Edward Parsley

Edward first appears in the Birchtown Muster as the head of a family group containing Jenny Tony and her daughters Judith and Patience as well as Molly Burges who is probably another daughter. Neither Judith, Patience or Edward are in the Book of Negros and we have no further information about them. Edward's relationship with the Tony/Burges group is uncertain.
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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
Edward Parsley 19 Labourer Col. Blucke
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