Dinah 

  • Age at death: 09/08/1760
  • Master / Mistress: Dr. William Jepson (1733-1783)
  • Ancestry tree: Jepson Family Tree
  • Occupation: Servant
  • Additional Relationships: "interred at the expense of William Jepson"
  • Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
  • Longest place of residence: Boston, MA
  • Notes: Jepson was an apothecary who kept a store in Hartford at the sign of the Unicorn and Mortar; also performed surgeries; Jepson went bankrupt in 1772; any enslaved people he held at that time were probably sold to pay debts. In 1780 he sold a Negro boy aged 15, but it is not known to whom.
  • Bibliographic sources: HCFC, 267; FEH; RRR, xiii; CTCHRec, Reel 505, records and papers, 10; Hartford Courant, 12/21,1772 and 04/04/1780.
  • Jepson was an apothecary who kept a store in Hartford at the sign of the Unicorn and Mortar; also performed surgeries; Jepson went bankrupt in 1772; any enslaved people he held at that time were probably sold to pay debts. In 1780 he sold a Negro boy aged 15, but it is not known to whom.

  • Confidence Level - confidence_level - Highly Confident
  • Ethnicity/Race/Tribal Affiliation: Black (defined as Unknown origins, but listed as a person of color)
  • Gender: Female