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Susan (b. circa 1828 - d. ?)
MSA SC 5496-1306
Fled from slavery, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1851

Biography:

On February 16, 1851 three women enslaved by George W. Graham fled his Upper Marlboro plantation.  Two of the women, Susan, twenty-three, and Jenny, fifteen, were sisters.  Their father and aunt lived in Washington, D.C.  With the sisters ran a friend, Mary Anne, who also had relatives in Washington, D.C., and even some in New York City.  While their destination is unclear, they likely headed to family members for aid.

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