1807 Sale: John Annin

Item

Title
1807 Sale: John Annin
Identifier
NJS-EVE-00656
Source
Middlesex County Manumissions and Removals, page 364
Middlesex County Manumissions and Removals, page 365
Manumission of John Annin (certificate dated 1822-08-08, deed dated 1822-08-08), recorded in Manumissions and Removals Book, p. 364-365. Middlesex County (N.J.) Records, 1688-1929, Vol. XI (MC 784.1). Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.
Event Description
In 1807, when John Annin (or Jack) was 10 years old, his enslaver Joseph Annin of Somerset County, NJ, sold him to James Parker Jr. (1776-1868) of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, NJ. At the time of the sale, James Parker Jr. promised to manumit John Annin when the boy reached the age of 25.

Information about John Annin's sale comes from his deed of manumission, signed by Parker in 1822 and recorded by the Middlesex County Clerk.
Event Type
Freedom status transaction: Sale
Date
1807
Location of Event
Somerset County
Perth Amboy
County (Modern)
Somerset
Middlesex
County (Historical)
Somerset
Middlesex
Primary Participant
John Annin (b. 1797) [Jack]
Participant Details
DETAILS FOR PRIMARY PARTICIPANTS:

*** John Annin (b. 1797) [Jack] ***
Role: Sold Person
Age: 10
Status: Enslaved
Enslaver(s) of this participant:
- Joseph Annin
- James Parker Jr. (1776-1868)
Verbatim description from source:
"slave named John Annin (usually called Jack) "

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DETAILS FOR OTHER PARTICIPANTS:

Joseph Annin
Role: Enslaver - Seller

James Parker Jr. (1776-1868)
Role: Enslaver - Buyer
Record Contributor
Jesse Bayker

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