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Records of the Assistant Commissioner For the State of Mississippi
Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, 1865 - 1869
National Archives Microfilm Publication M826, Roll 42

Registers of Marriages of Freedmen Volume I 1863 - 1865

Rach - Roans


Samuel Rach, 3rd US Col'd Cav. m. Harriette Williams of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: December 6, 1864
Man's age: 33 years old; color: 1/16 black; father: 1/16 black; mother: 1/16 black; lived with another woman 3 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Lewis Rain, Co. "E" 49th US Col'd Inf. m. Patsy Black of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 19, 1864
Man's age: 46 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 15 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 2 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 1.

William Rally, Co. "D" 53rd US Col'd Inf. m. Julia Rally of Youngs Point, Louisiana
Date: November 24, 1864
Man's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Stephen Ramsey, 46th US Col'd Inf. m. Adeline Smith of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: December 7, 1864
Man's age: 27 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 23 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Edward Randal of Vicksburg, Mississippi m. Kitty Walker of Louisiana
Date: May 2, 1864
Man's age: 50 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 5 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 35 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed; lived with another man 17 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Henderson Randall m. Nancy Williams, both of Desoto, Louisiana
Date: January 2, 1865
Man's age: 31 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 8 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 18 years old; color: mulatto; father: griff; mother: mulatto. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 2; the woman by previous connection had 0.

John Randall, Co. "F" 49th US Col'd Inf. m. Anna Boyd of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: October 7, 1864
Man's age: 36 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 45 years old; color: ¾ black; father: black; mother: ½ black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Pompey Randall, Co. "K" 49th US Col'd Inf. m. Lucy Campbell of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 9, 1864
Man's age: 36 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 8 years, separated from her by desertion. Woman's age: 22 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

John Randolph, Indept. Scout m. Matilda Smith of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: August 4, 1864
Man's age: 25 years old; color: mixed; father: black; mother: mixed; lived with another woman 1 year, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 20 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Robert Randolph m. Harriet Yancy, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: April 11, 1864
Man's age: 30 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed. Woman's age: 23 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 1.

Thomas Randolph, 51st US Col'd Inf. m. Margaret Miller of Goodrich Landing, Louisiana
Date: August 7, 1864
Man's age: 36 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 2 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 22 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 2 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Morton Ransom, Co. "D" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Louisa Ransom of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 27, 1864
Man's age: 29 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 4 years, separated from her by desertion. Woman's age: 22 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 1 year, separated from him by desertion. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Thomas Ransom, 49th US Col'd Inf. m. Mary Williams of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: June 6, 1865
Man's age: 35 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 6 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 40 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 9 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 8 children; the man by previous connection had 3; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Wm. Henry Ransom, Co. "C" 3rd US Col'd Cav. m. Caroline Fisher of Yazoo County, Mississippi
Date: June 8, 1864
Man's age: 23 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 16 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

William Rasmus, Co. "D" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Anne Rasmus of Goodrich Landing, Louisiana
Date: April 26, 1864
Man's age: 35 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. Woman's age: 23 years old; color: (none listed). They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Joshua Rayfield, Pioneer Corps m. Emely Rayfield of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: October 10, 1864
Man's age: 54 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 5 years, separated from her by desertion. Woman's age: 30 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 6 children; the man by previous connection had 3; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Robt. Read m. Rhoda Read, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: October 4, 1864
Man's age: 24 years old; color: mixed; father: ½ indian; mother: black. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Jefferson Reagan m. Mary Reagan, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 6, 1864
Man's age: 29 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. Woman's age: 31 years old; color: quadroon; father: white; mother: mulatto; lived with another man 4 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 3 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 2.

William Reagan m. Annie Reagan, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 25, 1864
Man's age: 29 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. Woman's age: 16 years old; color: mulatto; father: mulatto; mother: mulatto. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

David Redeemer, Co. "I" 50th US Col'd Inf. m. Lucy Ann Smith of Natchez, Mississippi
Date: August 5, 1864
Man's age: 27 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed. Woman's age: 20 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Leaborn Redfield m. Burbary Phillips, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: November 26, 1864
Man's age: 30 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 9 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 30 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 1 year, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 3; the woman by previous connection had 5.

