George Byrd searching for his brother and sister

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Title

George Byrd searching for his brother and sister

Subject

"Seeking for the Lost" Information Wanted Ad

Description

Byrd, of Rome, Georgia, searching for Alfred Byrd and Jennie Byrd

Source

Appeal: A National Afro-American Newspaper (St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN)

Date

May 23, 1891

Coverage

Rome, GA
Gainesville, Hall County, GA
Columbus, GA
MS

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

Scripto

Transcription

ALFRED AND JENNIE BYRD—I wish to find my brother and sister, Alfred and Jennie, who was sold in Gainesville, Ga. Alfred was taken to Columbus and sold by Dr. McAffee, and Jennie was sold by Andrew Smith in Mississippi. She had two children. a boy and girl. Her husband's name was Peter McCrary, her mother's name was Lettie Byrd. Their four brothers Sam, George, Elias and Taylor, they were raised in Gainesville, Hall County. Any Information thankfully received. Address. George Byrd, No. 11 Cothran street, Rome, Ga.

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Citation

“George Byrd searching for his brother and sister,” "Seeking for the Lost" Information Wanted Ad, Appeal: A National Afro-American Newspaper (St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN), May 23, 1891, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed October 21, 2018, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3280.

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