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Index to Granville Co. African American Records

Date:     Submitter:
10/28/2017 Tax Lists: Free People of Color 1780-1860 Jahrod Pender
10/31/2016 Slaves listed in Sneed Family Bible Deloris Williams
05/01/2011 Granville County Slavery Petitions Deloris Williams
01/06/2011 1860 Granville Co. Slave Schedule - link to the breakdown of slaves & slaveowners Barnetta M. White
12/12/2010 Montpelier Plantation/John Williams,d. 1799 will - contains many slave names Deloris Williams

News Article:  Horrible Murder by Slaves Deloris Williams
02/09/2010 News Article: The Industry of Dr. Shaw Deloris Williams
02/08/2010 Death of Henry Plummer Cheatham Deloris Williams
01/18/2010 Historical Accounts of African American Families Deloris Williams
12/13/2009 The Afro American (newspaper) Aug. 12, 1933 Taneya Koonce
11/22/2009  Enslaved Ancestors Abstracted From Deed Books Granville Co., NC  
    This is a great link sent to us by the author, Dr. Barnetta McGhee White, Ph.D  
08/28/2009  Marriages of Freedmen of Granville County, NC Deloris Williams
11/25/2007 U.S. Colored Troops- Granville County- Updated 2/18/2011 Deloris Williams
11/25/2007 Freedmen's Bank Records -Granville County Deloris Williams

Revolutionary War Pension File of George Pettiford Deloris Williams
04/05/2007 Free People of Color Petition-1771 Deloris Williams

Revolutionary War Pension File of William Taborn Deloris Williams

Revolutionary War Pension File of William Guy Joe Guy

Statewide African American Pages

Plantations of North Carolina

Links to African American Research Sites:

New to Research and no idea of how to start researching your African American Roots? This is a must see online interactive guide from the folks at
Beginners Guide to African American Research

Another great resource will help you all the way through your research:
How Do I Trace My Slave Ancestors? -step-by-step guide, includes forms & explanations of records needed

Afrigeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy  North Carolina Slavery- includes Granville Co. pages
Free African Americans- Paul Heinegg's landmark research State Library: Finding Slave Records

Audrey's NC, SC, and VA Archives: African American Genealogy -many Granville & surrounding counties families

Colored Patriots of the American Revolution -online book from UNC-Chapel Hill

Free African Americans in Antebellum North Carolina

African American Migration Experience
Free African Americans in Antebellum NC-Blogspot Black Loyalists in the American Revolution
Black Firefighters of North Carolina
Petitions: Free Colored People & Slaves Black Loyalists: Index to Black Pioneers History
Slavery Era Insurance Registry - names of slaves & slaveowners insured throughout the South Virginia Manumissions:1782-1818 -wills & deeds with slaves freed in several VA Counties near NC borders
The Freedmen's Bureau Virtual Jamestown -Early Slave Laws
African American Odyssey - Library of Congress records Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade-database of slave voyages
Slavery & the African American Experience A History of the Negro Baptists of North Carolina
Sanofagen's Plantations & Slavery Research -by County
12 Years A Slave: Solomon Northup- free online book

Free African American Patriots- free DAR download

Born in Slavery, Slave Narratives Project Slavery in America & the World, History, Culture & Law
Large Slaveholders of 1860 & 1870 Surname Matches
We hope that if you have any family records, public records, family Bibles or early photos that you will share them with other researchers by submitting them to be posted here.

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