Nathan Branch and Lee Branch, brothers, reunited after 66 years

Title

Nathan Branch and Lee Branch, brothers, reunited after 66 years

Subject

Other (Newspaper Article)

Description

Nathan Branch, the "oldest colored man" in Evanston, Illinois, learns that his brother lives in Macon, Georgia. They were separated by sale in 1833, in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Source

Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)

Date

July 14, 1899

Coverage

Evanston, IL
Macon, GA
Chesterfield County, VA
KY (Kentucky)
TN (Tennessee)
Columbus, KY

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Newspapers.com

Relation

"To Renew Family Ties: Nathan Branch Goes South to Visit a Brother Lost Fifty Years Ago," The Chicago Daily Inter Ocean, 18 August 1899, 5. Newspapers.com.

State

Illinois
Georgia
Virginia
Kentucky
Tennessee

Files

CHICAGOTRIB_18990714_BRANCH_NATHAN.jpg

Citation

“Nathan Branch and Lee Branch, brothers, reunited after 66 years,” Other (Newspaper Article), Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), July 14, 1899, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 14, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3242.

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