Dick

Title

Dick

Subject

Person

Description

1753
negro man

Sex

Male

Location or Address

East Hampton

Status

Enslaved

Enslaver or Household

Jacob Skellix/Schellinger

Death Date

January 10, 1753
(Also given as Jan. 17, 1753 in History of the Davis Family, p. 15.)

Source/s

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. 587.

Davis, Albert Henry. History of the Davis Family; Being an Account of the Descendants of John Davis, a Native of England, who Died in East Hampton, Long Island, in 1705. With Notices of Individuals and Families Connected with Them. Brought Down to 1886-7. 1888, p. 15.

Biographical Text

This is probably Dick, who drowned along with Jacob Schellinger and Capt. Daniel Baker in a whaleboat coming ashore on the south side, at East Hampton.

Files

1753 Drowning Account.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Dick,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 30, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/728.

Geolocation