Beginning Date
Thursday, February 15, 1855
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Sarah, Dick
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Legrand F. Rucker, Joseph H. Locke
Mid Points
End Point

On Thursday, February 15, 1855, 40-year-old Sarah escaped from slavery with her ten-year-old son Dick after their slaveholder, Legrand F. Rucker, died. The executor of Rucker's estate, Joseph H. Locke, advertised $300 for their recapture. 

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Notes on Sources

St. Louis (MO) Republican, February 21, 1855