FORMER SLAVE OBITS

FORMER SLAVE OBITS

September 28, 1907

Ricmond Planet

Great Longevity in Slave Family.
W. Harris, a former slave,
this w r Powlandsvllle, at
age of 113 years, one month and
fourteen days. The birth record of
W larris family is said to have
been accurately kept by the owners
of these colored people who lived
In Hartford county, Md. According
to the record Harris’ maternal grand
mother died at 117 years old when she
died, while his mother died at the
age of 121 years.

 

 

New York Times – Jun 29, 1897
Mrs. Priscilla ,, a colored woman, formerly a ‘slave in Viroinia, died at the home of her son here to-day, aged 115 years. IVfrs.

 

Hartford Courant – r – Sep 8, 1930
William Thomas Fought For North and South in Civil War–Was Father of 20 Children. William Thomas, 86, born into slavery on a Virginia plantation

 

 

 

 

Former Slave Dies in Georgia at Age of 110

 – Chicago Tribune –  – Jan 9, 1950
Former Slave Dies in. Georgia at Age of 110.

 

 

 

WR CALLOWAY, FORMER SLAVE, DIES AT AGE 104

Chicago Tribune – Nov 13, 1950
W. R. CALLOWAY,. FORMER SLAVE, DIES AT AGE 104. Services for William Rutherford Calloway, 104, of 4828 South Park way, once a Negro slave, …

 

 

Former Slave Dies at 105

New York Times – Dec 20, 1949
Wade Evans, former slave, died last night at the age of 105. Born on a Louisiana plantation, he came here in 1929. He died at the home of his only surving child…

 

 

Former Slave Dies

Los Angeles Times — Sep 18, 1957
N O R T H WILKESBORO. N.C., Sept. 17 tM-Mrs. Jane. Denny, a former slave, died here yesterday at the age of  103

 

 

FORMER SLAVE DIES; EX-CONGRESSMAN; Major John Roy Lynch Served …

 New York Times – Nov 3, 1939
Major John Roy Lynch, a Negro slave before the Civil War who later served three terms in Congress as a Representative from Mississippi in the Eighteen …

 

Former Slave Dies at 109.

 New York Times – Apr 11, 1927
“Uncle” Ad- Idison Day, 109 years old, a , Es dead and his body has been[cremated He was born[in 1818 on a plantation

 

FORMER SLAVE DIES AT 105.; Martin Sawyer, Active to End, Was Last of …

$3.95 – New York Times – Jul 22, 1928
NASSAU, Bahamas, July 17.-Martia Sawyer, aged 105 years, is dead in . Sawyer was brought here from Africa as a boy by a slave s trader and sold in the public auction

 

Former Slave Dies at 117 Years.

New York Times – Feb 13, 1923
PaCHSIOND HILL., Ont., Feb. 32.u Mrs. Susan Augusta Maxwell, Canada’s oldest citizen, and one of the most pic. figures in York County, ‘is dead at her- home

 

FORMER SLAVE DIES.

– Los Angeles Times – ProQuest Archiver – Aug 6, 1909
Man Who Was Born in Bondage on Missouri Plantation Passes Away. at Monrovia. MONROVIA, pug. B.-Thomas Dor aey died last night at hlr on Chestnut avenue.

 

FORMER SLAVE DIES

Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Oct 25, 1945
Dave N.IItri, INegro who was born Into Closlk y tl4 agO In ‘ t. t., died ?”I’. 1y 1 Inh of hII% . Mrsn. IisloIa Tilflmlas, 44, of 405I . aI.

 

I Former Slave Dies at 106

$New York Times – Jun 1, 1955
PATERSON, N. J., May 31 U . Mary Elizabeth Miller, 106-year-old former slave, died herd yesterday. She was born and reared on a plantation in Maryland. ^

 

Former Slave Dies. at 120 X/ears.

$3.95 – New York Times – Jan 20, 1925
Judle Dean. a former slave, agea 120 years, is dead in the home of her

Former Slave Dies at 104

– New York Times – May 15, 1951
Abram M. Lee, a slave in Albemarle County, Va., before the Civil War died here yesterday in the Brooke Convalescent Home at tha age of 104.

 

Former Slave Dies at 107

$3.95 – New York Times – Dec 4, 1959
DETROIT, Dec. 3 (AP) – Mrs. Almeda Hudson died yesterday at the age of 107 and left 187 descendants. Mrs. Hudson was born into slavery at Shuqualak, lV[iss.

 

Former Slave Dies at 110 Years.

New York Times – Mar 17, 1926
Annie Morton, resident of $Veir, near here, died yesterday at the age of 110 years. A slave more than half a century, she vas freed during the Civil V,-ur.

 

 

Former Slave Dies at 111New York Times – Jun 2, 1955
MOUNT VERNON, Ind., June 1 (DP)uA Negro woman who was born in slavery in Winchester, Ky., died yesterday at the age of 111. Mrs. Mary Webb outlived three … children

 

Former Slave Dies at 96.

