Yarrow Mamout

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Yarrow Mamout
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Slavery in the Americaas

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Yarrow Mamout was born 1707 CE (1118 AH) in Africa, probably the Fulani tribe. He was enslaved and shipped to the Americas, arriving in 1731 CE (1143 AH).

He was owned by the Bell family, where he was employed as a brick maker. He was later emancipated.

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His life in Maryland

He was well known in Maryland, being an African free Muslim., and was regarded as a diligent worker and successfull business man. And it was through his business dealings that he aquired his own house.

The 1820 CE (1235 AH) census listed Yarrow Marmood as having a family [1]

Reports inform us that he was often observed singing praises to Allah, in the public streets all the time. He was also known to stop whatever he was doing and perform the five daily prayers. Reports also record that he avoided Pork and alcohol. He was literate in Arabic but only one sample of his writing survives.

Charles Wilson Peale

In 1819 CE (1234 AH) Yarrow became known to Charles the artist, who drew the portrait, which is currently owned by the historical society of Pennsylvania. He was believed to be 112 at the time of the portrait.


References

  1. Muhammed ANA 2001
Part of a Category:Slavery of articles on

Islam

Slavery in the Americaas

History of Slavery in The Americaas

Slave Revolts and Slave Cooperation

Biographies

Job Ben Solomon JalloIbrahim Abd ar-RahmanLamine KebeYarrow MamoutKunta Kinte

Areas where African Slaves came from

SenigambiaGhanaMaliGuineac defgh

Coloninal Legislation on Slavery

abcde fghij

African American Heritage

Customs
Roots

African American Journeys

The Middle Passage
African American Returns
Amistad

African Muslim Tribes

WolofMandinkaFulaniYourbaFulbe

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