Jerry Williams searching for his parents, brothers, and sisters

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Jerry Williams searching for his parents, brothers, and sisters

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Jerry Williams is requesting information on his father and mother, Jerry and Sophia Thompson, his sisters Sallie and Mary, and his brothers Washington and Samuel, all who were former slaves

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

April 25, 1901

Coverage

Dickerson, MS
Richmond, VA

Contributor

Chris Byrd

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Transcription

Information wanted of my peo-
ple -- my father's name is Jerry
Thompson, mother's name Sophia
Thompson, sisters were Sallie and
Mary Thompson, my brothers are
Washington and Samuel Thomp-
son, my name is Jerry Williams.
I was sold by Mr. Storks at Lum-
kins traders yard. My master's
name was John Storks and I was
sold at Richmond, Virginia to go
to Mississippi. My Post Office is
Dickerson, Miss. Any information
will be gladly received by my pas-
tor, Rev. J. S. Campbell, Sheriff
Ridge Circuit.

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“Jerry Williams searching for his parents, brothers, and sisters,” Information Wanted Ad, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), April 25, 1901, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 22, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/12.

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