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RG-47
Records of the County Governments (Microfilm Copies)
Adams County, Prothonotary
REGISTER OF NEGROES AND MULATTOES, 1800-1820

*Images of Each Page*



The entries are grouped alphabetically by surname of slave owner and thereunder chronologically by date of registration.

This register is a record of children born to slaves in Adams County between the years 1800 and 1820. Information provided for each child includes name, occupation, and place of residence of the slave owner; name, date of birth, and gender of the child; whether negro or mulatto; and the date registered.
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ADAMS COUNTY REGISTER OF NEGROES AND MULATTOES, 1800-1820
(*Note: page numbers below do not correspond exactly to page numbers on images)



  • Owner Surnames beginning with "K"
  • Owner Surnames beginning with "L"
  • Owner Surnames beginning with "M"
  • Owner Surnames beginning with "N"
  • Owner Surnames beginning with "P"
  • Owner Surnames beginning with "R"
  • Owner Surnames beginning with "S"
  • Owner Surnames beginning with "W"


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