Benjamin Muse searching for his family

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Title

Benjamin Muse searching for his family

Subject

Lost Friends Ads

Description

Benjamin Muse searching for his parents, Washington and Elva, and his siblings Alse, Jacob, Daniel, Elias and Martha. Benjamin and one of his brothers were sold and brought to Texas, but he doesn't specify which brother.

Source

Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

July 26, 1883

Coverage

San Felipe, TX

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Scripto

Transcription

Mr Editor :- I wish to inquire for my father and mother and relations. My father was Washington; my mother, Elva. Mother and her children belonged to Moos Todd, who then all lived in Virginia. The children's names were Ben, Jacob, Alse, Daniel, Elias, Martha. If mother had any other children they were born after I left. My brother and I were sold and brought to Texas 23 years ago. I do not know who my father belonged to. Address me at San Filipe, Texas. BENJAMIN MUSE.

Files

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Citation

“Benjamin Muse searching for his family,” Lost Friends Ads, Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), July 26, 1883, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 17, 2017, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2113.

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