Abel

Title

Abel

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Male

Location or Address

Southold

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

William Albertson [II]

Birth Date

1797, calculated from his reported age (24 years) at the time of his manumission.

Death Date

1828 (oral tradition)

Misc. Date

April 4, 1821 (manumission certificate approved by the overseers of the poor and registered in the town record book by the town clerk).

Biographical Notes

He was a son of Kedar (#1639) and Pegg (#1640).

Source/s

Southold Town Records Volume 3: 96-97.
Biographical information from "Abel" paragraph by J.W. Case, “Kedar and his Family” in Long Island Traveler, January 23, 1879.

Files

1879.Abel_JW Case.JPG

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Abel,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 29, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1650.