Birth record for Sally, Anthony, Albert, and George, children of Martha, reported by slaveholder Henry Van Dike

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Title

Birth record for Sally, Anthony, Albert, and George, children of Martha, reported by slaveholder Henry Van Dike

Description

Slaveholder Henry Van Dike [or Henry Van Dyke] reports that Martha, an enslaved woman, gave birth to four children: daughter Sally (09-12-1815), and sons Anthony (10-28-1816), Albert (11-01-1818), and George (08-12-1821).

Date

1822-01-17

Temporal Coverage

1815-09-12
1816-10-28
1818-11-01
1821-08-12


Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Sally, Anthony
Albert, George



I Henry Van Dike of South Brunswick in the County of Middlesex New Jersey, Farmer, certify that a female negro child called Sally was born September 12th, 1815, a male negro child called Anthony on the 28th October 1816, a male negro child called Albert November 1st, 1818, and another child called George on the 12th August 1821, all children of my slave Martha and born in the Township of South Brunswick. Witness my hand this 4th Janry 1822.

{ Henry Van Dyke

Received Janry 17th, 1822 & recorded by


Deare Clk



Page

67

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 Sally, Anthony, Albert, and George, children of Martha, reported by slaveholder Henry Van Dike,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 27, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/103.