Eliza Gedding searching for her daughter Sarah Francis Brown

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Title

Eliza Gedding searching for her daughter Sarah Francis Brown

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Eliza Gedding is searching for her daughter Sarah Francis Brown who was sold from her when she was about 10 years old. They were formerly servants of Elizabeth Hoflers. She was carried south by a man named McGill and sold to a man in Haywood named Harvey Curry, about 8 or 9 years before the civil war. Eliza went by Eliza Fry at the time of their separation. She has been searching for her daughter ever since she was free. Her daughter was last heard of in Louisville, KY which is where Eliza currently resides.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

April 24, 1884

Coverage

Louisville, KY
Haywood (no state given)

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

Files

Eliza Gedding 4-24-1884.tif

Citation

“Eliza Gedding searching for her daughter Sarah Francis Brown,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), April 24, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 21, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2463.

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