MASON: Woman and children self-emancipate.

A woman and her three children self-emancipated from slave holder F.M. Weedon, of Mason Co., on Sunday, May 4, 1851. Weedon’s 1850 slave schedule shows a young woman and three small children, and three older adults. In 1860, the numbers are reduced to show the loss. Louisville Daily Courier, May 5, 1851. Accessed April 11, 2017