John Caesar Barber searching for his mother, Mrs. John Jackson

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Title

John Caesar Barber searching for his mother, Mrs. John Jackson

Subject

"Seeking for the Lost" Information Wanted Ad

Description

Barber went to Texas in 1866, leaving his mother in New Orleans, Louisiana

Source

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

Date

May 23, 1891

Coverage

Waxahachie, TX
New Orleans, LA
St. Martinsville, LA [St. Martinville, LA]

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

Scripto

Transcription

MRS. JOHN JACKSON—I wish to find my mother Mrs. John Jackson. I came to Texas in 1866, leaving my mother in New Orleans. My mother was married in 1864 to John Jackson. Her master's name was Nicholas Coleman a captain in the rebel army. We at one time lived in St. Martinsville, La. Address, John Caesar Barber, Waxahachie, Texas,

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Citation

“John Caesar Barber searching for his mother, Mrs. John Jackson,” "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/3287.

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