Ned

Title

Ned

Description

1780
Ned Negro

Sex

Male

Location or Address

East Hampton

Enslaver or Household

Capt. Jeremiah Osborn

Death Date

1817

Misc. Date

1780

Source/s

Sleight, H.D., ed. Journal of the Trustees of the Freeholders and Commonality of East Hampton Town, 1772 -1807. East Hampton, 1927.
Page 101

Biographical Text

Ned was hired to ring the bell, for 30/, hired through 1816. Also appears in Rev. Lyman Beecher's record of persons in the church in 1802, Records of the Town of East Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk Co., N.Y. With Other Ancient Documents of Historic Value Volume 5. Hedges, Henry Parsons, ed. Sag Harbor. J.H. Hunt, printer. 1905, p.449. Ned died in 1817: headstone off Morris Park Lane. It read:
“Ned
Faithful Negro Manservant to Capt. Jeremiah Osborn
Died August 8, 1817”

Files

1717MeetingHouse.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Ned,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 30, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/717.