Betsey Stockton – Hawaii, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Canada; served 1822 – 1865


Born into slavery in 1798, Betsey Stockton was an African-American educator and missionary. A servant to Robert Stockton, president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), Betsey was formally freed in 1817.  She remained in the service of the the family as paid household help and was able to take advantage of their […]

Betsey Stockton – Hawaii, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Canada; served 1822 – 1865

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