Turner, Nat, 1800?-1831

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1800-10-02
Death 1831-11-11
English

Biographical notes:

Nat Turner (b. Oct. 2, 1800, Southampton County, VA-d. Nov. 11, 1831, Southampton County, VA) was born into slavery as the property of Benjamin Turner and later his son Samuel Turner. On Aug. 21, 1831, he led a two-day rebellion of slaves and free blacks in Southampton County, Virginia. After the rebellion was suppressed, Turner escaped but was captured in Oct 1831. He was hanged Nov. 11, 1831.

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Occupations:

  • African American civic leaders

Places:

  • Courtland, VA, US
  • United States, 00, US
  • Southampton County, VA, US