John Wilson, of Colbert County, MD, searching for his children

Title

John Wilson, of Colbert County, MD, searching for his children

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

John Wilson, of Colbert County, MD, searching for his children, sold in Richmond, VA

Source

Carolina Watchman (Salisbury, NC)

Date

April 1, 1867

Coverage

Mocksville, NC
Richmond, VA
Colbert County, MD

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Newspapers.com

Transcription

Information Wanted.

John Wilson, a colored man, formerly a
slave belonging to James Denton, of Colbert county
Maryland, desires to find his five children, named
respectively : George, Dennis, Sarah Jane, Nat and
Lethe. They were all carried to Richmond, the
first year of the war, by James Borne, or Maryland,
and sold, to whom it is not known. The object of
this notice is to discover their whereabouts.
Information addressed to me at Mocksville, N.C.,
will be thankfully received.
JOHN WILSON.

MARCH 18, 1867 6T-pd

State

North Carolina
Virginia
Maryland

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“John Wilson, of Colbert County, MD, searching for his children,” Information Wanted Ad, Carolina Watchman (Salisbury, NC), April 1, 1867, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed December 4, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/1470.

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