Silas - SILA8

Title

Silas - SILA8

Name

Silas

Unique Person Identifier

SILA8

Ancestry

African

Status

Unrecorded

Sex

Male

Event Type

Education

Event Date

March 15, 1796

Location or Address

Southampton, Westhampton (Kitchabonack), NY

Notes

Silas is recorded as having attended school for 18 days. There were 36 students in his class at this "Kitchabonack" (now Westhampton) school; he was the only student of African heritage. The average attendance was approximately 26 days. School was in session from January 25, 1795 through March 15, 1796.

Source Type

Membership List

Source/s

Records of the Town of Southampton, Volume V. Page 138.

Researcher

Meghan McGinley

Collection

Citation

“Silas - SILA8 ,” Plain Sight Project, accessed June 24, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1967.