Jacob Brown searching for family

Title

Jacob Brown searching for family

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Jacob Brown searching for his sister Arena/Arenir, his uncles Richard and Joseph Cassam and his nephews, Moses , Issac, and Peter.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

November 25, 1865

Coverage

Baton Rouge, LA
Hardy Co., VA
Winchester, VA

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED
Jacob Brown wishes to find his sister and
friends, from whom he was sold about eight years
ago. He belonged to George Fisher, of Hardy
County, Va, near Morefield. His sister Louisa,
who was sold with him into Louisiana, has been
back home once. She left three children, named
respectively Peter, Isaac, and Moses. She is in
New Orleans, and is anxious to hear of them.
Another sister remained named Arena, or "Are-
nir." whose husband was named Paul Peterson.
His uncles were Richard and Jacob Cassam,
owned by McCoy.
Any person knowing any thing of them will
confer a great favor upon the undersigned, who
is their young brother, and who escaped from
imprisonment in the jail, at Winchester, Va., by
writing such information as shall united those
separated by slavery. Respectfully,
JACOB BROWN,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

State

Louisiana
Virginia

Files

Brown 1.TIF
Brown 2.TIF

Citation

“Jacob Brown searching for family,” Information Wanted Ad, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), November 25, 1865, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 5, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/109.

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