Emily Wills searching for her father, mother, sisters, and brothers

Title

Emily Wills searching for her father, mother, sisters, and brothers

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Emily Wills searching for her father Wm. Golder, mother Clarissa, sisters Eliza Ann, Mary, and Diana, and brothers James, Calvin, Marcellus, William, Peter, Daro, Wesley, and Sam. Her father was born free and ran a boat. Her mother and children were owned by a widow lady named Kate Words or Woods in Maryland who sold them to a Negro trader who took them to Washington, DC and sold them to a man named Harrison Davis. Her father wasn't home at the time. When he found out, he followed them and bought back mother, James, Calvin, Marcellus, Eliza Ann, and Mary. The rest of them were brought to Richmond, VA and sold. Her name was Emily Golder but now goes by Emily Wills.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

July 10, 1884

Coverage

Aquilla, Hill County, TX
MD (Maryland)
Washington, DC
Richmond, VA

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

State

Texas
Maryland
Washington, DC
Virginia

Files

Emily Wills 7-10-1884.tif

Citation

“Emily Wills searching for her father, mother, sisters, and brothers,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), July 10, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 19, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2471.

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