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Found on FamilySearch: Miscellaneous Records of Slaves and Freedmen (Onslow County, North Carolina), 1763-1912

Toni Carrier
by Toni Carrier

FamilySearch has digitized one microfilm of Miscellaneous Records of Slaves and Freemen (Onslow County, North Carolina), 1763-1912. The microfilm may be accessed via the FamilySearch catalog here.

Contents of the microfilm include:

  • Bills of sale of Negroes, 1763-1795, 1802-1803, 1808-1869;
  • Declaration of the freedom of Nancy Dove, 1860;
  • Names of Negroes, Hire of slaves, 1779-1868;
  • Personal account of Alexander Fuller, a mulatto carpenter, 1763;
  • Medical of negro, 1777;
  • Criminal actions concerning slaves, 1765-1858;
  • Criminal action concerning the 1831 insurrection of slaves;
  • Civil action concerning slaves 1787-1864;
  • Concerning runaways, 1779-1828;
  • Freedom of slaves, 1809-1816;
  • Petition for division of slaves, 1861-1862;
  • Petition for sale of slaves, 1845;
  • Assignees, 1847-1900;
  • Receivers, 1887-1908;
  • Trustees, 1846-1848, 1882, 1893, 1912

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Miscellaneous Records of Slaves and Freemen (Onslow County, North Carolina), 1763-1912

Miscellaneous Records of Slaves and Freemen (Onslow County, North Carolina), 1763-1912

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