Ellen Blackburn searching for her brothers Henry Perkins and George Washington

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Ellen Blackburn searching for her brothers Henry Perkins and George Washington

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Ellen Blackburn is searching for her brothers Henry Perkins and George Washington who were last heard from in St. Louis three years ago. They belonged to Perkins and in 1843 were sold to a speculator named Matlock and brought to Texas. Her father was Harrison Perkins, her mother was Caroline, and they lived near Springfield. Her name was previously Ellen Perkins but is now Ellen Blackburn

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

October 23, 1884

Coverage

Belton, TX
St. Louis, MO
Springfield (no state given, MO?)

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

Relation

She posts a similar ad the next year searching for just her brother Henry Perkins. She doesn't mention that Henry and George were last heard from in St. Louis three years ago. She also mentions a brother Lewis and three sisters See: http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2461

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Ellen Blackburn 10-23-1884.tif

Citation

“Ellen Blackburn searching for her brothers Henry Perkins and George Washington,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), October 23, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 21, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2460.

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