W.S. Meyers searching for their brother

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Title

W.S. Meyers searching for their brother

Subject

Lost Friends Ad

Description

W.S. Meyers searching for their brother, George.

Source

Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

April 19, 1883

Coverage

Grenada, MS
AR (Arkansas)

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

DEAR EDITOR:--I wish to
inqure for my brother. His name was
George; he belonged to Elizabeth
Madison, the wife of Balos
Madison. They sold him to John
Benson, who carried him to Arkansas,
and have never heard of him since.
My mother was Rachel Masters;
she belonged to Jesse Masters.
When he was carried away I was
quite small and lived in Oktibbeha
county, near Starkville, Miss.
Address me at Grenada Miss.
W.S. MEYERS.

State

Mississippi
Arkansas

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“W.S. Meyers searching for their brother,” Lost Friends Ad, Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), April 19, 1883, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed March 7, 2021, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/1997.

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