Beginning Date
Saturday, July 16, 1859
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
George (age 22) // Smith (age 21) // Tom (age 32) //Isaac (or Ike) (age 28)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
James Hill, Sr. // C.J. Buford
Mid Points
End Point

On Saturday, July 16, 1859, four enslaved men, 22-year-old George, 21-year-old Smith, 32-year-old Tom and 28-year-old Isaac (or "Ike"), escaped from Fredericktown, Missouri. Their enslavers, James Hill, Sr. and C.J. Buford, advertised a $1,200 reward for the recapture of the four men.

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, July 27, 1859 (HMO)