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African Americans in Campbell County


First African Americans in Kentucky

African Americans listed in Will Books (Updated 1 October 2015)


For the property tax lists 1787 through 1820, showing the number of Blacks owned by Campbell County head of households see the     Census and Tax List Index

Salt Works Accident-June 12, 1804

Grant & Company in Salt Works

Owners of Enslaved people-1810 Tax List

Slaves of Washington Berry-1813

Historical Home Built by Slaves-1818

Owners of Enslaved people-1820 Tax List


Kentucky Governor's Report on Slaves 1845-1852

Elijah Herndon Will-1849

Slave Traders

Slaves in 1850 Census

Free Blacks in 1850 Census

Free Blacks in 1860 Census

Slave Records of the Garrett Family in 1854

Slaves and Free BlacksOctober 1, 2015

Uncle Tom's Cabin Story-by Nathaniel Shaler

Freedom Seekers

Black Republican Convention

Slaves in 1860 Census

African American Families

African Americans in 1870 Census

African Americans in 1880 Census

African Americans in 1900 Census

African American Union Soldiers in Kentucky Site

Northern Kentucky African Americans in the Navy during the Civil War

African Americans WWI Draft Registrations

African Americans in WWI Service

AfriGeneas Site

Colored Troops in Kentucky

African Americans from Kentucky buried in Alexandria Cemetery in Virginia

Population of Kentucky Schedule 1790-1860

The Project Gutenberg E Book of Slavery and Four Years of War, Vol. 1-2, by
Joseph Warren Keifer

First African American School in Newport-Southgate Street School

History of African American Education in Newport

Newport and Campbell County Population 1860-1950

Republican Troubadours-1876

Charles Davenport Shot-1876

Agnes Murphy-1884

Speers Hospital Admissions 1905-1909, 1917

National Underground Freedom Center

Institute for Freedom Studies at NKU

Northern Kentucky African American Heritage Task Force

Kentucky African American Encyclopedia



DeathsNovember 1, 2015


MarriagesNovember 20, 2015


World War I Veterans

Kentucky African American Griots

Former Slaves of James Taylor File Lawsuit-1883

County Road and District Book-1888

The Colored Republican League Club-1891

Newport 1897 School Census

Newport Births 1908-1910

Mose Johnson Lawsuit-Former Slave of Thomas Hayden Nelson 1921

Joseph Townsend Arrest-1928

Roosevelt Spears Execution-1953


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