Vilet [Violet] - VIOE5

Title

Vilet [Violet] - VIOE5

Name

Vilet [Violet]

Unique Person Identifier

VIOE5

Ancestry

African

Status

Enslaved

Sex

Female

Event Type

Transfer

Event Date

September 17, 1767

Location or Address

Southampton

Enslaver or Household

David Pierson

Notes

David Pierson bequeathed Vilet [Violet] to his wife Elizabeth Pierson. In the document, Vilet [Violet] is described as "my negroe wench."

Source Type

Inventory or Probate Record

Source/s

New York County Will Liber: 25. Page 537.

Researcher

Jackie Dinan

Collection

Citation

“Vilet [Violet] - VIOE5,” Plain Sight Project, accessed March 3, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1955.