Spencer, Unnamed

Unnamed Spencer, Black, Male, master: Caleb Spencer, Notes: New-York Mercury (New York) March 15, 1762; Boston News-Letter March 4, 1762.

The ancestry link is Spencer Family Tree (African) https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/173498790/person/302249804270/facts

Caleb Spencer, the master, sold the enslaved man’s body to Dr. Jepson. https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/156393162/person/402060927527/facts?_phtarg=kbm954

(Researcher K. Hermes noted that News articles about the suicide correlated with unnamed Spencerthe individual died of suicide & that his cadaver was sold by his master to Dr. Jepson.)


[Court held February, 1731] John Frilly of Windsor v. Prince, a Negro servant to Joseph Barnard of Hartford, plea of trespass on the statute and demanding the sum of 40 money damages; plaintiff withdrew his action. Defendant recovered costs.

Pero aka Apro

A Special County Court 4 July 1716, case of fraudulent sale because Pero has a “loathsome disease”

Young Squamp

Executed at Hartford for the murder of Mantoshoes at Hoccanum; family and friends allowed to claim body, so not sure where he is buried.