Beginning Date
Sunday, May 21, 1854
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Ellen with her children Martha (age 8) and Esther (age 6)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Charles Cornover
Mid Points
End Point

An enslaved woman named Ellen, aged around 36 years, fled slavery in St. Louis on Sunday evening, May 21, along with her children Martha and Esther, 8 and 6 years old respectively. Her enslaver, Charles Cornover, advertised a $300 reward for their return. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Women and/or children runaways
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis (MO) Republican, May 25, 1854