Enslaved Person-Virginia-Shenandoah County
Caroline County (Va.)
April 30, 1825
Person Item Type Metadata
Lived in Luray, Virginia.
Previously a runaway who was caught and returned to owner in Caroline County. Was described in The Shenandoah Herald as being light complected, 5'6", having a scar on left leg from ax. The owner offered a $50 reward if found out of state and a $20 reward if Ben was found and taken in Shenandoah or Culpeper counties.
Edmund M. Estis, "$50 Reward," The Shenandoah Herald (Woodstock, VA), Apr. 30, 1822.
Enslaved by Edmund M. Estis.
“Ben,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed August 13, 2020, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/14965.