Beginning Date
Friday, November 1, 1861
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Jack (age about 40) // wife Harriet (age about 40) with eight children: Sarah Ann (age 13) // Mary Ann (age 8) // Martha Ann (age 5) // Elijah (age 12) // Samuel (age 11) // John (age 13) // Charles (age 4) //Elisha (age 3)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Mid Points
End Point

A family of 10 enslaved people, a roughly 40-year-old father named Jack, his wife Harriet, around the same age, and their eight children, 13-year-old Sarah Ann, 8-year-old Mary Ann, 5-year-old Martha Ann, 12-year-old Elijah, 11-year-old Samuel, 13-year-old John, 4-year-old Charles, 3-year-old Elisha, escaped from a slaveholder named Wheeler near Warsaw, Missouri. They were recaptured near St. Louis on November 12, 1861. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, December 5, 1861 (HMO)