John

Title

John

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Sex

Male

Location or Address

Southold

Status

Indentured

Enslaver or Household

Benjamin Davis

Birthplace

Southold

Birth Date

January 19, 1804

Baptism Date

July 29, 1813

Death Date

July 17, 1816

Biographical Notes

Circumstantial evidence suggests that John was the son of Dorcas (#1664); brother of Catoo (#1541) and Peter (1542).

Source/s

Original Southold parish register accessed at Ancestry.com under the collection entitled, U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701–1970> New York>Southold>First Presbyterian Church>Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths>1749-1832>images 152/340 [baptism] and 254/340 [death].

URL southoldtownny.gov=>Weblink/Laserfiche=>Town Historian>Documents>Manumissions>1810-1816>image 1/3.

Files

1816.BIRTH.enslaved sons of Dorcas_Benj Davis.JPG
1816.DEA.John_Dorcas.JPG

Collection

Tags

Citation

“John,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 30, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1540.