Beginning Date
Sunday, June 22, 1856
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Jessie Owens (age 35) with John Huddin
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
B.S. Miles
Mid Points
End Point

On Sunday, June 22, 1856, a 35-year-old enslaved man named Jessie Owens escaped, reportedly in the company of John Huddin, who had escaped two weeks prior, also from Virginia Mines. Owens's enslaver, B.S. Miles, advertised a $250 reward for his recapture. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, July 3, 1856 (HMO)