Sarah Oxley looking for sister Dorcas Richardson

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Title

Sarah Oxley looking for sister Dorcas Richardson

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Sarah Oxley and her siblings in search of sister Dorcas

Source

Daily Newbernian (New Bern, NC)

Date

December 4, 1880

Coverage

New Bern, NC
New Orleans, LA
New Bern, NC

Contributor

Jodi Bash

Publisher

Newspapers.com

Format

digital jpg photo

Transcription

Information Wanted.
Ministers of colored churches in Louisiana
and adjoining States are earnestly
requested to read the following to their
respective congregations:
The brothers and sisters (John, Peter,
Sarah and Kate) of Dorcas Richardson,
daughter of the late Moses and Eliza Richardson,
of Craven county, N. C., are anxious
to learn of her whereabouts. Dorcas was
sold at the age of 16 in Newbern, N. C.,
some few years prior to the late war, and
taken to New Orleans, La., by one Page, a
slave trader; since which time no tidings of
her have been received by her relatives.
Any information in the premises will be
gratefully received and appreciated.
Address SARAH OXLEY, Newbern, N. C.

State

North Carolina
Louisiana

Citation

“Sarah Oxley looking for sister Dorcas Richardson,” Information Wanted Ad, Daily Newbernian (New Bern, NC), December 4, 1880, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed April 22, 2021, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/1327.

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