Paulo
d'Angola
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1,660,221 - Paulo d'Angola
Gender
Male
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Biographical Notes:

One of the first slaves to arrive in Manhattan in 1626. 1
One of eleven slaves who were emancipated on February 25, 1644.

See this link from the New York Historical Society for a biography of Paulo's wife, Dorothy Creole:
http://www.slaveryinnewyork.org/PDFs/Life_Stories.pdf

Please visit the New York Historical Society website for additional reading and educational materials:
https://www.nyhistory.org/web/
 

Biographical Notes Source:

1 New York, New Amsterdam by Martine Gosselink