Kitty

Title

Kitty

Description

"negro"

Source

The Early History of Southampton, L. I., New York: With Genealogies, By George Rogers Howell. Page 212

Sex

Female

Location or Address

Southampton

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

John Cook

Misc. Date

September 6/1716

Biographical Text

In 1716 Sept 6, 2 John wills to w. Elizabeth rents of buildings, etc. beds negro Kitty and 30. To s. John the house and barn formerly owned by Ellis C., deceased brother of the testator, and land at Killis's pond and a 50 commonage, To s. Elias land in Hogneck and Bridge Hampton and a 50 commonage. To s. Obadiah land at Scuttlehole and at Sag Harbor (then called Great Meadow) and a 50 commonage. To s. Jonathan his own dwelling house after death of his wife and a 50 commonage. To d. Martha his slave Abby and all residue to be divided equally among his four sons.

Citation

“Kitty,” Plain Sight Project, accessed June 21, 2021, http://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1325.