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Andreas Baa, late 1700s

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Re: Andreas Baa, late 1700s

Posted: 1077690625000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1119925445000
Surnames: Baa, Rogiers
Hi Yvonne, Thanks for your response! It's pretty interesting - I was told that the records indicate my 4th GGM Anna Catherine ROGIERS also owned slaves after her emancipation, and made a living by renting them out - strange, eh? What I'm curious about is her relationship to Andreas Baa. I have seen the Baa surname in my Caribbean research but did not know it was also the name of a tribe in Senegal. I don't know anything about the procedure for emancipation. Since the governor actually signed off on her emancipation in 1782, I do not know what part Andreas Baa played other than to (I guess) request the governor grant it. So my assumption might be that he owned her as a slave, unless there could be another scenario that he would be the one who emancipated her. I also wonder if they were related somehow, but I would think her African ancestry was on her mother's side. Every generation I get to in my Caribbean lineage seems to be considered "mulatto" in documents, so I still haven't found the ancestor who came from Africa. Your message gives me hope that I may be getting closer. Do you have any further info on Andreas Baa or any sources on the 'net? Again, many thanks!

~Diane
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Yvonne Cambridge 1077495642000 
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J. Tracy 1092103193000 
Monique Baa 1397352495000 
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