Peleg  Nott (Black Governor)

  • Ancestry tree: Nott Family Tree
  • Age at death: Before 1810
  • Master / Mistress: Colonel Jeremiah Wadsworth
  • Manumission date: 1780
  • Occupation: Manager of Wadsworth's farm; in American Revolution, drove a provisions cart; Black Governor, 1780
  • Spouse: Rachel
  • Child: Henry
  • Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
  • Longest place of residence: West Hartford
  • Notes: Listed in the 1800 federal census in Hartford, he is listed as the householder and 2 people of color lived with him. His son (possibly grandson) Henry had 2 sons; James had 2 daughters, never married, who died in 1727 in Worcester, MA.
  • Bibliographic sources: http://www.hartford-hwp.com/HBHP/exhibit/03/1.html; CTExplored; DAR, 285; Knoblock, 37.
  • Listed in the 1800 federal census in Hartford, he is listed as the householder and 2 people of color lived with him. His son (possibly grandson) Henry had 2 sons; James had 2 daughters, never married, who died in 1727 in Worcester, MA.

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