Manumissions of Howard Co. Maryland


Anderson, Edward age 22 Apr 1846, Manumission Cert. Apr 3 1846 on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, Aug 1 1845, complexion dark, 5ft 9in, slight scar on the left hand, Howard County, Maryland

Anderson, Polly age 44 May 1860, Manumission Cert. May 29 1860, on the tes. (no name listed), ref. in Wills Liber W.G. No 1 f. 171. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Rezin Hammond, complexion dark, 5ft 2in with no visible scars, Howard County, Maryland

Bacon, Cloe age 35 Jun 1848, Manumission Cert. Jun 3 1848, on the tes. of Mathias Hammond, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 171 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. Rezin Hammond Jul 10 1808, complexion black, 5ft 3/4in, scar on the left wrist caused by the cut of a knife, Howard County, Maryland

Baker, Henry age 21, Feb 1846, Manumission Cert. Feb 25 1846, on the tes. Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John Aug 1 1845, complexion yellow, 5ft 6in, Howard County, Maryland

(Batson), Harriett age 42 Jan 1853, Manumission Cert. Jan 12 1853, on the tes. of Martin Batson, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 245. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Mary Batson Sep 11 1850, complexion chestnut colour, 5ft high, scar on the right hand, Howard County, Maryland

Bluze, Howard age 30 May 1860, Manumission Cert. May 29 1860, on the tes. of Georgianna Haighton, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 171. Was one of severally manumitted by last will and tes. Eliza Boyce, recorded in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 folio 171, of dark complexion, 5ft 5in high, small scar on left arm, Howard County, Maryland

Bluze, Samuel age 11 May 1860, Manumission Cert. May 29 1860, on the tes. of Georgianna Haighton, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 171. Was one of severally manumitted by last will and tes. Eliza Boyce, recorded in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 folio 171, complexion dark, 4ft 5in high, stutters, Howard County, Maryland

Boston, Jane age 38 Oct 1855, Manumission Cert. Oct 9 1855, on the tes. of Mary B. Brown, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f.363 tc. Manumitted by the last will and tes. of McLane Brown, Oct 9 1855, 5ft 2 3/4in high, has a scar on the left arm caused by a cut, Howard County, Maryland

Brewer, Isaac age 34 May 1860, Manumission Cert. May 29 1860, on the tes. of Georgianna Haighton, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 171. Was one of severally manumitted by last will and tes. Eliza Boyce, recorded in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 folio 171, of dark complexion, 5ft 5in high, small scar on the left hand, Howard County, Maryland

Brooks, Jack age 43, Apr 1846, Manumission Cert. Apr 3 1846 on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Howard County, Maryland

Brooks, Richard age 34 May 1851, Manumission Cert. May 27 1851, on the tes. of Thomas Isaacs, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 171 tc. A decendant of one of the persons manumitted by the last will and testament of Rezin Hammond Jul 10 1808, complexion dark brown, 5ft 4 1/4in, scar on his forehead nearly over the left eye, Howard County, Maryland

Brown, Abraham age 55 Aug 1843, Manumission Cert. Aug 11 1843, on the tes. of Washington Gaither, ref. in Liber W.G.No 1, f. 41 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Henry Welling, Feb 15 1843, complexion dark, 5ft 4in, scar on his forehead over the right eye, scar on the right hand above the thumb, occassioned by a burn, Howard County, Maryland

Brown, David age 21 Aug 1850, Manumission Cert. Aug 15 1850, on the tes. of Charles A. Griffeth, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 71 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Deabry Brown, Aug 16 1843, complexion dark brown, 5ft 8 5/8in, scar on his right hand on the third joint of the first finger caused by a small cut, Howard County, Maryland

Brown, Flora age 27 Mar 1844, Manumission Cert. Mar 8 1844 on the tes. of Washington Gaither, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 41 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Henry Welling, Feb 15 1843, complexion dark, 5ft 4 3/4in, scar under the left eye, Howard County, Maryland

Brown, John age 35 May 1860, Manumission Cert. May 29 1860, on the tes. of Georgianna Haighton, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 171. Was one of severally manumitted by last will and tes. Eliza Boyce, recorded in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 folio 171, complexion black, 5ft 5in high, stiff thumb, Howard County, Maryland

Brown, Mary Ann age 27 Oct 1845, Manumission Cert.Oct 27 1845, on the tes. of Asbury Peddicord, ref. in Liber T.H.H. No 1, f.42 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Sarah Cord, Sep 10 1804, complexion light, 5ft 4 1/2in, no visable marks to discern, Howard County, Maryland

Brown, Remus age 21 Sep 1846, Manumission Cert. Sep 12 1846, on the tes. of William Plummer, Executor, ref. in Wills Liber W.G. No 1 f. 71. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Dealy Brown Aug 16 1843, complexion brown, 6ft 1/2in, scar on the knuckle of the left fore finger, Howard County, Maryland

Brown, Samuel age 32, May 1848, Manumission Cert. May 3 1848, on the tes. of William Jones, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 171 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Rezin Hammond, complexion dark, 5ft 4 5/8in, two scars on the left hand caused by a cut and one on the right hand caused by a burn, is manumitted by and is the issue of a woman manumitted by Rezin Hammond by last will and testament bearing date the 10th day of July 1808, Howard County, Maryland

