Unrecorded Name - UNID103

Title

Unrecorded Name - UNID103

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Status

Enslaved

Sex

Unknown

Location or Address

Southold

Enslaver or Household

Joshua Benjamin

Source/s

Salmon Records: 54.

Biographical Text

[Died] "Joshua Benjaman Negro child."

Death Date

July 20, 1781

Biographical Notes

At an annual town meeting (April 10, 1781), the town recorded payment of 1 pound, 12 shillings "to Joshua Benjamin for a "Black Child." No further information was given. This may be the same child who died a few months later. See Southold Town Records Volume 3: 61.

Collection

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Citation

“Unrecorded Name - UNID103,” Plain Sight Project, accessed April 15, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1486.