The Marriage of William and Sarah, May 3, 1801

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Title

The Marriage of William and Sarah, May 3, 1801

Subject

Slave Marriage; Georgetown College; Holy Trinity Church; Catholic Marriage; Sacramental Records

Description

The marriage of William and Sarah, took place on September 22, 1836, at Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown. Their union took place with permission from their owner, Mary Fenwick, a resident from Georgetown who regularly hired out slaves to the College. The officiating priest was Rev. Francis Neale, SJ, who became President of Georgetown in 1809.

Creator

Holy Trinity Church

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

1801-05-03

Contributor

Elsa Barraza Mendoza

Rights

Georgetown University Library

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Manuscript

Identifier

GSA332

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

May 3d 1801

Married with liberty from Mrs Mary Fenwick her two slaves, William &Sarah before the greatest part of ther [sic] family ------

Original Format

Manuscript

Files

Citation

Holy Trinity Church , “The Marriage of William and Sarah, May 3, 1801,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed April 16, 2024, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/365.

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