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Black families in Loudoun County in the late 1800s and early 1900s

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Re: Black families in Loudoun County in the late 1800s and early 1900s

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From the Loudoun Co Marriage Register:
date of marriage: 30 Dec 1890 in Loudoun
groom: William Henry Jackson, 22y, single, born and resides Loudoun, son of George & Julia Ann Jackson, laborer
bride: Aliza A. Jenus, 19y, single, born and resides Loudoun, dau of John & Frances Ann
performed by A. J. Wood

Virginia Death Certificates held at courthouse in Leesburg:

JACKSON, JULIA (colored), died 8/20/1913 in Broad Run District at age 81y 1m 16d from cerebral hemorrhage; born 7/4/1832 in Loudoun; parents: Moses MILLER b. Va and Violet __ b. Va; status: married; occupation: housewife; informant: William GASKINS of Ashburn; place of burial: Ashburn; date of burial: 8/22/1913; book:page 33:02

WHITING, CORNELIA ANN (colored), died 12/17/1914 in Broad Run District at age about 75y from pulmonary tuberculosis; born __ in Loudoun; parents: unknown and Eliza GENUS of Loudoun; status: widow; occupation: housekeeper; informant: Chas. Henry WHITING of Ashburn; place of burial: Ashburn; date of burial: 12/19/1914; book:page 43:12

Virginia Death Certificate:
James Gaither Whiting, black, single, exact date of birth unobtainable in Ashburn, died 4 Nov 1947 of congestive heart failure due to generalized arteriosclerosis and marked hypertension, laborer, son of Alexandra Whiting, born in Ashburn, and Cornelia Genus, born in Va; informant Susan Ann Jackson, 5025 Ames St NE, Washington DC; burial on 7 Nov 1947 in Belmont Va

WWI Draft Card:
James Gaither Whiting, b. 8 June 1884 in Loudoun, resides Ashburn, Person who will always know his address: Henry Whiting in Ashburn; employer: Ray Benjamin in Ashburn; place of employment: farming in Ashburn; 5’ 7½”, 150 lbs, brown eyes, black hair, light complexion

Virginia Death Certificate:
William Harrison Gaskins, negro, b. 29 Sep 1888 in Va; d. 25 Dec 1963 at RFD, Ashburn of cerebrovular accident;; son of Harrison Gaskins and Frances Harper; widow of Rosa; buried Cedar Lane, Ashburn, Va

WWII Draft Registration Card:
William Harrison Gaskins, b. 29 Sep 1888 in Ashburn, single, negro, farming himself in Ashburn, tall, medium build, brown eyes, black hair

Virginia Death Certificate:
Geo. Henry Jackson, colored, widow of Julia Jackson, b. 15 Feb 1835 in Loudoun, farmer, d. 7 Jun 1927 of general debility, son of unknown; informant: Wm. H. Jackson; buried near Ashburn on 9 Jun 1927

Virginia Death Certificate:
John Whiting, colored, b. 7 July 1864 in Va, d. 8 Jul u1962 of myocardeal infartean, in Hillside Nursing Home, Marshall, Fauquier Co, Va; son of Alexander Whiting and Carnelia Geunes, widow of Lydia Whiting; farm laborer; informant: Mrs. Rosa Gaskins; buried Cedar Lane, Loudoun Co

Loudoun Co Marriage Record:
John Alexander Whiting, age 78, colored, widowed, married previously 2 times, laborer, b. Va, son of Alex Whiting and Corrnelia Genus, m. 25 May 1944 in Leesburg, to Lydia Manely, 63y, colored, single, b. Va, dau of Ellison Manely and Catherine Manely; performed by Roscoe B. Rhodes

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