Brown, William H. age 26 Apr 1857, Manumission Cert. Apr 2 1857, on the tes. of F. G. Plummer, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 71 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Deaby Brown, Aug 16 1853, 5ft 8 1/2in high, complexion light brown, light beard, scar on the left wrist caused by a bite of a dog and a slight mark on the forehead, Howard County, Maryland

Burket, Kate age 18 Sep 1858, Manumission Cert. Sep 8 1858, on the tes. of H. H. Owings, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 303 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Polly Welling, Aug 16 1852, Mullatto, 5ft 3 1/2in high, has a small mole on the left eyebrow, Howard County, Maryland

Burket, Laura age 18 Sep 1858, Manumission Cert. Sep 8 1858, on the tes. of H. H. Owings, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f.303 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Polly Welling, Aug 16 1852, Mulatto, 5ft 4in high, no visible scar, Howard County, Maryland

Burket, Lydia age 20 May 1854, Manumission Cert. May 6 1854, on the tes. of ----, Wills in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 303 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Polly Welling Aug 16 1854, complexion light, 5ft 4in high, no visible scar, Howard County, Maryland

Burkett, Mary Ann age 22 May 1854, Manumission Cert. May 6 1854, on the tes. of ------, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 f.303 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Polly Welling, Aug 16 1854, light complexion, 5ft 2in high, no visible scar, Howard County, Maryland

Collins, Ellen age 16, May 1843, Manumission Cert. May 1843, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey and Nicholas Worthington of John, Manumitted by last will and tes. of Thomas Worthington of John, complexion yellow, 5ft 3/4in, small scar on the back of the right hand, Howard County, Maryland

Collins, Fanny age 37, May 1843, Manumission Cert. May 1843, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey and Nicholas Worthington of John, Manumitted by last will and tes. of Thomas Worthington of John, complexion yellow, 5ft 2in, scar on the middle of the forehead and one on the left eyebrow, Howard County, Maryland

Cook, George age 14, Apr 1846, Manumission Cert. Apr 3 1846 on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, Aug 1 1845, complexion black, 5ft 3in, Howard County, Maryland

Cook, Mary age 15, Apr 1846, Manumission Cert. Apr 3 1846 on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, Aug 1 1845, complexion yellow, 5ft 2 1/2in, two scars on the right hand and is blind of the left eye, Howard County, Maryland

Cook, Nance age 12, Feb 1846, Manumission Cert. Feb 25 1846 on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W. G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington, Aug 1 1845, complexion yellow, 5ft 1in, scar on the right arm below the elbow caused by a burn, Howard County, Maryland

Cook, Samuel age 45 Aug 1852, Manumission Cert. Aug 31 1852, on the tes. of John R. Brown, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 263. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Henry W. Hood Jul 26 1851, and recorded among the records of Howard County and filed in the office of the register of Wills for Howard County and that the said Samuel Cook was raised in Howard County and the State of Maryland, complexion dark, 5ft 8in, has no visible marks, Howard County, Maryland

Cook, Susan age 17, Apr 1846, Manumission Cert. Apr 3 1846 on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, Aug 1 1845, complexion yellow, 5ft 2 1/2in, scar on the forehead, Howard County, Maryland

Crawford, William age 21 Apr 1846, Manumission Cert. Apr 3 1846 on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, Aug 1 1845, complexion dark, 5ft 9 1/2, scar on the middle of his forehead, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Abram age 44, Apr 1846 Manumission Cert. Apr 3 1846 on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc, Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, Aug 1 1845, complexion black, 6ft 1in, scar across the right hand caused by a cut. Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Aira age 16, May 1843, Manumission Cert. May 1843, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey and Nicholas Worthington of John, Manumitted by last will and tes. of Thomas Worthington of John, complexion dark, 5ft 8 1/2in, scar on the left hand near the knuckle joint, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Aira age 26, Feb 1846, Manumission Cert. Feb 25 1846 on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W. G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, Aug 1 1845, complexion yellow, 5ft 8in, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Amanda age 18 Sep 1858, Manumission Cert. Sep 8 1858, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 37 tc. Is a child of Rachel, who with her increase was manumitted by last will and tes. of Thomas Worthington of John recorded in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 37 tc, of brown complexion, 5ft 3in high, has the end of her index finger on the left hand cut off, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Becky age 14 Apr 1846, Manumission Cert. Apr 3 1846, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, Aug 1 1845, complexion yellow, 5ft 7 1/2in, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Charles age 30, Feb 1846, Manumission Cert. Feb 25 1846, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, Aug 1 1845, complexion bright yellow, 5ft 9in, slight scar on the left side of the forehead, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Harriet age 30 Jan 1860, Manumission Cert. Jan 1860, on the tes. of Mary Stinchcomb, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 418. Manumitted by last will and tes. of George Stinchcomb, dark complexion, 5ft 1in high, scar on breast, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Lydia age 39, May 1843 Manumission Cert. May 1843, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey and Nicholas Worthington of John, Manumitted by last will and tes. of Thomas Worthington of John, complexion yellow, 5ft 6 1/2in, scar on the left eyebrow, and a scald on the right arm below the elbow Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Maria age 43 Jun 1860, Manumission Cert. Jun 9 1860, on the tes. of Mrs. Richard Cromwell, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 171. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Rezin Hammond, complexion dark, 5ft 2in high, no visible scar, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Mary age 18, May 1843, Manumission Cert. May 1843, on the tes. of Charles W.

