Freeman was born into slavery about 1744 at the farm of Pieter ... returned from
service in the American Revolutionary War.
Apr 2, 2014 ... 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
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, in early life known as "Mum Bett", (c.1742 - 1829) was among
the first ... Her husband was killed in combat during the Revolutionary War.
Other Revolutionary War individuals or groups may be added to this ... Historians
believe that he was born to an enslaved father and a Native American ...
Elizabeth Freeman—In 1780, after her mistress struck her with a hot fireplace
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).
Elizabeth Freeman Biography and trial Freeman was illiterate and left no ... is
said to have never returned from service in the American Revolutionary War.
Listening to her master's friends discuss the newly ratified Massachusetts
Constitution, she concluded that if all people were born free and ...