Libertad - Freedom papers
Digitised manuscript jpeg
Notarised record of Matilde O'Bourke buying her freedom from Marina O'Bourke, Cienfuegos, Cuba 1871.
The surname belongs to a woman of Irish origin and a woman of African origin. The Irish woman inherited ownership of the African woman.
The O'Bourke name came from Limerick and became a marker of property in people in Cuba. Multiple diasporas and heritage - Were they related?
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Escribanía Sainz de Medina
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