Beginning Date
Tuesday, August 12, 1862
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Mourning Geyer (age about 42) // with son Henson (age 21)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Charles R. Hall
Mid Points
End Point

On Tuesday, August 12, 1862, an enslaved woman named Mourning Geyer, around 42 years in age, escaped from St. Louis with her 21-year-old son Henson. Their enslaver, Charles R. Hall, advertised a $100 reward for their recapture. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, August 25, 1862 (HMO)