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Black Vital Statistics


Submitted by Kim Adjodha ayakim@ix.netcom.com


BIRTHS (early):

(Grayson Co., Kentucky Black Births.
Includes records from 1852 - 1859; 1901 - 1904)


(Rem. = remarks; blk. = black; mul. = mulatto; sl = slave)


Date: Name: Sex: Cond. Place: "Owner": Mother: Color: Rem.:
10-20-1853 _______ F Alive Grayson Co. Edward ABELL _______ Blk.
5-1-1856 Mariah F Alive Grayson Co. Elizabeth AKERS _______ Blk. sl
7-1-1852 _______ M Dead Grayson Co. John AKER Easther Blk.
8-1-1853 _______ F Alive Clifty John AKINS _______ Blk. sl
8-1-1853 _______ M Alive Leitchfield John AKIN _______ Blk. sl
10-15-1852 _______ M Dead Grayson Co. Hosea S. BISHOP Lydia Mul.
11-29-1856 Benedict M Alive Grayson Co. Hosea S. BISHOP _______ Blk.
8-10-1858 Isaac M Alive Grayson Co. H. S. BISHOP Lydia Blk.
9-__-1853 Rachael F Alive Grayson Co. James M. BLACKLOCK Amy Blk.
10-12-1855 Harriet F Alive Grayson Co. James M. BLACKLOCK Ann Blk. sl
10-25-1853 Melvina F Alive Bear Cr. KY Francis R. BOONE _______ Blk.
1-17-1858 Jane BRANNON F Alive Grayson Co. R. W. BRANNON Lanora Blk.
5-__-1857 Moses M Alive Grayson Co. William BRINK _______ Blk.
2-15-1858 Joseph M Alive Grayson Co. Catharine BRUNK Nancy Blk.
7-20-1854 Emily F Alive Grayson Co. William BRUNK Nancy Blk. sl
11-11-1858 Matilda F Alive Grayson Co. James BUNTLE Malinda Blk.
5-16-1853 Jn.o Wesley Alive Grayson Co. Day (?) S. CARROLL Manerva Blk.
6-6-1853 Riley Alive Grayson Co. D. S. CARROLL Sarah Blk.
10-15-1858 Joel M Alive Grayson Co. D. S. CARROLL _______ Blk.
7-16-1858 Mary Jane F Alive Grayson Co. _______CHARLES America Blk.
7-30-1858 Charlotta F Alive Grayson Co. John CUNNINGHAM Caroline Blk.
11-19-1858 Sarah F Alive Grayson Co. Charles DAVISON Adaline Blk.
3-17-1858 James M Alive Grayson Co. Squire DAY Ellen Blk.
11-__-1855 _______ M Alive Grayson Co. Joseph C. EDELEN Rosetta Blk. sl
1-25-1858 Edward M Alive Grayson Co. R. E. GALES Mary Blk.
3-4-1857 Mary Jane F Alive Grayson Co. James W. GIBSON _______ Mul.
4-15-1858 John R. M Alive Grayson Co. James W. GIBSON Margaret Mul.
5-13-1858 Ephraim M Alive Grayson Co. J. W. GIBSON _______ Blk.
11-25-1858 Rhoda Ann F Alive Grayson Co. James GIBSON Susan Blk.
9-30-1852 Henry M Alive Grayson Co. Jonathon GOLDSBERRY Caroline Mul.
5-15-1852 Caroline F Alive Grayson Co. Willis GREEN Agnes Blk.
7-10-1852 M. Gaylor M Alive Grayson Co. Willis GREEN Caroline Blk.
4-15-1852 Kitty F Alive Grayson Co. Willis GREEN Harlet Blk.
8-__-1853 Jorden M Alive Grayson Co. Willis GREEN Mary Blk.
9-__-1854 Ben M Alive Grayson Co. Willis GREE _______ Mul. sl
10-__-1854 Henry M Alive Grayson Co. Willis GREEN _______ Mul. sl
9-__-1855 Fanny F Alive Grayson Co. Willis GREEN Mariah Blk. sl
5-5-1858 Lucy F Alive Grayson Co. Willis GREEN Mary Blk.
Date: Name: Sex: Cond. Place: "Owner": Mother: Color: Rem.:
5-15-1858 Tish F Alive Grayson Co. Willis GREEN Jane Blk.
9-1-1855 _______ F Alive Grayson Co. Mrs. Polly HAYS Mary Blk. sl
