dred-olinger

this is the story of my life ,from slave to free man from birth to death and finaly everything else inbetween.

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nothing asactly as says

dred scott

1799 - 1858

life

my life and death

birth

1799 - 1858

i was born a slave in virginia traveling around with my masters soon i got tired of being lonely i married had 2 daughters and sued for mine and my wifes freedom i lost and was a slave for a couple of weeks before i was sold to the son of the blows he freed me i worked at the hotel little of a celebrity there and was struck down by tuberculosis not even a year of freedom.

death

09/16/1858 - 2012

i died of tuberculosis in 1858 i had a long eventful life but was struck dowm through sickness i went through court cases marriage free and slave states i have walked on both ground.

places traveled to

these are places ive traveled while slave or free man

huntsville

1819 - 1829

scott moved with the blows to huntsville, alabama

st.lious

1830 - 1832

scott moved then to st.lious:still with the blows

missouri

1832 - 1834

scott was then sold to a army surgeon and was moved to missouri.

virginia

1834 - 1836

passing in virginia scott met harriet a teen age slave and they quckly fell in love<3

virginia

1835 - 1837

married harriet in virginia

missouri

1838 - 1847

in this part of scotts life he sued for his frredom and was denied after he was denied he was sold to the blows sons and set free

st.louis

1858 - 2012

i was buried in stlois over 153 years ago and as far as i know i havent moved by now i should be a skeleton covered neck deep iin dirt

jobs

places ive worked as a free man

porter

1857 - 1858

i got a job at the hotel on walnut harriet as a cleanin lady

important/personal stuff

this is the personal stuff like court cases and kids just think important

court and freedom

1846 - 1857

i sued for my freedom and lost on a technicality then got tried again and lost. this is when i sued for my freedom and when old friends let me and my wife be free.

job

1857 - 1858

i got a job bit of a celebrity but im not bragging its at second and walnut the harbrum hotel