Yarrobu or Yarraubey

Title

Yarrobu or Yarraubey

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Male

Location or Address

Southold

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

Barnabas Terrill

Death Date

September 21, 1778

Misc. Date

October 20, 1758; baptism of his daughter, Eddy.
March 3, 1776; entered into full communion.

Biographical Notes

He was the husband of Lacy/Lucy (#1700) and the father of Eddy (#1851).

Source/s

For his death, see the Salmon Records: 51.
For the baptism of his daughter, see original record at Ancestry.com>U.S. Presbyterian Church Records 1701-1970>New York>Mattituck>Mattituck Presbyterian Church>Session, Register, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths>1764-1809>image 16/157. [Transcription in Craven's History of Mattituck (1906): 259.]

Original "full communion" record at Ancestry.com>U.S. Presbyterian Church Records 1701-1970>New York>Mattituck>Mattituck Presbyterian Church>Session, Register, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths>1764-1809>image 28/157.

Owner or Household

The 1776 census for Southold Township enumerated three enslaved people over 16 years in Barnabas Terrill's household.

Biographical Text

[From Salmon Records], "Terrels negro Yarrobu"
[From Mattituck register] "Yarribo Negro servant of Barnabas Terryl Esqr..."

Files

1758.BAP Eddy dau of Lucy and Yarrib_Obadiah Hudson.JPG
1776.full Yarribo_.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Yarrobu or Yarraubey,” Plain Sight Project, accessed January 27, 2023, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1491.