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First Name: Becky
Gender: Female
Owner's Name: Hezekiah Lord Wight
Reference Number: UNL00005287

Notes:

Received "Two Bushels 1 peck meal 62 Fish 6 1/2 lbs Bacon each week"

Record Date:

c. 1840

Record Type:

Account book

Record Call No.

Mss1 W6393 a 2

Record Title

Account book, c. 1840, of the estate of Hezekiah L. Wight, of "Tuckahoe," Goochland County, Va., concerning the distribution of provisions to his African-American slaves.

Document Notes:

"List of negroes at Tuckahoe with the meal fish & meal the are entitled to Draw each week in the year"

Tuckahoe was built by Thomas Randolph (1683-1729) and passed from him to his son William Randolph (d. 1745), to William's son Thomas Mann Randolph I (1741-1795), and finally to Thomas Mann Randolph III ([1792-1848], son of T. M. Randolph I by his second wife, Gabriella (Harvie) Randolph Brockenbrough. Thomas Mann Randolph III sold one half of "Upper Tuckahoe" to Hezekiah L. Wight of Massachusetts and his son Edwin L. Wight of Richmond. Edwin's widow Margaret N. Wight sold the property to Joseph Allen in 1850.

Location:

Tuckahoe

County:

Goochland

State:

VA

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