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Abner Banks

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Title

Abner Banks

Subject

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

Date

May 21, 1825

Contributor

Zach Hottel

Identifier

EnslavedPerson:18288

Person Item Type Metadata

Birth Date

1773 or 1774

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, Abner is described as being five feet and six inches tall and missing his upper front teeth.

Though Abner had been enslaved by Anthony Thorton, he had been hired out to Samuel Miller, an iron master.

Bibliography

G.C. Kniesley, "Was Committed," Shenandoah Herald (Woodstock, VA), May 21, 1825.

Additional Information

Enslaved by Anthony Thorton (Standardsville, Virginia).

Citation

“Abner Banks,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed July 8, 2020, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/14709.

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