Martha (Sheperd) Paris

Title

Martha (Sheperd) Paris

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Martha Paris searching for her mother Virginia Sheperd; her sisters Mandy, Louisa, Mary and Carolina Sheperd; her brother William H. Sheperd; her uncle Paten Sheperd, her aunt Dibsy Madison; and her aunt Martha Young.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

August 29th, 1868

Coverage

Lebanon, St. Clair Co., IL
Prince Edward Co., VA

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED
Of my mother, Virginia Sheperd, also of my
sisters, Mary, Louisa, Mandy and Caroline
Sheperd ; of my brother, William H. Shep-
erd ; my uncle Paten Sheperd, and my aunt
Dibsy Madison, all of whom belonged to
Ben Sheperd. Also of my aunt Martha
Young, who belonged to Henry Young. All
lived in Prince Edward Co., Virginia.
My mother and her four children were
sold, at Prince Edward County Court House,
to a slave trader named Sam Jenkins. Any
information of the above named persons
will be thankfully received by Martha
Sheperd.
Address MARTHA PARIS,
Lebanon, St. Clair Co., Ill.
Ministers will please read this notice to
their congregations.
Aug. 29--1t.

State

Illinois
Virginia

Files

Paris.TIF

Citation

“Martha (Sheperd) Paris,” Information Wanted Ad, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), August 29th, 1868, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 24, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/303.

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