3-25-1852 Hardin HAYSE M Alive Grayson Co. Lewis W. HUCKLEY Nancy HAYSE Mul.
9-15-1855 Martha F Alive Grayson Co. William HENDRICK Charlotte Blk. sl
4-__-1856 James M Alive Grayson Co. Silas HESTON _______ Blk.
9-10-1853 William M Alive Miller's Town Elizabeth HIGDEN _______ Mul.
6-15-1853 Peter M Alive Rock Cr. KY Zachariah HIGDON _______ Blk. sl
3-18-1858 Mary Jane F Alive Grayson Co. Robert KEESTONE Margaret Blk.
12-22-1858 Sally F Alive Grayson Co. William KEISER Melvina Blk.
9-5-1854 Mary F Alive Grayson Co. Francis LINDRUM Harriet Blk. sl
4-20-1856 Charles M Dead Grayson Co. Francis LINDRUM _______ Blk.
11-24-1861 Mariah F Alive Grayson Co. Polly LOID Hannah Blk.
8-15-1858 Ned M Alive Grayson Co. Mary LOYD Hannah Blk.
4-22-1854 Lucy Emily F Alive Grayson Co. Mrs. Mary Jane MOORE Hetty Mariah Blk. sl
7-24-1853 Gilbert M Alive Miller's Town Katharine OFSMAN _______ Mul.
1-9-1852 America F Alive Grayson Co. Mary OFSMAN America Mul.
12-5-1858 _______ M Alive Grayson Co. J. G. OWEN _______ Blk.
11-12-1856 Sandy M Dead Grayson Co. Jack PORTER _______ Blk.
6-10-1855 Leonard M Alive Grayson Co. Miss Susan PORTER Lucy Blk. sl
9-16-1854 Joseph M Alive Grayson Co. Mrs. Sarah P. RAY Polly Blk. sl
11-30-1856 Rufus M Alive Grayson Co. Sarah P. RAY _______ Blk.
8-15-1858 Geo. Washington M Alive Grayson Co. T. A. ROBERTSON Harriet Mul.
11-30-1858 Thomas M Alive Grayson Co. Elijah ROBINSON Eliza Blk.
12-19-1858 Milley F Alive Grayson Co. Evan ROGERS Eliza Blk.
4-__-1853 James SARVER M Alive Grayson Co. _______________ Eliza J. SARVER Mul. - mother a white woman.
1-23-1854 Fanny F Alive Grayson Co. Henry SHAWLE Margaret Mul. sl
5-7-1857 Anthony M Alive Grayson Co. Henry SHAWLER _______ Mul.
3-29-1858 Henry M Alive Grayson Co. _______SHELTON Harriet Blk.
3-6-1857 William M Alive Grayson Co. John A. SKIES _______ Blk.
12-15-1858 Harry M Alive Grayson Co. John A. SKEIS Mary Blk.
9-15-1853 Harriet F Alive Grayson Co. Jane SMITH Sealee Blk.
9-9-1857 Virgil M Alive Grayson Co. Mary STINSON _______ Blk.
12-22-1858 Harriet Ann F Alive Grayson Co. Mary STINSON Sarah Blk.
4-6-1854 Henry Clay M Alive Grayson Co. William STINSON Sally Mul. sl
2-12-1855 _______ M Alive Grayson Co. William STINSON Sally Blk. sl
6-1-1852 Alford F (?) Alive Grayson Co. John TERRY Jane Blk.
8-__-1855 Joseph R. M Alive Grayson Co. John S. TERR Jane Blk. sl
Date: Name: Sex: Cond. Place: "Owner": Mother: Color: Rem.:
8-25-1852 Horris (?) F Alive Grayson Co. Jack THOMAS Milly Mul.
9-12-1856 Margaret F Alive Grayson Co. James R. TODD _______ Blk.
4-22-1858 Sally F Alive Grayson Co. James Riley TODD Manerva Blk.
11-17-1858 Amanda F Alive Grayson Co. F. TUNSTALL Comilla Blk.
9-15-1856 Hillery M Alive Grayson Co. Joseph M. WHITE _______ Mul.
10-15-1858 Andrew M Alive Grayson Co. J. M. WHITE Kitty Blk.
3-25-1858 Mary F Alive Grayson Co. Emily WILSON Margaret Blk.
6-8-1855 John M Alive Grayson Co. James H. WORTHAM Mariah Blk. sl


