Peter F. Hendry


Person Record Title
Peter F. Hendry
Given Name
Peter F.
Family Name
Alternate Name
Peter Ferron Henry
Slave Trade
Biographical Description
Peter F. Hendry was an enslaver associated with Judge Jacob Van Wickle's notorious slave trading ring in Middlesex County, New Jersey.

An article in the May 22, 1818, issue of the Philadelphia newspaper Franklin Gazette implicated him in kidnapping and selling Black people into slavery and listed his residence as West Windsor, NJ. The article printed his name as "Peter Ferron Henry." Middlesex County records refer to him as Peter F. Hendry.
Place of Significance
West Windsor, NJ
South River, NJ
Record Contributor
Isaac Guzmán
Jesse Bayker

Linked resources

Items with "Enslaver: Peter F. Hendry"
Title Class
Juda (b. 1792) Agent
Sam (b. 1786) Agent
Sam (b. 1802) Agent
Samuel (b. 1816) Agent
Items with "Enslaver of Primary Event Participant: Peter F. Hendry"
Title Class
1818, Juda, Removal Event
1818, Sam, Removal Event
1818, Sam, Removal Event
1818, Samuel, Removal Event
Items with "Mentions: Peter F. Hendry"
Title Class
Kidnapping report and Jacob Van Wickle's rebuttal Article
Report of human trafficking in South River, New Jersey, implicating Jacob Van Wickle and associates Article