Katy Mahoney’s children, including Thomas Mahoney, are certified as “free born” in Virginia. Then, Katy Mahoney, now Katy Gibson, is registered in another county in Virginia, where Stephen Gibson, who appears to be Katy’s spouse and who was freed through the will of the late Martha James, also is registered.
Thomas Mahoneys Freedom Papers
Virginia Lowden County Set 13th August 1834 I, Charles Burns, Clerk of the County Court of Louden do hereby certify that Thomas Henry Lucy Ellen & Rachel Mahoneys the children of Katy Mahoney are free born as appears by the oath of Stacey Harper said Thomas is a dark Mulatto two small scars in his forehead two scars on the right arm occasioned by a burn & a scar on the right ankle about eight years of age, said Henry is of dark complexion a small scar on the right arm above the elbow, a small scar on the forehead no other scar or mark about four years of age, Said Lucy Ellen is of a bright complexion no scar or mark about two years old, said Rachel is a bright Mulatto a scar below the left eye a scar on the right side of the neck one on the top of the head straight hair about twelve years old was this day registered in my office according to law.
C. Burns Clk.
Louden County to wit
I, Charles Burns Clerk of the County Court of Lowden County in the State of Virginia do hereby certify that the above Register is correctly transcribed from the records as it now remains in my office according to law. In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal of my office this 14th day of February our thousand eight hundred and thirty seven & 61st year of the
C. Burns Clk.
Timothy Taylor Jr
Clerks office of the County Court Virginia Jefferson County Set Register No. 436
Katy Mahoney a black woman free born about 28 years of age. Five feet five inches high has a scar on the left breast & a small scar on the right forefinger heretofore Register in Louden County Registered in this office February 15th 1836.
Teste S. J Cramer C C.
At a Court held for Jefferson County the 15th day of February 1836 the
Register of Katy Mahoney (now Katy Gibson) No 436 was examined by
the Court found to be correct and ordered to be certified.
Attest J P.
Teste S J. Cramer C. C
I, Samuel J. Cramer Clerk of the County Court of Jefferson hereby
certify that the foregoing is a true copy from the records of said Court Given under my hand & seal of said Court this 20th
day of February 1836.
Saml. J Cramer C. C
Virginia, Jefferson County Set. Register No 460 Clerks Office of the County Court Stephen Gibson a black man about Forty years old five feet seven inches high has a scar on the outer edge of the left eye brow was emancipated by the will of Martha James of Prince William County Virginia, Registered February 20th 1836.
Saml. J. Cramer C. C
I Saml J. Cramer Clerk of the County Court of Jefferson in
Virginia hereby certify that the foregoing is a true Copy from
the Records of said Court.
Given under my hand & the seal of said Court this
18th day of April 1836.
Saml J. Cramer C. C.
Attest John Molve J.P
Recorded September 25th 1850.