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Modesty Greene (deceased)

Modesty, Tubman's maternal grandmother. She arrived in the United States on a slave ship from Africa.

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Mariah Ritty Ross (1811 - d.)

Mariah is one of the sisters of Harriet Tubman. When Harriet Tubman fled to freedom in the late fall of 1849, after Edward Brodess died at the age of 48, she was determined to return to the Eastern...

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Moses Ross (1832 - d.)

Moses was one of the brothers of Harriet Tubman. Moses Ross's fate remains unclear. No mention is made of him after his escape in 1851. Further research may reveal what may have happened to him. (1...

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Soph Ross (1813 - d.)

Soph was one of the sisters of Harriet Tubman. When Harriet Tubman fled to freedom in the late fall of 1849, after Edward Brodess died at the age of 48, she was determined to return to the Eastern ...

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Linah Ross (1808 - d.)

Linah was one of the sisters of Harriet Tubman. When Harriet Tubman fled to freedom in the late fall of 1849, after Edward Brodess died at the age of 48, she was determined to return to the Eastern...

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John Stewart (Robert Ross) (1816 - d.)

Robert was one of the brothers of Harriet Tubman. For 11 years Tubman returned again and again to the Eastern Shore of Maryland, rescuing some 70 slaves in 13 expeditions, including her three other bro...

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Rachel Ross? (1825 - 1859)

Rachel Ross was one of the sisters of Harriet Tubman. In November 1860, Tubman conducted her last rescue mission. Throughout the 1850s, Tubman had been unable to effect the escape of her sister, Rachel...

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James Stewart (Ben Ross) (1823 - d.)

Ben Ross is one of the brothers of Harriet Tubman. Tubman and her brothers, Ben and Henry, escaped from slavery on September 17, 1849. Tubman had been hired out to Dr. Anthony Thompson, who owned a lar...

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William Henry Stewart (1830 - d.)

William Henry "Harry" Ross is one of the brothers of Harriet Tubman. Tubman and her brothers, Ben and Henry, escaped from slavery on September 17, 1849. Tubman had been hired out to Dr. Anthony Thompso...

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Harriet Ross (c.1795 - 1880)

Harriet Ross was Harriet Tubman's mother. Harriet Tubman was the fifth of nine children born to Rit Green Ross and Ben Ross. All of Harriet's siblings were enslaved by Edward Brodess, although at l...

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Benjamin Ross (c.1785 - c.1871)

Benjamin Ross was Harriet Tubman's father. By 1840, Ben, was manumitted, freed from slavery at the age of 45, as stipulated in a former owner's will, though his real age was closer to 55. He continued ...

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Harriet Tubman MP (c.1822 - 1913)

BIRTH DATE : c.1820. Because she was a slave, and owners did not record their slaves' birthdates, the exact date of Harriet's birth is unknown -- different accounts list 1820 or 1821. BIRTH PLACE : (...

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Beverley Rowsey, liberated slave of Mary Stith (deceased)

Was the liberated slave of Mary Stith. The will of Mary Stith was made in 1813. Her dwelling house and lot were devised to a former slave, Jenny; the tin shop to Jenny's granddaughters, Jenny and Pat...

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Patsey Rowsey, liberated slave of Mary Stith (deceased)

Was the liberated slave of Mary Stith. The will of Mary Stith was made in 1813. Her dwelling house and lot were devised to a former slave, Jenny; the tin shop to Jenny's granddaughters, Jenny and Pat...

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Janny Rowsey, liberated slave of Mary Stith (deceased)

Was the liberated slave of Mary Stith. The will of Mary Stith was made in 1813. Her dwelling house and lot were devised to a former slave, Jenny; the tin shop to Jenny's granddaughters, Jenny and Pat...

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Nelly Stith, liberated slave of Mary Stith (deceased)

Was the liberated slave of Mary Stith. The will of Mary Stith was made in 1813. Her dwelling house and lot were devised to a former slave, Jenny; the tin shop to Jenny's granddaughters, Jenny and Pat...

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Mary Aggie, slave of Susanna Allen (deceased)

Mary Aggie was a slave who became a principal in a court case that changed Virginia's statute law. Although unsuccessful in suing for her freedom in 1728, she demonstrated her belief in Christianity to...

