A Short Essay on the Origins of American Slavery


Although it was not their original intention, colonists in the New World gave birth to a modern form of slavery. Within the burgeoning colonies, slavery evolved far beyond what any other people in history had known or established — the enslavement for life of one race. Clearly, slavery was not the result of a single … More A Short Essay on the Origins of American Slavery

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How I descend from Quaker John Churchman II of Pennsylvania Sarah Churchman (b. 17 Jan 1716; d. 2 Aug 1750) was the daughter of John Churchman II (b. 1665 in Ireland; d. 1724) and Hannah Cerie (b. 1677; d. 1759). Sarah was the sister of John Churchman III (b. 4 Jun 1705; d. 24 Jul … More Family Connections