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Bourbon County, Kentucky, Deeds of Manumission Abstracts by Nancy O'Malley

The indexed table of deeds of manumission for Bourbon County, Kentucky, was transcribed and created by Nancy O'Malley, Department of Anthropology at the University of Kentucky. The data are available online at the Kentucky African Americans Griots website. The data comes from the deed books available at the County Clerk's Office in Paris, Kentucky. "Deeds of manumission were filed with the Bourbon County Clerk's Office so that freed African-Americans could have a document that verified their free status." For more information contact Nancy O'Malley.


This entry was suggested by Sharyn Mitchell.

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“Bourbon County, Kentucky, Deeds of Manumission Abstracts by Nancy O'Malley,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 25, 2024,

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