Reuben

Title

Reuben
Reeve

Description

Negro slave

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Male

Location or Address

Southold

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

Benjamin Payne, Benjamin Horton, and Daniel Osborn

Birthplace

Southold

Birth Date

1757, calculated from reported age (56 years) at the time his manumission was recorded.

Misc. Date

October 7, 1794 (date of original manumission document). April 26, 1813 (manumission document presented to Justice of the Peace, Jared Landon, who certified its legality). April 27, 1813 (manumission certificate recorded in town records by town clerk).

Biographical Notes

He may be the father of Limas or Elymus Reeve (#1675).

Source/s

Southold Town Records Volume 3: 88.

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Reuben,” Plain Sight Project, accessed December 8, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1678.