Death Date
May 5, 1843
Basil Manly Diary II (1834-1846) image 302, May 5, 1843
"This afternoon, a little before 2 o’clock, our old man Jack died. His complaint was bilious Pneumonia – sick about a week – he had had a cough most of the winter. He was an African, a member of the Methodist Church – honest & faithful – did as much & as well as he knew how. He was buried in the university burial ground."
Cause of Death
"His complaint was bilious Pneumonia"
Burial Location
University burial ground
Freedom Status
Died while enslaved
Original Location
Somewhere in Africa
Work Location
Basil Manly (Second President of the University of Alabama 1837-1855) and Sarah Manly
Basil Manly Diary II (1834-1846) image 277, Jan 1, 1842
"I find that my good old Father Randulph has sent me 5 servants, old & young – viz – Jack 51 years old, Molly 49, Lydia 21, Ben 13, & Hetty, child of Lydia, born Nov 10th 1840. These servants are a part of my wife’s portion of his estate."
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