Lucy Kirby, Norfolk, VA, searching for her son

Title

Lucy Kirby, Norfolk, VA, searching for her son

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Lucy Kirby, of Norfolk, VA, searching for her son Richard Kirby aka Dick Kirby. Sold two years before the Civil War.

Source

New National Era (Washington, DC)

Date

July 30, 1874

Coverage

Norfolk, VA
Saratoga, NY
Saratoga Springs, NY
Hampton, VA

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED,
of RICHARD (or Dick) KIRBY, son of Lucy
Kirby, formerly of Hampton, Virginia, now
with General V. D. Groner, Norfolk, Virginia.
This family were sold on a division of the
"Rudd" estate two years before the war.
Dick, when sold, was about ten year's old,
now about twenty-five year's old.
Any information would be received by a distressed
mother, and a liberal reward paid by
General Groner.
O. C. GILBERT,
Saratoga, N. Y.

State

Virginia
New York
Virginia

Files

Kirby.jp2

Citation

“Lucy Kirby, Norfolk, VA, searching for her son,” Information Wanted Ad, New National Era (Washington, DC), July 30, 1874, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 3, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/1836.

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