Difference between revisions of "Cohabitation Records"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m
Line 1: Line 1:
[[Image:African_American_Image_5.jpg|thumb|right|282x190px]]
+
''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Rural Records of the Southern United States|Rural Records of the Southern United States]] > [[Cohabitation Records|Cohabitation Records]] > Alabama''
  
Cohabitation records were created to identify and legitimize marriages and children born to those in slavery. The information may include names of individuals, ages, places where born, last known slave holders, and approximate year of marriage or cohabitation. These records are a valuable resource in indentification of former slaves. It is most likely the first time persons born into slavery are included in a public record. Records may be found in local courthouses, state archives and libraries, and other small town or local respositories.
+
[[Image:African American Image 5.jpg|thumb|right|251x190px]]
  
*[[Alabama Cohabitation Records|Alabama Cohabitation Records]]
+
Cohabitation records were created to identify and legitimize marriages and children born to those in slavery. The information may include names of individuals, ages, places where born, last known slave holders, and approximate year of marriage or cohabitation. These records are a valuable resource in indentification of former slaves. It is most likely the first time persons born into slavery are included in a public record. Records may be found in local courthouses, state archives and libraries, and other small town or local respositories.
*[[Georgia Cohabitation Records|Georgia Cohabitation Records]]
+
 
*[[Kentucky Cohabitation Records|Kentucky Cohabitation Records]]
+
*[[Alabama Cohabitation Records|Alabama Cohabitation Records]]  
*[[Mississippi Cohabitation Records|Mississippi Cohabitation Records]]
+
*[[Georgia Cohabitation Records|Georgia Cohabitation Records]]  
*[[North Carolina Cohabitation Records|North Carolina Cohabitation Records]]
+
*[[Kentucky Cohabitation Records|Kentucky Cohabitation Records]]  
*[[Tennessee Cohabitation Records|Tennessee Cohabitation Records]]
+
*[[Mississippi Cohabitation Records|Mississippi Cohabitation Records]]  
 +
*[[North Carolina Cohabitation Records|North Carolina Cohabitation Records]]  
 +
*[[Tennessee Cohabitation Records|Tennessee Cohabitation Records]]  
 
*[[Virginia Cohabitation Records|Virginia Cohabitation Records]]<br>
 
*[[Virginia Cohabitation Records|Virginia Cohabitation Records]]<br>
  
== See also ==
+
== See also ==
 +
 
 
[[Rural Records of the Southern United States]]
 
[[Rural Records of the Southern United States]]

Revision as of 17:25, 12 March 2010

United States  > Rural Records of the Southern United States > Cohabitation Records > Alabama

African American Image 5.jpg

Cohabitation records were created to identify and legitimize marriages and children born to those in slavery. The information may include names of individuals, ages, places where born, last known slave holders, and approximate year of marriage or cohabitation. These records are a valuable resource in indentification of former slaves. It is most likely the first time persons born into slavery are included in a public record. Records may be found in local courthouses, state archives and libraries, and other small town or local respositories.

See also

Rural Records of the Southern United States