• Record ID #: 62
  • Ancestry tree: Cuff Family Tree (Black Governor)
  • Confidence Level: Somewhat Confident
  • gender: Male
  • Race/ethnicity: Black
  • Occupation: Servant; Black Governor (1766-1776)
  • Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
  • Notes: Cuff became governor when Mr. Wyllys's Black servant died; 05/11/1776 Gov. Cuff resigned and Anderson took over as Black Governor. The transition was controversial. Note: Nothing is known about Cuff, but it is possible he was the Cuff mentioned in Sarah Edwards' inventory, married to Kate, with three children.
  • Bibliographic sources: Hinman, 32-33, note.
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