Samuel Bolton

Samuel does not appear in the Book of Negroes. He is listed in the Birchtown Muster as being a Sawyer in a family group with Celia Bolton [Selia Bowden] and her children Sally and Dempse Bolton.
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7/ Nov
1775

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Lord Dunmore's Proclamation - Norfolk

  • John Murray, Lord Dunmore -

    John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore (1732 – 25 February 1809), was the  colonial governor of Virginia at the outbreak of the American Revolution.

Source for this event: Lord Dunmore's Proclamation

1782

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Treaty of Paris - Paris France

  • Treaty of Paris -

    In November 1782 a provisional peace treaty was hammered out between the British and the Americans in Paris.

Source for this event: Treaty of Paris

1784

Birchtown Muster - Birchtown

Source for this event: Birchtown Muster of Free Blacks
Name Age Occupation Families they lived with Companies they belong to Remarks Company They Are Now With
Samuel Bolton 25 Sawyer Captain Levin Johnson
Samuel Bolton's Relationships
  • Child: Dempsey Bowden [Assumed Common Distinctive Name Proximity In Musters Shared Group Membership Appropriate Ages ]
  • Child: Sally Bowden [Assumed Common Distinctive Name Proximity In Musters Shared Group Membership Appropriate Ages ]
  • Married: Sealia Bowden