Elizabeth Freeman ( c. 1744—December 28, 1829), also known as Bet or Mum
Bett, was the first black slave to file and win a freedom suit in Massachusetts.
Elizabeth Freeman, also known as “Mumbet” or “Bet,” is a little-known national
hero, and a symbol of courage and spirit to all who strive for freedom. She was ...
1742 - 1829. She was born to enslaved parents in New York and sold as an
infant, along with her sister, to John Ashley of Sheffield, Massachusetts.
Feb 11, 2011 ... Black History Month: Massachusetts Slave. Mum Bett was among the first black
slaves in Massachusetts awarded freedom in court under the ...
Mar 31, 2014 ... In fact, one of the most famous New England slaves was a woman named
Elizabeth Freeman who is well known for her fighting spirit and for ...
Apr 26, 2006 ... Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman: Many Special Names for a Woman of Courage An
Essay by Denise Kaminsky. Elizabeth Freeman is "Universally ...
Nov 11, 2013 ... Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett), in early life known as Bett and later Mum ...
echoed in the most famous line of Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of ...
Elizabeth Freeman ("Mumbet") was born a slave around 1742. ... In one famous
incident, she single-handedly defended the Sedgwick house from a small mob ...
... novel and by 1835, she was the most famous female author in the country. ...
Sedgwick was very close to her nurse, Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman, and this ...
Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman is not mentioned in the publication Notable
American ... will be a television mini-series, a movie and a famous American Folk