Isabella

Title

Isabella

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Female

Location or Address

Southold

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

Richard Youngs

Birth Date

1775, calculated from her reported age (30) at the time of her manumission.

Misc. Date

April 15, 1805 (date manumission certificate approved by overseers of the poor). April 23, 1805 (manumission certificate was recorded in town book). May 10, 1805 (manumission executed in presence of witnesses). July 4, 1805 (recorded in town record book).

Source/s

Southold Town Records Volume 3: 53-54.

Owner or Household

The 1790 Federal census reported one enslaved person in the household of Richard Yongs [Youngs].

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Isabella,” Plain Sight Project, accessed December 8, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1667.