The marriage of David and Phillis at Georgetown, 1795

Dublin Core

Title

The marriage of David and Phillis at Georgetown, 1795

Subject

Slave Records, Sacraments, Vital Statistics

Description

This 1795 entry records the marriage of an enslaved woman named Phillis to a man named David Thomas in the Georgetown College chapel.

This was the first marriage celebrated in Holy Trinity Church.

Source

Trinity Church, Georgetown D.C., Record of Marriages and Baptisms 1795 to 1805

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1795

Contributor

Adam Rothman

Rights

All rights reserved by Holy Trinity Church, Washington, D.C.

Format

JPG

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

GSA7

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Married in the College chapel David Thomas to Philis a negro slave property of Elizabeth Boyle of G. Town
Witness James Byrne
Robin

Original Format

Sacramental record

Files

Slave marriage 1795.jpg

Citation

Digital Georgetown, “The marriage of David and Phillis at Georgetown, 1795,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed June 13, 2021, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/11.

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