W. K. Williams searching for his brother Elerson Williams

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Title

W. K. Williams searching for his brother Elerson Williams

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

W. K. Williams is searching for his brother Elerson Williams who was last seen in Sardis, MS in December 1883. His mother and father were James and Mary Williams. He has three brothers and four sisters and is twin to one, Henderson. Henderson now in Leherton, Sunflower County, MS. Their father is a minister of the M. E. Church in Pontotoc, MS.
A correction is later posted by W. K. Williams that his brother was in fact last seen in Grenada, MS not Sardis. Henderson has also moved to Emmaville, Leflore County, MS. That ad is also posted with this one.

Source

The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

April 3, 1884

Coverage

Houlka, MS
Sardis, MS
Leherton, Sunflower County, MS
Pontotoc, MS
Grenada, MS
Emmaville, Leflore County, MS

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

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Transcription

MR. EDITOR--I wish to know of
the whereabouts of my brother,
Elerson Williams. Last knowledge
of him he was at Sardis, Miss., Dec.
1883. Mother and father's names
are James and Mary Williams.
There are four brothers and four
sisters of us, of whom Elerson is a
twin brother to Henderson, who is
now at Lehrton, Sunflower county,
Miss. Father is a minister of the
M. E. Church at Pontotoc, Miss.
Address me at Houlka, Miss.
W. K. WILLIAMS.
MR. EDITOR--I desire to inquire
for my brother, Elerson Williams.
Last knowledge of him he was at
Grenada, Miss., instead of Sardis,
Miss. My father is a minister of
the M. E. Church at Pontotoc,
Miss. Father's and mother's names
are James and Mary Williams;
Elerson is a twin brother to Hender-
son who is now at Emmaville, Le
flore county, Miss. He was at
Lehrton before, but removed since
Address me at Houlka, Miss.
W. K. WILLIAMS.

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W.K. Williams 4-3-1884.tif
W.K. Williams 7-17-1884.tif

Citation

“W. K. Williams searching for his brother Elerson Williams,” Information Wanted Ad, The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), April 3, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed October 13, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2720.

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