What we know
Missy Vernon's mother. A slave on a plantation overlooking the banks of the Mississippi River. Had 6 children, and 5 were sold from her. When Missy was born, she vowed to keep her, and followed the patterns of the north star, evading the patrollers. She was deafened by a patroller gun and never heard Missy sing.1
A Master's Piece
searched to take her body back to her Master.
Portal caption and links
Escaped slave poster. Offer $400 for return or proof of death.