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Elizabeth Freeman - Wikipedia


Freeman was born into slavery about 1744 at the farm of Pieter ... returned from service in the American Revolutionary War.

Mum Bett - Civil Rights Activist - Biography.com


Oct 24, 2016 ... Meet abolitionist and former slave Mum Betts (Elizabeth Freeman) at ... Ashley, a strong supporter of the American Revolution, claimed to have ...

Africans in America/Part 2/Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett) - PBS


Elizabeth Freeman was probably born in 1742, to enslaved African parents in Claverack, ... Her husband had been killed while fighting in the Revolutionary War.

Elizabeth Freeman - Elizabeth Freeman Center


Born into slavery in 1742, she was given to the Ashley family of Sheffield, ... Soon after the Revolutionary War, Bet heard the Massachusetts Constitution read ...

Elizabeth Freeman | History of American Women


Feb 11, 2011 ... Elizabeth Freeman, known as Bett in early life and later as Mum Bett, was ... by the Sheffield Resolves and the Declaration of Independence were now .... Revolutionary War Heroine When Rebecca Brewton was born June 15, ...

Freeman, Elizabeth (Mum Bett) (1742-1829) | The Black Past ...


Elizabeth Freeman was born into slavery in Claverack, New York in 1742. ... of the American Revolution (Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1989) ;

Elizabeth Freeman: Fighting for Freedom | History and Culture | The ...


Feb 20, 2012 ... Freedom & Liberty During the Revolutionary War, Patriots spoke of “Freedom” and “Liberty” throughout the Commonwealth. But, those words ...

Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett) | - Walter Hoye - WordPress.com


Nov 11, 2013 ... Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett), in early life known as Bett and later Mum ... while fighting in the American Revolutionary War (1775 — 1783).

Bett's Story….or how slavery ended in Massachusetts - History Is Fun


Apr 27, 2015 ... October 14, 2016: An American Revolution Museum With a National ... Bett took the name Elizabeth Freeman and worked as a paid ...

Freeman, Elizabeth - Dictionary definition of Freeman, Elizabeth ...


According to an account of Elizabeth Freeman's life written in 1838 by English ... her husband died in the Revolutionary War and Freeman never remarried.