Hannah - HANN4

Title

Hannah - HANN4

Name

Hannah

Unique Person Identifier

HANN4

Ancestry

African

Status

Enslaved

Sex

Female

Event Type

Transfer

Event Date

1680

Location or Address

80 Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964

Enslaver or Household

Nathaniel Sylvester

Relationships

JACQ1 | Spouse
HOPE4 | Child
ISAL2 | Child

Notes

Nathaniel Sylvester bequeathed Hannah to his wife Grizzell, along with Hannah's husband Jacquero and their daughter Hope. Hannah and Jacquero's daughter Isabell was bequeathed to Nathaniel's daughter Elizabeth, separating Isabell from her family.

Source Type

Will and Testament

Source/s

Nathaniel Sylvester last will and testament, 1680. Shelter Island Historical Society, Shelter Island, New York.

Researcher

Donnamarie Barnes and Alice Clark

Collection

Citation

“Hannah - HANN4,” Plain Sight Project, accessed July 21, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/816.