Holloway-1802 Part 2

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No[1] Names Sex Place of abode Calling Ec[2]
16 Jeffee Anderson  }

Mulatto —-

Male J Beales[3] Possesfon Farmer
17 Nancy Anderson {FeM} —- —-
18 lizza —- —-
19 Sally —-
20 Little berry —- Male
21 Tom —-
22 Wilson —-
23 Polly James Female Same Place Sister to Nancy Anders
24 Ben Scott Fuegro Male Jas Tapscott[4] Land Labourer —-
25 Jenny Scott } Wife to Ben —– Same —- —-
26 Allen Scott —- —- —- Son to Same
27 Michala Scott Female Same —- Dughter to same
28 Tarlton Scott Male —- Same to Same
29 Beverly Scott —- —- Same
30 Absolom Ailstock[5] Male J Gellispies Carpenter
31 Rebekah daughter to same[6] —- Labourer & Spinster
32 Caty[7] -Same —- —- Same
33 Betsy[8] —- —- —- – Same —-
34 William[9] Son to Same —- —- – Small
35 Absalom[10] —- —- Same
36 Thomas[11] —- —- —- Same
37 Thomas Rodgers Male P Lockharts Labourer —-
38 Jenny Martin Female Same Place —-
39 Betsy Martin Daughter to Same —- —- —-
40 Jefferson Son Same —- —-
41 Frank Anderson Male D Shepherd’s[12] Labourer
42 Judea wife to Frank —- —- —-
43 Bobb Son Same —- —- 2 1/2 Years old
44 Abram Freeman[13] Male E Mitchels Labourer —-
45 Judea Wife to }

Abram —-

—- —- Same
46 Aley daughter to Same —- —-
47 Richmond[14] son to Same —-
48 Violet daughter to }

Abram & Judea

Female E Mitchells Aged 8 Years
49 Cinthia[15] daughter  }

to same —-

—- —- —- 5 —-
50 Bartley[16]  son to same —- —-      3 Yrs[17]
51 Frank Bannister Male Jas Lackeys Cooper Ec
52 Lucy Bannister wife }

to Frank —-

—- —- Spinster
53 Becky daughter to }

Same —-

—- —- Same
54 Nancy —- —- —- Same

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Date:             1802.

Subject:        A Botetourt County Free Black Registry from the year of 1802.

Author:        John Holloway

Keywords:   Free Black Registry, 1802, Ailstock, Anderson, Bannister, Freeman, Fuegro, Holloway, James, Martin, Rodgers,

Summary:      Part of a collection of free black registries written by John Holloway in the year of 1802. The registry lists an individual’s name, sex, place of residence, occupation or age, and their registration number.

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[1]No an abbreviation for number.

[2]Ecan abbreviation for etcetera.

[3]J Beale: most likely refers to John Beale a slave owner living within the second district of Botetourt County.  The only information concerning John Beale comes from a 1794 Botetourt County Personal Property Tax List in which he is recorded as having, “3 white males over the age of 16, 2 blacks over the age of 16, 1 black under the age of 16, and 6 horses.” http://www.newrivernotes.com/neighboring_botetourt_enumerations_1794_ppt.htm

[4]J Tapscott: most likely refers to James Tapscott a slave owner living within the second district of Botetourt County. The only information concerning J Tapscott comes from a 1794 Botetourt County Personal Property Tax List in which he is recorded as having “six blacks over the age of 16, 1 under the age of 16, and 2 horses.” http://www.newrivernotes.com/neighboring_botetourt_enumerations_1794_ppt.htm

[5]Absolom Alistock(1763-?): Exact age is unknown as Alistock himself did not know the year of his birth, listed as a mulatto carpenter it is thought that Alistocks wife was white or possibly considered one. A Revolutionary War veteran Alistock served in the state militia beginning in 1780 when he was around 17 years old, he received a general discharge from the Governor before being called back into service in 1781. It was during this time that he joined the 2nd Regiment under Colonel Holt Richardson and Major Thomas Armistead. Alistock served for 3 months and 2 days during this time before being discharged, he was then recalled into service again for another 3 months. On October 1, 1832 and recorded to be 70 years, Alistock applied for his pension and at some point in time was granted said pension for his service. In 1849 it was recorded that Ailstock issued a complaint regarding the sum of his pension which was $22.78 a year he was 94 years old at the time. Sources used: Source: Paul Heinegg, Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina: From the Colonial Period to About 1820, Vol. 1, 5thed.(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2007), 36. And http://revwarapps.org/s6475.pdf

[6]Rebekah/Rebecca Alistock (1782-?): daughter of Absalom, was listed as a “Labourer & Spinster in 1802.” Source: Paul Heinegg, Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina: From the Colonial Period to About 1820, Vol. 1, 5thed.(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2007), 36.

[7]Caty Alistock (1783-?): listed as a “Labourer & Spinster in 1802.” Source: Paul Heinegg, Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina: From the Colonial Period to About 1820, Vol. 1, 5thed.(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2007), 36.

[8]Betsy Alistock (1781-?): possibly a nickname for Elizabeth, also listed as a “labourer and spinster in 1802.” Source: Paul Heinegg, Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina: From the Colonial Period to About 1820, Vol. 1, 5thed.(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2007), 36.

[9]William Alistock (1792-?) Source: Paul Heinegg, Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina: From the Colonial Period to About 1820, Vol. 1, 5thed.(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2007), 36.

[10]Absalom Alistock (1794-?) Source: Paul Heinegg, Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina: From the Colonial Period to About 1820, Vol. 1, 5thed.(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2007), 36.

[11]Thomas Alistock (1798-?) Source: Paul Heinegg, Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina: From the Colonial Period to About 1820, Vol. 1, 5thed.(Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2007), 36.

[12]D Shepherd: most likely refers to Dubartes Shepherd, a slave owner living within the second district of Botetourt County. The only information concerning D Shepherd comes from a 1794 Botetourt County Personal Property Tax List in which he is recorded as having “1 white male over the age of 16, 2 blacks over the age of 16, 1 under the age of 16, and 8 horses.” http://www.newrivernotes.com/neighboring_botetourt_enumerations_1794_ppt.htm

[13]Abram Freeman: only information found is within the Botetourt County Personal Property Tax List, beginning possibly in 1807 as “Abram a free man on C Mitchels 1 tithe 1 horse.” Last mention of Abram Freeman is last recorded in the Botetourt County Personal Property Tax List in the year 1822. http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/botetax.htm

[14]Richmond Freeman (m. 1819 Mary Graham): moved to the territory of Illionois in 1818 although Richmond was free he served as an indentured servant for six months to Edward Mitchell, a farmer and Methodist minister that Richmond’s father had worked as a laborer under. On December 23, 1819 Freeman and Mary Graham were married by Mitchells, the two went on to have 14 chidren, acquire 320 acres, and establish an African School. http://www.bnd.com/living/magazine/article135074699.html

[15]Cinthia Freeman (m. 1832 George Dennis): possibly recorded as Cynthis Freeman in the Botetourt County Marriages, 1770-1853. https://frantzdigitizedlibrary.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/botetourt-county-virginia-wenger-marriagespdf.pdf

[16]Bertley/Bartley Freeman (m. 1830 Alcy Johnston): married Alcy on May 3, 1830 in Botetourt County bothBertley and Alcy were recorded as being persons of free color. https://frantzdigitizedlibrary.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/botetourt-county-virginia-wenger-marriagespdf.pdf

[17]Yrsan abbreviation for years.

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