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Slave named Dangerfield Lawson
  • I believe I have found a slave manifest from New Oleans Louisiana with my 2nd great grandfather on it.

    Name-Dangerfield
    Gender-male
    Color-black
    Birth-1806
    Ship name -John Monroe
    Port of departure-Norfolk Virginia
    Port of arrival-New Orleans Louisiana
    Date of arrival-14 Apr 1927
    Age-21
    First shipper/owner-John C.Saunders
    Second shipper/owner-Master R.C.Shepperd &Co.
    Second shipper/owner residence-New Orleans Louisiana

    How can I trace where he went from here,in and around 1834 he escaped to Canada in the Underground Railroad and raised his family but in 1861 he is no longer on census reports.Any help would be totally appreciated.Thanks

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