Agnes Collins searching for her three sisters, Nannie, Patience, and Julian

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Title

Agnes Collins searching for her three sisters, Nannie, Patience, and Julian

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Agnes Collins is searching for her three sisters, Nannie, Patience, and Julian whom she left in Franklin, TN during the war. They belonged to Mrs. Ellis of Franklin. Her sister Nannie's husband used to belong to Mr. Ployd and she had four children, Sarah, Mag, Eliza, and Annie. When Agnes left Tennessee, she used the name Ellis but it has been changed to Collins by marriage.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

May 29, 1884

Coverage

Cotton Gin, TX
Franklin, TN

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

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Transcription

MR. EDITOR-I desire to inquire
for my relatives that I left in
Franklin, Tenn., during the war.
Three sisters, Nannie, Patience and
Julian, who belonged to Mr. Ellis,
of Franklin. My sister Nannie's
husband used to belong to a Mr.
Ployd; she had four children when
I left Franklin for Louisiana, Sarah,
Mag, Eliza and Mary. When I
left Tennessee I went by the name
of Agnes Ellis; it has been
changed since by marriage to
Agness Collins. Address me, care
of N. J. Stith, Cotton Gin, Texas.

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Citation

“Agnes Collins searching for her three sisters, Nannie, Patience, and Julian,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), May 29, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 21, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2393.

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