Peter Jackson

Peter 'Jackson' travels with his grandmother, Jane Thomson in the Book of Negroes. He is mentioned as being a 'grandson 5 years'- it is assumed that six year old Peter in the Birchtown is the same person and that his last name is Jackson. This connects Peter Jackson, Jane Thomson and Hannah Jackson together - a group that travels together in the Birchtown muster.
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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
Peter Jackson 6 Captain Perth's Company
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