BIRTHS (later):

Date: Name: Sex: Cond.: Place: Father: Mother: Color:
(Father)
(Mother)
2-15-1903 Ella BRUCE F Alive Grayson Co. L. R. BRUCE Jennie PHILLIPS Blk.
Breckinridge Co.
Grayson Co.
7-15-1904 Nana R. JOHNSON F Alive Grayson Co. Chester JOHNSON Alice CARROLL Blk.
Grayson Co.
Grayson Co.
12-29-1901 Chas. M. MARTIN M Alive Grayson Co. C. W. MARTIN Lorena SCOTT Col.
Kentucky
Kentucky
7-28-1903 _____ RAY M Alive Grayson Co. Joseph RAY Mary BOONE Blk.
Grayson Co.
Grayson Co.
11-15-1903 Lula SIRLES M (?) Dead Grayson Co. Jack SIRLES Hattie MOORMAN Blk.
Grayson Co.
Grayson Co.
8-13-1903 Jas. R. THOMAS M Alive Grayson Co. Jas. THOMAS Nora BEELER Blk.
Grayson Co.
Grayson Co.
8-13-1903 Charles WHITE M Alive Grayson Co. Geo. WHITE Minnie MCDOUGLAS Blk.
Grayson Co.
Hart Co.
8-27-1903 ______WILLIS F Alive Grayson Co. J. H. WILLIS Nannie BLAND Blk.
Grayson Co.
McLean Co.


Deaths (Early):

(Grayson Co. Kentucky Black Deaths. Includes 1853 - 1861; 1903. Some cross-references **)

