On this date in 1883 (Nov. 26th), Sojourner Truth (original name: Isabella Baumfree) died in her home in Battle Creek, Michigan. Her birthdate is unknown, but it is thought to be in the year 1797. ‪#‎Methodist‬ (later a 7th-Day Adventist). ‪#‎Abolitionist‬. ‪#‎Feminist‬. Independent traveling preacher/lecturer. Author of “The Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Northern Slave” (1850). Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.