Alice Mitchell looking for her father Joshua Clarke and mother Polly Clarke and siblings Joshua and Kate

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Title

Alice Mitchell looking for her father Joshua Clarke and mother Polly Clarke and siblings Joshua and Kate

Subject

Information Wanted Ads

Description

Alice Mitchell searching for her parents Joshua and Polly Clarke, brother Joshua, and sister Kate. Alice Mitchell was separated from her family when she was sold south to Alabama sometime around 1855.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

November 28, 1868

Relation

Glennville, Barbour County, AL

Coverage

Richmond, VA

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED
Of my father, Joshua Clarke, my mother,
Polly Clarke, my brother, Joshua, and sis-
ter Kate. In our family there were four
daughters and one son. I am the oldest
daughter. I was sold about thirteen years
ago, to Alabama. My father, mother, bro-
ther and sisters were then living in Rich-
mond, Va. Please address any information
to ALICE MITCHELL,
(Care Rev. Levi Walker,)
Glennville, Barbour Co., Ala.
Ministers will please read in their congre-
gations.
Nov. 28--2t.

State

Alabama
Virginia

Citation

“Alice Mitchell looking for her father Joshua Clarke and mother Polly Clarke and siblings Joshua and Kate,” Information Wanted Ads, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), November 28, 1868, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed June 15, 2021, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/321.

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