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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA

AFRICAN AMERICAN - EMANCIPATION PAPERS

Free persons of color were required to carry
their 'free papers' at all times and to file
them with the proper county officials.

All of the following emancipation papers are located in the
Lauderdale County, Alabama deed books. They are presented
here in chronological order. No corrections were made to the original.

PERSON

SOURCE: Lauderdale Co AL
Deed Books

Josiah Mitchell Deed Book 2, p. 235
Joe Bettes Deed Book 3, p. 53
Fanny Porter Deed Book 3, pp. 284 - 286
Hannah Kennedy Deed Book 4, p. 17
Thurman Kennedy Deed Book 4, p. 115
Patience Deed Book 4, p. 228
Quiller Deed Book 4, p. 279
Elizabeth Franklin Deed Book 4, p. 482   and
Deed Book 4, p. 499
Drewry Going Deed Book 4, p. 485
Henry Going Deed Book 4, p. 486
Solomon Mitchell Deed Book 5, p. 93
London Deed Book 6, p. 54
Bob Smith Deed Book 6, p. 269 & 269 [sic!]
Margaret & Son,
John Isaac Washington
Deed Book 7, p. 394
Elizabeth Franklin Deed Book 7, p. 628
Rachel Franklin Deed Book 7, p. 629
Rachel Finley Deed Book 9, p. 102 - 103
Frederick Chapman Deed Book 10, p. 303
Jacob Lacy Deed Book 10, p. 428
Frank Hays Deed Book 11, p. 310
Nancy Franklin Deed Book 11, p. 544 - 545
Sarah Mitchell Deed Book 11, p. 545
Jim Hendricks Deed Book 12, p. 401
Rachel & Easther Deed Book 12, p. 538
Balzora Mays Deed Book 14, p. 483
Deed Book 14, p. 510

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