Phillis - PHIS9

Title

Phillis - PHIS9

Name

Phillis

Unique Person Identifier

PHIS9

Ancestry

African

Status

Freed

Sex

Female

Event Type

Manumission

Event Date

December 16, 1814

Event Type II

Legal Proceeding

Event Date II

December 31, 1814

Location or Address

Southampton, NY

Enslaver or Household

H.P. Dering

Notes

The enslaver H.P. Dering manumits Phillis, which he "bought [from] Mr. John Hubbard, of Southold."

The Southampton Oversees of the Poor, Zebulon Jessup and Caleb Corwithe, stipulate that Phillis' manumission certificate must be "registered in the office of the Town Clerk."

Source Type

Freedom or Emancipation Certificate

Source Type II

Legislation or Decree

Source/s

Records of the Town of Southampton, Volume IV. Page 21.

Researcher

Daria Reaven

Collection

Citation

“Phillis - PHIS9,” Plain Sight Project, accessed June 23, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/2028.