Birth & Death Dates Unknown — Appears in an 1814 Record
I will and order, that in Case it should herafter happen, that my Negro women or either of them shall herafter come to want & need Support, that in such a case, my will is that my two Sons Job Gray & John Gray, shall provide support and maintenance, for my Negro woman Luse and that my two sons Pardon Gray & Thomas Gray Shall provide support for the other Negro woman named Druselar. Equally between them.Will of Pardon Gray, Tiverton, RI, Probate Records, Book 7, p. 62.Pardon Gray’s Will, 1814
Marjory Gomez O’Toole, Executive Director, LCHS
First published in “If Jane Should Want to Be Sold: Stories of Enslavement, Indenture and Freedom in Little Compton, Rhode Island,” by the Little Compton Historical Society, 2016.
|↑1||Will of Pardon Gray, Tiverton, RI, Probate Records, Book 7, p. 62.|
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