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.

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