Peter - PETE31

Title

Peter - PETE31

Name

Peter

Unique Person Identifier

PETE31

Ancestry

African

Status

Freed

Status II

Free

Sex

Male

Event Type

Manumission

Event Date

March 1, 1810

Event Type II

Legal Proceeding

Event Date II

April 25, 1814

Age

Peter was 34 when his manumission was ratified by Judge Abraham Miller.

Location or Address

Southampton, NY

Enslaver or Household

Zebulon Jessup

Notes

In 1810, Zebulon Jessup manumitted Peter. In 1814, Judge Abraham Miller certifies this manumission, describing Peter as "a black man thirty four years old, tall and slim, and about six feet height."

Source Type

Freedom or Emancipation Certificate

Source Type II

Legislation or Decree

Source/s

Records of the Town of Southampton, Volume IV. Page 2.

Records of the Town of Southampton, Volume IV. Page 13.

Researcher

Daria Reaven

Collection

Citation

“Peter - PETE31,” Plain Sight Project, accessed June 24, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/2019.