Candis Bentley searching for their family

Title

Candis Bentley searching for their family

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Candis Bentley searching for their parents Meally and James Woodward, and siblings Jim, Adam, Jessie, Maria, and Eliza.

Source

Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

May 3, 1883

Coverage

Houston, TX
Montgomery Co., AL
MS (Mississippi)

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

MR. EDITOR:--I desire to inquire for my people. I was separated from them when I was a small child. I left them in Montgomery county, Ala. I came to Texas with Sam Woodward; and when dividing out the property among the children, my youngest sister and I came to Texas. My mother named Meally, father was James Woodward, my oldest brother was Adam, one was Jim, another was Jessie, Jennie, Eliza and Maria. My sister Jennie is in Texas with me, and my name is Candis. They all belonged to Austin and Dave Woodward, and moved from there to Mississippi. Direct letters to me in care of Trinity M.E. Church, Houston, Texas. CANDIS BENTLEY.

State

Texas
Alabama
Mississippi

Files

SCA_188353_BENTLEY.jpg

Citation

“Candis Bentley searching for their family,” Information Wanted Ad, Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), May 3, 1883, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 3, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2004.

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