Wednesday, May 15, 2013

A long-lived life at Riversdale near Bladensburg - 120 years old in 1810


               Died on Sunday, the 120th instant. at the plantation of George Calvert, Esw. Prince George's county, negro JACK, in the 120th year of his age. - He retained every faculty in a remarkable degree to the last. [1]

Riverdale Park, Maryland 20737

[1] Federal Republican & Commercial Gazette; Date: 05-28-1810; Volume: II; Issue: 201; Page: [3]; Location: Baltimore, Maryland.
Transcribed by John Peter Thompson, May 15th, 2013. 

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