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 20, 2012 ... This story is about Elizabeth Freeman, who was enslaved in .... century and many
of the authors of these famous documents were slaveholders.
Apr 26, 2006 ... Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman: Many Special Names for a Woman of Courage An
Essay by Denise Kaminsky. Elizabeth Freeman is "Universally ...
Elizabeth Freeman ("Mumbet") was born a slave around 1742. ... In one famous
incident, she single-handedly defended the Sedgwick house from a small mob ...
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 ...
Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman is not mentioned in the publication Notable
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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 — 'Any time while I was a slave, if one minute's freedom had
been offered to me, and I had been told that I must die at the end of that...