Samuel F. (Freeman?) Kelso

ID Number: T01303
Biographical Data
Basic Identification
Gender: male Ethnicity: Immigration: Attributed Race: black Free or Enslaved: enslaved
Birth & Family
Birth Date: c.1826/00/00 Birthplace: Virginia Mother: unknown Father: unknown 1st Spouse: Sarah A. Kelso 2nd Spouse: none
Age Details
Age: 54 Age Group: adult (20-59)
Life Details
Occupation(s): laborer; school teacher; U.S. mail agent; politician Last Church: unknown Military Service: Last Residence: Lynchburg, Virginia Last Address: Eighth Street, corner Taylor Street
Death Date: 1880/12/04 Death Note: none Place of Death: home Cause of Death: heart disease
Burial & Undertaking
Burial Date: 1880/12/00 Funeral Home: NOT DIUGUID Indigent?:
Gravesite and Grave Marker Data
Grave Marker or Marker Fragment: none Section: unknown Confirmation Source for Location: Grave Marker Erector(s): Confirmation Source for Interment: UNCONFIRMED
Obituary and Biographical Detials

Represented Lynchburg and Campbell County in the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1867-1868 (“Black and Tan Convention”; “Underwood Constitution”)

Address comes from 1875-1876 LCD

Wife was blind according to 1880 census

Middle initial may have stood for “Freeman,” since his nephew (Allen’s son) was named Samuel Freeman Kelso (see marriage certificate)

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