Friday, September 24, 2010
Friend of Friends Friday - Man's Wife Sold to Pay his Debts
In 1843, STEPHEN KYLER, of Kentucky was born a slave, but emancipated by his master. His wife CYNTHIA belonged to a Mr. TAYLOR.
JOSEPH KYLER, the former master of STEPHEN purchased CYTHIA from Mr. TAYLOR in the hopes of emancipating her, but could not under the Kentucky constitution.
Slaves mentioned: STEPHEN KYLER, CYNTHIA
Surnames mentioned: KYLER TAYLOR DUNLAP
Source: Milwaukee Daily Sentinel, March 28, 1858, page 4.