Maria - MARI2

Title

Maria - MARI2

Name

Maria

Unique Person Identifier

MARI2

Ancestry

African

Status

Enslaved

Sex

Female

Event Type

Transfer

Event Date

1680

Location or Address

80 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964

Enslaver or Household

Nathaniel Sylvester

Relationships

JOHN17 | Spouse
PRIS1 | Child

Notes

Nathaniel Sylvester bequeathed Maria to her wife Grizzell, along with Maria's husband "Black" John and their daughter Priscilla.

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

“Maria - MARI2,” Plain Sight Project, accessed March 3, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1910.