The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

Slave Emancipated

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Slave Emancipated The Dan mentioned in the following paper is remembered by some now living. He died July 24, 1802. "Know all men by these presents that we Eunice Judd, Jonathan Root, Jr., and Eunice his wife, and Isaac Lewis, and Lydia his wife, all of Southington, in Hartford county and State of Connecticut in America, the said Eunice Judd being widow and Relict, and the said Eunice Root and Lydia Lewis, being Heirs of the estate of Nathaniel Judd, late of said Southington, Deceased-in consideration of the faithful services of Dan a negro man belonging to the estate of said deceased as a slave, for life, have manumitted and made free, and by these presents do, for us our heirs, executors and administrators manumit and make free the said Dan by the name of Dan Cuff to that forever hereafter the said Dan Cuff may have, exercise, and Enjoy all the Rights, Liberties, and Immunities of a freeman, to which he is or can be entitled according to Law, and may dispose of and Transact for himself as other freemen of the State and Lawfully do without any Impediment Let or Hindrance from us or any of us our Heirs Executors Administrators or any of them or from any other person or persons whatsoever to every Intent and Purpose according to the Right of a Freeman and according to Law. In Testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this day of August AD 1785. EUNICE JUDD JONATHAN ROOT JR EUNICE ROOT ISAAC LEWIS LYDIA LEWIS
Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
Eunice Judd
Eunice Root
2November 1, 1832187Hartford Co, Connecticut, USA
Jonathan Root
Captain Jonathan Root
June 3, 1754265Hartford Co, Connecticut Colony, USA2September 16, 180521451