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  • Collection: The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA) 1884

Alfred Buckner 3-27-1884.tif
Alfred Buckner is searching for his brother Horace Buckner. They both belonged to Billy Mallier in Madison County, VA until Horace was sold to a negro trader named Humphrey Taylor who sold him in Huntsville, AL. He has not heard from him since.

Wm. Watson 10-30-1884.tif
Wm Watson is searching for his mother Maria Watson, three sisters Lottie, Hester, and Mary Watson, and brother Henry Watson whom he left in Alabama on Widow Malone's farm 7 years ago.

William Miller 9-4-1884.tif
William Miller is searching for his five brothers Abraham, Jim, Armstead, Sam, and Daniel Vinson and sister Mary Vinson. His mother and the children belonged to Andrew Vinson and were sold in Columbus, SC to a Mr. Logan who brought them to Mobile,…

William Low 12-4-1884.tif
William Low is searching for his sons Reuben and Serrie Low. In 1877, Reuben was near Society Hill, Lee County, AL and William has heard that he since move to Benton near Selma, AL. He also heard in 1878 that Serrie was living at Deer Creek,…

William Butler dead 11-13-1884.tif
T.G. Montgomery, pastor of First Street Church, wishes to inform the son of William Butler that his father is dead. He died on October 27 and his place will be sold if he cannot be found.

Wash. Lacey 11-13-1884.tif
Washington Lacey is searching for his father Sidney Lacey and uncles Jack Davis and Partees. His father belonged to Alexander Ule and he has not heard from him since the war. He was last heard from in Memphis, TN. Uncle Jake went to Virginia and…

W.K. Williams 4-3-1884.tif
W. K. Williams is searching for his brother Elerson Williams who was last seen in Sardis, MS in December 1883. His mother and father were James and Mary Williams. He has three brothers and four sisters and is twin to one, Henderson. Henderson now…

W.H. Jackson 4-24-1884.tif
W. H. Jackson has reconnected with Turner Petty's people through an ad in the Southwestern Christian Advocate. He praises the paper for bringing people together.


W.C. Echols 9-11-1884.tif
W.C. Echols is searching for Guy Thomas formerly of Lynchburg, VA. W.C. Echols is the executor of the will of Thomas Thomas and recommends he write at once to Graham Dunwell Esq. of Springfield, OH, as it will be of "pecuniary interest to him".

Unnamed 5-15-1884.tif
An unnamed party is searching for their mother Sarah Jane and sisters Ella and Belle. They belonged to John Johnson who brought them from Missouri to Texas. They were left in Johnson County, TX. Johnson sold the unnamed party to Mr. Varnell.
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