1800 Manumission: Jack Randolph

Item

Title
1800 Manumission: Jack Randolph
Identifier
NJS-EVE-00139
Source
Middlesex County Manumissions and Removals, page 117
Manumission of Jack Randolph (certificate dated 1800-05-10), recorded in Manumissions and Removals Book, p. 117. Middlesex County (N.J.) Records, 1688-1929, Vol. XI (MC 784.1). Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.
Event Description
Jack Randolph was manumitted by Daniel Moore of Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey. The certificate of manumission was signed by the Overseers of the Poor of Woodbridge (Richard Wright, Ezekiel Ayers) and Justices of the Peace for Middlesex County (Henry Marsh, Ichabod Potter) on May 10, 1800. The document stated that Jack Randolph 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. Jack Randolph's exact age was not recorded in the document. This manumission was recorded by the Middlesex County Clerk (William P. Deare) on June 22, 1812.
Event Type
Legal: Manumission registration
Date
10 May 1800
Location
Woodbridge, NJ
Primary Participant
Jack Randolph
Enslaver
Daniel Moore
Participant Details
DETAILS FOR PRIMARY PARTICIPANTS:

*** Jack Randolph ***
Role: Emancipated Person
Age category: Adult
Status: Transition
Enslaver(s) of this participant:
- Daniel Moore
Verbatim description from source:
"slave named Jack Randolph"

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DETAILS FOR OTHER PARTICIPANTS:

Henry Marsh
Role: Judge

Ichabod Potter
Role: Judge

Richard Wright
Role: Government Official

Ezekiel Ayers
Role: Government Official

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

Daniel Moore
Role: Enslaver - Manumitter
Record Contributor
Isaac Guzmán
Jesse Bayker

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