Zilpah [Tilpah] - ZILH1

Title

Zilpah [Tilpah] - ZILH1

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Status

Enslaved

Location or Address

Southold

Enslaver or Household

Ezra L'Hommedieu

Source/s

Southold Town Records Volume 3: 43-44 (published transcription).
For original document see URL southoldtownny.gov=>Weblink/Laserfiche=>Town Clerk>Town Record Books>Liber D 1683-1832>images 23/238 and 24/238.

Male or Female

Female

Biographical Text

Her name was transcribed as Tilpah in the published record book, but an examination of the original documents suggests her name was actually Zilpah.

"...his Negro, a female slave..."

Birth Date

1780, calculated from her reported age (25 years) at the time of her manumission.

Misc. Date

December 25, 1804 (manumission certificate approved by overseers of the poor). January 30, 1805 (manumission certificate recorded in town record book).

Files

1804.MAN.Zilpah_LHommedieu.1.JPG
1805.Zilpah_LHommedieu.JPG

Collection

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Citation

“Zilpah [Tilpah] - ZILH1,” Plain Sight Project, accessed July 20, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1659.