Benjamin Redick m. Betsy Redick, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: April 23, 1864
Man's age: 48 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 17 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 40 years old; color: quadroon; father: white; mother: mulatto; lived with another man 21 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 8; the woman by previous connection had 4.

Henry Redick, 53rd US Col'd Inf. m. Sarilda Arnold of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: April 20, 1864
Man's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Albert Reed, Co. "K" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Henrietta Reed of Tyrone, Louisiana
Date: September 4, 1864
Man's age: 46 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 5 years, separated from her by consent. Woman's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 7 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 2; the woman by previous connection had 5.

Asa McDaniel Reed, 3rd US Col'd Cav. m. Mary Maze of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: December 6, 1864
Man's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman ½ year, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 27 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black; lived with another man ½ year, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 2 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Jackson Reed m. Lizzie Watkins, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: April 11, 1864
Man's age: 27 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed; lived with another woman 4 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: black; lived with another man 3 years, separated from him by death.

John Thomas Reed, 47th US Col'd Inf. m. Harriet Triblet of Lake Washington
Date: September 14, 1864
Man's age: 26 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed. Woman's age: 35 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mulatto; lived with another man 14 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

William Reed, 53rd US Col'd Inf. m. Margaret Simpson of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 15, 1864
Man's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 19 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Hubbard G. Reynolds, Co. "G" 5th USCAH m. Ella Wheatley of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 11, 1864
Man's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 20 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 2 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 1.

Isaac Reynolds, Co. "H" 50th US Col'd Inf. m. Charlotte Berry of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 18, 1864
Man's age: 29 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed. Woman's age: 30 years old; color: mixed; father: black; mother: mixed; lived with another man 4 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 2 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 2.

Israel Reynolds m. Betsey Reynolds, both of Carroll Parish, Louisiana
Date: July 9, 1864
Man's age: 59 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 69 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: black; lived with another man (blank) years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 5 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Joseph Rice, 46th US Col'd Inf. m. Francis Watson of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: December 10, 1864
Man's age: 29 years old; color: mulatto; father: mixed; mother: 1/16 black; lived with another woman 1 year, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 17 years old; color: octoroon; father: octoroon; mother: octoroon. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Alexander Rich, Co. "E" 47th US Col'd Inf. m. Fannie Bluett of Greenwood, Mississippi
Date: September 24, 1864
Man's age: 30 years old; color: mixed; father: black; mother: mixed; lived with another woman 3 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 30 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 2; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Allen Rich, Co. "K" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Julia Ann Rich of Evans, Louisiana
Date: September 8, 1864
Man's age: 34 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. Woman's age: 26 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Clinton Richard, Co. "L" 5th USCAH m. Harriett Maddock of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: May 9, 1865
Man's age: 37 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 7 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 39 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 8 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 5; the woman by previous connection had 1.

Gregg Richards m. Joanna Hudson, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: December 27, 1864
Man's age: 36 years old; color: griff; father: mulatto; mother: black; lived with another woman 3 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 21 years old; color: mulatto; father: mulatto; mother: mulatto; lived with another man 2 years, separated from him by consent. They, unitedly had 2 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Burl Richardson, Co. "C" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Jane Brighton of Hollins, Louisiana
Date: May 19, 1864
Man's age: 23 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 21 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Dick Richardson m. Sally Hamilton, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: March 26, 1865
Man's age: 50 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff; lived with another woman 6 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 30 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black; lived with another man 4 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 1.

Sergt. Gabriel Richardson, Co. "A" 46th US Col'd Inf. m. Mary Fruman of Helena, Arkansas
Date: December 3, 1864
Man's age: 48 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 20 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 49 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 27 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 6; the woman by previous connection had 17.

