Unnamed searching for their son, William Minor

Title

Unnamed searching for their son, William Minor

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Minor, age 12 or 13, went from Mr. Walworth's place [probably a plantation] near Natchez, MS, to Vicksburg, MS, in January 1867. Has not been heard from since. Ad placed in 1867, during Reconstruction.

Source

Vicksburg Daily Herald (Vicksburg, MS)

Date

May 8, 1867

Coverage

Natchez, MS
Vicksburg, MS

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Newspapers.com

Transcription

Information Wanted.

IN the latter part of January, a negro boy
named WILLIAM MINOR, whose parents
are living on Mr. Walworth's place,
near Natchez, left and came to Vicksburg.
He is not more than 12 or 13 years of age, and
his parents are greatly distressed about him
Any person having information will please
address DOUGLAS WALWORTH,
Natchez, Miss. may8-3t

State

Mississippi

Files

VICKSBURGDAILYHERALD_18670508_WALWORTH_DOUGLAS.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Unnamed searching for their son, William Minor,” Information Wanted Ad, Vicksburg Daily Herald (Vicksburg, MS), May 8, 1867, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 24, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3213.

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