Jereboam

Title

Jereboam

Description

African descent

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Male

Location or Address

Southold

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

James Reeve

Death Date

Probably January–May 1816.

Misc. Date

January 19, 1802 (date of original manumission paper). April 26, 1805 (date manumission paper was recorded by the town clerk).

Biographical Notes

The similarity between his name, Jereboam, and Jesebaum (#1706) may be a coincidence or may indicate a familial relationship of some kind. They also might be the same man.

Source/s

Southold Town Records Volume 3: 58.

For original record see URL southoldtownny.gov=>Weblink/Laserfiche=>Town Clerk>Town Record Books>Liber D 1683-1832>image 32/238.

Epher Whitaker's, Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Town and Church of Southold, L.I., August 27, 1890; page 188, Item #99 (administration of Jerobaum's estate).

Biographical Text

[From manumission paper], "...I have manumitted Jerebaom a Negro Slave..."

The time frame for his death was calculated from administration papers granted to "James Reeve, creditor of Jerobaum, late of Southold, colored man, deceased" on May 28, 1816.

Files

1805.MAN.Jereboam_Reeve.JPG

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Jereboam,” Plain Sight Project, accessed December 4, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1670.