"Negro" Jenkins - JENK1

Title

"Negro" Jenkins - JENK1

Name

"Negro" Jenkins

Unique Person Identifier

JENK1

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

Notes

Nathaniel Sylvester bequeathed "Negro" Jenkins to his wife Grizzell.

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

“"Negro" Jenkins - JENK1,” Plain Sight Project, accessed March 3, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1914.