Cato (b. 1806)

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Person Record Title
Cato (b. 1806)
Identifier
NJS-PER-00820
Given Name
Cato
Birth Date
14 December 1806
Sex
Male
Biographical Description
Cato was born in 1806, the child of Celia (enslaved by Eliza Heard of Woodbridge, 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
Woodbridge
Enslaved by
Eliza Heard
Child of
Celia
Record Contributor
Jesse Bayker

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Items with "Primary Participant: Cato (b. 1806)"
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1806-12-14 Birth: Cato Event
Items with "Parent of: Cato (b. 1806)"
Title Class
Celia Agent
Items with "Enslaver of: Cato (b. 1806)"
Title Class
Eliza Heard Agent