Thursday, February 16, 2017

Sarah Rector "Richest Colored Girl in the world"

Sarah Rector, best known for being the "Richest Colored Girl in the world" or the "Millionaire girl a member of the race" Long story short as a result of an agreement between the United States and the Creek Indians, Creeks, and their former slaves, were allotted a plot of land. Rector’s father leased her allotment to the Devonian Oil Company of Pittsburgh. Wildcat oil driller B.B. Jones produced a “gusher” that brought in 2500 barrels a day.  Rector started to receive $300.00 per day. Multiple new wells were also productive, and Rector’s allotment subsequently became part of the famed Cushing-Drumright Field in Oklahoma. Allowing her to make over 11,000.

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