Louis  Builuce (aka Berbice)

  • Age at death: 11/00/1639 O.S.
  • Birthplace / Origin: Dutch Guiana
  • Master / Mistress: Gysbert Opdych, commisary of House of Hope (Dutch fort)
  • Notes: Reiss says early records of Hartford mention that Opdych killed his servant Louis and cites to Greene, Lorenzo J. "Slave-Holding New England and Its Awakening." The Journal of Negro History 13, no. 4 (1928): 492-533, p. 495.
  • Bibliographic sources: Reiss, 72;
  • Reiss says early records of Hartford mention that Opdych killed his servant Louis and cites to Greene, Lorenzo J. “Slave-Holding New England and Its Awakening.” The Journal of Negro History 13, no. 4 (1928): 492-533, p. 495.

  • Confidence Level - confidence_level - Not Confident
  • Ethnicity/Race/Tribal Affiliation: Black (defined as Unknown origins, but listed as a person of color)
  • Gender: Male