Dorsey and Nicholas Worthington of John, Manumitted by last will and tes. of Thomas Worthington of John, complexion dark, 5ft 11in, scar on the right side of the forehead, and a burn on the right wrist below the joint, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Matilda age 26 Sep 1858, Manumission Cert. Sep 8 1858, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 37 tc. Is a child of Rachel, who with her increase was manumitted by last will and tes. of Thomas Worthington of John recorded in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 37 tc, yellow complexion, 5ft 7in high, scar on the upper part of forehead caused by a cut, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Phil age 21 Apr 1846, Manumission Cert. Apr 3 1846, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, complexion yellow, 6ft, has two of the upper front teeth out, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Remus age 17 Oct 1847, Manumission Cert. Oct 26 1847, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington, Aug 1 1846, complexion dark, 5ft 11 1/2in, scars on both arms caused by being burnt, recorded among the records of Howard District aforesaid in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 91 tc and that the said Remus Dorsey was raised in Howard District, MD, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Reubin age 25 Apr 1846, Manumission Cert. Apr 3 1846 on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, ref. in Liber W.G. No 1 f. 91 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Nicholas Worthington of John, Aug 1 1845, complexion yellow, 5ft 8 1/2in, has a deep scar on the right cheek, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Reubin age 25 Sep 1854, Manumission Cert. Sep 19 1854, on the tes. of William Brown, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 48 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Walter Carr, Jul 2 1838, dark complexion, 5ft 5 1/4in high, no visible scar, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Richard age 21 Aug 1856, Manumission Cert. Aug 19 1856, on the Certificate of Charles W. Dorsey, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 37. Is one of the issue of Lydia, manumitted by last will and testament of Thomas Worthington of John, Apr 19 1829, dark complexion, 6ft 1/2in high, a scar on the left side of the head, cause unknown, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Sarah age 25 Sep 1858, Manumission Cert. Sep 8 1858, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 37 tc. Is a child of Rachel who with her increase was manumitted by last will and tes. of Thomas Worthington of John in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 37 tc, of light complexion, 5ft 4in high scar on the index finger right hand caused by afelon, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Washington age 21 Aug 1856, Manumission Cert. Aug 19 1856, on the Certificate of Charles W. Dorsey, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 37. Is one of the issue of Lydia, manumitted by last will and testament of Thomas Worthington of John, Apr 19 1829, dark complexion, 6ft 2 1/4in high, no visible scar, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, William age 23 Aug 1856, Manumission Cert. Aug 19 1856, on the Certificate of Col. Charles W. Dorsey, in Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 37. Is one of the issue of Lydia, manumitted by Thomas Worthington of John by last will and testament, Apr 19 1829, complexion dark, 6ft 1in high, scar on the right side of the forehead, Howard County, Maryland

Dorsey, Zelina age 22, May 1843, Manumission Cert. May 1843, on the tes. of Charles W. Dorsey and Nicholas Worthington of John, Manumitted by last will and tes. of Thomas Worthington of John, complexion dark, 5ft 3in, scar on the nose between the eyes, one on the elbro and wrist of the left arm, one on the right arm near the elbow, Howard County, Maryland

Dowell, Levi age 29 May 1855, Manumission Cert. May 29 1855, on the affidavit of Mrs. Mary Ann Tazewell, formerly Harding, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 202 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Ephraim Harding, Sep 21 1849, dark complexion, 5ft 8in, no visible scar, Howard County, Maryland

Fowler, Lloyd age 30 Dec 1860, Manumission Cert. Dec 10 1860, on the tes. of Reubin Dorsey of J., in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 171 tc. Manumitted by last will and tes.of Rezin Hammond, complexion dark yellow, 5ft 5in high, small scar on right wrist, Howard County, Maryland

Francis, Dinah age 35 May 1852, Manumission Cert. May 20 1852, on the tes. of George Stinchcomb, in Liber F.H.H. No. 1 f.383. Manumitted by last will and tes. of Williams Cannons Jun 4 1814, and recorded among the records of Anne Arundel County and filed in the office of the register of Wills for Howard County and that the said Dinah Francis was raised in Anne Arundel County and State of maryland, complexion dark, 5ft 3 1/2in, no visible marks, Howard County, Maryland

Fuller, Eliza age 52 May 1860, Manumission Cert. May 29 1860, on the tes. of John Herbert, in Wills Liber W.G. No. 1 f. 171. Manumitted by last will and tes. Rezin Hammond, complexion dark, 5ft 3in high, scar on the right side of face caused by a burn, Howard County, Maryland

 

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