New York Times – Jun 19, 1934
Edward Bell, one of the few former slaves surviving in this country, died today at Rodgers Forge, near here, i the home of John F. Symington.

 

Former Slave Dies at 110 Years.

New York Times – May 17, 1929
GRANDE, Brazil, 16 i:P!.-~inria Carlota Wilson, a former alace, died in the poorhouse here today at the age of 110 years. She born in Africa.

 

Former Slave Dies at 104

New York Times – Jan 23, 1944
Charlotte Ann Vinborne, born in slavery on a North Carolina plantation 104 years ago, died here today in her home. A slave worker in cotton fields 

 

Former Slave Dies at 93

– New York Times – Feb 18, 1953
EUa Bass, a Negro born in slavery, died yesterday at the age of 93. A daughter, Mrs. E. H. Lee, said that as a young woman her mother worked for the parents

 

FORMER SLAVE DIES AT 109.; Mrs. Mary Casewell of Harlem Fatally …

– New York Times – Jul 30, 1929
Mrs. Gasewell, who was born a slave 109 years ago in Richmond, Va., and is believed to have been the oldest dweller in Harlem, died in.

 

Former Slave Dies at 113 Years.

New York Times – Apr 9, 1925
She is said toI have been a slave of General Polk ] the close oi tile Civil %Vat. According] to authentic information obtained here, ] she %vas born about

 

Former Slave Dies at 109

– New York Times – Feb 17, 1944
I Henry Johnson, one-time slave onI I a Richmond (Na.) plantation andI Ibelieved to be Rhode Island’s l inhabitant, died here last night atI the age of 109.

 

Former slave dies in Dallas at 122

– Chicago Tribune – – Jun 2, 1973
Peterson, a former slave, died yesterday in Baylor Medi. cal Center after amputation of both legs. He had a history of

 

Former Slave Dies At 109 .

News Archive – May 3, 1962
Former Slave Dies at 109 . BOULDER. Colorado, May 2. James Winn, one of the last of the former slaves In the United States, has died here at the age of

 

Former Slave Dies at 126

New York Times – Dec 22, 1950
UP>- Uncle Jerry Ebbenson, a former slave who made the claim that he was 126 years old-born on Christmas Day-died Tuesday in a West Tennessee poorhouse.

 

 

 

 

Former Slave Dies At 124 .

Virgin Islands Daily News – Google News Archive – Jul 13, 1968
NEWARK, New Jersey— A funeral was held yesterday in Newark, New Jersey for a former slave who died at the estimated age of A grandson says Hardman Brown was

Former Slave Buried 124 Years After Birth – Hartford Courant – ProQuest Archiver (Pay-Per-View)
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Former Slave Dies at 103

$3.95 – New York Times – Jun 7, 1950
MIDDLETOWN, N. Y., June 6 (fP)-Daniel W. Bailey, a former slave from Macon, Ga., died yesterday at the age of 103. Mr. Bailey, who formerly lived on Staten

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FORMER SLAVE DIES IN NORTH CAROLINA .

St. Petersburg Times – Google News Archive – Jul 28, 1955
RALEIGH. NC Death has— come to Rufus Holloway. a former slave who placed his axe at 117 years. Holloway was born New Year’s Day. ISM. in a slave cabin on

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Former Slave Dies at 101

$3.95 – New York Times – Sep 12, 1950
PROVIDENCE, R. L, Sept, 11 (UP)-Mrs. Ida Ward, who was. born in slavery on an Abbeville, S. C. plantation, died last night at the age of 101.

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Obituary ..Former Slave Dies At 1 19 .

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Google News Archive – Jan 26, 1982
Former slave dies at 1 19 . BUNNELL, Fla. Ike- Ward, e woodcutter who was born into slavery on a Virginia planta tion, has died at the age of 111 The spry

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Former Slave Dies; Age Believed 118 .

Toledo Blade – Google News Archive – May 25, 1964
Former Slave Dies; Age Believed 118 . CINCINNATI, May IBRichard Davis, born Into slavery at Roanoke, Va., be fore the Civil War, died yesterday.

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FORMER SLAVE DIES IN BRISTOL

Pay-Per-View – Hartford Courant – ProQuest Archiver – Jun 25, 1913
HENRY BOSWELL WAS PICTURESQUE CHARACTER. Couldn’t Read or Write, But Enjoyed Longevity and Life’s Pleasures. “OLD HENRY” WAS FASCINATING ENTERTAINER FOR THE

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FORMER SLAVE DIES AT ACE us .

