Birth record for Dinah, daughter of Rose, reported by slaveholder George Farmer

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Title

Birth record for Dinah, daughter of Rose, reported by slaveholder George Farmer

Description

Slaveholder George Farmer reports that Rose, an enslaved woman, gave birth to daughter Dinah on January 30, 1805.

Date

1805-08-12

Temporal Coverage

1805-01-30

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Dinah
I George Farmer of the township of Piscataway in the County of Middlesex New Jersey, Farmer, certify that Dinah a female child was born of my slave Rose on the thirtieth day of January last past.--- Witness my hand this twelfth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and five. ---
George Farmer
Recorded 12th August 1805.

Page

5

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 Dinah, daughter of Rose, reported by slaveholder George Farmer,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed October 6, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/82.