Nunicotoo (aka Nanny, Nunnie, or Nunny) 

  • Record ID #: 349
  • Ancestry tree: Nunicotoo Family Tree
  • Confidence Level: Highly Confident
  • gender: Female
  • Race/ethnicity: Native/Black
  • Master / Mistress: Joseph Buckingham (d. 1761); Anne Burnham (d. 1764)
  • Ancestry tree - Master/Mistress: Buckingham/Burnham Tree (Slaveholders)
  • Manumission date: 08/23/1764
  • Occupation: Servant
  • Child: Infant
  • Additional Relationships: Lived with Cato, Prime Lume and Zipporah. Some records have her name as Nanny, but it is transcribed as Nunny in Anne Burnham's will. Anne Burnham freed the servants.On the last page of Joseph Buckingham's papers on (saved in Shoebox) it lists Cato, Zipporah, Nunny and an infant, and Paul, as being Joseph's slaves. Since he never married or had children, his mother Anne inherited his estate. Nunny (Nunicotoo) is also listed as a servant to Joseph Buckingham in the ecclesiastical archives. The papers in CT Archives Eccles. it shows the enslaved people were given bequests between 10 (Dide's son), 20 (Nunny, Dide) and 30 pounds (Cato, Paul). Buckingham expressed concern about the precedent of freeing blacks set by Mather in New Haven. The Eccles. Archive Index refers to Nunny as a negro servant.
  • Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
  • Longest place of residence: perhaps Lebanon if he belonged to Anne Burnham's son Joseph Buckingham
  • Notes: Some of the others Nunny served with have death dates that indicate burial in the Ancient Burying Ground.
  • Bibliographic sources: CPCR (Anne Burnham's will); Ct Arc., Eccles. 7:189a, 190a, 191 (re: Will of Buckingham);
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