Slave dating ohio
His last 'owner' allowed him to purchase his freedom in 1845 by earning extra money at a foundry.
Parker moved to Ohio, married Miranda Boulden of Cincinnati, and eventually settled in Ripley by 1849.
Whatever the case, the Greenup Slave Revolt of August 14th, 1829, has not received the attention it deserves.
Most recently, Stanley Harold makes brief mention of the Greenup Revolt in his book, Border War: Fighting Over Slavery Before the Civil War (2010), and he suggests that "enslaved African Americans recognized the significance of the boundary formed by the river in the region west of the Appalachian Mountains. Some black men, and lesser numbers of black women, fought and killed to cross these boundaries.
African-American Sheet Music from Brown University - This collection consists of 1,305 pieces of sheet music by and relating to African Americans, dating from 1850 through 1920.
The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum blackface minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period.
African-American Experience in Ohio - This selection of manuscript and printed text and images drawn from the collections of the Ohio Historical Society illuminates the history of black Ohio from 1850 to 1920, a story of slavery and freedom, segregation and integration, religion and politics, migrations and restrictions, harmony and discord, and struggles and successes.
African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship - An online exhibition that showcases the incomparable African-American collections of the Library of Congress.
These narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and assembled and microfilmed in 1941 as the seventeen-volume .
Among the authors represented are Frederick Douglass, Kelly Miller, Charles Sumner, Mary Church Terrell, and Booker T. Frederick Douglass - This collection presents the papers of the nineteenth-century African-American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his own freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher.
The papers span the years 1841 to 1964, with the bulk of the material dating from 1862 to 1895.
Two persons died as a result of the revolt, a black slave and a white slave trader.
The United Kingdom had abolished the slave trade for British vessels in 1807, and slavery in its colonies effective 1834; its officials in the Bahamas ruled that most of the slaves on the Creole were freed after arrival there, if they chose to stay.