Monticello: Rev. Peter Fossett

Photo: Wendell P. Dabney, Cincinnati’s Colored Citizens (Cincinnati, 1926)
January 23, 2012
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Rev. Peter Fossett (1815 -1901)
Sold from the auction block at Monticello in 1827 at age 11. He became a prominent caterer in Cincinnati and later founded the First Baptist Church in Cumminsville, Ohio.