Peter

Title

Peter

Description

Servant

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Male

Location or Address

Southold

Enslaver or Household

Joseph Wickham

Baptism Date

July 1, 1764

Marriage Date

September 5, 1768

Misc. Date

October 9, 1774, he publicly confessed to fornication with Ruth; both were servants of Joseph Wickham. Note: It's unclear why Peter and Ruth would have been charged with fornication since they were married in 1768.

Biographical Notes

He was the husband of Ruth (#1724) and father of Peggy (#1725) and John (#1727).

Source/s

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>image 180/340 (baptism), 243/340 (baptism and renewal), 277/340 (marriage), and 310/340 (fornication).

Files

1764.BAP Peter_Joseph Wickham.JPG
1768.RENEW Peter_Wickham.JPG
1768.MAR.Peter and Ruth_Wickham.JPG
1774.CONF.Peter and Ruth_Wickham.JPG

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Peter,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 30, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1723.