Birth record for Eliza, daughter of Ambo and Mark, reported by slaveholder John Neilson

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Title

Birth record for Eliza, daughter of Ambo and Mark, reported by slaveholder John Neilson

Description

Slaveholder John Nielson reports that an enslaved woman named Ambo gave birth to daughter Eliza on July 2, 1816. Eliza's father is Mark, Ambo's husband.

Date

1820-05-03

Temporal Coverage

1816-07-02

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Eliza

I certify that Eliza, Daug'r of Ambo, my colour'd servant woman (by Mark her husband) was born in New Brunswick 2nd day of July 1816. -New Brunswick County of Middlesex State of New Jersey. -
John Neilson. -

Received May 3rd 1820. Recorded by Deare Clk

Page

65

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 Eliza, daughter of Ambo and Mark, reported by slaveholder John Neilson,” Rutgers Scarlet and Black Project, accessed June 24, 2021, https://www.scarletandblackproject.com/archive/items/show/33.