Fauquier County, Virginia Register of Free Negroes, 1817-1865 - Karen Ibrahim, Karen White, Courtney Gaskins. All counties in Virginia were required by a 1793 act to register freed negroes. The law was enforced until 1865. The original register is located in the Virginia Historical Society. Typical entries include name, age, stature, color, description, and how freed. (1993), 1996, 6x9, index, 269 pp.