John - JOHN24

Title

John - JOHN24

Name

John

Unique Person Identifier

JOHN24

Ancestry

African

Status

Enslaved

Sex

Male

Event Type

Transfer

Event Date

February 16, 1733

Location or Address

Southampton, NY

Enslaver or Household

Josiah Halsey

Notes

Josiah Halsey bequeathed John to his wife Mary. Josiah stipulates that she cannot sell or hire him out, and that John is to be manumitted at her death.

Source Type

Will and Testament

Source/s

New York County Will Liber: 12. Page 143.

Researcher

Jackie Dinan

Collection

Citation

“John - JOHN24,” Plain Sight Project, accessed February 24, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/2003.