Jesse Redmond Fauset (1882-1961 / the United States)
Fauset was born in Fredericksville, an all-black hamlet in Camden County, New Jersey, also known as Free Haven (now incorporated into the borough of Lawnside, New Jersey). She was the daughter of Anna "Annie" Seamon and Redmon Fauset, a Presbyterian minister. Her mother died when she was still a little girl. Her father remarried Bella Huff (a white woman), and they had three children, including ... more »
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