Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

Source Information

Family Bible of Thomas Pollitt (Worcester County, Maryland)

Family Bibles • 10 Records • Uploaded April 12, 2023 • Data Website: www.dropbox.com

This bible, printed in 1767, was maintained by Thomas Pollitt of Worcester County, Maryland, who recorded the names and birthdates of 10 children of Titus and Rachel, two individuals who he (and later his children) enslaved. The bible was found in the desk of James Morris (1780-1873) in 1985; in 2012, the desk and bible were donated to the Nabb Research Center. For additional information and to request a research appointment with the source, please visit the finding aid. Further research on the Pollitt family can be found online at the family's website.

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  • Name Indexed
  • Birthdate
  • Parents Indexed
  • Notes Indexed
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