This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.
Scott Hardie made minor changes to the clue and made minor changes to the explanation provided by Steve.
publication date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (part of Spring 2017)
clue: After a half-dozen children, this slave was set free.
explanation: Hemings is considered by most historians to be the mother of six children by Thomas Jefferson. A slave on his plantation, she was eventually set free along with all the children who had survived to adulthood. more…