He was born in Hakes Ford, Virgina,U.S.
His mouther teached him the alphbets.
He was a young child during theCivil War
He got a job, throwing large bags on horse backs and taking corn to the mill. He hated this job.
He got his degree! in Virgina, His educationwas at Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, Wayland Seminary in Washington, D.C.
He had a daughter when he got married to Fanny.
He had two sons, when he was married to Olive.
He had no kids,when he was married to
He found it!
He died in Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S. from natural causes.