John Pell [Jnr]

John Pell [Jnr] is listed as being with his father John Pell [Snr] in the book of Negroes. With them is another Pell - the female Judah Pell- who could be the sister or the wife of John Pell Snr. This group is not in the Birchtown Muster. John Pell Jnr is listed as being a mulatto and was probably with his father at least at the siege of Charleston.
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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


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Evacuation of New York - New York

  • Evacuation of New York -

    In April 1783 the first evacuation fleet left for Nova Scotia. A week later  the British Commander, Sir Guy Carleton, sailed up the Hudson River to Orangetown for a conference with General Washington to discuss the evacuation. As the victorious commander, Washington opened the meeting by reiterating the resolution of Congress regarding “the delivery of all Negroes and other property.”

Source for this event: The Book of Negroes
Vessel Names and their Commanders Where Bound Names Age Description Names of the Person in whose Possession they now are Remarks
Master: Joseph Clark
Port Roseway John Pell 14 Stout mulatto boy William Hill Born free in South Carolina.
John Pell's Relationships
Assumed to be traveling in the Book of Negroes with: