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FREE NEGROES LIVING IN
MURRAY COUNTY, GA.
IN 1870

The following lists of Negroes living in Murray County, Georgia, was created by extracting applicable data from the Census of 1870. The complete Census is available at the Murray County Library in Chatsworth, and anyone wanting to see relationships between various people listed here should refer to the actual Census records showing who lived in each household.

These lists are especially important because they were created by extracting the first official recording of information about Negroes as individuals–with names, approximate year of birth, state where born, and militia district in which each person lived. Earlier Censuses only counted them and published the Slave Schedules giving owner's names and number owned.

When the 1870 Census was taken, slavery had ended and all black people were free citizens. The very young, born after the slaves were freed and before this Census was taken, truly were the first Negroes in Murray County to have been born free. This list will help researchers identify those born free and those that had been slaves.

Each line contains an individual's name, sex, approximate year of birth, state where born, and militia district within Murray County where the person lived. An asterisk (*) following a name identifies those classified by the Census as Mulatto, a person having both white and Negro blood.

Note: The lists by militia districts appear first, followed by an alphabetical listing of all Negroes living in the county in 1870.

NEGROES IN MURRAY COUNTY, GA. CENSUS OF 1870,
MILITIA DISTRICT 1011

Census collected name, sex, approximate year and place of birth, plus other data.
Census lists names marked with asterisk (*) as Mulatto (Black).
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NEGROES IN MURRAY COUNTY, GA. CENSUS OF 1870,
MILITIA DISTRICT 1013

Census collected name, sex, approximate year and place of birth, plus other data.
Census lists names marked with asterisk (*) as Mulatto (Black).

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NEGROES IN MURRAY COUNTY, GA. CENSUS OF 1870,
MILITIA DISTRICT 1039

Census collected name, sex, approximate year and place of birth, plus other data.
Census lists names marked with asterisk (*) as Mulatto (Black).

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NEGROES IN MURRAY COUNTY, GA. CENSUS OF 1870,
MILITIA DISTRICT 824

Census collected name, sex, approximate year and place of birth, plus other data.
Census lists names marked with asterisk (*) as Mulatto (Black).

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NEGROES IN MURRAY COUNTY, GA. CENSUS OF 1870,
MILITIA DISTRICT 825

Census collected name, sex, approximate year and place of birth, plus other data.
Census lists names marked with asterisk (*) as Mulatto (Black).

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NEGROES IN MURRAY COUNTY, GA. CENSUS OF 1870,
MILITIA DISTRICT 874

Census collected name, sex, approximate year and place of birth, plus other data.
Census lists names marked with asterisk (*) as Mulatto (Black).

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NEGROES IN MURRAY COUNTY, GA. CENSUS OF 1870,
MILITIA DISTRICT 972

Census collected name, sex, approximate year and place of birth, plus other data.
Census lists names marked with asterisk (*) as Mulatto (Black).

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NEGROES IN MURRAY COUNTY, GA. CENSUS OF 1870,
MILITIA DISTRICT 984

Census collected name, sex, approximate year and place of birth, plus other data.
Census lists names marked with asterisk (*) as Mulatto (Black).

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NEGROES IN MURRAY COUNTY, GA. CENSUS OF 1870,
MILITIA DISTRICT SPRING PLACE

Census collected name, sex, approximate year and place of birth, plus other data.
Census lists names marked with asterisk (*) as Mulatto (Black).

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ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF
ALL FREE NEGROES
LIVING IN MURRAY COUNTY, GA.
IN 1870

Each line contains an individual's name, sex, approximate year of birth, state where born, and militia district within Murray County where the person lived. An asterisk (*) following a name identifies those classified by the Census as Mulatto, a person having both white and Negro blood.

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