Rose Fortune – A Privileged Character

Rose’s parents were runaway slaves named Fortune and Amita. Click to enlarge.
Rose Fortune – By Unknown author – Nova Scotia Archieves and Records Management, Public Domain. Click to Enlarge

Here is a relationship chart that shows my relationship to Rose Fortune, my great great great grandmother (on my mother’s side):

Here is a link to a couple of articles about Rose Fortune:



Here is the muster roll of June, 1784 showing Rose’s family as 1 adult male (Fortune), 1 adult female (his wife), and 1 female over 10 (Rose)

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