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More Victims of Anti-Slavery Act – Fugitive Slave Law

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Columbia, Penn., (end of March, 1852;) a colored man, named William Smith, was arrested as a fugitive slave in the lumber yard of Mr. Gottlieb, by Deputy Marshal Snyder, of Harrisburg, and police officer Ridgeley, of Baltimore, under a warrant from Commissioner McAllister. Smith endeavored to escape, when Ridgeley drew a pistol and shot him dead! Ridgeley was demanded by the Governor of Pennsylvania, of the Governor of Maryland, and the demand was referred to the Maryland Legislature. Hon. J.R. Giddings proposed the erection of a monument to Smith. James Phillips, who had resided in Harrisburg, Penn., for fourteen years, was arrested May 24, 1852, as the former slave of Dennis Hudson, of Culpepper County, Virginia, afterwards bought by Henry T. Fant, of Fauquier County. He was brought before United States Commissioner McAllister. Judge McKinney volunteered his services to defend the alleged fugitive. The Commissioner, as soon as possible, ordered the man to be delivered up; and, after fourteen years’ liberty, he was taken back to slavery in Virginia. Afterwards, bought for $900, and taken back to Harrisburg. Wilkesbarre, Penn., (Summer of 1852.) Mr. Harvey arrested and fined for shielding a slave. Sacramento, California; a man named Lathrop claimed another as his slave, and Judge Fry decided that the claim was good, and ordered the slave...

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Obituary of Craig LaVerne Carey

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Craig LaVerne Carey, 55, of Baker City died Aug. 10, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Health Services with Tenee, his dearest love present. Visitation will be held today from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the McEwen Bible Fellowship Church near Sumpter. Craig was born on April 18, 1953, at the Mountain Home Air Base in Mountain Home, Idaho, to Marion and Marian Carey. He grew up in Grangeville, Idaho, where he attended school and received his GED. After high school, he joined the Army Air Corps and served 10 months in Vietnam on a helicopter as an open-door gunner. In 1976-77, he attended Lewis-Clark College in Lewiston, Idaho and received his diploma in auto body and general business. He married Darlene Uptmor on Aug. 4, 1979, in Keuterville, Idaho. They were later divorced. He lived in the Spokane, Wash., area and worked as an auto body mechanic before coming to Sumpter. He was employed by Dave DeRoest Construction for a short time. His career and work ethic ended with three major accidents, the first one in 1994, the second in 2003 and the most recent in September 2007. Disability and pain has been his daily lifestyle the past 14...

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