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George, David (c. 1743–1810), Baptist preacher

Vincent Carretta

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/73351

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George, David (c. 1743–1810), Baptist preacher, was born a slave in Sussex county, Virginia, to African-born parents, John and Judith. Their owner regularly abused his slaves, publicly stripping and brutally whipping George and the other members of his family, including his mother. To avoid further beatings ...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches

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