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Sojourner Truth

Sojourner TruthAKA Isabella Van Wagener

Born: c. 1797
Birthplace: Ulster County, NY
Died: 26-Nov-1883
Location of death: Battle Creek, MI
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek, MI

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Abolitionist, former slave

Husband: Thomas (slave-husband, five children)

    National Women's Hall of Fame
    Born into Slavery
    Escaped from Slavery
    Ghanaian Ancestry

Author of books:
The Narrative of Sojourner Truth (1850, memoir)

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #2203 (22 cents, issued 4-Feb-1986)

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