Please note: This is not the complete register, but a sample taken from the document.


Official register of free persons of color in Richmond County, Ga.,
1819, printed in Augusta (ga.) Chronicle,  March 13, 1819.

Georgia, Richmond County, Clerk's Office Inferior Court, 2nd March, 1819.

I certify that the following is correct list of the names of persons of color registered in this office, in conformity to the act of the 19th December, 1818, supplementary to, and more effectually to enforce an act prescribing the mode of manumitting slaves in this state, etc. and all persons concerned or interested will take notice that certificates will issue to them on or before the first Monday in May next, if objections are not filed thereto, on or before the second Monday in April next, viz.


Names Age Place of Nativity Residence How Long in Geo. Occupation
Jack Harris 52 Maryland Augusta 40 Boating
Rachel Harris 12 Savannah - 12 house servt
Harry Todd 53 Va. - 35 Carpenter
Peggy Todd 40 - - 17 Sew'g and Wash'g
Susanna Frazer 32 S. Car Richd county 30 weaving, sewing
Eliz. Harman 21 Augusta - 23 weaving
G. F. Harman 1 mo. Ga - 1 mo -
Tom Paris 50 Ga - 50 boating
Sarah Rouse 30 S. Car - 20 washing
Oliver Anthony 26 Ga Richd county 26 boating
Moses Hill 43 Va - 19 boathand
Jacon Jones 23 S. Car - 3 carpenter
Joseph Gowan 24 Ga - 24 attending sawmill
Violet Sharper 56 Maryland - 30 washing
Jeremiah Smith 55 N. Car - 9 mos waggoning
William Chaves 51 - - 8 millwright
Sandy Hall 25 Ga - 25 boating
.. .. .. - .. ..
Dickey Evans 30 - - 30 pilot steam boat
Lindey Kennedy 25 Africa - 11 house servant
John Coleman 35 Virginia Augusta 6 Carpenter
Molly Coleman 30 Augusta - 30 Sewing
Mason Harris 50 Georgia - 50 rafting
Nelly Harris 58 Africa - 40 washing
Chas. Grant 50 N. Car - 20 Carpenter
.. .. .. - .. ..
Martha Hulin 36 S. Car Richd county 12 " [spinning]
William Hulin 14 S. Car - 12 farming
Mary Hulin 12 Richd county - 12 washing
Navel Hulin 9 - - 9 house servant
John Hulin 7 - - 7 -
Anna Hulin 5 - - 5 -
Caesar Johnson 51 N. Car - 46 carpenter
Lucy Johnson 41 Va - 28 sewing and weaving
Rebecca Johnson 11 Augusta - 11 seamstress
Eliza Johnson 7 - Augusta 7 -
Martha Johnson 4 - - 4 -

 

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