There was an old aunt temp in Watermill who had been a negro slave in the Halsey family. She was freed after the Manumission Act of 1788 but both she and her son were always looked after by the Halseys until they died.
Male or Female
Location or Address
Enslaver or Household
November 22, 1904
"There should be, I think, some monument toi those faithful friends who so untiringly and unselfishly "also served." (freed 1788) written 1938
An East Hampton Childhood
“Aunt Temp ,” Plain Sight Project, accessed September 28, 2023, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1765.