Beginning Date
Sunday, November 13, 1859
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Maria (age 50)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Charles McLarin
Mid Points
End Point

On Sunday, November 13, 1859, an approximately 50-year-old enslaved woman named Maria escaped from St. Louis. Her enslaver, Charles McLarin, offered a $500 reward for Maria's recapture. McLarin suspected that Maria's escape might be related to the escape of her nephew Willis, who ran away from McLarin in September 1858. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, November 17, 1859 (HMO)