Givis (probably Ciris or Cyrus)

Title

Givis (probably Ciris or Cyrus)

Description

Negro child

Sex

Male

Location or Address

Cutchogue

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

Capt. Daniel Osborn

Baptism Date

May 25, 1758

Source/s

Baptism: Cutchogue, Southold’s First Colony. Wayland Jefferson (1940: Colonial Press Inc.): 154.
Marriage: Southold First Presbyterian Church Register: 220. See Ancestry.com >U.S. Presbyterian Church Records 1701-1970>New York>Southold>First Presbyterian Church>Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths> 1749-1832>image 286/340.
Manumission: Southold Town Records Vol 2:449.

Biographical Text

In October 1785, Cyrus (servant of Daniel Osborn, Esq) married Zipporah (servant of Jared Landon, Esq). He was manumitted by lawyer Daniel Osborn in 1794.

Files

1785.Cyrus and Zipp marriage.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Givis (probably Ciris or Cyrus),” Plain Sight Project, accessed October 17, 2021, http://plainsightproject.org/items/show/415.