1803-04-11 Manumission: Saul

Item

Title
1803-04-11 Manumission: Saul
Identifier
NJS-EVE-00074
Source
Middlesex County Manumissions and Removals, page 47
Manumission of Saul (certificate dated 1803-04-11), recorded in Manumissions and Removals Book, p. 47. Middlesex County (N.J.) Records, 1688-1929, Vol. XI (MC 784.1). Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.
Event Description
Saul was manumitted by Joseph Barron of Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey. The certificate of manumission was signed by the Overseers of the Poor of Woodbridge (Francis Everitt, Ezekiel Ayers) and Justices of the Peace for Middlesex County (Phineas Manning, Jeremiah Manning) on April 11, 1803. The document stated that Saul was examined in court and met the eligibility requirements for manumission in New Jersey, i.e. the person was 21 to 40 years old and was "sound in mind and not under any bodily incapacity" of obtaining a livelihood. Saul's exact age was not recorded in the document. This manumission was recorded by the Middlesex County Clerk (William P. Deare) on June 14, 1803.
Event Type
Legal: Manumission registration
Date
11 April 1803
Location of Event
Woodbridge
County (Modern)
Middlesex
County (Historical)
Middlesex
Primary Participant
Saul
Participant Details
DETAILS FOR PRIMARY PARTICIPANTS:

*** Saul ***
Role: Emancipated Person
Age category: Adult
Status: Transition
Enslaver(s) of this participant:
- Joseph Barron (1762-1831)
Verbatim description from source:
"slave named Saul"

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DETAILS FOR OTHER PARTICIPANTS:

Phineas Manning
Role: Judge

Jeremiah Manning (1736-1803)
Role: Judge

Francis Everitt
Role: Government Official

Ezekiel Ayers
Role: Government Official

William Philips Deare (d. 1826)
Role: County Clerk

Joseph Barron (1762-1831)
Role: Enslaver - Manumitter
Record Contributor
Isaac Guzmán
Jesse Bayker

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Participant Details: Saul as Emancipated Person in 1803-04-11 Manumission event NJS-EVE-00074 Event Participation