Captain Orindatus Simon Bolívar Wall ~ From North Carolina to Harveysburg to Oberlin to Washington D. C.
August 12th, 1825 ~ April 26th, 1891 Underground Railroad Conductor Shoe & Boot Manufacturer Recruiter for the Union Army Captain in the U.S. Army Provost Marshal of Charleston, S. C. Recipient of the Medal of Honor Graduate of Howard University Public Servant Police Magistrate A Justice of the Peace of Washington D.C. Republican Politician Lawyer In […]
Dr. Jesse Harvey ~ UGRR Conductor (November 26th, 1801 ~ May12th, 1848) ~ Difficulties Dealing with Slavery
The “Peaceable Kingdom” of Friends is not so “peaceable” due to controversies over anti-slavery issues. Dr. Jesse Harvey was born November 26th, 1801 in Orange County, North Carolina. He was six when his parents, Caleb and Sarah Towel Harvey settled near Todd’s Fork in Clinton County, Ohio. On September 15, 1824 he married Elizabeth Burgess […]