I have received information on Shackleford/Shackelford family members of color and will list what I have received. If you can add to this line, please send your information to me and I will post it.

Submitted by: Sue Lattea             June 14, 1999

Here is the information on the Land Grants and marriages:

Herschel Shackleford, Jr., his father and grandfather, were reared in the town of Shackleford, Virginia, in King & Queen County. All records for King and Queen County and Glousester County were destroyed. They are the ancestors of slaves owned by the Shacklefords who took the Shackleford name when they were freed.


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