George Dunlap

The origins of George Dunlap remain obscure- he appears for the first time as the presumed ward of William and Mary Wells in the Birchtown Muster.



7/ Nov

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Lord Dunmore's Proclamation - Norfolk

  • John Murray, Lord Dunmore -

    John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore (1732 – 25 February 1809), was the  colonial governor of Virginia at the outbreak of the American Revolution.

Source for this event: Lord Dunmore's Proclamation


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Treaty of Paris - Paris France

  • Treaty of Paris -

    In November 1782 a provisional peace treaty was hammered out between the British and the Americans in Paris.

Source for this event: Treaty of Paris


Birchtown Muster - Birchtown

Source for this event: Birchtown Muster of Free Blacks
Name Age Occupation Families they lived with Companies they belong to Remarks Company They Are Now With
George Dunlap 12 William Hale Potters Company Arrived 5 May 83 has received provisions in W. Hale's family from 25 May 83 to 24 May 84 Captain Thomas Francis' Company
George Dunlap's Relationships