The thirteen-month-old daughter of the Scotts died this date, September 2nd, in 1846 and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground

The thirteen-month-old daughter of Ann and Emanuel Scott died this date, September 2nd, in 1846 of Pneumonia and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground. Ann (20 y/o) worked making door mats and Emanuel (22 y/o) worked as a laborer on the Delaware River wharfs. According to the 1847 Philadelphia African American Census, it appears that, at the time Read More