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Lucy Eldine Parsons MP (c.1853 - 1942)

"Lucia Ella Gonzolez"

Lucy (or Lucia) Eldine Gonzalez was born around 1853 in Texas, likely as a slave, to parents of Native American, Black American and Mexican ancestry. Died: March 7, 1942 in a house fire; she couldn't e...

10/1/2011 12/1/2015

Jean Baptiste Point du Sable MP (c.1750 - 1818)

"Black Chief", "The Founder of Chicago"

3/11/2012 7/27/2015

Bass Reeves MP (1838 - 1910)

Bass Reeves was born into slavery in 1838 in Crawford County, Arkansas.[1][2] Reeves was named after his grandfather, Basse Washington. Bass Reeves and his family were slaves of Arkansas state legislat...

3/26/2015 3/26/2015

George Washington Bush MP (1779 - 1863)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Washington Bush (1779 –April 5, 1863) was an American pioneer and one of the first multiracial (Irish and African-American[1]) non-Amerindian settl...

9/11/2014 9/11/2014

George Washington MP (1817 - 1905)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Washington (August 15, 1817 – August 26, 1905) was the founder of the town of Centralia, Washington. He is remembered as a leading African American...

10/8/2012 4/15/2013

York MP (1770 - c.1822)

"part of Corps of Discovery Team", "First Black American Explorer", "Great Medicine"

York A very important figure in respect to the discovery of the American West , and a key Team Member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. History records this man as a "Jack of all trades" York`s ab...

1/1/2013 1/2/2013

Osborne Perry Anderson MP (1830 - 1872)

Born in Pennsylvania on July 17, 1830, Anderson was educated at Oberlin College in Ohio, then immigrated to Canada, where he learned the printing trade and met Brown in 1858. Anderson was one of fi...

10/26/2012 10/26/2012

Charles Henry Langston MP (1817 - 1892)

Charles Henry Langston (1817–1892), was an American abolitionist and political activist born free in Louisa County, Virginia, the son of a wealthy planter who provided for his education and en...

7/12/2009 10/26/2012

Mary Fields MP (1832 - 1914)

"Stagecoach Mary"

Mary Fields was born around 1832 Hickman, Tennessee, into slavery; and died in 1914 in Cascade, Montana of liver failure. Also known as Stagecoach Mary, she was the first African-American woman emplo...

1/3/2011 3/17/2012