Charlotte Butler searching for her husband Butler Flournoy and three children, William and Ann Flournoy and Jack Bradford

Title

Charlotte Butler searching for her husband Butler Flournoy and three children, William and Ann Flournoy and Jack Bradford

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Charlotte Butler is searching for her husband Butler Flournoy and three children, William and Ann Flournoy and Jack Bradford. John Flournoy sold William and Ann in Macon, GA. Her husband was sold in Memphis, TN. She left Jack Bradford in Sumpterville County, South Carolina. She was sold at a sheriff's sale to a negro trader who brought her to Texas and sold her to George Hitchen.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

September 11, 1884

Coverage

Goliad, TX
Macon, GA
Memphis, TN
Sumpterville County, South Carolina

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

Transcription

Mr. Editor — I wish to inquire
for my husband and three children.
My husband was Butler Flournoy,
my children William and Ann
Flournoy and Jack Bradford. John
Flournoy sold William and Ann in
Macon, Ga. My husband was sold
in Memphis, Tenn. I left Jack
Bradford in South Carolina, in
Sumpterville county. I was sold
at a sheriff sale to a Negro trader,
who brought me to Texas and sold
me to George Hitchen. Address
Charlotte Butler, Goliad, Texas.

State

Texas
Georgia
Tennessee
South Carolina

Files

Charlotte Butler 9-11-1884.tif

Citation

“Charlotte Butler searching for her husband Butler Flournoy and three children, William and Ann Flournoy and Jack Bradford,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), September 11, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 24, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2436.

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