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Braxton County African Americans in the Census


1836 Tax List

In the 1836 Braxton County Tax List, there were 32 slaves and two free blacks. The slaves were counted in two groups, males age 12-16 and males age 17+. No females were counted. Persons owning slaves in 1836 were:


1840 Census

The 1840 Census lists the number of slaves and any free colored persons.

1870 Census

M=mulatto, B=black

1880 Census


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