Enslaved Ancestors Abstracted From Deed Books, Granville County, NC

By , October 15, 2009

By Dr. Barnetta McGhee White

These two books contain the names of slaves recorded in all deed books in Granville county from 1746-1864. The deed books abstracted were “A” to “Z” and #1 through #21. Reconstruction of family groups can be done. Their movements within the county and their transport to another county or state can be traced. In some instances, migration from Virginia of slaves and slaveholders, whether separately or together, can be tracked. States of origin and/or destination include: AL, GA, KY, IL, SC, TN, MS, & VA. Kinships among slaveholders are noted. Also stated are the relationships, if given, of the slaves to each other- usually a mother and her children, sometimes a husband and wife.

Volume I, 1828-1862, 152 pp. two indexes of places. $18.50

Volume II, 1746-1828, 161 pp. two indexes of places. $18.50

$35.00 for both

NC tax, postage, and handling is included in the price for the books.

Can be ordered from:

Dr. Barnetta McGhee White
415 Obie Drive
Durham, NC 27713

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