Retus

Title

Retus

Description

African descent

Sex

Male

Location or Address

Mattituck

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

Micah Howell

Baptism Date

February 28, 1799

Death Date

May 1, 1802

Source/s

A History of Mattituck, Long Island, N.Y. Charles E. Craven (1906: privately printed), pages 307, 353.
Original records at Ancestry.com>U.S. Presbyterian Church Records 1701-1970>New York>Mattituck>Mattituck Presbyterian Church>Session, Register, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths>1764-1809>image 98/157 [baptism], 134/157 [death].

Owner or Household

Micah Howel died August 2, 1801.

Biographical Text

"[Died] Retus, a Negro boy formaly belonging to Micah Howel deceased.

Files

1799.BAP Retus_Howell.JPG
1802.DEA Retus_Micah Howel dec.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Retus,” Plain Sight Project, accessed May 22, 2022, http://plainsightproject.org/items/show/504.