His master, Capt. Henry Northup, a great grandson of Stephen Northup, manumitted Mintus in his will.
Film story credits: Solomon Northup's Odyssey, ...
Parents: Mintus Northup
Works written: Twelve Years a Slave, Black Men ...
Born: July 10, 1807, New York
Abijah or Abijam, Grandson of Solomon, King of Judah. Abijah followed in the ways of his father Rehoboam when he became king. Even though the people of Israel had not completely abandoned worshipping God, they continued to worship false gods that were permitted into the land by Rehoboam. He appears on the Biblical Timeline starting in 972 BC.