Spokane Daily Chronicle – Google News Archive – Mar 4, 1957
—A 118-year-old former Negro slave, Mrs. Louisa Breaux. died at home here yesterday. Her survivors included IS grand children, 55 great-grandchildren and 23

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FORMER SLAVE DIES AT THE AGE OF 101

Pay-Per-View – Hartford Courant – ProQuest Archiver – Feb 11, 1922
End Comes to Mrs. Sarah Cobb in Glastonbury. Special to The Courant. Glastonbury, Feb. 10. Mr*.- Harh I’nbh at th hnm’ ir her inn, .ru, k.

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Ex-Slave Dies at 137; Oldest US Citizen

Pay-Per-View – Los Angeles Times – ProQuest Archiver – Oct 7, 1979
Former slave Charlie Smith, believed to be America’s oldest citizen, has died at the reputed age of 137. Ex – Slave Dies at 137; Oldest U.S. Citizen

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Former Slave Dies At 114 .

Eugene Register-Guard – Google News Archive – May 29, 1952
Nettle Jenkins, one-time Negro slave, at the age of 114 WM announced Wednesday by Nassau County health officials. She died April Officials said they

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Former slave dies in Alabama .

Rome News-Tribune – Google News Archive – Jan 13, 1976
ELBA, Ala. Charlie- Porter, born a slave 121 years ago and perhaps the oldest man in Alabama, has died in the tin shack where he lived for decades without

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Former Slave Dies .

The Bulletin – Google News Archive – Feb 22, 1971
106-year-old former slave, died Saturday at a nursing home. Schaeffer was born a slave in the Oklahoma Territory in IBM. He moved to Becket in 1906 and took

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AT POSSIBLE AGE OF 124, EX-SLAVE DIES MAN TOLD HISTORIANS …

$2.95 – Miami Herald – NewsBank – Feb 4, 1983
Joe Kearney, a former slave who began his life on a plantation in Mississippi and recalled He died Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Aline Rogers.

Joe Kearney, Ex-Slave; Age Put at About 124 – New York Times
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Former Slave Dies at 110 Years .

Afro American – Google News Archive – Sep 30, 1939
SALINA. Kansas R?u— ban Jackson, 110-year-old former slave, died here last week after working as a plasterer until he had passed his 100th birthday.

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FORMER SLAVE FOR PRESIDENT JOHNSON DIES

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – May 17, 1943
FORMER SLAVE. FOR PRESIDENT. JOHNSON DIES. Xinoxville, Tenn., May 16 (Ap).-. William Andrew Johnson, 87 year old ex-slave of President Andrew Johnson,

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Former Slave Dies At Age 1 29 .

Ludington Daily News – Google News Archive – Jun 16, 2000
1 87 1 in the southeastern town of Carmo de Minas. in Minas Gerais state Brazil then was a monarchy and Jeronimo was born into .

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A LONG LIFE Elder human passes away – York Daily Record – ProQuest Archiver (Pay-Per-View)
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Obituary 3 — No Title

$3.95 – New York Times – May 7, 1931
Former Slave Dies at Age of 111. Special to The New Yorh. Tunes. Olive Grant, a former slave, died at her home last night at the age of 111 years.

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Obituary 4 — No Title

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Mar 21, 1935
Former Slave Dies at 96;. Wed During Civil War. Mrs. Emily Banks, colored, 96 years old, a former slave, died Tuesday In her room In the Tyson hotel,

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Obituary 10 — No Title

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Oct 30, 1941
Former Slave Dies at 102;. 79 Descendants Survive. Burton Roy. 102 years old, a former slave. died last night in the home of a daughter.

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SON OF FORMER SLAVE WHO ROSE TO WEALTH DIES

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Aug 2, 1952
C. C. Spaulding, a former slave’s son who rose from poverty to become one of the nation’s richest Negroes, died today on his 77th birthday.

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‘UNCLE ABE” DIES AT LAST.; A FORMER SLAVE WHO REACHED THE …

New York Times – Aug 22, 1892
I NEW-OKIE AMB, Ang. 21.-At Alexandria, in 1 this State, Uncle Abram Smith, a colored man estimated by persona who have known him trom. their childhood to

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Former Slave, 108, Dies

$3.95 – New York Times – Mar 30, 1961
Mrs. Martha Vanoy, a former slave, died yesterday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hammort Miller, with whom she lived. She was 108 years old.

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… 89, Concert Tenor, Son of a Former Slave, Is Dead; Rebuffed Over…

$3.95 – New York Times – Jan 2, 1977
1 (AP) Roland Hayes, the son of a Georgia slave who became an internationally acclaimed concert tenor, died yesterday. He was 89 years old.

