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10 Astounding Facts About the Youngest Black Millionaire You Probably Never Heard Of

She Had a Dark Connection to Creek Indians

Sarah Rector was born and raised on a Creek Indian plantation on March 3, 1902, in present-day Oklahoma. Her parents, Joseph and Rose Rector, were descendants of Africans who were enslaved by the Creek. A treaty signed between the U.S. and the Indians emancipated the enslaved people and they became known as “Creek Freedmen.”

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