Prime 

  • Record ID #: 388
  • Ancestry tree: Prime Family Tree (Burnham)
  • Confidence Level: Highly Confident
  • gender: Male
  • Race/ethnicity: Multiracial
  • Date of death: 01/28/1765
  • Master / Mistress: Anne Burnham
  • Ancestry tree - Master/Mistress: Buckingham/Burnham Tree (Slaveholders)
  • 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;
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