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… . WH SINGLETON OF CIVIL WAR DIES; Former Slave Formed First Negro …

$3.95 – New York Times – Sep 9, 1938
Colonel William H. Singleton, who organized the first Negro regiment during – the Civil War, which was at first refused by Abraham Lincoln,

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FATHER OF 36 DIES AT 106.; Plenty Keitt, a Former Slave, Thought He …

$3.95 – New York Times – Nov 25, 1927
Plenty Keitt, a former slave, who talk about the days “befo’ de.,var,” is dead here at the age of 106.’He died in his sleep, a smile on hisface,

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… WHO TAUGHT ORPHANS DIES AT 80; Georgia Negro, Former Slave, …

$3.95 – New York Times – Mar 5, 1933
The 80-year-old Negro woman -was burned recently and died of her injuries. Dinah was a slave of the Alexander family of Athens. She started from scratch and

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FORMER SLAVE, 104, DIES; Mrs. Hattie Dixon of Jersey City Had Worked …

$3.95 – New York Times – Nov 29, 1946
JERSEY CITY, Nov. 28 (~P)= , Hattie Dixon, who, her son, James, said, was born 104 years ago in a slave cabin on a plan$ation near’ New Bern, N. C., died …

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CHEER FORMER SLAVE AS HE LAUDS LINCOLN; Booker T. Washington …

New York Times – Feb 13, 1909
born a slave, stood in the grand ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria last night at the If this be true, Lincoln shall not have. lived and died in vain.

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FORMER SLAVE DEAD IN ENGLEWOOD AT 102; Mrs. Woodson Sears Born …

$3.95 – New York Times – Nov 17, 1938
Mrs. Nancy Lee Sears, born a slave on the plantation of General Robert E. Lee’s family in Virginia, died in the home of a daughter here today.

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Former Slave Is Dead; Age Estimated at 124

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Feb 26, 1933
Former Slave Is Dead;. Age Estimated at 124. Bloomington, Ill., Feb. 25.- [Spe. Cial.J1- ADCrnathy 1,rown, ror many years a slave whose ago was estimated at

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A Former Slave Dead; Age Believed to Be 122

$3.95 – New York Times – Jun 2, 1973
David Peterson, believed to have been 122 years old and possibly the oldest living American, died here yesterday. Mr. Peterson, a former slave,

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Ex-Slave Dies Aged 116.

New York Times – Feb 19, 1912
Gran-[ ny” Hafford, a former slave said to havo ] been 116 years old, died here to-day. She[ wa. tile mother of seventeen children, ten I of lle lost trace

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FORMER SLAVE, 102, DIES; Andrew Jackson St. Had Been Baptist …

$3.95 – New York Times – Sep 1, 1952
Andrew Jackson Sr., who was said to have been 202 years old and a former sia’e in Orangeburg, S. C., died here yesterday at the home of .his son,

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Former Slave, 106, Dies In Bermuda Poor House

$3.95 – New York Times – Mar 3, 1937
Bermuda’s last relic of slavery, which was abolished here on Aug. 1, 1834, disappeared last night when Mrs. Jane Johnson, a Negro known as Aunt Jane, died …

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FORMER SLAVE, 102, DEAD IN WINNIPEG; Orderly to Gen. Grant in Civil …

$3.95 – New York Times – May 8, 1948
-A man who was a slave nearly a century ago andlater sang before Queen Victoriaat a command performance in London will be buried here tomorrow.

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Obituary 2 — No Title

$3.95 – New York Times – Feb 4, 1931
FORMER SLAVE DIES AT 117. Ma)or Barnes Never Had Physician l Until His Final Illness. Special to The Netu York Times. STADiFORD, Conn., Feb. 3.

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FORMER SLAVE, 97, DIES; Mrs. Richard White Long Active in Negro …

$3.95 – New York Times – Apr 20, 1946
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES. ELIZABETH, N. J., April 19Mrs. Bette A. White of 817 Martin Street, born into slavery on a plantation in Nelson County, Va.,

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COLDER WEATHER RIDES TO CITY ON NORTHWEST WIND

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Jan 14, 1937
Former Slave Dies;Claimed. His Age Was 115 Years. Aberdeen, Miss., Jan. 13.-(A)- 7%’ Mathis, former slave who ;- to be 115 years old, died today.

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FORMER SLAVE, 103 YEARS OLD, KILLED BY AUTO

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Sep 8, 1925
One of the oldest residents of Chicago, Harry Johnson, 103 years old, colored, 9207 Perry avenue, was the victim of a speeding automobile yesterday.

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Former Slave, 109, Dies; Father of Nine Children

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Feb 15, 1950
Former Slave, 109, Dies;. Father of Nine Children. Peter Cowans, 109, of 630 Max- well st., a Negro former slave, died yesterday in his home.

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Former Slave Woman Dies. 135 Years Old .

Milwaukee Journal – Google News Archive – Apr 27, 1927
Former Slave Woman Dies. 135 Years Old . Ill Born duri George washington first term president of the United States ‘rane negro, died here Orntly Mn. Crane,

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Ex-Slave Dies at Age of 100

$3.95 – New York Times – Feb 5, 1940
Miss., Feb. 4 (~P>Caroline Barr, 100-year-old former slave, died here yesterday in the ante-bellum home of William Faulkner, the novelist.

