Brief Summary: The Life Of Frederick Douglass

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Frederick Douglass was around 20 years old when he escaped slavery on September third 1838, around 175 years ago. When he was born his birth name was Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey February 1818 – February 20, 1895. Bailey was born into slavery in Talbot County, Maryland, on the state 's Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, and was given his name by his mother, Harriet Bailey. He was raised on a plantation located between Hillsboro and cordova. He first started to learn the alphabet when he was somewhere around twelve years of age, Hugh Auld’s wife Sophia started teaching him. He had around five children and his parents are Harriet bailey and perhaps Aaron Anthony. Anna Murray-Douglass married 1838–1882, her death, Helen Pitts married
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