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RHODE ISLAND SLAVES ENLISTED INTO CONTINENTAL BATTALIONS, 1778

Slave Name Owner Residence Date
Babcock, Priamus (Primus) Babcock, Samuel Hopkinton June 6, 1778
Bent, Prince Bent, John Hopkinton April 3, 1778
Bours, Cato Bours, John Newport April 24, 1778
Brown, Priamus (Primus) Brown, Gideon Johnston April 20, 1778
Burk, Africa Burke, James Providence March 6, 1778
Burroughs, John Burroughs, William Newport April 14, 1778
Carpenter, Cudge Carpenter, Ann, widow heirs of South Kingstown April 3, 1778
Champlin, Dick Champlin, Stephen South Kingstown February 25, 1778
Champlin, Jack Champlin, Stephen South Kingstown February 25, 1778
Champlin, July Champlin, Stephen South Kingstown September 5, 1778
Champlin, Newport Champlin, Jeffrey South Kingstown October 14, 1778
Champlin, Sharper Champlin, Christopher Newport June 18, 1778
Champlin, York Champlin, Robert South Kingstown April 11, 1778
Clark, James Clark, Gideon South Kingstown May 8, 1778
Coddington, Jack Coddington, John Newport June 12, 1778
Fones, Jack Fones, David North Kingstown April 2, 1778
Gardner, Cuff Gardner, Benjamin South Kingstown April 3, 1778
Gardner, Hercules Gardner, Ezekiel North Kingstown September 28, 1778
Gardner, Minki Gardner, Henry, Esquire South Kingstown May 8, 1778
Gardner, Preamus (Primus) Gardner, Nicholas South Kingstown July 16, 1778
Gardner, Rutter Gardner, Nicholas Exeter May 8, 1778
Gray, Ebenezer Gray, Samuel Little Compton May 8, 1778
Greene, Cuff Greene, James (of William) February 25, 1778
Greene, Cato Greene, William (his Excellency) Warwick July 18, 1778
Greene, Jack Greene, Philip, Esquire May 22, 1778
Greene, Pero Greene, Philip, Esquire May 22, 1778
Greene, William Greene, Henry South Kingstown July 16, 1778
Hammond, Prince Hammond, William North Kingstown April 3, 1778
Harriss, Cesar Harriss, Andrew Cranston June 17, 1778
Hazard, Backus Hazard, Robert West Greenwich March 31, 1778
Hazard, Jabin Hazard, Robert H. Jamestown August 3, 1778
Hazard, Jacob Hazard, Carder South Kingstown July 6, 1778
Hazard, Peter Hazard, Joseph South Kingstown July 16, 1778
Hazard, Peter Hazard, Robert (of Richard) South Kingstown June 6, 1778
Lefavour, Thom Lefavour, Daniel Bristol July 16, 1778
Mason, Warsen Mason, John Warren July 6, 1778
Mawney, Cyrus Mawney, Pardon East Greenwich July 2, 1778
Minturn, Jack Minturn, William Newport June 1, 1778
Mowrey, Pero Mowrey, Daniel Jr. Esquire Smithfield May 27, 1778
Nichols, Thomas Nichols, Benjamin Warwick May 22, 1778
Perry, Ganset Perry, Benjamin South Kingstown May 8, 1778
Phillips, Philow Phillips, Christopher North Kingstown September 28, 1778
Pierce, Titus Pierce, William East Greenwich March 6, 1778
Potter, David Potter, Caleb Cranston June 6, 1778
Randall, Prince Randall, Henry Cranston May 8, 1778
Rhodes, Bristol Rhodes, Joseph Cranston May 29, 1778
Rhodes, Priamus (Primus) Rhodes, Nehemiah Cranston June 22, 1778
Rhodes, Samuel Rhodes, Nehemiah Cranston June 22, 1778
Richmond, Ebenezer Richmond, Peres Little Compton April 14, 1778
Robinson, Mingo Robinson, Sylvester South Kingstown July 16, 1778
Rodman, Isaac Rodman, Daniel, Esquire South Kingstown April 23, 1778
Rodman, Mingo Rodman, William South Kingstown July 2, 1778
Rodman, Prince Rodman, Robert Jr. South Kingstown July 2, 1778
Rose, Cesar Rose, John, Esquire South Kingstown June 6, 1778
Saltonstall, Brittain Saltonstall, Dudley Westerly April 24, 1778
Saunders, Sampson Saunders, Stephen, heirs of Westerly May 8, 1778
Sheldon, Cesar Sheldon, Palmer South Kingstown May 28, 1778
Slave Remington, Benjamin July 6, 1778
Slave Updike, Lodowick May 28, 1778
Smith, Juba Smith, Josiah Bristol May 28, 1778
Sweeling, Query Sweeling, Job Providence June 1, 1778
Talbot, Sigby Talbot, Silas Providence March 6, 1778
Tanner, Quam Tanner, Joshua Hopkinton April 3, 1778
Tillinghast, Cuff Tillinghast, Benjamin West Greenwich July 18, 1778
Updike, Cesar Updike, Lodowick North Kingstown May 8, 1778
Updike, Moses Updike, Lodowick North Kingstown May 8, 1778
Vaughan, Prince Vaughan, Jonathan North Kingstown July 31, 1778
Vernon, Cato Vernon, William, Esquire Newport April 21, 1778
Watson, Fortune Watson, Samuel North Kingstown May 29, 1778
Wells, Cesar Wells, James Jr. Hopkinton April 3, 1778
Wickes, Nat Wickes, John Warwick April 6, 1778
Wilbour, Boston Wilbour, John Little Compton April 14, 1778

C#00614 General Treasurer's Accounts, Alphabetical Book #6 - Rhode Island State Archives pp. 196-197
Kenneth Carlson
Rhode Island State Archivist

Transcribed July 18, 2007 by Nancy-Jo Nunez 

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