Baptismal record for Sara Barry, John Barry's wife, and Judith, enslaved by John Barry (1779)

Title

Baptismal record for Sara Barry, John Barry's wife, and Judith, enslaved by John Barry (1779)

Description

Included in the 1779 Baptismal Registers of St. Joseph's Catholic Church were the names of Sara Barry (John Barry's wife) and Judith, who is listed as "adulta, mancipium Capt. Joanis Barry" (Latin for "adult, slave of Captain John Barry").

A building on Villanova's campus is named for John Barry, and Barry's image is part of a mosaic in St. Mary's Hall on West Campus.

Source

St. Joseph's Catholic Church Sacramental Records

Date

Sara- July 21, 1779
Judith- August 19, 1779

Rights

Findmypast.com

Language

Latin

Citation

“Baptismal record for Sara Barry, John Barry's wife, and Judith, enslaved by John Barry (1779),” The Rooted Project , accessed December 7, 2022, https://rootedproject.org/items/show/127.

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