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Register of Free Blacks, Rockingham County, Virginia, 1807-1859

By: Dorothy A. Boyd-Rush

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: B3658

ISBN: 1556136587

Condition: Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The Register of Free Blacks kept by the clerks of Rockingham County from 1807 to 1859 is one of the most conscientiously-kept records of the Commonwealth. Here, the register has been transcribed, providing researchers with a valuable data source. A typical entry contains the subject's name, date of registration, physical description and details of emancipation. While all free blacks were officially required to register every year in the cities and every three years in the counties, compliance with the law was generally lax, suggesting that "all those within at least the more rural communit... View more info

Marriage Notices from Extant Issues of “The Rockingham Register”, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1822-1870

By: Dorothy A. Boyd-Rush

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1993)

Seller ID: B0822

ISBN: 1556138229

Condition: 504 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1993), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, 504 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


504 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1993), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, 504 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info