Calvin Addington searching for his family

Title

Calvin Addington searching for his family

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Calvin Addington searching for his son, Elias; mother of his child, Lucy Addington; and siblings George, Charles, Allen, Harriet, and Hannah.

Source

Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

June 7, 1883

Coverage

Millican, TX
Stanley Co., NC
SC (South Carolina)

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

DEAR BROTHER: - I wish to in-quire for my people. Mother, Maria, died in Stanley county, North Carolina, and belonged to Daniel Freeman. She had four sons - Cal-vin, George, Charles and Allen; and daughter, Hannah and Har-riet. All belonged to Mr. Freeman. The last I heard from them before the war, George was still there. I had a son, Elias; his mother was Lucy Addington. Hannah was sold off to a Mr. Myers, who took her to South Carolina. Address, care Rev. J. L. Smith, Millican, Texas. CALVIN ADDINGTON.

State

Texas
North Carolina
South Carolina

Files

SCA_188367_ADDINGTON.jpg

Citation

“Calvin Addington searching for his family,” Information Wanted Ad, Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), June 7, 1883, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 6, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2049.

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