Birth record for Democrat, son of Hanna, reported by slaveholder Jacob Van Dike

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Title

Birth record for Democrat, son of Hanna, reported by slaveholder Jacob Van Dike

Description

Slaveholder Jacob Van Dike reports that Hanna, an enslaved woman, gave birth to son Democrat on March 7, 1812.

Date

1812-03-13

Temporal Coverage

1812-03-07

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Democrat

This is to certify that I Jacob Van Dike of the township of West Windsor and County of Middlesex has a male child born of my negro woman a slave her name Hanna, the childs name Democrat he was born March 7th, 1812 --

March 13th, 1812 -- Jacob Van Dike
Rec'd March 13th, 1812
Recorded

Page

47

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 Democrat, son of Hanna, reported by slaveholder Jacob Van Dike,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed June 28, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/50.