John Walker

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Title

John Walker

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

John Walker searching for his current wife Peggie and his sons Samuel, William and Miles. He is also searching for his former wife Cornelia.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

February 27th, 1869

Coverage

Sacramento, CA
Nashville, TN

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Scripto

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED.
John Walker, a servant of Dr. E. M. Pat-
terson, in 1850, wishes to know the where-
abouts of his wife Peggie, and his three
sons William, Samuel, and Miles, who were
also slaves of Dr. E. M. Patterson, of Nash-
ville, Tennessee. Dr. Patterson lived at a
place called Flat Rock, about three miles
from Nashville. And also the whereabouts
of my last wife, Cornelia, who was a slave of
Lee Short, a negro trader, in Nashville,
Tenn. Any information of the above per-
sons will be gladly received by John Walk-
er. Minsters in charge will please read
this to their congrgations. Address letters
to JOHN WALKER,
No. 114 P St., betw'm 4th and 5th Sts ,
Sacramento, Cal.
Feb. 27--1mo.

Files

Walker.TIF

Citation

“John Walker,” Information Wanted Ad, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), February 27th, 1869, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed December 11, 2017, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/327.

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