Solomon Northup

  • American

African American freeman from New York who was kidnapped and forced into slavery in Louisiana for 12 years. - AsNotedIn

Works about Solomon Northup


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1808/07/00 Born in Saratoga Springs, New York
1828/12/25 Anne Hampton, a woman of color of African, European, and Native American descent, marries Solomon Northup at his lodgings in 1828 or 1829. Groom Twelve Years a Slave Old Fort House Fort Edward Marriage of Anne Hampton and Solomon Northup
1830/00/00 Between 1830 and 1834, Solomon and Anne Northup live in Fort Edward and Kingsbury in Washington County, New York. Hometown Fort Edward New York
1841/00/00 Franklin and Armfield purchase Solomon Northup for $250 and sell him into slavery in Louisiana. Enslaved Enslavement of Solomon Northup
1852/00/00 Epps House is built for Edwin Epps and family by architect and carpenter Samuel Bass with Solomon Northup, originally located on Bayou Boeuf near Holmesville, Avoyelles Parish Carpenter Twelve Years a Slave Edwin Epps House Alexandria
1853/00/00 "12 Years a Slave" is published, selling over thirty thousand copies Author Twelve Years a Slave Enslavement of Solomon Northup

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Twelve Years a Slave Author Book 1853/00/00

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