Frances

Title

Frances

Description

African descent

Sex

Female

Location or Address

Mattituck

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

Major Thomas Conkling followed by his widow Hannah Conkling.

Baptism Date

July 26, 1778.

Death Date

September 7, 1790

Biographical Notes

She was daughter of Dorcas (#1330) and sister of Pero (#498).

Source/s

A History of Mattituck, Long Island, N.Y. Charles E. Craven (1906: privately printed), pages 285, 348.
Original records at Ancestry.com>U.S. Presbyterian Church Records 1701-1970>New York>Mattituck>Mattituck Presbyterian Church>Session, Register, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths>1764-1809>image 83/157 [baptism], 130/157 [death].

Owner or Household

Major Thomas Conkling died November 12, 1789. Hannah Conkline [Conkling] was enumerated in the 1790 federal census at Southold as head of a household including four enslaved people. Hannah married Reverend Benjamin Goldsmith in 1793.

Biographical Text

"Frances ye dughter of Dorcas, a wench belonging to Maj T Conkling."

"Francis Wench of widow Hannah Conkling."

Files

1778.BAP of Frances dau of Dorcas_F Conkling.JPG
1790.DEA Frances_Wid Hannah Conkling.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Frances,” Plain Sight Project, accessed January 27, 2023, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/497.