Cyrus - CYRU11

Title

Cyrus - CYRU11

Name

Cyrus

Unique Person Identifier

CYRU11

Ancestry

African

Ancestry Description

"man of color"

Status

Enslaved

Sex

Male

Event Type

Death

Event Date

November 2, 1798

Age

45

Location or Address

34 Union Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Enslaver or Household

Doctor Haven

Notes

Cyrus is buried in Sag Harbor Old Burying Ground. He is described as "a man of color."

His death is also recorded in the Sag Harbor Presbyterian Church records in which is he listed as "Doctor Haven's negro, Cyrus."

Source Type

Secondary Source

Source Type II

Sacramental or Religious Registry

Source/s

Zaykowski, Dorothy Ingersoll, The Old Burying Ground at Sag Harbor, L.I., N.Y., Sag Harbor 2003. Page 84.

Gilbert, Natalie (transcriber), Elizabeth (transcriber) Wood, and Sag Harbor Presbyterian Church. “Sag Harbor Presbyterian Church Vital Records, 1791-1914.” Digital Long Island. Page 126.

Researcher

Meghan McGinley and Daria Reaven

Collection

Citation

“Cyrus - CYRU11,” Plain Sight Project, accessed February 24, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/2112.