Freeman was born into slavery about 1744 at the farm of Pieter ... returned from
service in the American Revolutionary War.
Oct 24, 2016 ... Meet abolitionist and former slave Mum Betts (Elizabeth Freeman) at ... Ashley, a
strong supporter of the American Revolution, claimed to have ...
Elizabeth Freeman was probably born in 1742, to enslaved African parents in
Claverack, ... Her husband had been killed while fighting in the Revolutionary
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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).
Apr 27, 2015 ... October 14, 2016: An American Revolution Museum With a National ... Bett took
the name Elizabeth Freeman and worked as a paid ...
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.