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EX-SLAVE DIES, 103; John A. Grayson of Newport Took First Air Ride at…

$3.95 – New York Times – Feb 10, 1947
E)John A. Grayson of Newport, a former slave who migrated from hig birthplace in Virginia to the North at the age of 11, died in a hospital here yesterday

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DEATH OF OLD SLAVE

Pay-Per-View – Hartford Courant – ProQuest Archiver – Mar 1, 1904
Harry Jackson, a negro, who was the oldest person in Bristol and who was believed to be at least 100 years old, and a former slave, died suddenly at 10

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Obituary 5 — No Title

$3.95 – New York Times – Feb 7, 1931
Former Slave Dies at Age of 9b Special to The Netv York . WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., Feb. 6. Addison Jefferson, a former slave, who made swords for Confederate

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Former Slave, 115, Sees Little Change

$3.95 – New York Times – Oct 9, 1968
“It wasn’t too much different from being a slave. Her second , Edgar Brown, died in World War I, which she remembers as “a terrible war, so many people

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Former Slave .Nation’s Oldest Dies At 137 .

Spokesman-Review – Google News Archive – Oct 6, 1979
Convalescent Center where he had lived as a celebrity the past few years, said a spokes man at Lakeland General Hospital. Spokesman Bob Gernert said Smith,

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Former Georgia Slave Dies, 104

$3.95 – New York Times – May 2, 1944
Wesley Watson, former slave in Georgia, died here yesterday in his home, 112 Cortlandt Street, at the age of 104. Ie leaves l a widow, Mrs. Rena Terry

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Daisy Anderson, 97, Widow of Former Slave and Union Soldier

New York Times – Sep 26, 1998
… slave memories burning for more three quarters of a century, died last Saturday No official records exist of the marital histories of former slaves,

… ANDERSON, LAST SURVIVING WIDOW OF CIVIL WAR… – Rocky Mountain News – NewsBank ($2.95)
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… A FORMER SLAVE; Anthony Jackson, Who Was Once Prosperous, Dies

New York Times – Jan 9, 1896
Anthony Jackson, a former slave, who was born at Mountain View, near Paterson. seventyeight years ago, died yesterday in poverty in ‘one of two ‘garret

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Obituary 4 — No Title

Pay-Per-View – Los Angeles Times – ProQuest Archiver – Jan 9, 1950
Former Slave Dies in Georgia at 110. LINCOLNTON Ga., Jan. 8 (Ad A tornado blew ‘JAunt” Frances Booker from The former slave died today at the age of 110.

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Local Woman, Former Slave, Is Dead At 103

Pay-Per-View – Hartford Courant – ProQuest Archiver – Oct 25, 1956
Mrs. Sarah Lovett, 103 years old, of 1-K Bellevue Sq., died Wednesday morning at a Simsbury convalescent hospital. Mrs. Lovett was born a slave; i;i Da]con.

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HAPPY OLD SLAVE VISITS ROOSEVELT; Servant of Andrew Johnson Is …

$3.95 – New York Times – Feb 18, 1937
I told him about when President Johnson died,” he continued. Members of the Johnson family sometimes had the former slave to visit, the latter said,

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OBITUARIES / Elliott Bettis Sr., Co-Owner Of Amityville Salon

Pay-Per-View – Newsday – ProQuest Archiver – Mar 4, 2001
[Elliott H. Bettis Sr.], 79, who was educated at a South Carolina academy for black children founded by his great-great uncle, a former slave, died Feb.

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A Former Slave’s Life, Revealed in Bits and Pieces

Pay-Per-View – Washington Post – ProQuest Archiver – Jun 19, 2005
The former slave was Mary Mallory, and she was owned by Thomas Swann, who lived at Morven Anderson said “Grandmother Mallory” died at age 108 or 112.

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Bringing to light a former slave’s story in Cohasset – The Boston…

Boston Globe – Aug 25, 2008
In 1918, Washington died of a cerebral hemorrhage and chronic nephritis and was “The idea of this former slave ending up in this hoity-toity town on the

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FORMER SLAVE IS DEAD; THOUGHT 112 YEARS OLD

Pay-Per-View – Hartford Courant – ProQuest Archiver – Jul 10, 1914
His wife died und bo Hon who In Marylnnd hut Iho non hnn not l.pi-n board from for a or of years. Tho In tho ago blank bears tho . “112 yearn.

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German Judge Awards Back Pay to WWII Slave Laborer; Courts: Polish- …

Pay-Per-View – Los Angeles Times – ProQuest Archiver – Nov 6, 1997
Von Muenchhausen, whose Jewish mother died at Auschwitz, met the former slave laborers by chance 12 years ago while he was on vacation in Israel.

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A Former Slave’s Life, Revealed in Bits and Pieces | Article from The…

Pay-Per-View – Washington Post – HighBeam Research – Jun 19, 2005
The former slave was Mary Mallory, and she was owned by Thomas Swann, who lived at Morven Anderson said “Grandmother Mallory” died at age 108 or 112.

