Slave births at Port Tobacco, 1750s-1770s

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Title

Slave births at Port Tobacco, 1750s-1770s

Subject

Slaves-births

Description

A record of slaves born at Port Tobacco from the 1750s to the 1770s. The record is one of the earliest in the Maryland Province Archives to reveal the names and family relationships of slaves. Of particular note are the several children of Henny and Billy, and Kate and Sam. Some of the dates and names are faded and illegible.

Creator

Maryland Province Archives

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1750s-1770s

Contributor

Matthew Quallen, Adam Rothman

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Birth register

Identifier

GSA39

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

[illegible] Port Tobacco
[first seven lines illegible]
1755. Feby 22. John Son to Jenny Jo's wife
1755. Feby 17. Sarah daughter of Sue Robin's wife
1755. June 15. Robert Son of Jenny Dick's ^Carpenter wife
1755. Oct. [crossed out - ? Son of Mary ? wife]
1758 Feby Dicky Son of Jenny Dick Carpenter's wife.
1759. Augst 29. [crossed out - Dina daugher to Dina Caesar's wife dy'd]
1759 [crossed out - Feby] May Peter Son of Jenny Jo's wife.
1759 May Sarah daughter of ?
1758 Feb [crossed out - Margaret daughter of Su Robin's wife]
1759 Dec. 20. [crossed out - Eleanor daugher of Henny Billy's wife]
1745 [illegible]
1745 [crossed out - Eleanor daugher of Henny ? wife.
1758 George son to Dick & Jenny
1756 Nov. 29 [crossed out - Mary daughter to Ceasar & Dina
1763 March 11 [crossed out - Statia daughter to Dine & Ceasar. March 11.
1761. April 19. Benjamin Son of Jenny Dick ye Carpenter's wife
1761 April 5 - Catherine daughter to Jenny Jo's wife
[crossed out - 1759 Jan Dec 27 Nell daughter to Henny Billy's wife]
1762 September 10. Elizabeth daughter of Henny Billy's wife
1762 November 2 Margaret daughter to Jenny Dick's wife
1764 Augst 6. Harry Son of Jos & Jenny
1765 June 2 [crossed out - Lucy daughter of Dina Ceasar's wife.
1765 Sept 16. [crossed out - Jeremiah Son to Jenny & Jos.]
Sept. 25 Monica daughter of Henny & Billy.
1766 Octobr [crossed out - John Son to Pegg Harry's wife.]
1767 Augst 26 [crossed out - Clara daughter of ?]
1767 October 12 Billy Son of Billy & Henny.
1768 March 25 Henry Son of Dina & James
1770 Augst 7 - Ignatius Son of Henny & Billy.
1773 April 5 - Edward Son of Dina & James Locus.
1773 Septber 30 - [crossed out - Theresa daughter of Kate & Sam]
October 5 Charles Son of Henny & Billy.
1775 [crossed out - Jany 5. Joseph Son of Billy & Henny]
May 11. Mary Ann daughter of Kate & Sam
Jane Daughter or Henny Dec 24 1776.
24.
27. Jacob Son of Pegg
1777? March 15. Thomas Son of Nell? Mahoney.
[crossed out - May 4 Leonard Son of Nell Henny's daughter
Septr 25. Isaac Son of Kate & Sam.
January 22 Charity daughter to Nan? & Bob.
[crossed out - January 29 Daniel Son to Nell & Mahony.
april? 2. Alexius Son of Henny & Billy

? daughter of Kate & Sam

Original Format

Bound manuscript volume

Files

Citation

Maryland Province Archives, “Slave births at Port Tobacco, 1750s-1770s,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed December 18, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/45.

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