Rachel Washburne is searching for her sons Samuel and Lewis and daughter Rhoda

Title

Rachel Washburne is searching for her sons Samuel and Lewis and daughter Rhoda

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Samuel was taken by a slave trader and sold in Alabama

Source

Vermont Phoenix (Brattleboro, VT) [Ad copied from the Zion Church Advocate, published in Washington, DC, with commentary by the editor of the Vermont Phoenix]

Date

October 10, 1873

Coverage

Rutherfordton, North Carolina
AL (Alabama)
Lincoln county, N.C.
New Orleans, LA
Cleveland County, North Carolina

Contributor

Bonnie Loden

Publisher

Vermont Phœnix. (Brattleboro, Vt.), 10 Oct. 1873. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn98060050/1873-10-10/ed-1/seq-1/

Transcription

Information wanted of my son Samuel,
who belonged to the Washburne estate, ta-
ken from Cleveland county, N.C., by
Briggs, a slave trader, and sold in Alaba-
ma. Also of my son Lewis, who belonged
to the Washburne estate, taken from Lin-
coln county, N.C., by Thomas Sieid, who
sold him in New Orleans. Also of my
daughter Rhoda, who belonged to the
Washburne estate, sold to Mr. Morris, and
taken from Cleveland county, N. C. Any
information concerning the above, who are
my children, will be thankfully received,
through the Zion Advocate, by their anx-
ious mother, RACHEL WASHBURNE.
Rutherfordton, N. C.

State

North Carolina
Alabama
Louisiana

Files

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Citation

“Rachel Washburne is searching for her sons Samuel and Lewis and daughter Rhoda,” Information Wanted Ad, Vermont Phoenix (Brattleboro, VT) [Ad copied from the Zion Church Advocate, published in Washington, DC, with commentary by the editor of the Vermont Phoenix], October 10, 1873, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 14, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2162.

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