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Minor

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Title

Minor

Subject

Enslaved Person-Virginia-Shenandoah County
Woodstock (Va.)

Date

March 24, 1824

Contributor

Zach Hottel

Identifier

EnslavedPerson:18285

Person Item Type Metadata

Birth Date

1799 or 1800

Birthplace

Unknown

Death Date

Unknown

Occupation

Enslaved Person

Biographical Text

Jailed in Woodstock, Virginia, for being a runaway. In a notice published in the Shenandoah Herald, Minor is described as being five feet and ten inches tall, having "good countenance," and "plays well on the violin."

Bibliography

G.C. Kniesley, "Was Committed," Shenandoah Herald (Woodstock, VA), Mar. 24, 1824.
Nancy Stewart, "African Americans in Shenandoah County, Virginia Notebooks," vol. 1, book B, (2010), 316.

Additional Information

Enslaved by John McKoy (Jefferson County, Virginia).

Citation

“Minor,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed July 8, 2020, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/14706.

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