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American literature (h) ms bessette phillis wheatley (1753-1784): a brief biography phillis wheatley was born in gambia, africa she was a slave child of seven or eight. Click on an item in the list below to show/hide the contents: before you read. Poems of phillis wheatley a native seized in senegal/gambia, west africa by slave traders, phillis wheatley arrived in boston when she was about seven years. Essays related to a biography of phillis wheatley 1 phillis wheatley was born in gambia, africa around the year 1753 the wheatley's daughter. Although the date and place of her birth are not documented, scholars believe that phillis wheatley was born in 1753 in west africa, most likely in present-day gambia.