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Former slave laborers ejected from IG Farben board meeting

Pay-Per-View – Jerusalem Post – ProQuest Archiver – Aug 10, 1995
Critics want I.G. Farben to pay eastern European slave laborers who were never “It’s nothing more than a stalling tactic until the last survivor dies,”

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… JACKSON; Former Slave, Who Said He Was 104 Years Old, Is Dead

$3.95 – New York Times – Apr 14, 1946
Isaac 3ackson, one-time Negro slave who “believed” he was 104 years old, died Friday in his home, 109-43 156th Street. South Jamaica, Queens, where he had

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FORMER SLAVE, 104, DIES; Edward Beeman of Haverstraw Fled …

$3.95 – New York Times – Jun 6, 1950
to Th NEw Yoas TLlfE9. HAVERSTRAW, N. Y., June 5Edward (Josh) Beeman, Haverstraw’s oldest resident, who was born 104 years ago in Gates County, N. C., died …

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BONES UNEARTHED OF FORMER SLAVE BEING CONSIDERED FOR …

$2.95 – St. Paul Pioneer Press – NewsBank – Nov 2, 1990
of a former slave who is the first black American proposed for sainthood. That’s where Pierre Toussaint was buried in 1853 when he died at age 87.

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Former Slave Dead At Age Of 110 .

Lakeland Ledger – Google News Archive – Jul 8, 1960
Former Slave Dead At Age Of 110 . BATON ROUGE. La. by a Mississippi family from whom, by custom, he took his surname, died Wednesday at Baton Rouge.

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Hadijatou Mani (2nd from r) and her child with the judges outside the…

guardian.co.uk – Jul 20, 2009
When a former slave dies, the master can demand the inheritance, even if the former slave has children. Even when former slaves have been free for many

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Germany Pledges $5.2 Billion for Slave Laborers; Pact: Joint state- …

Pay-Per-View – Los Angeles Times – ProQuest Archiver – Dec 18, 1999
The average age of former slave and forced laborers is nearly 80, and 10% of the survivors die each year, Eizenstat said. He argued that a swift settlement

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Former Slave’s Will Provides Food For Worthy, Poor Widows .

St. Petersburg Times – Google News Archive – Dec 22, 1954
UR The Christmas spirit of a thrifty man bora a slave still lives in this When he died, left an estate estimated to be worth 30.000 In addition to the

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… , 83; Former Slave, First of Race Elected to NY Legislature, Dies -…

$3.95 – New York Times – Jul 25, 1944
EDWARD , NEGRO LAWYER, 83 Former Slave, First of Race Elected to N. Y. Legislature, Dies — Had Taught in South Edward A. Johnson of 17 West 132d Street,

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Former Slave Quarters A Reminder of Bygone Era

Pay-Per-View – Washington Post – ProQuest Archiver – Feb 6, 2005
Charles Lewis died in 1843, and as he had no children, he willed his slaves to The slave quarters at Trevor Hill, a former plantation two miles west of

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Freeman, city icon, dead at 96: Son of former slave a Spokane fixture.

Free with registration – Spokesman-Review – AccessMyLibrary.com – Mar 24, 2006
Be forthright, he told his three children. Keep your word and work hard. Always be proud of who you are. “And don’t forget to shine your shoes,” he’d often

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… or Undying Racism? Colonial Williamsburg `Slave Auction’ Draws…

Pay-Per-View – Washington Post – ProQuest Archiver – Oct 11, 1994
Five years ago, the museum opened an exhibit of former slave quarters at the His master had died, and Daniel had just been sold at public auction for 62

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Former Slave .Nation’s Oldest Dies At 137 .

Spokesman-Review – Google News Archive – Oct 7, 1979
Spokesman Bob Gernert said Smith, whose body was taken to the hos pital, died a natural death. Smith was never certain about his birthdate, and there were

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Family Wins Honor for Former Slave; History: Andrew Jackson Smith’s …

Pay-Per-View – Los Angeles Times – ProQuest Archiver – Feb 27, 2000
a former slave dodging enemy fire as he picked his way among the bodies of him she was a solitary person, this widow whose only child died long ago.

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Success story of former slave

BBC News – Apr 19, 2003
for the Abolition of Slave Trade managed to change the law in 1807. Their eldest son, also named George, died aged 14 and is also buried at St

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Former Negro Slave Dies at 122.

$3.95 – New York Times – Aug 20, 1927
“Uncle” Mose Iyle, 122-year-old { negro, vho served 67 years as 9{ slave, is dead at his home here. He{ was the father of twenty-five chil-{ dren,

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FORMER SLAVE GETS MERCY.

