Reviews of Books Related to The Genealogy
and History of the Eastern Shore
Heinegg, Paul. Free African Americans of North Carolina
and Virginia. Second Edition.
Baltimore, MD: Clearfield Company Inc, 1994.
Reviewed by Wayne Stith, ghote. Copyright 1996.
This volume includes the family history of more than 80 percent of those
persons counted as all other freepersons in the 1790 and 1800 censuses.
The approximately 700 pages provide information on 240 families!
Heinegg provides information on at least the following Eastern Shore
families, maybe more:
Allen Archer Beckett Carter Copes Driggers George Hitchens
Jacobs Johnson Knight Manly Mongon Morris Okey Payne Poythress Robers Sample
Siscp Stephens Thompson Webb Weeks Wells.