gender

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Identified as male in researchers’ spreadsheet
There are 220 posts in this category.
Aaron
(Record # 1)
Absalom, Child of
(Record # 6)
Alfred, Jeremiah (aka Alford)
(Record # 7)
Notes: Jeremiah Alfred was a free man born in 1783; issued SPC on 12/25/1805 (listed as colored)
Alfred, John (aka Alford)
(Record # 8)
Notes: John Alfred was born in 1791. John was free. SPC issued 10/24/1806 (listed as Negro)
Alford, Alpheus
(Record # 9)
Notes: Former owner, Elisha Butler, quitclaimed Alford land and buildings in Hartford; Butler died insolvent in 1783.
Amos
(Record # 12)
Anderson, John
(Record # 13)
Notes: 05/11/1776 Gov. Cuff resigned and Anderson took over as Black Governor. The transition was controversial.
Andrew
(Record # 14)
Notes: Richard Lord (d. 1711) inherited Andrew from his father's estate; he was valued in inventory at £45; in HCFC: May 18, 1721 "Andrew, negro, married Tamar, negro."
Atis, Kitt
(Record # 15)
Notes: Kitt, born circa 1777, was purchased from Holland Weeks of Litchfield in 1789 at age 12. Weeks may have been going to work with Mr. Timothy Swan in VT to study music.
Avery, Unnamed
(Record # 16)
Notes: Drowned. Age not provided in the newspaper, but is in the church record. Census: appears as the 1 slave of John Avery. This enslaved man worked for the owner of a tavern and inn. US Supreme Court Justice John Jay stayed at the inn while riding circuit. Jay's diary has entries for Oct. 11, 13-15 and 17.
Barney
(Record # 17)
Notes: Barney was given a severe punishment for sexually maiming the 6 year old son of his master; he was whipped twice with 39 lashes and castrated. It is doubtful he could have survived the castration and the second whipping.
Bartes, John
(Record # 18)
Notes: Bartes, John, petition with others showing that they are free black men who are still held in slavery & praying for emancipation. Conn. Arc. June ( May seas.) 1797 I: 109
Beckwith, Peter
(Record # 19)
Benn
(Record # 22)
Notes: "Ben, Indian, Hartford, complaint of his threatening Thos. Andrews with a knife," 11/06/1706 Crims and Misd 1:457b
Black, Jack
(Record # 29)
Notes: Two persons in the household in 1800. His last name is not actually "Black." He was designated "black" in the census, but people have transcribed it as a surname in secondary sources.
Boardman, Jack
(Record # 30)
Boardman, Tutlin
(Record # 32)
Notes: Tutlin Boardman was born in 1735 O.S
Boston, Jr.
(Record # 33)
Brown, William
(Record # 38)
Buckingham, Paul
(Record # 39)

Total Posts in category: 220

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