Louis Waddy searching for his wife

Title

Louis Waddy searching for his wife

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Louis Waddy searching for his wife, Hannah

Source

Cleveland Daily Leader (Cleveland, OH)

Date

November 20, 1865

Coverage

Livingston County, New York
Lancaster County, Virginia

Contributor

Amanda Cupples

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED. - We have received
from our old friend, Mr. Shipherd, Secretary
of the Freeman's Aid Commission, the following
circular:

AMERICAN FREEDMAN'S AID COMMISSION,
WASHINGTON, November 15, 1865.

The attention of teachers and field agents
of the Commission, and of other friends of
the freed people to whom this circular may
come, is called to the following memorandum:

"Louis Waddy's wife, Hannah, who formerly
belonged to Charles W. Gresham, living
at the Glebe, near Carter's Creek, Lancaster
county, Virginia, quite near the mouth
of the Rappahannock river."

Any person who can give any information
in regard to the above-mentioned woman to
her husband, Louis Waddy, care of Mr.
George S. Whitney, Mount Morris, Livingston
county, New York, will confer a great
favor.

JACOB R. SHIPHERD, Sec.

State

New York
Virginia

Files

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Collection

Citation

“Louis Waddy searching for his wife,” Information Wanted Ad, Cleveland Daily Leader (Cleveland, OH), November 20, 1865, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 19, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/1352.

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