People of Color: Black Genealogical Records and Abstracts from Missouri Sources

Heritage Books, Inc. MD
6/28/1998

People of Color: Black Genealogical Records and Abstracts from Missouri Sources Overview

Missouri became a state on August 21, 1821, which meant free blacks could not be prevented from entering or remaining in the state. Since many other slave states restricted freed slaves and free blacks from staying within their borders, they migrated to Missouri. This is the second volume in this popular series; it gives information from the 1800s to this century, and draws from many sources. The chapters are compiled from the following material: census records; military enlistments; marriage records of Nodaway, Jefferson, Miller, Dade, Cooper and Audrain Counties; cemetery records of eighteen counties; slave schedules of Cole and Osage Counties; burial records of Greene, Oregon, Livingston, Callaway and Barton Counties; church records; territorial records; transfers; sales; hires; and compensation claims. This volume concludes with a Resolution by the First Session of the Tenth General Assembly, which regards slavery. Together with Volume 1, this is an excellent research tool.


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People of Color: Black Genealogical Records and Abstracts from Missouri Sources

Book Info

  • Book Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13: 9780788409271
  • ISBN-10: 0788409271
  • Number of Pages: 180
  • Dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.38 (d)
  • Approx Price: $21.50
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