Sylvia 

  • Master / Mistress: Joseph Stocking to George Wyllys
  • Purchase date: 22 September 1777
  • Notes: Stocking, Joseph. Bill of sale, 2 September 1777, to George Wyllys. Sells 23-year-old African-American woman Sylvia for $30. Joseph Stocking was a resident of Middletown and George Wyllys of Hartford, CT.
  • Bibliographic sources: CHS, Wyllys Papers, vol. 9, Item 753
  • Stocking, Joseph. Bill of sale, 2 September 1777, to George Wyllys. Sells 23-year-old African-American woman Sylvia for $30. Joseph Stocking was a resident of Middletown and George Wyllys of Hartford, CT.

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