Beginning Date
Saturday, September 7, 1861
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Joel (age 33) // Frank (age 40)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
J.B. Johnson // J.H. Johnson
Mid Points
End Point

On Saturday night, September 7, 1861, two enslaved men, 33-year-old Joel and 40-year-old Frank, escaped from Liberty township in Washington county, Missouri. Their enslavers, J.B. and J.H. Johnson, advertised a $200 reward for Joel and Frank's recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Multiple Slaveholders
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, September 14, 1861 (HMO)