David Walke and Nancy Gibbs reunited after 32 years

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David Walke and Nancy Gibbs reunited after 32 years

Subject

Other (Newspaper Article)

Description

David Walke sold away from his wife, Nancy Gibbs, 32 years ago [ca 1839], taken from Norfolk, Virginia, to New Orleans. Walke returned to Norfolk and they reunited in 1871.

Source

Memphis Public Ledger (Memphis, TN)

Date

July 26, 1871

Coverage

New Orleans, LA
Norfolk, VA

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

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MEMPHISPUBLICLEDGER_18710726_WALKE_DAVID.jpg

Citation

“David Walke and Nancy Gibbs reunited after 32 years,” Other (Newspaper Article), Memphis Public Ledger (Memphis, TN), July 26, 1871, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed January 21, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3356.

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