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Elizabeth Freeman


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


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

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.

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 ...

Slavery in New England : Elizabeth Freeman - Stockton University


Apr 26, 2006 ... Elizabeth Freeman was born a slave to enslaved African parents in ... in the Continental service while fighting in the Revolutionary War (ANB ...

Elizabeth "Mombet" Freeman - History's Women


Elizabeth Freeman – also known as “Bet” or “Mammy Bett” or more ... Her husband joined the Continental army to fight in the American Revolution, and was ...

Elizabeth Freeman or “Mum Bett”: c.1742 - 1829 - Womenpriests.org


Elizabeth Freeman, in early life known as "Mum Bett", (c.1742 - 1829) was among the first ... Her husband was killed in combat during the Revolutionary War.

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).

Mass Moments: Jury Decides in Favor of Elizabeth "Mum Bett ...


Listening to her master's friends discuss the newly ratified Massachusetts Constitution, she concluded that if all people were born free and ...

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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 ...

Liberty's Kids . Archive . Elizabeth Freeman


She was born to enslaved parents in New York and sold as an infant, along with her sister, ... Her husband was killed while fighting in the Revolutionary War.

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 .... for the Patriot Cause During the Revolutionary War, both the British and ...