Beginning Date
Sunday, April 1, 1849
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Tom (age 16)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
John J. Lewis
Mid Points
End Point

Around April 1, 1849, an enslaved man named Tom, aged 16, escaped from a farm near the town of Ashley in Pike county, Missouri. His enslaver, John J. Lewis, offered a $100 reward for Tom's recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

Bowling Green MO Democratic Banner, August 27, 1849 (CA)