African American Records 


We welcome your contributions to the African-American history of Anderson County. Records are needed and welcomed, such as early marriages, histories etc.

Thank you.


Free Persons of Color enumerated in the 1850 Anderson County Census: 

Ben Wilson, George Buckins, Robert Slaughter , Jack Norrell, Lucy Norrell, James R Norrell, Mary E Norrell, London Norrell, America Norrell, Henrietta, Nathan Turner, Esther Turner, Green Lay, Eliza J Lay, Sidney A Slaughter, Sydney, George Wilson, Thomas Joseph Bradshaw, Nathaniel & Nancy Weeden ,   Rosetta & Lawson Robinson  , Ellen George, Frances George, Jane George, John George, Claibourne George , Susan George 

See 1850 census located in this site for more information 


The 1st African American marriage in Anderson County, Ky 

was Nathaniel  Myers to Louisa Medley .

on 25 March 1866


 Groom Index to Marriage Book  A 1866 - 1882

 Index to Black Marriage Book B    1882 - 1900 


Civil War - Union Army

U.S. Colored Troops


Additional African-American Records may be found in the following sites:

 African American Griots

Cyndi's List - African American Resources

by Cyndi Howells