Freeman was born into slavery about 1744 at the farm of Pieter ... returned from
service in the American Revolutionary War.
Meet abolitionist and former slave Mum Betts (Elizabeth Freeman) at ... Ashley, a
strong supporter of the American Revolution, claimed to have the largest farm ...
Elizabeth Freeman was probably born in 1742, to enslaved African parents in
Claverack, ... Her husband had been killed while fighting in the Revolutionary
Elizabeth Freeman was born into slavery in Claverack, New York in 1742. ... of
the American Revolution (Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1989)
Feb 20, 2012 ... Freedom & Liberty During the Revolutionary War, Patriots spoke of “Freedom”
and “Liberty” throughout the Commonwealth. But, those words ...
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 Freeman – also known as “Bet” or “Mammy Bett” or more ... Her
husband joined the Continental army to fight in the American Revolution, and
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.
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).
Listening to her master's friends discuss the newly ratified Massachusetts
Constitution, she concluded that if all people were born free and ...