Enslaved Person-Virginia-Shenandoah County
February 9, 1825
Person Item Type Metadata
Jailed in Woodstock, Virginia, for being a runaway. In a notice published in the Shenandoah Herald, Ben is described as being light complected, having a scar on his left leg (due to an ax cut), and standing five feet and six inches tall.
Geo. C. Kniesley, "Was Committed," Shenandoah Herald (Woodstock, VA), Feb. 9, 1825.
Nancy Stewart, "African Americans in Shenandoah County, Virginia Notebooks," vol. 1, book B, (2010), 322.
Enslaved by Polly Eustace (Culpeper County, Virginia).
“Ben,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed August 2, 2021, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/14707.