Nell - NELL1

Title

Nell - NELL1

Name

Nell

Unique Person Identifier

NELL1

Ancestry

African

Status

Unrecorded

Sex

Female

Event Type

Birth

Event Date

October 1, 1826

Location or Address

Southampton, NY

Enslaver or Household

Clarissa Howell

Notes

Because Nell was born after July 4, 1799, when the Law of Gradual Emancipation was enacted, she may be indentured to Clarissa Howell until the date July 4, 1827, when slavery was legally abolished in New York State. Nell may also be free born, but it is unclear from this record.

Source Type

Civil Document

Source/s

Records of the Town of Southampton, Volume IV. Page 59.

Researcher

Daria Reaven

Collection

Citation

“Nell - NELL1,” Plain Sight Project, accessed February 24, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/2014.