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Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley: African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner
You already recently rated this item. Your rating has been recorded. Write a review Rate this item: 1 2 3 4 5. Preview this item Preview this item. Both an American slave and a slaveowner and possibly an African princess. Anna was captured as a teenager in Senegal in and sold into slavery. Zephaniah Kingsley, Jr. Johns River plantation, where she soon became his household manager, his wife, and eventually the mother of four of his children.
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Read more Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Anna Kingsley's life story adds a dramatic chapter to histories of the South, the state of Florida and the African diaspora.
Working from information and photographs from extended-family members and descendants, Daniel Schafer reconstructs and documents one slave's remarkable story. Reviews Editorial reviews. Publisher Synopsis "Undoubtedly the best documented record of a slave born in Africa, who married her owner in East Florida, operated a plantation after her husband's death, and ruled as matriarch over an extended family until the Civil War. User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.
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Kingsley family. Kingsley, Anna, -- Kingsley. Kingsley, Anna Madgigine Jai. Princesses -- Senegal -- Biography. Plantation life -- Florida -- Fort George Island. Fort George Island Fla. Senegal -- Biography. African American women.
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Time and personnel permitting, we will get digital scans of the materials to you. Part 4 of an 11 part narrative on the history of Florida. Narrative from each book continues from the previous book covering a subsequent period of time, ending at the time of publication in Part 4 covers A collection of art photoengravings of different Florida locales taken around the turn of the 20th century is interspersed with the narrative. A book of 12 post cards with photographs of various areas in the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve.
The descriptions located on the lefthand pages correspond with the previous photogaphs. The object number on the back cover is incorrect. Main house, several out buildings, and remains of tabby-constructed slave cabins on the original plantation site, which dates back to Shrimp boats on St. John River 3.
Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley : African princess, Florida slave, plantation slaveowner
Fort George Island Episcopal Church was established in and the Carpenter Gothic style building was completed in Little Talbot Island State Park covers acres. Marys, Fort George Island. Also includes Architectural Glossary. Walls are made of oyster shells. Overgrown ruins of several slave cabins made of oyster shells on the Kingsley Plantation, Fort George Island.