Boatswain Dailey

Boatswain Dailey
b: 1778
d:
Biography
Baily, Boatswain <206> -- born 1761, black, ex Nomony Hall,emancipated by Benjamin Dawson, 1800. Certified as free by Frederick County Clerk, recorded in Augusta County, 1811 (Bushman, Registers of ree Blacks, p. 1,no. 4); recorded again in Augusta County, Staunton,1813 [Bushman, Registers of Free Blacks, p. 104, no.19]; and in Augusta County, Staunton, 1815 [Bushman, Register of Free Blacks, p. 104, no. 19]

<206> Boatswain Dailey -- Born 1778. Son of Sarah <501>,
although one source mistakenly identifies his mother as
Criss Cary <421>. Residing at Forest in 1782 and 1785.
Sent from Forest to the Shenandoah tract in April 1787.Residing at Libra in 1788, 1791, and 1796. Named in 1791
deed of emancipation. Scheduled for emancipation in 1800.
Emancipated by deed dated January 6, 1800; deed proved in
Frederick County Court, January 7, 1800. This is probably
the same person as "Boatswain Bailey, free negro," who was
arraigned in Frederick County Court on March 4, 1811, for
giving a male slave a copy of his treedom register. On
April 30, he was found not guilty in a jury trial and
ordered to be discharged. Sources: Deed of Emancipation,
August 1, 1791, pt. 1, PP. 7, 30, and pt. 2, pp. 10, 26, 52;
"2d Book of Miscellanies," p. 58; Letterbook, 1785-1787, PP.
251-53, 255-56, 263-64; Westmoz-eland County Personal
Property Tax List, 1785, VSI; Letterbook, 1782-1784, p. 8;
Frederick County Deed Book 26, 1799-1800, VSA microfilm, p.
236; Frederick County Order Book 33, 1799-1800, VSA
microfilm, p. 225; Frederick County Court Minutes, 1809-
1813, VSA microfilm, P. 258; Frederick County Superior Court
Order Book, 1809-1814, VSA microfilm, pp. 166, 170.
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