Surnames » de Reus » Documents

All documents associated with this surname

the so-called eleven slaves who achieved freedom

Historians of the Blacks in New Amsterdam like to single out those who received (partial) freedoms from Kieft, Stuyve...

People: Simon Congo, immigrant slave, Manuel de Gerrit de Reus, "swager van Angola", Antonio Cleyn and 8 others.

Black & White in Manhattan by Thelma Willis Foote (exerpt)


New York, Kings County, New York, United States

a vignette of these two men after they gained their freedom.

People: Manuel de Gerrit de Reus, "swager van Angola" and Dominicus de Reus

1-2 of 2 documents