Pay-Per-View – Los Angeles Times – ProQuest Archiver – Jan 1, 1911
Grattan teas born oL slave Parents !n South Carolina. and gamed his free dom A few minutes before he died 11-i.~rr Dick cf tha shooting–The the men

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Former slave Nat Turner led a violent insurrection in Virginia. (He…

New York Times – Nov 3, 1997
Exiled Communist revolutionary Leon Trotsky died in Mexico City from wounds Samuel Bowers, a 73-year-old former Ku Klux Klan leader, was convicted in

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Former slave Nat Turner led a violent insurrection in Virginia. (He…

New York Times – Aug 21, 2001
Exiled Communist revolutionary Leon Trotsky died in Mexico City from wounds Samuel Bowers, a 73-year-old former Ku Klux Klan leader, was convicted in

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FORMER SLAVE MAY BECOME UNITED STATES’ 1ST BLACK SAINT

$2.95 – Beacon Journal – NewsBank – Sep 1, 1990
Pierre Toussaint, a former Haitian slave who died in 1853, may become the United States’ first black saint. Toussaint was reknowned for his charitable

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For former slave, soldier, a chance to rest in peace

Pay-Per-View – St. Petersburg Times – ProQuest Archiver – Feb 23, 2003
Quarls, a former slave and infantryman, died in Tarpon Springs in 1925. About 150 people showed up for the ceremony.

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Freeman, city icon, dead at 96 Son of former slave a Spokane fixture .

Spokesman-Review – Google News Archive – Mar 24, 2006
BY VIRGINIA LEON . Throughout his life, Clarence Freeman imparted many lessons Be forthright, he told his three children. Keep your word and work hard.

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… LA Then and Now; In Key Court Case, Slave Tested State’s Commitment…

Pay-Per-View – Los Angeles Times – ProQuest Archiver – Jan 27, 2002
When Smith’s wife died, he grew dissatisfied with the Mormon Church and its colony A timeline at the park’s entrance memorializes a former slave who had

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… $12 MILLION OFFERED TO THE SLAVE LABORERS UNDER HITLER’S …

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Sep 12, 1998
In what it called a moral rather than a legal duty, Volkswagen approved a $12 million fund Friday to compensate former slave laborers forced to work for the

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The nation recognized a former slave’s gallantry over 100 years ago,…

$2.95 – Dallas Morning News – NewsBank – May 31, 2004
It also was former slave against former master. In 1864, the father-master died for the Confederacy at the battle of Mansfield in Louisiana.

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LIVES REVIEWED BY CENTENARIANS; Social Security Office Gets …

$3.95 – New York Times – Dec 2, 1956
After her grandmother died she was found and “civilized,” she said, by a white family. Florida is Charlie Smith, a former slave, who is 114.

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The slave trade and matters arising

Jamaica Gleaner – Jan 28, 2007
It was estimated that one in every three newly-imported African died within If the descendants of former slave had not learnt how to forgive they would

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Former Slave Quarters A Reminder of Bygone Era | Article from The …

Pay-Per-View – Washington Post – HighBeam Research – Feb 6, 2005
Former Slave Quarters A Reminder of Bygone Era … find The Washington Post Charles Lewis died in 1843, and as he had no children, he willed his slaves

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Former slave laborers have mixed feelings about ‘compensation’ | …

Pay-Per-View – Jerusalem Post – HighBeam Research – Aug 10, 2004
Former slave laborers have mixed feelings about ‘compensation’ … find TOM TUGEND Jerusalem Post 08-10-2004 Headline: Former slave laborers have mixed

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The View From/Haddam; A Former Slave’s Property May Become a …

New York Times – Jun 23, 2002
Venture Smith died in 1805 and was buried amid his white neighbors in an East a Connecticut slave and one of this country’s first black capitalists.

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Former Slave of Wild Tribes Student at Florida University .

Evening Independent – Google News Archive – Nov 13, 1928
A formerslave boy, whose parents were kill ed in the war time massacres Meanwhile his sister died Then Near East relief workers entered Barker was .

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John Oliver Dies; Headed Group of Newspapers

Pay-Per-View – Washington Post – ProQuest Archiver – Jul 4, 2000
Mr. Oliver was born in Brazil, Ind., the son of a former slave who His first wife, the former Mary Thompson, whom he married in 1940, died in 1967.

JOHN J. OLIVER SR., 86; HEADED AFRO-AMERICAN… – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver (Pay-Per-View)
John Oliver Sr., 87, head of Afro-American… – The Sun – ProQuest Archiver (Pay-Per-View)
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Escape from slavery Underground Railroad sites in Ontario tell…

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Jun 7, 1992
He was the overly patient former slave said to be the model for the character Then one notices how many of the grave markers are of children who died of

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Freeman, city icon, dead at 96: Son of former slave a Spokane…

Pay-Per-View – Spokesman-Review – HighBeam Research – Mar 24, 2006
Freeman, city icon, dead at 96: Son of former slave a Spokane fixture. … find Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA) articles. Byline: Virginia De Leon Mar.

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WORLD’S DESTINY IN THE HANDS OF SEVEN WOMEN.