Date: Name: Age: Color: Sex: Birthplace: "Owner": Cause:
Unknown Date Mary -a slave 15 yr. Blk. F (single) Unknown Unknown Unknown
8-__-1852 _______ 4 wks. Blk. M Grayson Co. John & Eliz. AKINS Whooping cough
10-24-1858 Benedict** 3 yr. Blk. M Grayson Co. Hosea S. BISHOP Cough
** See Births (early) entry for Benedict born 11-29-1856 **
12-20-1856 Emaline 16 yr. Blk. F Hart Co. Stephen W. BOND Scarlet fever
11-30-1853 Nelly 60 yr. Blk. F Washington Co. Gemima BROWN Dropsy
6-20-1856 Henderson 21 yr. Blk. M Grayson Co. D. S. CARROL Drowned
8-13-1856 Jack 66 yr. Blk. M (married) Grayson Co. John CUNNINGHAM Dropsy
12-21-1854 Grace 73 yr. Blk. F Westmoreland Co., VA John ESTERIDGE Old age
7-10-1852 Willis (slave) 36 yr. Blk. M (married) Grayson Co. Willis & Ann GREEN Typhoid
10-__-1855 Thornton -a slave 10 yr. Blk. M Grayson Co. Willis GREEN Congestive fever
10-16-1856 Lucy -a slave 80 yr. Blk. F Grayson Co. Willis GREEN Old age
12-15-1858 Micagen (?) 2 yr. Blk. M Grayson Co. Willis & America GREEN Unknown
12-20-1858 Benjiman** 5 yr. Blk. M Grayson Co. Willis & America GREEN Pneumonia
** See Births (early) for Ben born 9-__-1854 **
12-18-1858 Latitia** 6 mo. Blk. F Grayson Co. Willis & America GREEN Pneumonia
** See Births (early) for Tish born 5-15-1858 **
12-11-1858 Fannie** 4 yr. Blk. F Grayson Co. Willis & America GREEN Pneumonia
** See Births (early) for Fanny born 9-__-1855 **
12-15-1858 Ann 6 yr. Blk. F Grayson Co. Willis & America GREEN Scarlet fever
9-1-1854 Harry 85 yr. Blk. M Virginia John HAYDEN Typhoid fever
7-__-1852 Edward 4 mo. Blk. M Grayson Co. Freddy HIGDON Fitts
4-15-1854 George 18 yr. Blk. M Grayson Co. William HIGDON Suicide - drowned
4-9-1854 Jane 37 yr. Blk. F (widow) Grayson Co. Zachariah HIGDON Apoplexy
6-15-1854 Lotty 82 yr. Blk. F Louisa Co., VA Frances LINDMAN Dropsy
6-15-1854 Sally 82 yr. Blk. F Louisa Co., VA Frances LUNDRUM Dropsy
10-7-1854 Mary 1 mo. Blk. M Grayson Co. Frances LINDMAN Smothered
8-21-1856 Charles 4 yr. Blk. M Grayson Co. Frances LINDRUM Not known
10-22-1856 Harriet** 21 yr. Blk. F Grayson Co. Frances LINDRUM Scrofula
** See Births (early) entry for Mary born 9-5-1854 **
Date: Name: Age: Color: Sex: Birthplace: "Owner": Cause:
1-18-1852 America 9 days Blk. F Grayson Co. Katharine OSMAN
8-12-1855 Abraham -a slave 18 yr. Blk M (single) Grayson Co. Benjamin PHILLIPS Consumption
9-5-1852 Louisa 15 mo. Blk. F Grayson Co. Jack PORTER Disease unknown
12-22-1854 John 17 yr. Blk. M (single) Marion Co. Mrs. Sarah P. RAY Scarlet fever
8-15-1857 Harry 2 yr. Blk M Grayson Co. Henry SHAWLER Flux
5-2-1854 Tom 22 yr. Blk. M (married) Grayson Co. Mrs. Rebecca SKES Cold
6-18-1855 Rachel -a slave 60 yr. Blk. F Virginia William STINSON Pleurisy
12-19-1854 Hannah 20 yr. Blk. F (single) Cumberland Co. Wm. B. STUBEVILLE Poison by self
4-__-1853 Becky 45 yr. Blk. F Virginia Theo. & Eliz. SULLINGER unknown
12-22-1855 John -a slave 2 yr. Blk. M Grayson Co. Thomas SULLENGER Worms
10-15-1857 Harrison 22 yr. Blk. M (single) Leitchfield, KY Jack THOMAS Scrofula
1-15-1857 _____ (slave) 2 mo. Blk. F Leitchfield, KY Jack THOMAS Unknown


Deaths (later):

Date: Name: Age: Race: Sex: Status: Birthplace: Parents: Cause:
(Father)
(Mother)
3-19-1861 James R. 27 yr. Blk. M Married Grayson Co. Harrison & Ellen Consumption
Kentucky
Kentucky
6-5-1861 Lewis 8 yr. Blk. M Single Grayson Co. Not known Not known
6-15-1861 Alice 18 mo. Blk. F Single Grayson Co. Sam & Fanny Not known
Kentucky
Kentucky
12-6-1861 Samuel 34 yr. Blk. M Married Grayson Co. Day (?) & Rachel Hemorrhage of the ? (couldn't make out)
Kentucky
Kentucky
12-28-1861 Hellen 10 mo. Blk. F Single Grayson Co. Alfred & Sylvia Pneumonia
Kentucky
Kentucky
9-26-1902 Frances SPRALE 26 yr. Blk. F Married Grayson Co. Williard & Rosa SANDERS Nervous prostration
Kentucky
Kentucky


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