Ruth - RUTH8

Title

Ruth - RUTH8

Name

Ruth

Unique Person Identifier

RUTH8

Ancestry

African

Status

Freed

Sex

Female

Event Type

Manumission

Event Date

March 31, 1818

Location or Address

Southampton, NY

Enslaver or Household

Sara Brown

Relationships

UNID249 | Child

Notes

Enslaver Sara Brown manumitted Ruth and her infant child (UNID249) whose name is unrecorded. Ruth and her child were said "to be under the age of fifty years, and appear to be of sufficient ability to provide for themselves."

Source Type

Freedom or Emancipation Certificate

Source/s

Records of town of Southampton, Volume IV. Page 39.

Researcher

Daria Reaven

Collection

Citation

“Ruth - RUTH8,” Plain Sight Project, accessed February 24, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/2046.