Lucas' Wife

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Lucas' Wife
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Unnamed Wife of Lucas
AKA: 
Molly Beauchamp
Mollie Beauchamp
Mollie Worsham Beauchamp
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Female
Class: 
Free Black
Rank: 
Peripheral
Vitality: 
Alive
Biography: 

Unnamed in this story, Lucas' wife appears as a minor character in "A Point of Law," and to comic effect. In "Go Down, Moses," she is a grieving grandmother named Mollie Worsham Beauchamp who wants help in bringing her executed grandson home for burial. In Go Down, Moses, Molly Beauchamp is a loving and steadfast wife to Lucas and devoted mother to at least three children of her own and foster-mother to Roth Edmonds.

Individual or Group: 
Individual
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