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Wethersfield Village Cemetery

A tombstones of ex-slave Quash Gomer at Wethersfield Ancient Burying Ground. Gomer arrived in America from Angola as a slave in 1748, but lived as a free man from 1776, when he bought his freedom, until 1799 when he died.

MARC-YVES REGIS I / The Hartford Courant