Obium - OBIU1

Title

Obium - OBIU1

Name

Obium

Unique Person Identifier

OBIU1

Ancestry

African

Status

Enslaved

Event Type

Transfer

Event Date

1680

Location or Address

80 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964

Enslaver or Household

Nathaniel Sylvester

Relationships

TAMM1 | Parent
OYOU1 | Parent
TOM6 | Sibling
UNID190 | Sibling
UNID191 | Sibling

Notes

Nathaniel Sylvester bequeathed Obium to his son Constant, along with Obium's brother Tom.

Source Type

Will and Testament

Source/s

Nathaniel Sylvester last will and testament, 1680. Shelter Island Historical Society, Shelter Island, New York.

Researcher

Donnamarie Barnes and Alice Clark

Collection

Citation

“Obium - OBIU1,” Plain Sight Project, accessed February 24, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1905.