Pay-Per-View – Chicago Tribune – ProQuest Archiver – Oct 9, 1898
In 1881 the elder dowager died, and the former slave girl assumed the reins by herself. It was reported at the time that the older dowager had been poisoned

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CLERGYMAN, FORMER SLAVE, AMONG GIANTS OF ABOLITION Series: …

Pay-Per-View – Hartford Courant – ProQuest Archiver – Feb 25, 1996
As a former slave, Pennington exposed the evils of a system he knew firsthand He died in Jacksonville in October 1870. The date of his death has been

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Germany urged to finish paying former slave and forced laborers |…

Pay-Per-View – Jewish Telegraphic Agency – HighBeam Research – Feb 10, 2003
Germany urged to finish paying former slave and forced laborers … find Jewish payments, given that if a successful claimant dies, surviving relatives

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Hubert T. Delany, 89, Ex-Judge And Civil Rights Advocate, Dies

New York Times – Dec 31, 1990
He died of heart disease, his son, Dr. Harry M. Delany, said. Son of Former Slave. Hubert Thomas Delany was born in Raleigh, NC His father,

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Former slave’s voice lives on in his memoir

San Diego Union – Tribune – San Diego Union Tribune – Jul 6, 2004
He watched others stashed below in the ship die of starvation and beatings. There he met Susannah Dublin, a widow and former slave, who shared many of

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A soul in bondage // Toni Morrison has written a rich, mythic novel…

Pay-Per-View – St. Petersburg Times – ProQuest Archiver – Sep 27, 1987
The novel opens in 1873, in Cincinnati, where Sethe, a former slave now in ghost of another daughter, who had died just as she was learning to crawl.

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FORMER SLAVE’S WEALTH BECAME A LAKE LEGEND

Pay-Per-View – Orlando Sentinel – ProQuest Archiver – Apr 30, 1987
south of Tavares stands the former winter home of Alonzo F. Herndon, an ex-slave … When he died of a heart ailment, Herndon was regarded as one of the

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Clinton Honors Ex-President, Ex-Slave | Article from The Washington …

Pay-Per-View – Washington Post – HighBeam Research – Jan 17, 2001
A former president best known for his charge up San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War and a former slave whose c…

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Ex-slave dies at 121 .

Wilmington Morning Star – Google News Archive – Apr 21, 1983
CHICAGO Mary Duckworth, a former slave said— to have been born two months after the start of the Civil War, has died at age 121 .

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… sue Volkswagen, recounting ordeals as slave laborers German firm’s…

Pay-Per-View – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – HighBeam Research – Sep 1, 1998
Ten to 15% of all Holocaust survivors die each year. … Lawyers representing former slave laborers criticized Siemens, as they did Volkswagen…

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Fortieth Of A Series .

St. Petersburg Times – Google News Archive – Dec 16, 1969
after St. Martin de Forres, also a former slave, who lived and worked as a He put Toussaint in charge of his family and left, only to die on the

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FORMER SLAVE CONSIDERED FOR SAINTHOOD

Pay-Per-View – South Florida Sun – Sentinel – ProQuest Archiver – May 4, 1991
impoverished widow of his former master in style until the day she died. When he died in 1853 at the age of 87, he was given a grand funeral Mass at

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REFUSES $25,000 GIFT VOTED BY DIRECTORS; Frank A. Furst, Head of …

$3.95 – New York Times – Dec 24, 1924
EX-SLAVE LEAVES $1000. Negro Woman Who Died at 90 Worked Long for Pastor’s Famiy, The will of a former slave who died Sept. 20 last at the age of 90 years

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Gambler Dies Mitel of Poverty .

Evening Independent – Google News Archive – Jan 22, 1947
Harris died alone, his fortune reduced to several hundred dollars. mostly in At one time, the former slave was reputed to be worth 100000 but in recent

KING OF GAMBLERS’ IS DEAD IN MEMPHIS; Mac Harris,… – New York Times ($3.95)
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FORMER SLAVE OBITS

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The Rev. Julius D. Pettigrew, born a slave of Alabama slave parents and a minister of the Gospel for 70 years, promises a new and greater revival series starting at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Allena Theater, 126 E Santa Barbara Blvd.  (1952)

 

 

Rome News-Tribune – Google News Archive – Jan 13, 1976
ELBA, Ala. Charlie – Porter, born a slave 121 years ago and perhaps the oldest man in Alabama, has died in the tin shack where he lived for decades without

 

Rome News-Tribune – Google News Archive – Jul 15, 2000
Fannie Mae Pryor, who kept notes about her father being a slave in Alabama, has died. She was A funeral is planned today in Limestone County Pryor’s son.

 

 

 

FORMER SLAVE HORACE KING LEFT BRIDGES TO A HISTORIC PAST

$2.95 – Ledger-Enquirer – NewsBank – Dec 15, 1997
He was a slave for half his life, a