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Mingo, slave of Dr. Jeremiah Duvall (c.1715 - 1814)

Mingo claimed to be the son of a king. He was kidnapped in 1735. Mingo was owned by Jacob Ryan, and bought by Dr. Jeremiah Duvall for 1 steer. He became the property of the Foster family who took him...

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Harriet Martin (c.1831 - d.)

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Sarah, slave of Margaret Goe (1750 - d.)

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Omy African Slave (deceased)

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Robert Banneker, 1st Generation Slave (deceased)

Robert Banneker's birth surname is unknown. He was a first generation slave, and when he married Mary, he took her last name so he could get away from having a slave owner's surname.

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Samuel Johnston (free slave) (deceased)

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Rachel Johnston (slave) (b. - 1832)

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Pey The Slave (1674 - d.)

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Mary Lee, Slave MP (c.1857 - d.)

From Wikipedia (English) : Evidence suggests that Angelou was partially descended from the Mende people of West Africa. A 2008 PBS documentary found that Angelou's maternal great-grandmother Mary L...

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Mr. Bridgeport's Slave (deceased)

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Banna Ka / Banneka / Bannke Banneker (deceased)

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Miles McClelland (slave) (deceased)

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Martha (Slave) Key (Keie) (1612 - d.)

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Marie Francoise (slave) (deceased)

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Mariah (slave) (deceased)

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Manette Askin (deceased)

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Logan Currie, Slave (deceased)

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Lizette, Slave (deceased)

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Marguerite, Slave (c.1736 - d.)

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Jean Belaire, Slave (deceased)

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Jane, Slave of Benjamin Philip Owens Cohen (deceased)

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??Louis Slave-Falgoust (deceased)

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Helene Slave-Rome-Oubre (deceased)

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Hannah (SLAVE) (c.1750 - d.)

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Jane Bernice Welbourne (deceased)

Profile found with a birth surname of "American Indian Slave."

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Freed black slave (deceased)

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Catherine Lamothe, Slave (c.1811 - c.1850)

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FEMALE SLAVE UNKNOWN (deceased)

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Esther Ford, Slave (c.1812 - d.)

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Enoch Gould, slave (1630 - 1672)

In another site, he is listed as Enoch Gould Slave. Is "Slave" a surname (not likely) or a description of his station in life. Could he have been an African brought to Barbados as a slave?

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Dilsia (a slave) (deceased)

In 1795 Harrison met Anna Symmes, of North Bend, Ohio. She was the daughter of Judge John Cleves Symmes, a prominent figure in the state, and former representative to the Congress of the Confederation....

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Slave woman (deceased)

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Eliza Weaver (slave) (1824 - 1917)

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Nancy Jane Weaver (slave) (c.1845 - 1926)

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Clara (or Rachel) (slave) (c.1810 - 1878)

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Betsy Hemings, slave (1783 - 1857)

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AMELIA/EMILIA JAMISON, SLAVE (1834 - 1900)

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NN, Slave (deceased)

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Sidney Morgan, slave and alleged son of John Hunt Morgan MP (deceased)

Sidney Morgan, a former slave, is said to be the son of Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan.

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Mary, slave (deceased)

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Marguerite Guillory, Slave MP (c.1713 - d.)

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Dora Rawlings MP (c.1845 - d.)

"Dora Brown Rawlings, born about 1855." "Re: Dora Brown Rawlings, born about 1855." "Dora Brown Rawlings" "Rena Brown (Dora's daughter)" 1880 Census - Dora, is Black, 35 and divorced. DOB: 1845...

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Judy, slave of John Alloway (deceased)

She was purchased by John Alloway (1727-1811) from the estate of his son-in-law Samuel Bell .

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Lee Terry (1847 - d.)

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Ellen Terry (c.1844 - d.)

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Charles Terry (c.1842 - d.)

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Johnson Terry (c.1841 - d.)

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Moses Terry (c.1838 - d.)

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Andrew Terry (c.1837 - d.)

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Jenny Terry (c.1824 - d.)

