|No||Names||Age||Colour||Stature &||by Whom & What Court Emancipated or Born free||Date of Register & Occurences|
|60||Marvel Rideout||17||Black||4 feet 4 Inches high a small scar on the left hand||Born Free||Registered by order of Court
October Term 1829
|61||Burttey Rideout||11||Black||5 feet 4 Inches high Some Scars on left wrist Produced by being Poisond a small scar on the uper lip||Born free||Same Court|
|62||Lucinda Rideout||14||Black||5 feet 3 Inches high||Born free||Same Court|
|63||Patsy Rideout||9||Black||4 feet high a black Spot on the right hand||Born free||Same Court|
|64||Elizabeth Marn||19th||Mulatto||5 feet & 1/2 Inche high black hair & eyes large scar on the right arm||Born free||5th July 1830 by a Cerifte from Franklin Court|
|65||Thomas Going||24||Dark||5 feet 7 Inches high||—-||5th July 1830 by a Cerifte from Cumberland County|
|66||Betsy Cooper —-||20||Bright
|Five feet 51/2 Inches high||Born free||A scar on right cheek & right arm Registered from a Certifte of the Huntings Court of Lenchburg|
|67||John Black||30||Same||6 feet 2 or 3 Inches high||Same||October Court 1830 a scar on the right Leg and black hair|
|68||Celia Black the wife of John Black||25||Bright Black||5 feet 3 or 4 Inches high with Two small children||Same||October Court 1830|
|69||Patrick Jamison||24||Black||Five feet 4 or 5 Inches high||Same||Same Court|
Subject: Registry of Botetourt County’s Free Black Population
Keywords: 1800s, Free Black Registry, Black, Cooper, Going, Jamison, Marn, Rideout, Emancipated, Born free
Summary: Part of the Botetourt County collection of free black registries, this document was written from 1829 to 1830 and records information concerning the areas free black population. The registry lists the individual’s name, age, color, stature, how and when they gained freedom, their number within the registry, and when they were registered.
Poisond an abbreviation for being poisoned.
Lenchburg is probably a misspelling of the county of Lynchburg, Virginia.