qNot one person was prosecuted for aiding a fugitive slave in DeKalb County. It was an accepted local activity to help escaped slaves. Hundreds of families defied the Fugitive Slave Law, helping the antislavery movement in this one Northern Illinois county. This book documents their strong religious motivations and chronicles their moves to seek political redressq--Provided by publisher.Jasper; Pampas/Cortland Twp; land patent; farm; West Cit; lived in DeKalb Co bf1840. ... CLARK, George, b1823 England; d1902 IL; m Amelia Louisa/Lucy MUNT, issue Lucy L., William R/E, Alpha/Ala ... Abigail Ann, Job Lyman, Gustavus Adolphus, Josephine Benoise, Caroline Robinson, Clarissa Gertrude, Betsy Maria, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Underground Railroad in DeKalb County, Illinois|
|Author||:||Nancy M. Beasley|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2013-03-12|