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African American maidservant

Charlotte

  • Born May 1740 at Berkeley Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia
  • Parents were Ben and Mary, from Berkeley Plantation
  • Charles, Fannie, and Dick were siblings
  • Resided Berkeley Plantation from 1740 –1751
  • One of 27 slaves belonging to Peyton Randolph
  • Education unknown
  • Served as domestic slave, possibly maidservant to Elizabeth Randolph
  • Likely moved to Williamsburg when Elizabeth Harrison married Peyton Randolph in 1751
  • No known spouse, as slave marriages were not legally recognized
  • No children
  • Date and place of death unknown

Learn more:

Introduction to Colonial African American Life
Peyton Randolph
Elizabeth Randolph



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