Anty. Powell searching for his father Abraham Beard, mother, sister Millie Crawford, and brother Charles Martin

Title

Anty. Powell searching for his father Abraham Beard, mother, sister Millie Crawford, and brother Charles Martin

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Anty Powell is searching for his father Abraham Beard, mother, sister Millie Crawford, and brother Charles Martin. They belonged to Mr. Ruffin Beard.
His sister was sold at Woodville, NC. Anty used to go by Martin but now goes by Powell.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

November 20, 1884

Coverage

La Grange, TX
Woodville, NC

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

Relation

A second ad is posted by Anthony Powell with much the same content in May of the next year. The mother's name is given as Febby Martin. Both his brother and sister were sold at Wood's Gate to travelers. He left them in Pearson County, NC.
This ad can be found here:
http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2409

Transcription

MR. EDITOR-I wish to inquire
for my father Abraham Beard.
My mother, also belong to Mr.
Ruffin Beard, and a sister by the
name of Millie Crawford. I had a
brother by the name of Charles
Martin. My sister Millie was sold
at a sale in Woodville, North Car-
olina. I then went by the name of
Anty Martin, but I now go by the
name of Anty Powell. Any infor-
mation concerning them will be
gladly received. Address me at
LaGrange, Texas, care of Rev. E.
Henderson, Lock box 165.

ANTY POWELL.

State

Texas
North Carolina

Files

Anty Powell 11-20-1884.tif

Citation

“Anty. Powell searching for his father Abraham Beard, mother, sister Millie Crawford, and brother Charles Martin,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), November 20, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 2, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2408.

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