Tennie Beauchamp

Display Name: 
Tennie Beauchamp
Sort Name: 
Beauchamp, Tennie
AKA: 
Aunt Tennie
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Female
Class: 
Enslaved Black
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Alive
Biography: 

Tennie was born a slave and worked on the Beauchamp plantation. She married Tomey’s Turl and came to the McCaslin plantation, where she and Tomey’s Turl had six children. Amodeus, Carolina (or "Callina"), and an unnamed child all died in infancy, but James ("Tennie's Jim"), Sophonsiba ("Fonsiba"), and Lucas grew to adulthood. Also at the McCaslin place, she nurses the infant Ike McCaslin.

Individual or Group: 
Individual
Character changes class in this text: 
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