Dorcus or Dorcas

Title

Dorcus or Dorcas

Description

Black woman

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Sex

Female

Location or Address

Southold

Marriage Date

August 8, 1802

Misc. Date

Between September—December 1810, full church membership.

Biographical Notes

She married Reuben (#1524), a Negro man. They may have been the parents of Peter Booth (#1704).

Source/s

Original Southold parish register accessed at Ancestry.com under the collection entitled, U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701–1970>New York>Southold>First Presbyterian Church>Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths>1749-1832>images 123/340(marriage) and 220/340 (full membership).

Files

1802.MARR.Reuben and Dorcus.JPG
1810.FULL.Dorcus wife of Reuben.JPG

Collection

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Citation

“Dorcus or Dorcas,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 29, 2021, http://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1525.