Oliver Thompkins searching for Nancy Ford, mother of Harry Ford

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Title

Oliver Thompkins searching for Nancy Ford, mother of Harry Ford

Subject

Do You Know Them? Ad

Description

Harry Ford was killed in Pittsburgh and left insurance money. Thompkins is searching for his family in Richmond, VA.

Source

Richmond Planet (Richmond, VA)

Date

May 20, 1905

Coverage

Pittsburgh, PA
Richmond, VA

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

Scripto

Transcription

Do You Know Them?

Information concerning the where-
abouts of Mrs. Nancy Ford is desir-
ed. Her son, Harry Ford, was kill-
ed in Pittsburg and he left some
insurance money. Before his death
he stated that he had not heard
from his relatives for 8 or 9 years,
but that he had one married sister,
two brothers and one single sister,
all of whom lived in Richmond.
OLIVER THOMPKINS,
Address, No. 35 St. Clark's Mill,
Pittsburg, Pa.

Files

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Citation

“Oliver Thompkins searching for Nancy Ford, mother of Harry Ford,” Do You Know Them? Ad, Richmond Planet (Richmond, VA), May 20, 1905, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed December 11, 2017, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2840.

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