I am seeking information for the slave cemetery on the Freedom Rd. It was close to site of my great great grandfather's home.
Freedom Road, [State Road]. Little slave cemetery, located at Liberia, Mercer Co., PA, A small cemetery on Freedom Road, [State Road].
Knowing Emanuel had 5 slaves in 1798 & 1800, I wonder if this could have connected with this little cemetery located at Liberia, which later became Stoneboro. Liberia time frame....
The 1820 Federal Census Index. Census gave Emanuel Custen in Mercer Co., PA. My ancester, Joseph Custer, b. PA, 17 April, 1800, m. November 19, 1821, arrived in Hartford area in 1825-1826. [on the tax records.]
Joseph Custer had 3 children, George S., b. February 11, 1823, John P. Custer, b. February 19, 1824, and Samuel Custer, Federal Census, 1850 as 25 years. His date of birth though was February 18, 1826.
Federal Census, Brookfield Twp., Trumbull Co., OH, 1 November 1850231-232 Samuel Custer,25 Mary A. Custer, 19 Ransom Custer,2 yrs Margaret Custer. mo.'s of age
Margaret m. B. H. Bonner
Samuel's grandfather, [Emanuel Custen/Custer & Ann Miller] was on the 1820 Federal Census Index. He was said to have lived to one hundred yrs or more. [c1854]. Samuel's son, Joseph William Custer, b. c1854, was b. in Mercer Co., PA. Did Samuel move there when his grandfather died?
Place of burial of each [Emanuel & Joseph Custer are unknown.] Joseph d. Dec. 1836. Joseph's Intestate record began 08 April 1837 in Trumbull Co., OH.