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Ben

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Title

Ben

Subject

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

Date

April 17, 1822

Contributor

Dan Smith

Identifier

EnslavedPerson:18320

Person Item Type Metadata

Birth Date

Unknown

Birthplace

Unknown

Death Date

Unknown

Occupation

Enslaved Person

Biographical Text

Lived in Woodstock, Virginia. Ben's enslaver, James Chipley, was in debt to John Koontz. The trustee, W.G. Thompson, settled the debt by having a public sale at the courthouse. Ben was sold to help pay off the debt.

Bibliography

W.G. Thompson, "Notice," Woodstock Herald (Woodstock, VA), Apr. 17, 1822.

Additional Information

Enslaved by James Chipley.

Citation

“Ben,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed July 8, 2020, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/14739.

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