Birth record for James, son of Nanny, reported by slaveholder James Parker

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Title

Birth record for James, son of Nanny, reported by slaveholder James Parker

Description

Slaveholder James Parker reports that Nanny, an enslaved woman, gave birth to son James on November 4, 1810.

Date

1811-05-10

Temporal Coverage

1810-11-04

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

James

I James Parker of Perth Amboy in the county of Middlesex do hereby certify that a male negro child named James was born of a female slave belonging to one named Nancy - at Middletown Point in the county of Monmouth on the fourth day of November one thousand eight hundred and ten. Witness my hand the tenth day May one thousand eight hundred and eleven.
James Parker
Recd. May 10th 1811 Recorded

Page

45

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 James, son of Nanny, reported by slaveholder James Parker,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 27, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/52.