Larance was an African American man enslaved by Captain
Samuel Hickcox. His wife was a free Native American named
Judah. The couple had one son, named Martin, born in 1748.
Judah died in 1752. In July of that year, her son Martin
became the indentured servant of Capt. Hickcox, his freedom
promised to be given once he reached the age of 24.