F. G. Gilbert searching for his mother, brother, and two sisters and his mother's family

Title

F. G. Gilbert searching for his mother, brother, and two sisters and his mother's family

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

F. G. Gilbert is searching for his mother Eliza Miller (now Eliza Baker), brother, and two sisters, Sarah Jane and Rosa Miller. He lived in Louisville, KY with his mother and four siblings, one brother who died before they were separated. Just before the Emancipation Proclamation, they were all sold by their master Geo. S. Miller, a merchant in Louisville, KY, to a trader named Ben Gilbert. Her mother's parents were named Hannah and Doc Hall. Hannah was owned by a man named Hall while Doc was a free man. Mother left Sarah Jane and Rosa with George Miller. Her mother's folks lived in Bullitt County, KY near Mt. Washington. Her mother has five sisters Julia, Margret, Sallie, Susan, and Caroline, and four brothers, Henry, Robert, Clifton and Garland. The first four sisters belonged to a man named Hall and Caroline belonged to a man named Wheeler. Robert lived with his father Doc Hall. F.G's name at the time was Joseph Henry Miller but is now Felix Gilbert.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

April 9, 1885

Coverage

Bagwell, TX
Louisville, KY
Bullitt County, KY

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

State

Texas
Kentucky

Files

F.G. Gilbert 4-9-1885.tif

Citation

“F. G. Gilbert searching for his mother, brother, and two sisters and his mother's family,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), April 9, 1885, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 19, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2480.

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