Peg
1744-1824
Southold

Title

Peg
1744-1824
Southold

Description

Enslaved woman at Hashamomack, mother of 14

Sex

Female

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

William Albertson

Birth Date

1744

Death Date

January 17, 1824

Source/s

J.W. Case, “Kedar and his Family” in Long Island Traveler, January 23, 1879 (accessed at nyshistoricalnewspapers.com).

Probable death of Peg recorded at Ancestry.com database Southold First Presbyterian Church Records, [U.S., Presby Church Records, 1701–1970], page 193 (image 259/340). “

Biographical Text

Peg (second wife of Kedar), 1744–1824

Second wife of Kedar [Derby], who had fourteen children by him. Marriage date? Reverend Whitaker stated that she died in 1820, but Southold Presby Church likely recorded her death at the town poor house on January 17, 1824. Per Case, “Peg performed her part to the satisfaction of all, most of the time being devoted to the care of her own, and the children of her Mistress.”

Collection

Citation

“Peg
1744-1824
Southold,” Plain Sight Project, accessed October 17, 2021, http://plainsightproject.org/items/show/378.

Geolocation