Betty Davis searching for her mother Prescella and brother Henry

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Betty Davis searching for her mother Prescella and brother Henry

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Betty Davis searching for her mother Prescella and brother Henry. They used to belong to Michael Watson and lived between Macon and Knoxville on the public road in Georgia. She left them there when she was quite small long before the war. Watson sold her mother and brother to a man named Calbut along with a horse. Her mother was a dark woman of medium height. Mr. Walton (relation unknown) had one daughter, Catherine, and five sons, Arthur, Thomas, Joshua, Michael, and Jacob Watson. They were all living when she left.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

April 2, 1885

Coverage

Natchitoches, LA
Macon, GA
Knoxville, GA

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

Files

Betty Davis 4-2-1885.tif

Citation

“Betty Davis searching for her mother Prescella and brother Henry,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), April 2, 1885, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 20, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2423.

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