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Stephen Cambridge

Cemetery records from the Farmingbury area of Waterbury (now Wolcott) list an African American with the last name of Cambridge, no first name known, dying on October 22, 1782. Also in Farmingbury was an African American man named Dan Cambridge, who died in 1788.

Waterbury tax records show a Stephen Cambridge first appearing in 1781 in Farmingbury. Dan Cambridge first shows up in Waterbury tax lists in 1783, and the two are the only men in Waterbury with the last name Cambridge in this time period. Both lived in Farmingbury.

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