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Where and/or how did Robert - Last Name Unknown and Sojourner Truth meet?
Around 1815, Truth met and fell in love with a slave named Robert from a neighboring farm.
Why did Robert - Last Name Unknown and Sojourner Truth break up?
Robert's owner (Catlin) forbade the relationship; he did not want his slave to have children with a slave he did not own, because he would not own the children. Robert was savagely beaten and Truth never saw him again. Later, he died from the previous injuries.
Other Relationship Information about Robert - Last Name Unknown and Sojourner Truth:
Their son, Thomas, died shortly after birth.