Information about the individuals included in this list were found within the United States Census records for Boone County, KY, for census years 1810-1840. Unless otherwise noted, his list includes individuals listed as heads of household, who have been designated as “all other free persons” or “colored” in the census headings, depending on the census year. The total number of persons listed includes the head of household and any other person indicated as “non-white” or “colored.”
There were free African Americans counted in the households whose heads were listed as white, but these are not included in this list, unless otherwise noted.
|Head of houshold||Total All Other Free Persons|
|Head of houshold||Total Free Colored Persons|
|Head of household||Total Free Colored Persons|
In 1830, Joseph Rollins is listed with a white male, 60-70 yrs old and a white male under 5 years old, in 1820 no whites are listed in Joseph Rolling's household.
Head of household “Talbot” is listed immediately after Ben I. Cole, who is a white head of household, with a “free colored” woman listed in his household. In 1811, Ben I. Cole married a woman named Alcey Clark. Though it isn't stated in their marriage record, perhaps Alcey Clark is connected free African Americans Lucinda and James Clark, who also appear in the 1830 census.
|Head of Household||Total Free Colored Persons||Total Slaves|
|Squire Flurney (Flourney)||4||1|
In addition to the free persons in his household, Squire Flournoy is listed with an enslaved man, between the ages of 10 and 24 years old in his household.
African Americans in Boone County