Jack Corkley finds his mother after 40 years

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Jack Corkley finds his mother after 40 years

Subject

Other (Newspaper Article)

Description

Corkley, a Louisville, Kentucky, railroad porter, found his mother in Louisiana. She was sold away from him when he was a year old.

Source

Cincinnati Daily Star (Cincinnati, OH)

Date

January 23, 1879

Coverage

Louisville, KY
LA

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Newspapers.com

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Transcription

Special to the Star.
LOUISVILLE, Jan. 23.---Jack Corkley, col-ored porter of the Short-line, has returned from Louisiana, where, after an separa-tion of forty years, he found his mother. She was sold as a slave when Corkley was a year old.

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“Jack Corkley finds his mother after 40 years,” Other (Newspaper Article), Cincinnati Daily Star (Cincinnati, OH), January 23, 1879, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed November 22, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3252.

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