs Esther Pitts; Leah Pitts
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Secato
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners John Secato; John Pitts; Arthur R. Savage
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Leah Pitts who was emancipated by the will of John Pitts
Freedom yes
Additional Slave Names Elijah; Joshua; Minna; George; Rose; Candis; Adah; Maike; Isaac; Parker; Caleb; Toney; Esther; Leah; Sam; Bell
Additional Free Black Names
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents Will 1816 John Pitts; Northampton County
See Also
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1723
First Name Jane
Surname Webb
Plaintiff's Claim Born free, Webb sues to regain custody of her children from Savage
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0012_0001-0008
Year 1723
First Name Jane
Middle Name
Surname Webb
Alias Jane Williams
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Thomas
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Savage
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Thomas Savage
Plaintiff's Claim Born free, Webb sues to regain custody of her children from Savage
Freedom no
Additional Slave Names Left
Additional Free Black Names Diana Webb, Daniel Webb, Francis Webb
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also Northampton County Chancery 1727-001, Northampton County Criminal Causes
Processor's Notes
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Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845
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Year 1837
First Name Hester
Surname Carr
Plaintiff's Claim Born of free parents in Accomack County Virginia
All Fields in This Record
File Name _0001_0003_0001-0009
Year 1837
First Name Hester
Middle Name Jane
Surname Carr
Alias
Additional Plaintiffs
Defendant's First Name Richard
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Beasley
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners Carr
Plaintiff's Claim Born of free parents in Accomack County Virginia
Freedom no
Additional Slave Names
Additional Free Black Names Henry Tilghman; Anne Jane Carr
Deponents/Affiants
Additional Documents
See Also Lunenburg Co. Chancery 1860-026 and Lunenburg Co. Beasley; Jones and Wood Slave trade account book; 1835-1851
Processor's Notes
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Locality Petersburg
Source Petersburg (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1824-1852
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