Andrew McDowell (1757-1834)

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Person Record Title
Andrew McDowell (1757-1834)
Identifier
NJS-PER-00093
Given Name
Andrew
Family Name
McDowell
Birth Date
1757
Death Date
1834
Sex
Male
Occupation
Legal
Government
Biographical Description
Andrew McDowell was a resident of Middlesex County, New Jersey. He served as the Justice of the Peace for the county and the Overseer of the Poor of South Brunswick in the early 19th century. In this official capacity, he issued manumission certificates for residents of South Brunswick whose enslavers agreed to set them free.

Middlesex County records indicate that Andrew McDowell was an enslaver.
Place of Significance
South Brunswick
Cranbury
Related Person
Andrew McDowell Jr.
Record Contributor
Isaac Guzmán
Jesse Bayker

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Items with "Enslaver: Andrew McDowell (1757-1834)"
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1807-06-30 Birth: Tom Event
1810-05-02 Birth: Sobinas Event
Items with "Additional Participant: Andrew McDowell (1757-1834)"
Title Class
1803-12-14 Manumission: George Hawkins Event
1805-04-08 Manumission: Sarach Event
1810-04-09 Manumission: Ned Didmus Event
1810-10-10 Manumission: Jane Event
1811-04-08 Manumission: Flouver Event
1811-04-08 Manumission: George Event
1811-04-08 Manumission: Lydia Event
1813-12-04 Manumission: Jane Event
1815-04-15 Manumission: Cyrus Event
1815-04-15 Manumission: Cyrus Event
1815-04-15 Manumission: Richard Vullentine Event
1816-04-08 Manumission: Dine Event
1817-04-28 Manumission: Thomas Event
1818-04-13 Manumission: Thomas Titus Event
1819-10-23 Manumission: Joseph Event
1820-04-15 Manumission: Ben Event
1821-02-24 Manumission: Lun Event
1821-02-24 Manumission: Lyd Event
1821-04-09 Manumission: Rose Event
1822-04-13 Manumission: Margret Event
1823-12-06 Manumission: Catherine Event
1824-04-10 Manumission: Peter Event
Items with "Enslaved by: Andrew McDowell (1757-1834)"
Title Class
Hannah Agent