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Kennedy [known as Douglas], Scipio [Sipio] (1693x7–1774), freed slave and weaver  

Michael S. Moss

Kennedy [known as Douglas], Scipio [Sipio] (1693x7–1774), freed slave and weaver, was born in Guinea, on the west African coast, from where he was taken by slave ship to Jamaica about 1702. Details of his family are unknown. On his arrival in ...

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Knight, Joseph (b. c. 1753), slave and litigant  

John W. Cairns

Knight, Joseph (b. c. 1753), slave and litigant, was born in west Africa, where he was captured and sold to a Captain Knight. Captain Knight, by whose surname he was subsequently known, sold him in Jamaica, aged about thirteen, to John Wedderburn, probably in 1766. ...

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Rainy, George (1790–1863), merchant, slave owner, and landowner  

David Alston

Rainy, George (1790–1863), merchant, slave owner, and landowner, was born in the parish of Creich, Sutherland, on 6 June 1790, the sixth of seven surviving children—three sons and four daughters—of the Revd George Rainy (1733/4–1810), minister of Creich, and his wife, Anne née...