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From: "Diane Y. Smith Royer" <>
Subject: Black Craftsmen in NC Surname list
Date: 25 Nov 1998 10:58:32 -0800


>from: The North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal Volume XI, No 1 Feb
>1985, No 2 May 1985
>
>Black Craftsmen in North Carolina by Gale Farlow Feb 85, pgs 2-13; May
>1985 pgs 91-103
>This article was originally submitted as her thesis in American History
>
>Some notes:
>a study of black craftsmen in the South before 1850; slave and free, Most
>slaves came from VA; some from West Indies and Africa.
>NC had reputation as haven for fugitives. Includes a list of names of
>black craftsmen with information about each person.
>
>Surnames include: ALLEN, ARTIS, BASS, BELL, BLACK, BLACKNALL, BOON,
>BOOTS, BOWMAN, BOWSER, BRAGG, BROWN, BROWNIG, BUFORD, BURK, BURKE,
>BURNETT, BURNET, BRYAN, CAMDEN, CARTER, CASE, CLARK, CLARKE,
>COCHRAN, CONNORS, CONNER, COOPER, CULLEY, DAY, DELDY, DOVES, DOVE,
>DUNSTION, EVANS, FERGERSON, FRANKLIN, FREEMAN, GARDNER, GOOD,
>GOSSETT, GRANBURY, GREEN, GUILDFORD, HAMMONS, HANDCOCK, HARDIN,
>HARRIS, HAUGHTON, HAZEL, HENDERSON, HERRITAGE, HILL, HOGG, HOSTLER,
>HUNTER, INNIS, JACOBS, JAMES, JENKINS, JOHNSON, JONES, KEASE, KENT,
>KAYES, KEYS, KING, LARINGTON, LEARY, LEWIS, LLOYD, LONG, LUTEN,
>LUTTS, McALPIN, MANOR, MARTIN, MASSELLON, MERRICK, MITCHELL, MOORE,
>MORGAIN, MORGAN, MUMFORD, NASH, NEWBY, OLIVER, PETTYFORD, PETTIPHOR,
>PHELPS, PITMAN, REED, REVELS, ROCHEL, RUE, RUSSELL, SAMPSON, SCOTT,
>SIMMONS, SOZZEL, SPELMAN, SPELMAN, STEWART, STANLY, STRINGER, STOW,
>TAYLOR, TETTERTON, THORNTON, TYLER, UNDERWOOD, WALKER, WESTLEY,
>WEAVER, WHITFIELD, WIGGINS, WILLOBY, WORELL; There is also a list
>with first names only.
>
>
>
>In order to identify craftsmen working before 1850, for her paper, Four
>factors were considered necessary : Name, trade, location by town or
>county, and at least one documented date. There are a number of other
>people that did not meet all four standards for her paper.
>Sources for her list include ...Newspaper advertisements for sale of
>slaves, or runaways....Wills and inventories, Collections of Family
>papers, Court Records............Note much of the newspaper accounts were
>taken from the Documentary Files of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative
>Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina....these files are material collected
>from microfilm copies of newspapers, court records, city directories and
>other documents.
>
>I will do LOOKUPS on names.
>Diane
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