Birth record for Cato Edgar and Martin King, sons of Dihan, reported for the estate of slaveholder John Smalley

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Title

Birth record for Cato Edgar and Martin King, sons of Dihan, reported for the estate of slaveholder John Smalley

Description

Executors of the estate of slaveholder John Smalley report that Dinah, an enslaved woman, gave birth to sons Cato Edgar (on October 25, 1825) and Martin King (on July 24, 1829).

Date

1830-02-06

Temporal Coverage

1825-10-15
1829-07-24

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Cato Edgar

Martin King



The following are the times of the births of two male children born in the Township of Piscataway of a black woman named Dinah belonging to the estate of John Smalley deceased



Cato Edgar born 15th October 1825

Martin King born 24th July 1829



Piscataway Township }

February 2d, 1830 }



John Smalley } 

A S Clark } by executors



Rec-d February 6th, 1830 and recorded by

F.S. Van Arsdalen Clerk

Page

80

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Archival collection

Middlesex County (N.J.). Records, 1688-1929 (MC 784.1)

Archival location

Birth of Slaves, 1804-1844

Citation

Middlesex County Clerk, “Birth record for Cato Edgar and Martin King, sons of Dihan, reported for the estate of slaveholder John Smalley,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 29, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/102.