MARTIN JACKSON, born in bondage, may be the only living former slave, (at the time of these interviews) who served in both the Civil War and the World War. (Texas Slave Narratives, ca. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!
Betty Simmons , 100 er more, was born a slave to Leftwidge Carter , in Masadonia, Alabama. She was stolen when a child, sold to slave traders and later to a man in Texas, She now lives in Beaumont, Texas.
LEWIS JONES, was born a slave in Fayette Co. Lewis' father was born a slave and was sold to Fred Tate, who used him as a breeder to build up his slave stock. Lewis took his father's name after Emancipation. (Texas Slave Narratives, ca.
Texas Slave Narrative | Mother ANNE CLARK, 112 years old, too crippled to walk, but a smile lights up the tired old eyes that still see to sew without glasses. I'll be 112 years old, come first day of June (1937). Bo'n in Mississippi. I had two marsters, but I've been free nearly 80 years. I was FREED in Memphis.