Anthony Johnson (c1600–1670) was an Angolan who achieved freedom and became a property owner and slaver in the Colony of Virginia in the early 17th century. Held as an indentured servant in 1621, he earned his freedom after several years, which was accompanied by a grant of land. He later became a successful tobacco farmer.

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  • Anthony Johnson (c1600–1670) was an Angolan who achieved freedom and became a property owner and slaver in the Colony of Virginia in the early 17th century. Held as an indentured servant in 1621, he earned his freedom after several years, which was accompanied by a grant of land. He later became a successful tobacco farmer. Notably, he is recognized for attaining great wealth after having been an indentured servant and for being one of the first legally recognized black slaveowners in the English colonies.
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  • c. 1600
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  • Anthony Johnson c. 1650.
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  • The most prominent former black indentured servant to obtain freedom, wealth, and slaves of his own.
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  • Anthony Johnson (c1600–1670) was an Angolan who achieved freedom and became a property owner and slaver in the Colony of Virginia in the early 17th century. Held as an indentured servant in 1621, he earned his freedom after several years, which was accompanied by a grant of land. He later became a successful tobacco farmer.
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  • Anthony Johnson (colonist)
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