C.V. McCoy searching for his father's people

Title

C.V. McCoy searching for his father's people

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

C.V. McCoy is searching for his father's people. His father's name was Mumford McCoy, now deceased. He was born in Salisborough, Roan County, NC in 1824. He was a blacksmith by trade. He came down to Louisiana with his master and was sold. C.V. doesn't know any of his father's people by name, just that he was raised by his grandmother.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

August 27, 1885

Coverage

Pearlington Postoffice, MS
Salisborough, Roan County, NC
LA (Louisiana)

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

Transcription

MR. EDITOR-I wish to inquire
for the whereabouts of my father's
people. He was born in the town
of Salisborough, Roan county,
North Carolina, in 1824. He was
a blacksmith by trade. He came
down to Louisiana with his owner,
and was sold. I don't know any
of his people by name. He was
raised by his grandmother. His
name is Mumford McCoy. I am
his son. He is now dead. Ad-
dress C. V. McCoy, Pearlington
Postoffice, Miss.

State

Mississippi
North Carolina
Louisiana

Files

C.V. McCoy 8-27-1885.tif

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Citation

“C.V. McCoy searching for his father's people,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), August 27, 1885, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 19, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2429.

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