Delia Owen searching for her son Alfred Davis

Title

Delia Owen searching for her son Alfred Davis

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Delia Owen is searching for her son Alfred Davis who belonged to Mr. Boyd Smith and was taken by a gambler and put in the sale yard. Mr. Jas. Wilson bought him and took him to Louisiana. His mother had a sister named Ann Owen and married a man named Paul Winston.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

June 18, 1885

Coverage

Nashville, TN
LA (Louisiana)

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

Transcription

Will pastors inquire among their
congregations for a young man
named Alfred Davis, who belonged
to a Mr. Boyd Smith. He was
taken from home by a gambler, and
was put in the sale yard. Mr. Jas.
Wilson bought him, and took him
to Louisiana. His mother was
named Delia Owen, and had a sis-
ter named Ann Owen. His mother
married a man named Paul Win-
ston. Direct letters to Second
Baptist Church, Delia Owen, or
Delia Winston, Nashville, Tenn.

State

Tennessee
Louisiana

Files

Delia Owen 6-18-1885.tif

Citation

“Delia Owen searching for her son Alfred Davis,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), June 18, 1885, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 19, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2444.

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