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Title Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley : African princess, Florida slave, plantation slaveowner / Daniel L. Schafer.
Author Schafer, Daniel L.
Publication Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2003]
Copyright date ©2003
Description xiv, 177 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-167) and index.
Summary Anna Kingsley's life story adds a dramatic chapter to histories of the South, the state of Florida, and the African Diaspora. Both an American slave and a slaveowner and possibly an African princess. Anna was captured as a teenager in Senegal in 1806 and sold into slavery. Zepaniah Kingsley, Jr., a planter and slave trader from Spanish East Florida, bought her in Havana and took her to his St. Johns River plantation, where she soon became his household manager, his wife, and eventually the mother of four of his children.
Subject Kingsley, Anna, 1793-1870.
Kingsley family.
Women slaves -- Florida -- Fort George Island -- Biography.
Slaves -- Florida -- Fort George Island -- Biography.
Princesses -- Senegal -- Biography.
Women plantation owners -- Florida -- Fort George Island -- Biography.
African American women -- Florida -- Fort George Island -- Biography.
Plantation life -- Florida -- Fort George Island.
Fort George Island (Fla.) -- Biography.
Senegal -- Biography.
ISBN 9780813035543 (paperback)
0813035546 (paperback)
0813026164 (hardcover)

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