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Marriage record for Ambo and Mark Harris

Clark, Joseph
1811-09-08

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Marriage record for Mark and Ambo dated September 8, 1811. The record indicates that Mark was a black man enslaved to Captain (Benjamin) Taylor, and Ambo was a black woman enslaved to Col. John Neilson. The Rev. Joseph Clark, pastor of the First…

Birth record for Mark, son of Ambo and Mark, reported by slaveholder John Neilson

Middlesex County Clerk
1820-05-03

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Slaveholder John Nielson reports that an enslaved woman named Ambo gave birth to son Mark on July 27, 1818. Mark's father is Mark, Ambo's husband. [Per New Jersey law, Mark became a slave for a term until he reached 25 years of age in the year 1843.…

Birth record for Ann, daughter of Ambo and Mark, reported by slaveholder John Neilson

Middlesex County Clerk
1820-05-03

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Slaveholder John Nielson reports that an enslaved woman named Ambo gave birth to daughter Ann on June 23, 1814. Ann's father is Mark, Ambo's husband.

Birth record for Eliza, daughter of Ambo and Mark, reported by slaveholder John Neilson

Middlesex County Clerk
1820-05-03

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Slaveholder John Nielson reports that an enslaved woman named Ambo gave birth to daughter Eliza on July 2, 1816. Eliza's father is Mark, Ambo's husband.

Birth record for Clara, daughter of Ambo, reported by slaveholder John Neilson

Middlesex County Clerk
1812-12-19

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Slaveholder John Neilson reports that an enslaved woman named Ambo gave birth to daughter Clara on September 14, 1812.

Manumission of Ambo by slaveholder John Neilson, original certificate

North Brunswick (N.J.). Overseer of the Poor
1822-01-16

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Slaveholder John Neilson manumitted Ambo on January 16, 1822. This item is the original certificate of manumission signed by the Overseer of the Poor of the Township of North Brunswick (Abraham Van Arsdalen) and two Justices of the Peace for…