Birth record for Sal, daughter of Florough, reported by slaveholder Matthew Van Dike

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Title

Birth record for Sal, daughter of Florough, reported by slaveholder Matthew Van Dike

Description

Slaveholder Matthew Van Dike reports that an enslaved woman named Florough gave birth of a girl named Sal on December 8th, 1805.

Date

1806-05-17

Temporal Coverage

1805-12-08

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Sal
Middlesex County -- Born at my house in South Brunswick, the 8th of December 1805 a negro girl named Sal. -- Its mothers name Florough
Matthew Vandike.
Recorded May 17th 1806

Page

19

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 Sal, daughter of Florough, reported by slaveholder Matthew Van Dike,” Rutgers Scarlet and Black Project, accessed June 24, 2021, https://www.scarletandblackproject.com/archive/items/show/28.