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Name Owner
Jack Thomas Newton Snr - Norfolk

1751

Tithables for the South Side of Tanners Creek- 1751

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 2, 1751 - 1765
Name Owner
Hannah Thomas Newton Snr - Norfolk

1767

Tithables for the West Side of Church Street - 1767

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
French Jack Thomas Newton Snr - Norfolk

1770

Tithables for Greatbridge to Ferry Point - 1770

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
Jack Thomas Newton Snr - Norfolk

1771

Tithables for Ferry Point to Greatbridge - 1771

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
jack Thomas Newton Snr - Norfolk

1772

Tithables for the South Side of Tanner's Creek - 1772

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
Hannah Thomas Newton Snr - Norfolk

10/ June
1772

Tithables Acreage Not Given-1772

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
Jack Thomas Newton Snr - Norfolk

19/ May
1774

Tithables for the Western precinct of the Borough of Norfolk-1774

Source for this event: Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, Volume 3, 1766 - 1780
Name Owner
Jack Thomas Newton Snr - Norfolk
Hannah Thomas Newton Snr - Norfolk

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

1776

Small Pox outbreak

  • Small Pox -

    In January 1776  smallpox made an appearance in Virginia. Although smallpox had been present in the colony at times before there had never been such a serious and widespread outbreak.

1776

The following slaves ran from Thomas Newton Snr

1778

The following slaves ran from Thomas Newton Snr

1780

The following slaves ran from Thomas Newton Snr

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 Thomas Newton Snr:
Vessel Names and their Commanders Where Bound Names Age Description Names of the Person in whose Possession they now are Remarks Source
L'Abondance - July
Master: Lt. Philips
Port Roseway Henry Cook 37 stout fellow Formerly Slave to Thomas Newton Snr, Norfolk. Left 7 years ago. Thumbnail of SetWidth50-bon_page_040.JPG
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L'Abondance - July
Master: Lt. Philips
Port Roseway John Ivory 35 stout fellow Formerly Slave to Thomas Newton Snr, Norfolk. Left 3 years ago. Thumbnail of SetWidth50-bon_page_038.JPG
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L'Abondance - July
Master: Lt. Philips
Port Roseway Bob Jackson 12 stout fellow Formerly Slave to Thomas Newton Snr, Norfolk. Left 7 years ago. Thumbnail of SetWidth50-bon_page_041.JPG
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Clinton
Master: Lt. Trounce
Annapolis Adam Randall 9 fine boy Formerly Slave to Thomas Newton Snr, Norfolk. Left 5 years ago. Certificate from General Birch. Thumbnail of SetWidth50-bon_page_031.JPG
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Clinton
Master: Lt. Trounce
Annapolis Nancy Randall 49 stout wench Formerly Slave to Thomas Newton Snr, Norfolk. Left 5 years ago. Certificate from General Birch. Thumbnail of SetWidth50-bon_page_031.JPG
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L'Abondance - July
Master: Lt. Philips
Port Roseway Hannah Jackson 40 stout wench Formerly Slave to Thomas Newton Snr, Norfolk. Left 7 years ago. Thumbnail of SetWidth50-bon_page_041.JPG
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1785

Patriot claims for losses to the British

Source for this event: Patriot claims for losses to the British
Transcript Slaves that this may relate to.
British Losses- Thomas Newton claims for 11,650.0 Pounds. No slaves listed.

Hannah Jackson [Newton]

1785

Patriot claims for losses to the British

Source for this event: Patriot claims for losses to the British
Transcript Slaves that this may relate to.

January 1776

5 Negro men – carpenters and sailors – 500 Pounds

2 women and 1 child – 200 Pounds

Henry Cook