TITLE

Allen, Sarah (1764-1849)

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Jessie Carney
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Freedom Facts & Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil ;2009, p237
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Information about missionary and abolitionist Sarah Allen is presented. Allen experienced slavery early in her life in Philadelphia but she founded Mother Bethel Church after she was freed in 1800. She worked with her husband Richard Allen in the church and other missionary works as she continue to offer services for runaway slaves. The couple provided food, clothing and temporary quarters for runaways.
ACCESSION #
40074242

 

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