TITLE

MARIAH BROWN AND COCONUT GROVE'S AFRICAN-BAHAMIAN VILLAGE ON THE BAY

AUTHOR(S)
Riley, Sandra
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Journal of the Bahamas Historical Society;2007, Vol. 29, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article relates the life history of Mariah Brown in the Bahamas in 19th century. It narrated the origin of Mariah and his ancestors as the first African-Bahamian pioneer as well as the events happened in the island. According to the author Mariah came to Bahamas together with her family when Charles and Isabella Peacock had asked her to leave West Key to work in their hotel in Coconut Grove in around 1885. The author added that it was only little notion about the family life of Brown however, her influence on the growth of Coconut Grove is very obvious.
ACCESSION #
28549112

 

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