She owned the Minnehaha Saloon, which had a brothel upstairs. At the time of her death she owned real estate in Seattle and Butte, Montana. She also had a horse and carriage, an extensive jewellery collection, and $20,000 in cash. By the standards of the time, this made her quite wealthy.
- Taylor, Quintard (1994). The Forging of a Black Community: Seattle's Central District, from 1870 through the Civil Rights Era. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press – via Questia (subscription required). pp. 30–31. ISBN 0-295-97345-5.
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