Dorothy
Creole
Alternate Last Name
d'Angola
ID
660,077 - Dorothy Creole
Gender
Female
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Dorothy Creole married Paulo d'Angola one of the first slaves brought to New Amsterdam.   She and Paulo adopted  a child named Antonio.  She and Paulo were the slaves of Sea Captain Jan de Fries for some time.  Paulo was part of a group of slaves that petitioned the DWIC for their freedom and won.  In 1644 they were given land of their own.


m -1,660,221 Paulo d'Angola


Please see the New York Historical Society's document below that includes more details about the life of Dorothy.

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