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Harriet Ann Jacobs

Harriet Ann JacobsBorn: 1813
Birthplace: Edenton, NC
Died: 7-Mar-1897
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Father: Daniel Jacobs (mulatto slave)
Mother: Delilah (mulatto slave, d. circa 1819)
Boyfriend: Samuel Tredwell Sawyer (lawyer, two children)

    Anti-Slavery Society
    Born into Slavery
    Escaped from Slavery 1835
    Manumission 29-Feb-1852

Author of books:
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861, memoir)

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