Mrs. Morrice's Negro 

  • Master / Mistress: Mrs. Morrice, perhaps the wife, then widow of John Morris. At his death in 1668 he mentioned no slaves in his will. Her name may be Martha
  • Occupation: Servant
  • Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
  • Notes: 06/01/1665 sentenced to be whipped on her naked body for fornication
  • Bibliographic sources: HCCM, 47; NEM; Manwaring 1:62-3;
  • 06/01/1665 sentenced to be whipped on her naked body for fornication

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