William Connor

William Connor Relationships
  • Relative: , , Source: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
  • Parent: Charles Connor, , Source: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
  • Relative: John Baynes, , Source: Virginia Gazette
  • Siblings: Elizabeth Bayne, , Source: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
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10/ June
1759

Tithables for the Western Branch Precinct - 1759

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 2, 1751 - 1765
Name Owner
Isaac William Connor - Crane Island

10/ June
1761

Tithables for Portsmouth to the Western Branch- 1761

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 2, 1751 - 1765
Name Owner
Isaac William Connor - Crane Island

10/ June
1767

Tithables for Portsmouth Parish on the West Side of the Western Branch-1767

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
Betey William Connor - Crane Island

10/ June
1768

Tithables for Portsmouth Parish to the West side of Western Branch-1768

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
Isaac William Connor - Crane Island

1770

Tithables for the North Side of the Western Branch -1770

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
Isaac William Connor - Crane Island

1771

Tithables for the West Side of the Western Branch Precinct-1771

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 1, 1710 - 1750
Name Owner
Isaac William Connor - Crane Island

1773

Tithables for the North Side of the Western Branch - 1773

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
Isaac William Connor - Crane Island

7/ Nov
1775

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Lord Dunmore's Proclamation

  • 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

Aug
1777

British Invasion of Philadelphia

  • The campaign for Philadelphia -

    On July 23 1777 the British fleet left from Sandy Hook, New York carrying more than 15,000 soldiers and headed into the Atlantic before turning south to enter the Chesapeake in August and sail up the bay to its northern extremity to set the troops ashore at the head of the Elk River on August 25.

1778

Tithables for the Western Branch Bounding on the Nansemond Line-1778

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
Betty William Connor - Crane Island
Mary William Connor - Crane Island
Patience William Connor - Crane Island

1778

The following slaves ran from William Connor

1782

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Treaty of Paris

  • 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

1783

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Evacuation of 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
Runaways that were owned by William Connor :
Vessel Names and their Commanders Where Bound Names Age Description Names of the Person in whose Possession they now are Remarks Source
La Aigle
Master: John Blair
Annapolis Betsey 36 Ordinary Wench Formerly Slave to William Connor , Crane Island. Left 5 years ago. Black Pioneers. Thumbnail of SetWidth50-bon_page_057.JPG
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La Aigle
Master: John Blair
Annapolis Mary 20 Likely Wench Formerly Slave to William Connor , Crane Island. Left 5 years ago. Black Pioneers. Thumbnail of SetWidth50-bon_page_057.JPG
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La Aigle
Master: John Blair
Annapolis Prudence 11 Likely Girl Formerly Slave to William Connor , Crane Island. Left 5 years ago. Black Pioneers. Thumbnail of SetWidth50-bon_page_057.JPG
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