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Clara Brown was born a slave in Virginia in 1800. At nine years of age, she and her mother were sent to Kentucky. By the age of eighteen she married and subsequently gave birth to four children. At 35 years of age, she was sold by her owner at auction an...

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Molly Brown was born Margaret Tobin on July 18, 1867, in Hannibal, Missouri. When she was 18 she followed her older brother to Leadville where she met her future husband, James Joseph Brown. They were married at the Church of the Annunication on September...

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