Prime 

  • Age at death: 01/28/1765
  • Master / Mistress: Anne Burnham
  • Manumission date: 08/23/1764
  • Additional Relationships: Lived with Cato, Zipporah, and Nanny
  • Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
  • Longest place of residence: Lebanon, CT
  • Notes: Also incorrectly transcribed as Lume (Quame?) in church records and Primus in the newspaper; taken with a fit or delirium while in close confinement in the jail; described as Negro in the church record and "molatto" in the newspaper. Prime is the name used in Anne Burnham's will. Anne Burnham freed the servants.
  • Bibliographic sources: Connecticut Courant, 02/11/1765; CTCHRec, Reel 505, records and papers, 15; HCFC, 271; CPCR (Anne Burnham's will); CCR v. 12;
  • Also incorrectly transcribed as Lume (Quame?) in church records and Primus in the newspaper; taken with a fit or delirium while in close confinement in the jail; described as Negro in the church record and “molatto” in the newspaper. Prime is the name used in Anne Burnham’s will. Anne Burnham freed the servants.

  • Confidence Level - confidence_level - Highly Confident
  • Ethnicity/Race/Tribal Affiliation: Multiracial (defined as )
  • Gender: Male