Mary Fripp

Mary is not in the Book of Negroes. In the Birchtown she is with Daniel and Rose Frip and their daughter Lucy. Mary has no age or last name recorded which is why she has an asterisk after her last name. It is felt that she was a new born infant at the time of the Musters writing.



7/ Nov

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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


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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


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
Mary Fripp* Captain James Read's Company
Mary Fripp*'s Relationships