Lymas or Elimas

Title

Lymas or Elimas

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Male

Location or Address

Southold

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

Jonathan Horton, son of Lazarus Horton

Birth Date

1799, calculated from his reported age (22 years) at the time of his manumission.

Misc. Date

June 12, 1821 (manumission certificate approved by overseers of the poor). June 25, 1821 (manumission sworn before witnesses). August 1, 1821 (documents recorded in town record book).

Source/s

Southold Town Records Liber E: 73 [image 162/175]

Biographical Text

"...a male negro slave..."

Files

1821.MAN.Elymas_Horton.Liber E_162-175.pdf

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Lymas or Elimas,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 30, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1638.