Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #46 from Virginia Freedom Suits, 1723-1860 (Library of Virginia African American Narratives project)

File Name _0001_0011_0001-0013
Year 1845
First Name Adah
Middle Name
Surname Pitts
Additional Plaintiffs Esther Pitts; Leah Pitts
Defendant's First Name John
Defendant's Middle Name
Defendant's Surname Secato
Additional Defendants
Slave Owners John Secato; John Pitts; Arthur R. Savage
Plaintiff's Claim Descendant of Leah Pitts who was emancipated by the will of John Pitts
Freedom yes
Additional Slave Names Elijah; Joshua; Minna; George; Rose; Candis; Adah; Maike; Isaac; Parker; Caleb; Toney; Esther; Leah; Sam; Bell
Additional Free Black Names
Additional Documents Will 1816 John Pitts; Northampton County
See Also
Processor's Notes
EAD http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04766.xml
Locality Northampton County
Source Northampton County (Va.) Judgments (Freedom Suits), 1723-1845

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