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Chronicles of Boone County

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 When Haviland returned to try again, she learned that there were patrollers on the river looking for counterfeiters,​ making it too dangerous to rescue the family. An enslaved man by the name of [[William Allen]], who was a friend of John White, had warned her against the attempt. When John White learned of the news, he returned to Boone County to rescue his family. ​ When Haviland returned to try again, she learned that there were patrollers on the river looking for counterfeiters,​ making it too dangerous to rescue the family. An enslaved man by the name of [[William Allen]], who was a friend of John White, had warned her against the attempt. When John White learned of the news, he returned to Boone County to rescue his family. ​
  
-The attempt was unsuccessful;​ Jane and the children were captured, along with Solomon, who was the overseer and enslaved to the Stephens family. ​The children were sold with the understanding that they would not be separatedJane died of cholera ​before ​being sold+The attempt was unsuccessful;​ Jane and the children were captured, along with Solomon, who was the overseer and enslaved to the Stephens family. ​Jane and the children were sold, then separated ​for many years. ​ After Emancipation, ​Jane, who was remarried and living in Kansas, ran ads in newspapers distributed in African American Churches throughout the country, In hopes of finding her children. She was reunited with three of the five children ​before ​her death
  
 John White escaped capture at the river, but was caught soon after by well-known slave catcher Wright Ray, who was an associate of George W. Brasher. ​ Brasher was out of town, and White was clever enough to give a fake name, so Ray was unaware that he was a runaway that had belonged to Brasher. John White was released to a man who was the nephew of Cincinnati abolitionist Levi Coffin, who claimed to be his slave holder. John White escaped capture at the river, but was caught soon after by well-known slave catcher Wright Ray, who was an associate of George W. Brasher. ​ Brasher was out of town, and White was clever enough to give a fake name, so Ray was unaware that he was a runaway that had belonged to Brasher. John White was released to a man who was the nephew of Cincinnati abolitionist Levi Coffin, who claimed to be his slave holder.
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