Beginning Date
Thursday, June 2, 1859
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Rachel (age about 24)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
William W. Henderson
Mid Points
End Point

On Thursday, June 2, 1859, a roughly 24-year-old enslaved woman named Rachel escaped from the Nutt Farm on St. Charles Plank Road outside of St. Louis. Rachel's enslaver, William W. Henderson, advertised a $100 reward for her recapture. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, June 8, 1859 (HMO)