Toney Black/Tony Black searching for his mother and two sisters

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Title

Toney Black/Tony Black searching for his mother and two sisters

Subject

"Letter of Inquiry"

Description

Black is searching for his mother, Malinda Palmer, and sisters, Elvie Wade and Marie Wade

Source

Nashville Globe (Nashville, TN)

Date

May 1, 1908

Coverage

Caster, MS
Rutherford County, TN

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

Scripto

Transcription

ANOTHER LETTER OF INQUIRY.
The Globe is in receipt of a letter
written at Caster, Miss., in which the
writer asks that a notice be put in the
paper to assist in finding lost relatives.
The writer is Mr. Toney Black, who is
inquiring for his two sisters and
mother. The sisters were named
Elvie Wade and Marie Wade. They
used to live in Rutherford County.
They were owned by Langford Black.
He states that he left Tennessee about
1869, and that his mother's name
was Malinda Palmer. Any informa-
tion leading to the whereabouts of the
three persons above described will be
sent to Tony Black at Caster, Miss.

Files

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Citation

“Toney Black/Tony Black searching for his mother and two sisters,” "Letter of Inquiry", Nashville Globe (Nashville, TN), May 1, 1908, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed January 16, 2018, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/2851.

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