Birth record for Quash, son of Teen, reported by slaveholder Reuliff Voorhees

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Title

Birth record for Quash, son of Teen, reported by slaveholder Reuliff Voorhees

Description

Slaveholder Reuliff Voorhees, reports that Teen, an enslaved woman, gave birth to son Quash.

Date

1808-10-11

Temporal Coverage

1808-02-25

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Quash

I Reuliff Voorhees, of the township of North Brunswick, in the County of Middlesex & State of New Jersey, Farmer, certify that Quash, a male negro child was born of my slave Teen, at the place aforesaid, on the 25th day of February last past.
-- Witness my hand this eleventh day of October eighteen hundred and eight.
Reuliff Voorhees

Received October 11th 1808 & recorded
Deare, Clk.

Page

31

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 Quash, son of Teen, reported by slaveholder Reuliff Voorhees,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 27, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/55.