When James Long was in Texas he was captured in Monterrey Mexico and later died there, but Jane wouldn’t know till months later. When Jane heard of her husband 's death she moved her and her family to San Felipe and opened a fruitful boarding school. Many meetings took place at the boarding school and it is said the Stephen F. Austin delivered an amazing speech calling Texans to war. After Texas won independence from Mexico, Jane settled in Fort Bend County and opened another boarding house and a plantation. Jane’s Plantation was valued at over $10,000 in 1850, and by 1861 she had 19 slaves valued at $13,300 and about 2,000 acres.
Walker was orphaned at six, married at fourteen, and widowed at twenty with a two-year-old daughter to care for. She resettled in St. Louis and went to work as a laundress. Her early years reflected patterns that were all too common for black women in her generation. During the 1890s, Breedlove began to suffer from a scalp ailment called alopecia, which causes hair loss. At first she tried existing hair products to relieve her problem, before beginning to develop her own remedies.
Dred Scott was born into slavery in 1795 in South Hampton County, Virginia. He was owned by Peter Blow and his family who moved from Virginia to Alabama and then to St. Louis, Missouri in 1830. After moving to Missouri Peter Blow died. The Blow family had to sell Dred Scott because of money problems and he was sold to Dr. John Emerson an army surgeon. Dr. Emerson and Dred Scott moved from Missouri to Fort Armstrong, Illinois.
Abigail assumed an active role as an informal advisor. Abigail Adams was the first women to be the wife of one president (John Adams), and the mother of another, (John Quincy Adams). abigail adams gre very unhealty over the years. Over the summer, Congress convened and the Adams family set back for their farm. When they finally reached Quincy, Abigal has grown ill with a fever, diharrea and diabetes.
On day on January 1,1863, Susie King Taylor was with many people who heared a performance of President Lincoln enslaving all people in U.S.A. As womans who clean cloths, “the First South Carolina Volunteers, Union Army troops that” created parties, “she won a great deal in common with “her” soldiers”. Susie’s life, 14 years old Susie was a new freed slave having fun once in a lifetime moment. “She spent her days washing cloths, comforting the wounded and the sick, and teaching both adults and children to read and write, all without getting paid. which, she recognized as being good or important, it would be good if she got paid”, ( black past ) “Susie baker king taylor was born on the Grest Farm in Liberty County, Georgia, on August 6, 1848, she was raised as an enslaved person.” Her mother was a housekeeper. Susie became a skilled reader and writer.
African American abolitionist William Howard Day was born October 16, 1825 in New York City. William was raised by his mother, Eliza and father John. Day mother Eliza was a founding member of the first AME Zion church and an abolitionist. Day father was a sail maker who fought in the War of 1812 and in Algiers, in 1815, and died when William was four. As a child William mother gave him away to a white ink manufacturer who advocated the abolitionist and temperance movement.
Crispus Attucks By:Avry Anderson Did you know that Crispus Attucks was a free slave. Crispus Attucks was born in 1723 in Framingham MA. In this paper you will learn about crispus Attucks childhood education how they impacted the revolutionary war and other interesting facts. Like he was a sea merchant for 10 years. Crispus Attucks had a very early interesting live.when he was little he was born on the plantation then he was sent to america .He was bought for ten pounds of weed.When he was ten he ran away from master William .
Mary graduated from Scotia Seminary in Concord, NC in 1894. Mary wasted no time a year later she graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. Mary was teaching at Kendall Institute in Sumter, SC when she met another teacher by the name Albertus. They married each and Mary birthed their son by the name of Albert McLeod Bethune o February 3, 1899. They lived in savannah, Georgia for a while until they relocated to Palatka, fl.
In 1851 Charles Edmund LaBeaume hired the Scotts for the next seven years. Mrs. Emerson moved to Massachusetts and married Dr. Calvin Chaffee in November 1850. He was an abolitionist and was elected to congress shortly after he was married. He had no idea about his wife and the slavery
Within 8 days after the death of Medora Butler, Delaney and Easter welcomed their eighth child, a girl. It is interesting to note that they named child number eight Medora Ann Jackson, born the 6th of May 1868. Medora Butler died April 27th, 1868. The Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment freed the enslaved men and women of the South. Another step toward freedom for Delaney and his family was land and home ownership.
HARRIET TUBMAN Early Life Harriet Tubman was a slave in the west. She didn’t know when she was born. At the age of six she started slavery. The line between freedom and slavery was hazy for Tubman and her family. Harriet Tubman’s father, Ben was freed from slavery at the age of 45, stipulated in the will of a previous owner.
Sojourner Truth early life Sojourner truth’s real name was Isabella baumfree(Also called by “Belle”)She changed it on June 1, 1843 at the age of 46 sojourner truth means “itinerant preacher“ No one knows truth’s date of birth because she was a slave and slaves’ exact date of birth weren’t recorded (especially since no one knew that this slave was going to make history!!!) historians though guessed that it was about 1797 she was born in Swartekil, New York. Sojourner was born to James and Elizabeth Baumfree Truth was born along with 10 - 12 siblings. In 1806 when she was 9 she was separated from her family and sold to john Neely because her former owner Charles Hardenbergh had died. Truth in slavery She was sold for $100 along with a flock of sheep
At the age of 14 years old Susie King began teaching children and adults how to read and write. After some time had passed the former slaves along with Susie and her uncle’s family escaped the plantation. They joined with the Union Army encampment on St. Catherine Island and remained there for two weeks before transferring to St. Simon’s Island (Taylor, S. (1902). Reminiscences of my life in camp with the 33d United States colored troops, late 1st S.C, volunteers. Boston: The author.).
This wasn’t it she also was the first woman to lead an armed army. Her work and dedication has inspired many generations of Americans who struggling for civil rights, with her bold and brave actions. With the land she had purchased, she built a home for sick and elderly blacks. A book was written about her by Sarah H. Bradford named “Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman”. When she died in 1913 of pneumonia, there was a monument built in her memory and was buried with military honors.