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Slaves of Henry Hardy

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Date: 1830 [unknown]
Location: Lunenburg, Virginia, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: slavery us_black_heritage
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The purpose of this page is to record research and identify the slaves of Henry Hardy (possibly had a middle name of James). He lived in Lunenburg County, Virginia, and had a plantation in Dinwiddie County, as well.

  • In 1830, he was recorded with 21 enslaved people. [1]
  • In 1840, he was recorded with 32 enslaved people. [2][3]
  • In 1850, he was recorded with 23 enslaved people.[4]
  • In his 1851 will, he named a "negro woman Chany", who was to be inherited by his wife Permelia.[5]


  1. Entry of Henry Hardy. Year: 1830; Census Place: Lunenburg, Virginia; Series: M19; Roll: 195; Page: 13; Family History Library Film: 0029674 Accessed on ancestry.com, December 2021.
  2. Year: 1840; Census Place: Lunenburg, Virginia; Roll: 565; Page: 286; Family History Library Film: 0029688. Entry for Henry Hardy. Accessed on ancestry.com, Dec 2021.
  3. "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHR1-95S : 8 December 2020), Henry Hardy, Lunenburg, Virginia, United States; citing p. 286, NARA microfilm publication , (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll ; FHL microfilm .
  4. Henry Hardy in 1850 Slave Schedule, Eastern District, Lunenberg Co, Virginia. The National Archive in Washington DC; Washington, DC; NARA Microform Publication: M432; Title: Seventh Census Of The United States, 1850; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29 Accessed on ancestry.com, December 2021.
  5. Henry Hardy in Mixed Probate Records and Index, 1746-1949; Author: Virginia. County Court (Lunenburg County); Probate Place: Lunenburg, Virginia Accessed on ancestry.com, December 2021.

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