Birth record for Catherine, James, Lucy, Sophia, and Sarah, children of Phebe, reported by slaveholder Michael Garrish

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Title

Birth record for Catherine, James, Lucy, Sophia, and Sarah, children of Phebe, reported by slaveholder Michael Garrish

Description

Slaveholder Michael Garrish reports that Phebe, an enslaved woman, gave birth to five children between the years 1817 and 1829: Catherine (12-09-1817), James (09-01-1819), Lucy (04-28-1822), Sophia (07-18-1824), and Sarah (07-06-1829).

Date

1829-11-05

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

1817-12-09
1819-09-01
1822-04-28
1824-07-18
1829-07-06

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Catherine }

James }

Lucy }

Sophia }

Sarah }



The births of the children of a negro woman Phebe


Catherine Born Decem. 9 — 1817

James ~ Septem. 1 — 1819

Lucy ~ April 28 — 1822

Sophia ~ July 18 — 1824

Sarah ~ July 6 — 1829



Mich. Garrish



Rec-d November 5th, 1829 and recorded by
F.S. Van Arsdalen Clerk

Page

80

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 Catherine, James, Lucy, Sophia, and Sarah, children of Phebe, reported by slaveholder Michael Garrish,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 27, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/98.