Fourth Generation Inclusive

Historical Documents of Genealogical Interest to Researchers of North Carolina's Free People of Color

Tag: surnames

Surnames: McDowell County, 1850.

The following surnames are found among free people of color in McDowell County in 1850:

ABBOT, BAILEY, BIRD, BOYCE, BROOKS, COZENS, FRANCIS, HARDY, HAYS, HEDGPETH, HONEYCUTT, HOWELL, HYATT, JACKSON, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, JONES, LACKEY, LUCAS, MATHEWS, McNEAL, MITCHEL, OLIVER, OWENS, PARKER, POWELL, RED, SCOTT, SHADE, SIMMONS, SMITH, STEVELIE and WEAVER.

Surnames: Tyrrell County, 1860.

The following surnames are found among free people of color in Tyrrell County in 1860:

ALEXANDER, ARMSTRONG, BATEMAN, BOWSER, BRICKHOUSE, BRYAN, BYARD, CARSON, DEMPSEY, HILL, JOHNSON, KENNEDY, LIVERMAN, MYERS, PAINE, PALIN, ROUGHTON, ROUSSAM, SWAIN, TURNER, and WYNN.

Surnames: Watauga County, 1860.

The following surnames are found among free people of color in Watauga County in 1860:

ANDERSON, CUZZENS [COUSINS], EVANS, GRIMES, HATTON, MITCHEL, SCOTT, SHEARER, SMITH, THOMPSON, UNDERWOOD, and WALKER.

Surnames: Haywood County, 1850.

The following surnames are found among free people of color in Haywood County in 1850:

ALDRED, BELL, CARTER, CARY, EVANS, GRIMES and WORD.

Surnames: Iredell County, 1850.

The following surnames are found among free people of color in Iredell County in 1850:

BELT, DUNCAN, GARDNER, GRAHAM, HAYS, HENRY, LEAGONS, PRYER and SMITH.

Surnames: Rockingham County, 1850.

ALEXANDER, ARTIS, ASH, BARKER, BENNETT, BELTON, BROCKS, CASSIE, COAL, COUZENS, CUMMINGS/CUMMINS, CURTIS,DAVIS, DISER, DYESS, DYSON, EDWARDS, EDWELL, ELLIS, FRIEND, FLINN, FRASER, GIBSON,GILSON, GOINGS, GOOLSBY, GRADY, GRIFFIS, GUIN, HAMLIN, HARRIS, HOOD, HUGHES, IRWIN, JAMES, JARRELL, JOHNSON, JORDON, JONES, JUMPER, KANE, KING, LONG, MANN, MARTIN, MASON, McBRIDE, MILLER, MOON, MOORE, NICHOLAS, OAKLEY, OLIVER, ORREN, OVERTON, PATTERSON, PRICE, PURSELL, RICKMAN, ROBERTS, SMALL, SMOTHERS, SNOW, STEWART, STUBBEFIELD, SUMPTER, SYLES, TAYLOR, VARNUM, WHEELER, WILSON and WOOD.

Surnames: Macon County, 1850.

ADERSON, ASHE, BEATTIE, CHAVIS, GAY, GING, GIPSON, GUY, HENRY, MATTHEWS, MOORE, PATE, READ, REDMOND, STUART and WALDROOP.

Surnames: Edgecombe County, 1850.

ADAMS, AMERSON, ANDERSON, ARCHER, ARTIS, BAKER, BARFIELD, BARNES, BAUSMOND, BRASWELL, BRICE, BROWER, BROWN, BUTTER, COPES, CHAVERS, CLARK, DANIEL, DEW, DOWNING, EAVANS/EVANS, ELLIS, FAITHFULL, HAGINS, HALL, HAMLET, HAMMONS, HEWES, HILL, HORN, JAMES, JONES, KEEL, LASTER, LETTEN, LOCUS/LOCUST, MICHEL/MITCHELL, MORGAN/MORGIN, NETTLE, ODAM, PORTER, PRICE, REED/REID, ROBBINS, SCOTT, SKINNER, STATON, STOKES, THOMPSON, THORN, TITUS, TUCKER, VAUGHAN, WILKINS and WORRELL.

Surnames: Caswell County, 1850.

The following surnames are found among free people of color in Caswell County:

BAGE, BANKS, BASS, BOWERS, BRANDON, BUCKS, CHAVIS, CHECK, COLES, COUSINS, DAVIS, DAY, DELANY, DERSHAM, EDWELL, EDWARD, ELLIOTT, EPPERSON, FARREY, FITZGERALD, FREEMAN, GILLASPIE/GLASBY, GOOD, GRIFFITH, HAITHCOCK, HANLY, HARRIS, HARTE, HIX, HOOD, HOOPER, HOWELL, HUGHES, HUTSON, INGRAM, JEFFERYS, JONES, LIGINS, LONG, LOVET, MARTIN, MASON, McGEHEE, McKISSICK, McMUNN, MITCHELL, NASH, NORMAN, PALMER, PETTIFORD, PHILIPS, PILES, POUNDS, PRICE, PRITCHETT, PULLUM, RAGSDALE, RENOLDS, RILEY, ROBERTS, ROLLIN, SAWYER, SHEPPERD, SKELTON, SMITH, SNOW, SONG, THOMAS, TONEY, VALENTINE, WATKINS, WEAVER, WIGGINS, WILEY, WILKINS, WILLIAM, and WILSON.

Surnames: Union County, 1850.

The following surnames are found among free people of color in Union County:

BRAND, CHARLES, CHAVERS, DAVIDSON, ELLETT, FOSTER, GHENT, GURMAN, HONEYCUTT, JORDAN, McGUIRT, PEARCE, PLYLER, RAPE, SECRIST, STARNES, STIGALL, THOMAS, TOPLEY and WATTS.