Information Wanted Ad
Jane Allen seeking information of her brother.
The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)
October 21, 1886
MR EDITOR -- I wish to inquire for my brother whom I left in Missouri, near a town called --- Missouri. I do not recollect the name of the county. I have not seen him since long before the war. My name is Jane Allen. My name is Eliza; she first belonged to Richard Snell and was sold to a man by the name of George Ciles. I had step brothers, (three belong to Richard) by the name of James Davis and Charles Snell. I can't remember the names of the three that was with mother. Brother James was a mulatto. When I left I was only twelve years old, Any information concerning them will be gladly received. Address Jane Allen, Hempstead, Texas, in care Rev. L. Felder.
“Jane Allen,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), October 21, 1886, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 12, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2122.