Joseph & Nancy (Cotton) and their children, Eleazor & James

Joseph & Nancy (Cotton) and their children, Eleazor & James (HM26OL)

Location: Portsmouth, NH 03801 Rockingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 4.53', W 70° 45.465'

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Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail

In 1717 Portsmouth's first identified black family was baptised by South Church.
Baptisms of enslaved people became more frequent in local churches; black marriages, however, were not included in town records until the Revolutionary Era, when slavery was ending in New England.
HM NumberHM26OL
Placed ByPortsmouth Black Heritage Trail
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 9th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 356902 N 4770698
Decimal Degrees43.07550000, -70.75775000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.53', W 70° 45.465'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 31.8" N, 70° 45' 27.9" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)603
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 292 State Street, Portsmouth NH 03801, US
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