Mingo (c.1715 - 1814)

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Mingo, slave of Dr. Jeremiah Duvall's Geni Profile

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Nicknames: "Jacob Ryan:; Foster family"
Birthplace: southwest coast of Africa, near the gulf of Guinea
Death: Died in Pennsylvania, United States
Managed by: Tammy Swingle (Tucker)
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About Mingo

Mingo claimed to be the son of a king. He was kidnapped in 1735.

Mingo was owned by Jacob Ryan, and bought by Dr. Jeremiah Duvall for 1 steer. He became the property of the Foster family who took him to Pennsylvania. In 1793 Richard Foster gave him a piece of land for life. The Foster, Duvall, and Fenner families built him a cabin and furnished him with what he needed.

In 1814, after performing many voodoo ceremonies, Mingo laid down and died.

Source: http://home.comcast.net/~eleom/genealogy/foster_history.htm

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Mingo, slave of Dr. Jeremiah Duvall's Timeline

near the gulf of Guinea
Age 99
Pennsylvania, United States