Jerusha Williams searching for her parents

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Title

Jerusha Williams searching for her parents

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Jerusha Williams, Washington, DC, searching for her parents, Pompey Williams and Susan Williams. Last seen with Mr. William Alberty

Source

National Republican (Washington, DC)

Date

December 2, 1885

Coverage

Washington, DC (Georgetown)

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

Relation

See "Jerusha Williams' Story. The Long Hunt of an Indian Princess for her Lost Father," The National Republican, Washington, DC, 14 Nov 1885, 5, newspapers.com. Article includes an interview with Williams, who states that her father, Pompey Williams, was a Cherokee chief. "William Albutty" stole Williams and sold her into slavery in Texas when she was a child.

Files

National Republican. Washington DC. Dec 2 1885.jp2

Citation

“Jerusha Williams searching for her parents,” Information Wanted Ad, National Republican (Washington, DC), December 2, 1885, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 12, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2614.

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