Full Name: Linda Brent (Harriet A. Jacobs) |
Place of Birth: North Carolina
North or South: North
Place of Death: Washington, D.C.
Interesting Facts: Harriet was six years old before she realized she was a slave. Her mother died and she went to live with her mistress. When her mistress died, she went to live with her master named Jacobs. She escaped and hid in her grandmother's attic for seven years. Then, she was hidden on a boat and taken to the north for freedom. To protect her grandmother, children, and other living relatives, she published her memoirs under the name of Linda Brent.