Tag: slavery

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A slave joins Rock Creek Baptist Church in Jefferson County and later becomes a pastor

"In 1822, Mr. Edward Davis purchased Job and brought him to old Jonesboro, in Jefferson County, Alabama, to be his slave. Mr. Davis lived…

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Biography of Rev. Nathan Ashby born August 5, 1810 ex-slave

Happy Birthday!  REV. NATHAN ASHBY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1810-1887) Monroe and Montgomery County, Alabama Ashby, Rev. Nathan, of Montgomery, was born in Fredericksburg, Va., August 5, 1810.…