Glocester 

  • Ancestry tree: Glocester Family Tree
  • Birthplace / Origin:
  • Master / Mistress: Capt John Ellery, and then his son John Ellery (d. 1744)
  • Manumission date: Given 20 pounds and freed on 07/19/1749 O.S.
  • Occupation: Servant
  • Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
  • Longest place of residence: Glocester, MA
  • Notes: John Ellery's will of 1744 left him "Glocester, at the time of his being made free, the value of œ10 old tenor in tools or instruments, at cash price, suitable for the business he may follow for an honest livelihood; also the value of œ10 more old tenor in wearing apparrel suitable for him, according to the judgement of my executors."
  • Bibliographic sources: Manwaring, 3, pp. 17-18; Miss MARY, K. TALCOTT. ELLERY FAMILY. The New-England Historical and Genealogical Register (1874-1905), 07, 1889. 313,
  • John Ellery’s will of 1744 left him “Glocester, at the time of his being made free, the value of œ10 old tenor in tools or instruments, at cash price, suitable for the business he may follow for an honest livelihood; also the value of œ10 more old tenor in wearing apparrel suitable for him, according to the judgement of my executors.”

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