Catherine/Kate

Title

Catherine/Kate
Derby

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Sex

Female

Location or Address

Southold

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

William Albertson

Birth Date

1785, calculated from her reported age (25 years) at the time she was indentured to Dr. Matthew Buell.

Baptism Date

September 18, 1800

Misc. Date

December 22, 1805 (full church membership)

Biographical Notes

She was a daughter of Kedar (#1639) and Pegg (#1640). Elements of Case's biographical paragraph on Catherine can be documented. She moved to Galliopolis, Ohio, with William Albertson’s daughter Helen and her husband, Dr. Matthew Buell.

The details of her death remain unknown.

Source/s

Biographical information from "Catherine" paragraph of J.W. Case's article, “Kedar and his Family” in Long Island Traveler, January 23, 1879.

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 295/340 (baptism) and 327/340 (full membership).

URL southoldtownny.gov=>Weblink/Laserfiche=>Town Historian>Documents>Manumissions>1810-1816>image 1/3 (indenture of Catherine).

Excerpts of a letter from Helen Buel to her sister Charity Albertson, written November 30, 1811 from Gallopolis, Ohio, accessible at NYU Fales Special Collection/Sylvester Manor Archive [Mss 208]; Record Group II (L’Hommedieu Family)>Series B [Ezra L’Hommedieu]>Box 2>Folder 25 (page 2).

Files

1800.BAP.Limas_Catherine_Eunice.JPG
1805.Mem.Catherine_Albertson.JPG
1879.Catherine_JW Case.JPG
1810.conveyance of Catherine from Albertson to Buel.JPG
1811.Letter from Helen Buel to Charity Albertson.1.JPG
1811.Letter from Helen Buel to Charity Albertson.2.JPG

Collection

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Citation

“Catherine/Kate,” Plain Sight Project, accessed July 6, 2022, http://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1644.