Delphy Wilson searching for her father Thomas Jones and siblings

Title

Delphy Wilson searching for her father Thomas Jones and siblings

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Delphy Wilson is searching for her father Thomas Jones and siblings. Delphy had three brothers, John, Harrison, and Thomas Jones and three sisters, Lucy, Susan Ann, and Sally Jones. Her mother's name was Hannah Jones. They all used to belong to Col. Charles Todd, of Shelby County, KY. She belonged to Letitia Todd who married a man named Dr. John Carter who brought her from Kentucky to New Orleans and sold her to Kendrick and Foster in the trade yard, who then sold her to Benjamin Barber who lived on the Mississippi at the time.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

December 18, 1884

Coverage

Hempstead, TX
Shelby County, KY
New Orleans, LA

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

Transcription

MR. EDITOR--Please help me to
find my father and kin people. My
father's name is Thomas Jones; my
sisters were named Lucy, Susan
Ann and Sally Jones; Mother's
name is Hannah Jones. They used
to belong to Col. Charles Todd, in
Shelby county, Kentucky; my name
was then Delphy Wilson, my young
mistress' name was Letitia Todd,
married a man named Dr. John
Carter and brought me from Ken-
tucky to New Orleans and sold me
to Kendrick and Foster in the trade
yard, and they sold me to Benja-
mine Barber and he lived on the
Mississippi river at that time. Any
imformation concerning them will
be gladly received. Address Del-
phy Wilson, Hempstead, Texas,
care Charles M. Singleton.

State

Texas
Kentucky
Louisiana

Files

Delphy Wilson 12-18-1884.tif

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“Delphy Wilson searching for her father Thomas Jones and siblings,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), December 18, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 24, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2446.

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