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Profile: Quarko

In 1819 an international court located in Freetown, Sierra Leone liberated Quarko a male of 22 years. He was on board the slaving vessel Juanita, which departed from the port of Keta before being intercepted and taken to Freetown, Sierra Leone.


As it appears in registers [
Africans may have been listed with different names or names with different spellings in more than one register. Variants are listed to the right.
Number of name contributions 2
Possible modern counterpart Kwaku
Certainty 80-100%

Geographical Profile

Language group Akan
Certainty 80-100%

Physical Profile

Age 22
Gender Male

Voyage Details

Voyage ID 2318
Ship name (year) Juanita (1819)
Embarkation Port Keta
Disembarkation Port Freetown, Sierra Leone
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