Source: Register Of Negro & Mulattos -Montgomery County, Indiana
Jeremiah Wilson, aged about 49 years, a Negro man, about five feet ten inches high, born in the state of Virginia, residence in Union Township, Montgomery County, Indiana, appeared before the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Indiana on the 3rd day of September A.D. 1853 for registry and it was proved to the satisfaction of said Clerk by the testimony of Thomas D. BRITTEN that said Jeremiah Wilsonwas inhabitant of the state of Indiana at and prior to the first day of November A.D. 1851. Therefore, it is determined by said Clerk that said Jeremiah Wilson is entitled to reside in the state of Indiana. Registered September 3rd A.D. 1853. Attest : Andrew P LYNN, Clerk, Montgomery Circuit Court.