Henry Richardson, Co. "A" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Julia Richardson of Lake Providence, Louisiana
Date: August 1, 1864
Man's age: 29 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 23 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Isaac Richardson, Co. "A" 5th USCAH m. Eliza Richardson of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 19, 1864
Man's age: 22 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 18 years old; color: griff; father: black; mother: mulatto. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Jacob Richardson, 49th US Col'd Inf. m. Eadie of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: June 8, 1864
Man's age: 50 years old; color: quadroon; father: white; mother: mulatto. Woman's age: 35 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed; lived with another man (blank) years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 3 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 4.

Jefferson Richardson, Co. "K" 48th US Col'd Inf. m. Cornelia Richardson of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 8, 1864
Man's age: 25 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Miles Richardson m. Maria Richardson, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: October 1, 1864
Man's age: 55 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 60 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 4 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 20 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 2.

Moses Richardson, 52nd US Col'd Inf. m. Lucy Vance of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: December 1, 1864
Man's age: 51 years old; color: brown; father: brown; mother: brown; lived with another woman 21 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 45 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another man 29 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had ?20 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 1.

Solomon Richardson m. Margrite McFurson, both of Desoto, Louisiana
Date: January 16, 1865
Man's age: 47 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff. Woman's age: 40 years old; color: griff; father: black; mother: mulatto; lived with another man 4 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 6 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 3.

William Richardson m. Charity Boden, both of Desoto, Louisiana
Date: January 3, 1865
Man's age: 65 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff; lived with another woman 4 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 50 years old; color: griff; father: griff; mother: griff. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

William Ricks m. Susan Dickson, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: April 11, 1864
Man's age: 31 years old; color: mixed; father; mixed; mother: mixed. Woman's age: 38 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black; lived with another man 3 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 7; the woman by previous connection had 7.

Jacob Ridley m. Priscilla Ridley, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 10, 1864
Man's age: 64 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 8 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 32 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 8 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Calvin Ried of Statetown, North Carolina m. Amanda Tyler of Madison County, Mississippi
Date: September 7, 1865
(No other information available)

Anderson Riley, 57th US Col'd Inf. m. Sina Ellen Riley of Jackson, Mississippi
Date: November 22, 1864
Man's age: 21 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 19 years old; color: black; father; black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Henry Riley m. Rose Ann Stuart, both of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: November 26, 1864
Man's age: 22 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 2 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 17 years old; color: griff; father: mulatto; mother: black. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 0.

William Riley of Vicksburg, Mississippi m. Amanda Hill of Tensas Parish, Louisiana
Date: September 4, 1864
Man's age: 24 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 2 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 23 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. They, unitedly had 2 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 1.

Frank P. Rilla, Co. "K" 53rd US Col'd Inf. m. Louisa Rilla of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 27, 1864
Man's age: 35 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. Woman's age: 24 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: black. They, unitedly had 3 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Edmon Ringle, Co. "G" 46th US Col'd Inf. m. Vina Gordon of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: December 8, 1864
Man's age: 35 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed; lived with another woman 1 year, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 26 years old; color: mixed; father: mixed; mother: mixed; lived with another man 4 years, separated from him by death. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 0; the woman by previous connection had 0.

Washington Rind, Co. "D" 3rd US Col'd Cav. m. Mary Rand of Vicksburg, Mississippi
Date: September 22, 1864
Man's age: 41 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman 8 years, separated from her by death. Woman's age: 39 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black. They, unitedly had 1 child; the man by previous connection had 5; the woman by previous connection had 0.

William Roan m. Lousia Ann Spott, both of Desoto, Louisiana
Date: January 1, 1865
Man's age: 62 years old; color: griff; father: mulatto; mother: black; lived with another woman 4 years, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 52 years old; color: mulatto; father: white; mother: griff; lived with another man 10 years, separated from him by force. They, unitedly had 0 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 4.

Jas. Roans, Co. "G" 64th US Col'd Inf. m. Louisa Guilliard of Natchez, Mississippi
Date: April 17, 1865
Man's age: 59 years old; color: black; father: black; mother: black; lived with another woman ½ year, separated from her by force. Woman's age: 49 years old; color: griff; father: mulatto; mother: black. They, unitedly had 6 children; the man by previous connection had 1; the woman by previous connection had 0.