Geo Baum searching for his children, Matilda Meekins and Willis Meekins

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Title

Geo Baum searching for his children, Matilda Meekins and Willis Meekins

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

They belonged to the estate of Esther Meekins and were carried from Roanoke Island, North Carolina, into the Confederate lines in 1861, during the Civil War.

Source

Raleigh Era (Raleigh, NC)

Date

January 21, 1875

Coverage

Manteo Post Office, Dare County, NC
New Bern, NC
Roanoke Island, NC

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED.— Geo
Baum, of Manteo P. O., Dare Co.,
N. C., desires information of his
two children, MATILDA MEEKINS
and WILLIS MEEKINS. They belonged
to the estate of Esther Meekins,
and were carried from Roanoke
Island into the Confederate lines in
1861. When last heard from, his
daughter was at Company Shops.
She is thirty-two years of age, but
it is not known whether she is married.
Should this notice meet the
eye of any person knowing their
whereabouts, or of the children
themselves, they will oblige by
communicating with the father, as
above, or with V. A. Crawford, Esq.,
Agent, New-Berne, N. C.

State

North Carolina

Citation

“Geo Baum searching for his children, Matilda Meekins and Willis Meekins,” Information Wanted Ad, Raleigh Era (Raleigh, NC), January 21, 1875, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed April 22, 2021, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3307.

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