Birth record for Hannah, daughter of Dinah, reported by slaveholder Charity Dean

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Title

Birth record for Hannah, daughter of Dinah, reported by slaveholder Charity Dean

Description

Slaveholder Charity Dean reports that Dinah, an enslaved woman, gave birth to daughter Hannah on March 30, 1809. The birth certificate was recorded by Middlesex County Clerk, William P. Deare, on May 17, 1810.

Date

1810-05-17

Temporal Coverage

1809-03-30

Identifier

SCUA-MC-Births-40-Dinah

Text (Transcript)

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Hannah

I Charity Dean of the Township of South Brunswick in the County of Middlesex and State of New Jersey do hereby certify that a certain female negro child named Hannah was on the thirtieth day of March in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and nine born of the body of Dinah a female negro slave of mine.

Dated April 5th, 1810
Charity Dean

Recd May - 17th, 1810 & recorded
Deare Clk

Page

40

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 Hannah, daughter of Dinah, reported by slaveholder Charity Dean,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed May 26, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/955.