She was a slave, and the mother of the St. Leger Carter's children. She was 12 and he was 53 when the relationship began. He was an avid poet and wrote a poem entitled "Heart". It was about his love fo...

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Hannah Roberson (c.1848 - c.1860)

She was a slave belonging to Rufus Roberson . He bought her when she was a baby. She died about age 12 and was buried in the family plot at Rock Port.

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June, slave of Margaret Cargile Stailey (c.1837 - d.)

1842 - 23 July. From the will of William Cargile, Wilkes, NC. A negro girl and boy, JUNE and JULIUS , bequeathed to his daughter Peggy and her heirs. Peggy Cargile was married to Adam Staley (Stailey) ...

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Julius, slave of Margaret Cargile Stailey (c.1842 - d.)

1842 - 23 July. From the will of William Cargile, Wilkes, NC. A negro girl and boy, JUNE and JULIUS, bequeathed to his daughter Peggy and her heirs. Peggy Cargile was married to Adam Staley (Stailey) ....

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Jach, slave of William Cargile (deceased)

1842 - 23 July.  From the will of William Cargile of Wilkes, NC. Two negro men, JACH and ELLICH, bequeathed to his sons Lewis and Jason Cargile, with the son keeping both slaves to pay th...

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Kitty, slave of Elizabeth Harrison (deceased)

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Betsey, slave of Benjamin Harrison (deceased)

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Nathan, slave of Benjamin Harrison (deceased)

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Little Aggy, slave of Benjamin Harrison (deceased)

Little Aggy is described as mulatto.

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Aggy, slave of Elizabeth Rickman (c.1735 - 1780)

Born ca. 1735 Place of birth unknown Possibly born to one of Benjamin Harrison's slaves at Berkeley or another Harrison property in Virginia Brothers and/or sisters unknown One of 27 domestic s...

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Secondia, slave of Peyton Randolph (b. - c.1780)

Secordia (idenitified as sickly, died between 1775 and 1783)

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Henry, slave of Elizabeth Rickman (deceased)

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Gaby, slave of James Burwell (c.1728 - d.)

Gaby was a slave who belonged to James Burwell at King's Creek Plantation near the York River. King's Creek had been established by the Burwell family in the mid-17th century and had a long-settled sla...

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Ellich, slave of William Cargile (deceased)

1842 - 23 July.  From the will of William Cargile of Wilkes, NC. Two negro men, JACH and ELLICH, bequeathed to his sons Lewis and Jason Cargile, with the son keeping both slaves to pay th...

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Emily, slave of Joel Cargile (deceased)

1842 - 23 July.  From the will of William Cargile of Wilkes, NC. A negro girl, EMILY, bequeathed to his son Joel Cargile, along with the home tract of land containing 130 acres lying in Wilkes C...

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Albert, slave of Elizabeth Cargile Wright (deceased)

1842 - 23 July.  From the will of William Cargile of Wilkes, NC.Two negro boys, WILLIAM and ALBERT, bequeathed to his daughter Elizabeth and her heirs.   CARGILE FAMILY OF WILKES C...

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William, slave of Elizabeth Cargile Wright (deceased)

1842 - 23 July.  From the will of William Cargile of Wilkes, NC.Two negro boys, WILLIAM and ALBERT, bequeathed to his daughter Elizabeth and her heirs.   CARGILE FAMILY OF WILKES C...

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Mary, slave of Mary "Polly" Cargile Wood (deceased)

1842 - 23 July.  From the will of William Cargile of Wilkes, NC.A negro girl, MARY, bequeathed to his daughter Polly and her children.   CARGILE FAMILY OF WILKES COUNTY, NC. Poll...

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Tom, enslaved, see Sarah Witt Canady (deceased)

I give and bequeath to my Daughter Sarah Canidey one Feather Bed and Furniture and all the Meat and Corn on my Plantation for the use of her and her Children this ensuing Year. Likewise I lend to my sa...

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Ned, enslaved, see Agnes Witt Key (deceased)

I give and bequeath to my daughter Agness Key My Negro fellow Ned . Will of William Witt, April 25, 1754, Albemarle County, Will Book 1 or 2, p.20.

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