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First Name: Benjamin
Gender: Male
Occupation: Workman
Birth Date: 1831
Owner's Name: Thomas Dobyns
R.L. Pitts
Reference Number: UNL00000947

Notes:

"A workman of R.L. Pitts born in the Spring of 1831"

Record Date:

c. 1795

Record Type:

Register

Record Call No.

Mss2 D6565 a 1

Record Title

Register, [1795-1864], of births of African-American slaves belonging to Thomas Dobyns, "Indian Banks," Richmond County, Va.

Document Notes:

"Register of the Births of negroes Belonging To Thomas Dobyns Indian Banks"

Includes information on births and some deaths of male and female African American slaves at "Indian Banks," Richmond County, Va., as well as references to some slaves who were sold and some who escaped to the Union Army during the Civil War. Some of the slaves listed here belonged to Dobyns's son-in-law, Reuben Lindsay Pitts, after the older man's death.

Location:

Indian Banks

County:

Richmond

State:

VA

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