Birth record for Bristor, son of Hanna, reported by slaveholder Jacob Van Dike

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Title

Birth record for Bristor, son of Hanna, reported by slaveholder Jacob Van Dike

Description

Jacob Van Dike reports that Hanna, an enslaved woman, gave birth to son Bristor on January 22, 1807.

Date

1807-08-18

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

1807-01-22

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Bristor

I do hereby certify that my male child Bristor was born Janewary [sic] the twenty second in the year eighteen hundred and seven. The child’s mother name Hanna, this eighteenth day of August anno Domini one thousand eight hundred & seven. 1807 -

Witness my hand
Jacob Van Dike
of Middlesex County

Page

24

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 Bristor, son of Hanna, reported by slaveholder Jacob Van Dike,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed June 28, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/92.