Fremont County, Iowa


Fremont's Underground Railroad

  • Abolitionists
    • Adams, Samuel H. (Tabor)
    • Avery, Egbert (Tabor)
    • Avery, Harriet King (Tabor)
    • Blanchard, Dr. Ira D. (Civil Bent)
    • Botsford, Rev. O. D. (Benton Township)
    • Gaston, George B. (Tabor)
    • Hunter, George (Tabor)
    • Jones, Jonas (Tabor)
    • Lambert, Lydia (Benton Township)
    • Lane, William (Benton Township)
    • Platt, Elvira Gaston (Civil Bend, Benton Township)
    • Platt, Lester W. (Civil Bend, Benton Township)
    • Platt, Rev. Merrit F. (Civil Bend, Benton Township)
    • Shepardson, Mrs. S. R. (Ladonna) (Tabor)
    • Smith, Cordelia Goodrich (Scott Township)
    • Smith, James L. (Scott Township)
    • Todd, Rev. John (Tabor)
    • Todd, Martha Atkins (Tabor)
    • Vincent, Rev. James (Tabor)
    • Vincent, Mary Sheldon (Tabor)
  • Anti-Slavery
    • Briggs, Daniel C. (Glenwood)
    • Brooks, William (Tabor)
    • Case, Cephas (Benton Township, Scott Township)
    • Clark, William (Tabor)
    • Cummings, H. S. (Tabor)
    • Cummings, Origen (Scott Township)
    • Hallam, Aurelia Stillman Woodruff (Tabor)
    • Hallam, John (Tabor)
    • Henry, Irish (Vicinity Unknown)
    • Hill, Edwin S. (Scott Township)
    • Hill, Leverett B. (Scott Township)
    • Lawrence, Charles F. (Ross Township)
    • Matthews, Darius P. (Tabor)
    • Matthews, Rachel Tucker (Tabor)
    • Merritt, J. F. (Civil Bend)
    • Ricketts, Charlotte Betsey Platt (Civil Bend)
    • Ricketts, Richard (Civil
    • Sanborn, Dr. J. F. (Tabor)
    • Sheldon, Hon. Edward T. (Tabor)
    • Webb, Lemuel (Tabor Vicinity)
    • Webb, Elizabeth Hill (Tabor Vicinity)
    • West, Jesse (Tabor)
    • West, Lucinda Whitney (Tabor)
    • West, Mary Jane Kinney (Tabor)
    • Williams, Reuben (Civil Bend)
    • Williams, Hon. Sturgis (Civil Bend)
    • Williamson, John (Civil Bend)
    • Woods, Daniel E. (Tabor)
  • Associated with John Brown
    • Adams, Samuel H. (Tabor)
    • Blanchard, Dr. Ira D. (Civil Bend)
    • Blanchard, Mary (Civil Bend)
    • Gaston, George B. (Tabor)
    • Gaston, Maria Cummings (Tabor)
    • Jones, Jonas (Tabor)
    • Matthews, Darius P. (Tabor)
    • Matthews, Rachel Tucker (Tabor)
    • Platt, Elvira Gaston (Civil Bend, Benton Township)
    • Platt, Lester W. (Civil Bend, Benton Township)
    • Todd, Rev. John (Tabor)
    • Todd, Martha Atkins (Tabor)
    • Vincent, Rev. James (Tabor)
    • Vincent, Mary Sheldon (Tabor)
  • Bounty Hunters
    • Jacob Herd
    • Conductors/Station Agents
    • Adams, Samuel H. (Tabor)
    • Avery, Egbert (Tabor and Civil Bend)
    • Avery, Harriet King (Tabor)
    • Blanchard, Dr. Ira D. (Civil Bend)
    • Early Life (Ohio)
    • Kansas Baptist
    • Correspondence – Delaware Baptist Mission, KS
    • Ira Blanchard—Benton Township
    • Ira Blanchard—Civil Bend
    • Ira D. Blanchard’s Family I
    • Ira D. Blanchard’s Family II
    • Blanchard Cemetery Photos I
    • Blanchard Cemetery Photos II
    • Blanchard, Mary (Civil Bend)
    • Briggs, Daniel (Lived in Mills County, but was doping UGRR conducting in Fremont Co.)
    • Brooks, William M. (Tabor, Scott Township)
    • Case, Cephas (Benton Township, Scott Township)
    • Chapman, Calvin (Transported Freedom Seekers from NE to Lickskillet)
    • Clark, William L.(Tabor)
    • Cummings, H. S. (Tabor)
    • Cummings, Origen (Scott Township)
    • Gaston, Alexander C. (Tabor)
    • Gaston, George B. (Tabor)
    • Gaston, James K. (Tabor)
    • Gaston, Maria Cummings (Tabor)
    • Hall, J. B. (Civil Bend)
    • Hallam, Aurelia Stillman Woodruff (Tabor)
    • Hallam, John (Tabor)
    • Henry, Irish (Tabor)
    • Hill, Leverett B. (Scott Township)
    • Hill, Edwin S. (Tabor)
    • Horton, H.B. (or Harton) (Civil Bend)
    • Hunter, George (Tabor)
    • Jones, Jonas (Tabor)
    • Lawrence, Charles F. (Tabor)
    • Mason, Pascal (Vicinity unknown)
    • Matthews, Darius P. (Tabor)
    • Matthews, Rachel Tucker (Tabor)
    • Merritt, J. F. (Civil Bend)
    • Pearse, Marcus (Tabor)
    • Platt, Elvira Gaston (Civil Bend, Benton Township)
    • Platt, Lester W. (Civil Bend, Benton Township)
    • Platt, Rev. Merritt F. (Civil Bend, Benton Township)
    • Sanborn, Dr. J. F. (Tabor)
    • Sheldon, Hon. Edward T. (Tabor)
    • Smith, Cordelia Goodrich (Tabor)
    • Smith, James L. (Tabor)
    • Todd, Rev. John (Tabor and Civil Bend)
    • Todd, Martha Atkins (Tabor and Civil Bend)
    • Treat, Joe (Civil Bend)
    • Vincent, Rev. James (Tabor)
    • Vincent, Mary Sheldon (Tabor)
    • Webb, Elizabeth Hill (Tabor Vicinity)
    • Webb, Lemuel (Tabor Vicinity)
    • West, Jesse (Tabor)
    • West, Lucinda Whitney (Tabor)
    • West, Mary Jane Kinney (Tabor)
    • Williams, Reuben (Civil Bend, Benton Township)
    • Williams, Hon. Sturgis (Civil Bend, Benton Township)
    • Williamson, John (Civil Bend)
    • Woods, Daniel E.(Tabor)
  • Free African-Americans
    • Garner Family (Civil Bend)
    • Garner, Henry (Civil Bend)
    • Garner, Maria (Civil Bend)
    • Williamson, John (Civil Bend)
  • Freedom Seekers
    • Clarke, Judy (Arrived at Civil Bend from Kansas)
    • Celia Grayson
    • Eliza Grayson
  • Unknown Status
    • Dea, S. D. (?) (Unknown Vicinity)
    • Hurlbutt, R. H. (Tabor)
    • Merritt, J. F. (Civil Bend)
    • Payne, Moses U. (Payne)

Source: Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, State Historical Building, 600 E. Loccust Street, Des Moines, IA 50319

For additional information see Underground RR in Iowa


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