Dorcas - DORC9

Title

Dorcas - DORC9

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Status

Enslaved

Location or Address

Southold

Enslaver or Household

Benjamin Davis

Source/s

Southold Town Records Volume 3: 51.

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Male or Female

Female

Misc. Date

March 25, 1805 (date of manumission certificate approved by overseers of the poor). March 28, 1805 (date that manumission certificate was recorded in town book).

Biographical Notes

She had two known children, John and Peter.

Owner or Household

The 1790 Federal census reported four enslaved people in the household of Benjamin Davis [Daviss]. The 1800 Federal census reported two enslaved people his household. His "Negro Limos" died January 18, 1794. See #1598 and #1669.

Files

1816.BIRTH.enslaved sons of Dorcas_Benj Davis.JPG

Collection

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Citation

“Dorcas - DORC9,” Plain Sight Project, accessed March 5, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1664.