Birth record for Maria, daughter of Charlotte, reported by slaveholder Ann Parker

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Title

Birth record for Maria, daughter of Charlotte, reported by slaveholder Ann Parker

Description

Slaveholder Ann Parker reports that an enslaved woman named Charlotte gave birth to daughter Maria on July 5, 1812.

Date

1814-06-18

Temporal Coverage

1812-07-05

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Maria.

I Ann Parker of the city of New Brunswick in New Jersey, widow, do hereby certify that a female child called Maria was born of my slave Charlotte on the 5th day of July in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred & twelve at the township of North Brunswick in the county of Middlesex and the State aforesaid. Witness my hand this 18th day of June in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and fourteen.- Ann Parker


Received June 18th, 1814 recorded. -


Page

53

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 Maria, daughter of Charlotte, reported by slaveholder Ann Parker,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 29, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/65.