Beginning Date
Sunday, August 1, 1852
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Abner (age about 24)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
C.E. Smith
Mid Points
End Point

In the summer of 1852, an enslaved man named Abner, around 24 years old, escaped from Jonesboro (modern-day Napton) in Saline county, Missouri. His enslaver, C.E. Smith, advertised a $150 reward for his recapture. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, August 22, 1852 (GB)