Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition


Will of Ann Cosby (née Winniett) of Annapolis Royal

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The aged widow of Alexander Cosby ("Madam Cosby") manumits her three slaves, setting them free at her death which took place in October 1788.

Date: 14 March 1788

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives  Annapolis County probate records estate case file C11 (microfilm copy only available at NSARM, microfilm no. 19013)