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Record number 000010603
Creator Smyth County (Va.) Circuit Court
Title Smyth County (Va.) Register of Colored Persons cohabiting together as Husband and Wife, 1866 Feb. 27.
Date Issued 1866
Date Created 2010
Description Also commonly called Smyth County (Va.) Cohabitation Register. This register records the name of the husband, his age, place of birth, residence, last owner, last owner's residence, name of his wife, her age, place of birth, residence, last owner, last owner's residence, name and age of each child, and the date of commencement of cohabitation. Of note is the wide range of localities reported as the former slaves' places of birth.
Notes Lab #10_1178_01 (register page 2), _02 (register page 1), _03 (register page 3)
The transcription (pdf) of the register is full-text searchable. Consult the transcription for the word (surname, county, occupation) you are searching. The transcription will direct you to the appropriate page and line number where the word appears on the original register pages (jp2).
Coverage Smyth County
Rights There are no restrictions.
Is Part Of African American Narrative
Cite As Smyth County (Va.) Register of Colored Persons Cohabiting Together as Husband and Wife, 1866 Feb. 27, [register page #]. Cohabitation Registers Digital Collection, Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA.
Source Accession 44908
Type Cohabitation Register
pid 42415
Related collections
County & City Records > Cohabitation Registers
Virginia Untold: The African American Narrative > All Virginia Untold Items
Virginia Untold: The African American Narrative > Smyth County

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