Ben (b. 1805)

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Person Record Title
Ben (b. 1805)
Identifier
NJS-PER-00765
Given Name
Ben
Birth Date
25 May 1805
Sex
Male
Biographical Description
Ben was born in 1805, the child of Cate (enslaved by Richard Field of Piscataway, NJ). Under the provisions of New Jersey's Gradual Abolition Act of 1804, he was considered a slave for a term of 25 years and would become eligible for emancipation upon reaching that age.
Place of Significance
Piscataway
Enslaved by
Richard Field
Child of
Cate
Record Contributor
Jesse Bayker

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Items with "Primary Participant: Ben (b. 1805)"
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1805-05-25 Birth: Ben Event
1806-03-08 Abandonment: Ben Event
Items with "Parent of: Ben (b. 1805)"
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Cate Agent
Items with "Enslaver of: Ben (b. 1805)"
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Richard Field Agent