Birth record for Phillis, daughter of Patty, reported by slaveholder James Schureman

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Title

Birth record for Phillis, daughter of Patty, reported by slaveholder James Schureman

Description

Slaveholder James Schureman reports that Patty, an enslaved woman, gave birth to daughter Phillis on May 1, 1807.

Date

1807-07-29

Temporal Coverage

1807-05-01

Language

English

Text (Transcript)

Phillis

I James Schureman of the township of North Brunswick in the County of Middlesex and the state of New Jersey, Esquire, certify that a female negro child called Phillis was born of my slave Patty, at the place aforesaid in the first day of May last past. Witness my hand this twenty ninth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seven.



Jas Schureman


Recorded 29th July 1807


Page

23

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 Phillis, daughter of Patty, reported by slaveholder James Schureman,” Rutgers Scarlet and Black Project, accessed June 24, 2021, https://www.scarletandblackproject.com/archive/items/show/91.