A 20-year period of northern migration for runaway and newly emancipated blacks begins.After Mr. Garner's death, Mrs. Garner sells Paul F. (From the proceeds of the sale, she lives two years before summoning schoolteacher and his boys to help her run Sweet Home.)1854 Beloved, Halle and Sethe's third child and first daughter, is born in November.1855 Baby Suggs intuitively selects 1855 as the year that Halle died. The Society of Friends is at the height of its abolitionist drive. The Sweet Home slaves unsuccessfully try to escape. Sethe is assaulted by the schoolteacher's nephews before she finally escapes slavery.Monday: Sethe fears that Halle is dead. Amy helps deliver Denver in a lean-to near the Ohio River. Stamp Paid ferries the pair to a hut. Ella leads them to 124 Bluestone Road, where Baby Suggs tends Sethe's mutilated body.
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