Phillis

Title

Phillis

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Female

Location or Address

Southold

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

Estate of Benjamin Davis, by executors Gilbert Horton and James Tuthill.

Birth Date

1788, calculated from her reported age (22) at the time of manumission.

Misc. Date

July 11, 1810 (date manumission certificate was approved by overseers of the poor and registered in the town record book). July 22, 1810 (date manumission was publicly executed and registered in town record book).

Source/s

Southold Town Records Volume 3: 56-57.

Owner or Household

The household of Benjamin Davis in Southold included four enslaved people in the 1790 Federal census and two enslaved people in the 1800 Federal census. His " Negro Limos" died January 18, 1794. See #1598 and #1664.

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Phillis,” Plain Sight Project, accessed December 4, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1669.