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Listing of Residents of Wilmington

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Listing of Residents of Wilmington

Debbie (View posts)
Posted: 12 Jul 2002 12:03PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 18 Feb 2006 4:35AM GMT
Below is a list of African-Americans taken from the list. May be useful to someone.

http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/de/new_castle/pioneers/...

18th/19th Century Residents of Wilmington,
New Castle County, Delaware


The following two lists were compiled by Isaac Starr beginning in 1794, including the names of residents of Wilmington, DE who lived past the age of sixty. In 1845 these lists were published in "A History of the Original Settlements on the Delaware" by Benjamin Ferris.

The "FIRST LIST" gives the names of individuals who were over sixty in 1794 when the survey began.

The "SECOND LIST" gives the names of residents who were added later.

FIRST LIST
AGE YEAR AGE
IN OF AT
NAME 1794 DEATH DEATH
James Hall (coloured) 61 1814 80
Jacob Shreve (coloured) 61 1819 86
Jas. Valentine’s wife (coloured) 63 1800 69
Fortune, Dr. M’Kinley’s African 73 1803 82
Negro Fortune 81 1800 87
Lucy (coloured woman) 83 1806 96
Joseph Nicholson (coloured) 65 1816 87
Rose Hugall (coloured) 84 1798 88
James Valentine (coloured) 68 1807 81
Saba (coloured) 99 1798 103
Brutus (coloured) 101 1795 102

SECOND LIST

YEAR YEAR AGE
OF OF AT
NAME BIRTH DEATH DEATH
Abm. Doras (coloured) 1758 1825 67




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