Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Record additions – slave names

A partial list of slaves found in the estate files of their owners has been added under Records>Miscellaneous Slave names derived from estate files.  Any additions to this list would be greatly appreciated. Please email to ksummers@me.com Anyone wishing to submit … Continue reading

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Foreclosure, Baring vs Cagle et al

  Highland Messenger 12 July 1844

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Cohabitation records, Buncombe Co (1866)

COHABITATION RECORDS BUNCOMBE COUNTY NC   Cohabitation records are post slavery recording of marriages of former slaves and freedmen.  Most of these have not survived.  There are none for Henderson or Transylvania County.  There is a small number in Buncombe.  … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy

  Notice 22 Oct 1842 Highland Messenger Newspaper

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