Tom - TOM6

Title

Tom - TOM6

Name

Tom

Unique Person Identifier

TOM6

Ancestry

African

Status

Enslaved

Sex

Male

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
OBIU1 | Sibling
UNID190 | Sibling
UNID191 | Sibling

Notes

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

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

“Tom - TOM6,” Plain Sight Project, accessed February 24, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1906.