Josiah, an enslaved man owned by John Amson, enters Jane Vobe’s home.

Josiah, an enslaved man owned by John Amson, enters Jane Vobe’s home and takes ten gallons of rum and a box of candles. In Josiah’s trial record, the York County clerk refers to Vobe as “Jane Vobe widow,” indicating that she may be the widow of Thomas Vobe, who kept a tavern in Williamsburg between March 1745 and late 1750 or early 1751.