Susan Brooks (born Susan Miller) searching for her relatives

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Title

Susan Brooks (born Susan Miller) searching for her relatives

Subject

Do You Know Them? Ad

Description

Susan Brooks was born in Kinston [Kingston?], VA. Daughter of Jeffrey and Delsie Miller. Sold as a small child, in a "drove led by Mr. Trice or Price." Belonged to Philip Miller's estate.

Source

Richmond Planet (Richmond, VA)

Date

July 19, 1902

Coverage

Dawson, GA
Kinston, VA [Kingston, VA?]

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

Relation

Another woman from Dawson, GA, Jane Coles, placed an ad on the same page.

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Transcription

Do You Know Them?

Dawson, Ga., July 12th, 1902.

I desire to know the whereabouts of
my relatives I was sold from Virginia
when a small child being in a drove led
by Mr. Trice or Price. I belonged to
Philip Miller's estate. One of the boys
was named James Miller. My father's
name was Jeffrey Miller. My mother's
name was Delsie Miller. I was born in
Kinston, Va. My name was Susan
Miller. Any information will be thank-
fully received. Address,
Susan Brooks,
P. O. Box, 168, Dawson, Ga.

Files

1902 Brooks. The Richmond Planet Jul 19.jp2

Citation

“Susan Brooks (born Susan Miller) searching for her relatives,” Do You Know Them? Ad, Richmond Planet (Richmond, VA), July 19, 1902, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 12, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2782.

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