Alexander Ward searching for his people

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Title

Alexander Ward searching for his people

Subject

"Do You Know Them?" Ad

Description

Alexander Ward was sold in Huntsville, AL, in 1859. Left his father, John Ward, in VA.

Source

Richmond Planet (Richmond, VA)

Date

May 15, 1909

Coverage

Asylum, MS
VA
Huntsville, AL

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

Scripto

Transcription

Do You Know Them?

I am desirous of locating some of
my people if possible. My mother, Mrs
Emeline Ward had five sons, Reece,
Blair, Alexander, William and Joseph
Ward. Mary Ward is dead. My fath-
er, John Ward belonged to Dr. Per-
ry. I left him in Virginia. We were
sold by Mr. Sam Graham in '59 at
Huntsville, Alabama. Address all in
formation to
ALEXANDER WARD,
Asylum, Miss.

Files

PLANET_1909_0515_WARD_ALEXANDER.jpg

Citation

“Alexander Ward searching for his people,” "Do You Know Them?" Ad, Richmond Planet (Richmond, VA), May 15, 1909, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed December 11, 2017, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2844.

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