Mariah - MARH2

Title

Mariah - MARH2

Name

Mariah

Unique Person Identifier

MARH2

Ancestry

Unrecorded

Status

Liminal

Status II

Freed

Sex

Female

Unique Record Identifier

September 21, 1811

Event Type

Manumission

Event Date

October 1, 1812

Event Type II

Manumission

Location or Address

117 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Enslaver or Household

Peleg Latham

Notes

In 1811, Peleg Latham is recorded to have manumitted "female slave named Mariah, in consideration of the sum of forty dollars." However, more than a year later, there is another recorded in which Latham has manumitted Mariah. It is unclear why there is two manumission records for Mariah.

Source Type

Freedom or Emancipation Certificate

Source Type II

Freedom or Emancipation Certificate

Source/s

Records of the Town of Southampton, Volume IV. Page 9.

Researcher

Meghan McGinley

Collection

Citation

“Mariah - MARH2,” Plain Sight Project, accessed July 21, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/2159.