eleven names project: recovering enslaved people of Massachusetts

Hidden Abington

Meet the enslaved and indigenous people of colonial Abington, Massachusetts.

Deyaha Moussa

Deyaha Moussa was a Muslim kidnapped in West Africa and witnessed the Haitian Revolution combust. So how did he end up in Mattapan?


Black life in Slavery-era Plymouth County as seen through the courts

The Cato Hanker Dossier

Cato Hanker was kidnapped in Africa, grew up in Framingham, and served in the French and Indian War and the Revolution.

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The Eleven Names Project is an independent digital research project first published by Wayne Tucker on August 22, 2021.

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