African Americans in Monroe County  



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Known Graves of Slaves in Monroe County

Bounds Family Cemetery

Slave named Carolina

Slave named (Nepton)

Dick, a slave, died between 1846 and 1849

Worland Cemetery

Slave b.  ---d. About 1839  This is the first person buried in this cemetery. He was owned by Barnaby Worland

Note: Records for slave graves are almost non-existent-on farms they were probably buried in the family cemetery with no headstone--sometimes only marked by a rock or simple wooden cross. Their graves were usually located at the edge of the cemetery.