Washington and Charity Black searching for son, John Black

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Washington and Charity Black searching for son, John Black

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Washington Black and Charity Black, Harrisburg, PA, searching for son John Black, taken from that city

Source

Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA)

Date

May 8, 1867

Coverage

Harrisburg, PA
Mifflintown, Juniata County, PA
Erie, PA

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Relation

1869 Harrison, PA city directory, p. 27: "Black Washington (colored), lab, Market bet Pa Canal and 11th"

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INFORMATION WANTED. - Washington and
Charity Black are very anxious to hear of the
whereabouts of their son John. He is a small
boy, of dark color. He was taken away from
this city by Thomas Bennett and S. Sanders,
against his own will and that of his parents.
When last heard from they were about
Mifflintown, Juniata county, working
their way to Erie, Pa., as chimney sweeps.
Any persons or papers giving any information
concerning the boy's whereabouts, will
confer a great favor on his distressed parents,
by addressing them at Harrisburg.

-Will our exchanges please copy the above?

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“Washington and Charity Black searching for son, John Black,” Information Wanted Ad, Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA), May 8, 1867, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 16, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/1358.

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