Simmene

Title

Simmene

Description

Negro servant

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Female

Location or Address

Southold

Enslaver or Household

Henry Tuthill followed by Samuel Landon Esq.

Birth Date

1720–1725 [estimated range]

Baptism Date

November 10, 1751

Death Date

July 24, 1783.

Misc. Date

September 1764. Entered into full church membership.

Biographical Notes

Seminee [sic] and her children were named in the will of Henry Tuthill who passed them as chattel to his daughter Bethia, wife of Samuel Landon. She had at least two children—Cesar (#1686) and Condia/Candice (#1687). She remained enslaved in the Landon household until her death.

Source/s

Will of Henry Tuthill, New York County Surrogate Courts, Will book Volume 17: 117 (accessed at Ancestry.com).
Original Southold parish register accessed at Ancestry.com under the collection entitled, U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701–1970>New York>Southold>First Presbyterian Church>Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths>1749-1832>images 21/340, 23/340 (baptism), and 211/340 (full membership).
Her death was recorded in Salmon Records, page 56: "Simony Landon whench."

Files

1751.BAP.Simmene children.JPG
1751.Simmene_Sml Landon.JPG
PROB.Henry Tuthill.Bethia named.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Simmene,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 30, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1685.