Genealogy Projects tagged with John Brown on the Geni Family Tree

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  • John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry

    in this project we honor these men and their families ==John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry was an attempt by white abolitionist John Brown to start an armed slave revolt by seizing a United States Arsenal at Harpers Ferry in Virginia in 1859. Twenty-one individuals joined him; of different backgrounds and occupations, rich, poor, black, white, some born free and others born into bondage; men wi...