Location: Queen Anne's County MD

Slave Narrative of Perry Lewis

Interviewer: Rogers Person Interviewed: Perry Lewis Location: Baltimore, Maryland Place of Birth: Kent Island, MD Age: 86 Place of Residence: 1124 E. Lexington St., Baltimore, Maryland Reference: Personal interview with Perry Lewis, ex-slave, at his home, 1124 E. Lexington St., Baltimore. “I was born on Kent Island, Md. about 86 years ago. My father’s name was Henry and mother’s Louise. I had one brother John, who was killed in the Civil War at the Deep Bottom, one sister as I can remember. My father was a freeman and my mother a slave, owned by Thomas Tolson, who owned a small farm on which I was born in a log cabin, with two rooms, one up and one down. “As you know the mother was the owner of the children that she brought into the world. Mother being a slave made me a slave. She cooked and worked on the farm, ate whatever was in the farmhouse and did her share of work to keep and maintain the Tolsons. They being poor, not having a large place or a number of slaves to increase their wealth, made them little above the free colored people and with no knowledge, they could not teach me or any one else to read. “You know the Eastern Shore of Maryland was in the most productive slave territory and where farming was done on a...

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Maryland Cemetery Records, Prince George to Worcester Counties

Maryland Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Maryland county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham, MarylandMaryland Cemetery Records, Alleghany to BaltimoreMaryland Cemetery Records, Calvert to Dorchester CountiesMaryland Cemetery Records, Frederick to Montgomery CountiesMaryland Cemetery Records, Prince George to Worcester CountiesRocky Gap Veterans Cemetery Prince George’s County Following Cemeteries (hosted at Prince George’s¬† County, Maryland Tombstone Transcription Project) Addison Chapel of St. Matthew’s Ammendale Cemetery Cedar Hill Cemetery Evergreen Cemetery Hamilton Family Cemetery Hilleary Family Cemetery Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery Ivy Hill Cemetery St. John’s Episcopal Church Cemetery St. Mary’s Catholic Church St. Mary’s Catholic Church Fort Lincoln Cemetery¬† (hosted at Interment) Queen Anne’s County Broad Creek Cemetery (hosted at Interment) Somerset County Following Cemeteries (hosted at Somerset County, Maryland Tombstone Transcription Project) Austin Family Graveyard St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Graveyard Bonneville Family Graveyard Bozman Family Graveyard Centennial United Methodist Church Cemetery Samuel Wesley United Methodist Church Cemetery , Manokin Disharoon Related Graves Fitzgerald Cemetery Harris – Overton Family Graveyard Old Palmetto Church Graveyard Robert Pollitt Family Graveyard Long – McGrath – Fitzgerald Family Graveyard Milliagan Family Graveyard Mt. Olive Methodist Church Cemetery Manokin Presbyterian Church Cemetery Mt. Vernon Cemetery Old Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery Rock Creek Cemetery...

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