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Tom

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Title

Tom

Subject

Enslaved Person-Virginia-Shenandoah County

Date

February 7, 1800

Contributor

Eryn Kawecki

Identifier

EnslavedPerson:214859

Person Item Type Metadata

Birth Date

ca. 1770

Birthplace

Unknown

Death Date

Unknown

Occupation

Enslaved Person

Biographical Text

A February 7, 1800 deed records the sale of Tom and a girl named Peggy to William Lillard of Cocke County Tennessee for $150.

The sale was conducted by their owner, William Tyler. At the time of the sale Tom was 30 years of age and Peggy 5 years of age. The relationship between the two enslaved persons is unknown.

Bibliography

Amelia C. Gilreath, "Shenandoah County, Virginia," vol. 4, deed book series, (1989), 82.

Additional Information

William Tyler was listed as having enslaved 3 unidentified people in the 1783 and 1790 censuses. It's possible that Tom is one of the unidentified people.

Relation

Sold with Peggy, enslaved person 214861

Citation

“Tom,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed May 22, 2022, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/74724.

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