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InJudge fled to Portsmouth, New Hampshire. There, she met and married a mariner, Jack Staines; they made their home in the adjacent rural town of Greenland with their three daughters.
Jack was pd to have died at sea when he did not return from a voyage. She continued to live in the town with the freed family of a man formerly owned by a prominent New Hampshire merchant. The house itself no longer stands but her unmarked gravesite remains undisturbed on the property where she had chosen to live.
Dinah [Chase] Whipple ran the Ladies Charitable African Society School for African children in Portsmouth, the only school known to exist in the state of New Hampshire for former slaves or their children. Dinah was emancipated by her owner, Rev. Stephen Chase of New Castle, when she reached her 21st birthday. Prince died inleaving Dinah and several young children living in the house they shared with another Black family in back of what is known today as the Moffatt-Ladd House.
Dinah operated the school in her home from around until at least Harriet Wilson was born Harriet E. She is the author Our Nigbelieved to be the first novel by an African-American woman to be published in the United States. Harriet married Thomas Wilson in and gave birth to a son, George, in George, however, died the next year and Wilson herself disappeared from record books. Researchers uncovered her life as a spiritualist and medium in Massachusetts, which lasted another thirty years.
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