Birth record for Phebe-Gertruda, daughter of Nancy, reported by Gertrude Parker for the estate of James Parker Sr.

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Title

Birth record for Phebe-Gertruda, daughter of Nancy, reported by Gertrude Parker for the estate of James Parker Sr.

Description

Gertrude Parker, Executrix for the estate of James Parker, reports that an enslaved woman named Nancy gave birth to daughter Phebe-Gertruda on April 27th, 1805.

Date

1805-10-05

Temporal Coverage

1805-04-27

Text (Transcript)

Phebe-Gertruda.
I do hereby certify that a female child called Phebe-Gertruda was born of a black woman called Nancy belonging to the estate of James Parker dec’d. On Saturday the twenty seventh day of April last. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at Perth Amboy in the County of Middlesex this twenty seventh day of September one thousand eight hundred and five.--
Gertrude Parker
Executrix of James Parker dec’d.
Recorded Oct. 5th 1805.

Page

8

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 Phebe-Gertruda, daughter of Nancy, reported by Gertrude Parker for the estate of James Parker Sr.,” Rutgers Scarlet and Black Project, accessed June 24, 2021, https://www.scarletandblackproject.com/archive/items/show/83.