Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

Record Detail

Record #13 from Runaway Slave Advertisements (Maryland State Archives: Beneath the Underground database)

Ad Date 18280613
County Worcester
Fugitive Age 19
Fugitive Date of Birth 1809
Fugitive First Name Betty
Fugitive Gender F
Fugitive Surname
Owner County Worcester
Owner First Name William
Owner Surname White
Owner Location Snow Hill
Owner State Maryland
Press Date 18280613
Reward Amount 35
Run Date 18270516
Details Ad Duration: 18280722; Fugitive Caste: Enslaved; Fugitive Destination: Princess Anne or Wetipquin; Notes: She was pregnant when she ran. Ad mentioned that at the time in which the ad was placed she should have had the child and it would be about 5 months.; Reward: Yes; Source: Somerset Iris and the Messenger of Truth; Source Page: 4; Type: run_ad

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