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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rural Records of the Southern United States|Rural Records of the Southern United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cohabitation Records|Cohabitation Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia Cohabitation Records|Virginia Cohabitation Records]]''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rural Records of the Southern United States|Rural Records of the Southern United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cohabitation Records|Cohabitation Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia_Cohabitation_Records|Virginia Cohabitation Records]]''  
  
 
=== '''Virginia State Law'''  ===
 
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| ''Marriage Register of Freedmen living in Hanover County, Virginia, who were married by the Act passed by the Legislature of Virginia, 1866''  
 
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Virginia State Law

The Cohabitation Records, offically titled, "Register of Colored Persons, Augusta County, State of Virginia, Cohabiting Together as Husband and Wife," are a record of free African American families living in Virginia immediately after the end of the Civil War. The records were created by the Freedmen's Bureau in an effort to document the marriages of formerly enslaved men and women that were legally recognized by an act of the Virginia Assembly in February 1866. [1]

County Title Repository
Amelia Freedmen's Marriage License Book, 1865-1869
Augusta Register of Children of Colored Persons whose Parents had Ceased to Cohabit which the Father Recognizes to be His Library of Virginia
Augusta Register of Colored Persons cohabiting together as Husband and Wife Library of Virginia
Buckingham Register of Children of Colored Persons whose Parents had Ceased to Cohabit which the Father Recognizes to be His Library of Virginia
Caroline Freedmen's Cohabitation Register County Courthouse
Culpeper Register of Colored Persons cohabiting together as Husband and Wife Library of Virginia
Culpeper  Register of Marriages (Colored) Under Act of Assembly of Virginia, 1866 Library of Virginia
Floyd Register of Children of Colored Persons whose Parents had Ceased to Cohabit which the Father Recognizes to be His Library of Virginia
Floyd Register of Colored Persons cohabiting together as Husband and Wife Library of Virginia
Goochland Freedmen's Cohabitation Register  
Grayson Freedmen's Cohabitation Register NARA
Hanover Marriage Register of Freedmen living in Hanover County, Virginia, who were married by the Act passed by the Legislature of Virginia, 1866 Library of Virginia
Henry Freedmen's Cohabitation Register Bassett Historical Library; Blue Ridge Library
Louisa Freedmen's Cohabitation Register NARA
Lunenburg Register of Colored Persons of Lunenburg County, State of Virginia, cohabiting together as Husband and Wife Library of Virginia
Lynchburg City Register of Colored Population, 1865
Montgomery Register of Colored Population, 1865 NARA
Nelson Freedmen's Cohabitation Register NARA
New Kent 1866 List of Male Freed Negroes and Former Owners
Prince Edward Register of Children of Colored Persons whose Parents had Ceased to  Cohabit which the Father Recognizes to be His Library of Virginia
Prince Edward Register of Colored Persons cohabiting together as Husband and Wife Library of Virginia
Princess Anne Freedmen's Cohabitation Register
Rappahannock Freedmen's Cohabitation Register
Richmond Register of Children of Colored Persons whose Parents Ceased to Cohabit which the Father Recognizes to be His Library of Virginia
Richmond  Register of Colored Persons cohabiting together as Husband and Wife on 27th February 1866 Library of Virginia
Roanoke Register of Children of Colored Persons whose Parents had Ceased to Cohabit which the Father Recognizes to be His Library of Virginia
Roanoke Register of Colored Persons Cohabiting Together as Husband and Wife Library of Virginia
Rockbridge Freedmen's Cohabitation Register NARA
Surry Freedmen's Cohabitation Register County Courthouse
Warren Register of Colored Persons cohabiting together as Husband and Wife on 27th February 1866 Library of Virginia
Wythe Register of Children of Colored Persons whose Parents had Ceased to Cohabit which the Father Recognizes to be His Library of Virginia
Wythe Register of Colored Persons cohabiting together as Husband and Wife on 27th February 1866 Library of Virginia
York Register of Colored Population, 1865 NARA; Yorktown Library

References

  1. White, Barnetta McGhee, Ph.D.,Somebody Knows My Name: Marriages of Freed People in N.C. County by County.(Athens, GA: Iberian Publishing Co.), 1995: xxxiv.

See also:

Rural Records of the Southern United States