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Mabel was one of several African Americans enslaved by Westbury's Rev. John Trumbull. When Trumbull died in 1787, he bequeathed Mabel to his son, John Trumbull, who was then living in Hartford.

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Rev. John Trumbull's Will
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Rev. John Trumbull's Will, 1787
The third page of Trumbull's will. Mabel is given to Trumbull's son John. Collection of the Connecticut State Library, State Archives.
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