Birth record for Sarah Ann, daughter of Hannah, reported by slaveholder Elizabeth Vandeventer

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Title

Birth record for Sarah Ann, daughter of Hannah, reported by slaveholder Elizabeth Vandeventer

Description

Slaveholder Elizabeth Vandeventer, reports that Hannah, an enslaved woman, gave birth to daughter Sarah Ann on May 17, 1808.

(Hannah gave birth to two daughters on May 17, 1808. See related birth record for Sarah Ann.)

Date

1809-03-28

Temporal Coverage

1808-05-17

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

32)
Sarah-Ann

I, Elizabeth Van Deventer, of the township of Piscataway, in the County of Middlesex, and State of New Jersey, widow of Jeremiah Vandeventer, decd. certify that a female negro child called Sarah Ann, was born of my slave Hannah, at the township aforesaid, on the seventeenth day of May last. Witness my hand this twenty eighth day of March, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and nine-
1809.
Elizabeth Vandevanter.
Received March 28th 1809, & recorded
Deare, Clk

Page

32

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 Sarah Ann, daughter of Hannah, reported by slaveholder Elizabeth Vandeventer,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed September 25, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/86.