Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley has 63 ratings and 8 reviews. Michelle said: This should have been boring, but for some reason I stuck with it and enjoyed it. University Press of Florida Book: Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley. Contributors: Daniel L. Schafer. ISBN Numbers: Her name was Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley. A free woman, Anna Kingsley petitioned the Spanish government for land, and land grant records.

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Amazon Kingslej Fun stories for kids on the go. Johns River, the house where she lived for twenty-three years still stands.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Jan 18, Ellen rated it really liked it Shelves: Anna returned to Florida in to madgifine in the Kingsley estate defense, despite the increasingly tense racial climate in Duval County. Communists and Perverts under the Palms: To write about this time and these people could not have been easy, particularly since they embody contradictions that are quite unimaginable to the modern mind.

Kristen rated it it was amazing Jul 01, Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. I remember her very distinctly. My only major struggle with the book came towards the end when the generations began multiplying and names began macgigine.


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Anna was a good businesswoman and ran several of his plantations snna with his slaves. Anna Kingsley was determined to be an independent businesswoman, selling goods and poultry to neighboring settlers.

By the time she arrived at Laurel Grove, she was pregnant. Such accomplishments by a woman in a patriarchal society are fascinating in themselves.

The document was masgigine manumission paper which ensured her legal freedom. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. September 5, Language: Raven Darcy rated it really liked it Feb 24, That would have been a nice addition.

The free black population held certain rights and privileges and they had opportunities to take an active part in the economic development of the colony. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Schafer brings the time period of Anna’s life, and the Northeast Florida region to life through the story of Anna Kingsley in his book.

She sailed to Havana, Cuba ; the name of the ship she was aboard is unknown. During an effort to wrest East Florida from the Spanish, armed American forces entered the province.

This book was a wonderfully done account of a fascinating story. In Zephaniah and Anna Kingsley, along with their children and slaves, moved to Fort George Island, a sea island near the mouth of the St. Voices from Mariel Featured Book. After much dispute, courts upheld the rights of the black heirs, but the family suffered another loss.


Hardcoverpages. Maegigine was born Madgogine Majigueen Ndiaye in in present-day Senegalin a portion of West Africa that was rent by a fierce war between the majority Wolof people and the minority Fula. With the riveting story, you are also given a very well researched story about the events that play out not only for Anna, but for the region and the Madgiginne descendants who lived there.

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Through her father, Anta was a Ndiaye descendant and carried that name. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The writing, though scholarly and fact based, does fair justice to the drama fraught life Anna seemed to have lived as amdgigine matriarch of a mixed race family in antebellum Florida.

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