Unnamed, searching for Fanny Wintersmith

Title

Unnamed, searching for Fanny Wintersmith

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Wintersmith went from New York to Chicago in 1863, during the Civil War. She left her two children there before returning to New York.

Source

Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)

Date

August 16, 1864

Coverage

Alton, IL
Chicago, IL
New York, NY

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

https://chicagotribune.newspapers.com

Transcription

WANTED--Information wanted
of the whereabouts of a colored woman named
FANNY WINTERSMITH, who came from New York
to Chicago in October or November last with her two
children, whom she left here, on Jackson street (if the
advertiser remembers right), and returned to New
York. If the persons with whom she left her children
(or any one else) can give any information respecting
her, they will please address P. O. Box 122
Alton, Illinois. au15-o897-4t

State

Illinois
New York

Files

CHICAGOTRIBUNE_18640816_WINTERSMITH_FANNY.jpg

Citation

“Unnamed, searching for Fanny Wintersmith,” Information Wanted Ad, Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), August 16, 1864, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 14, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3295.

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