Sisters, Julia Lyon and Emeline Skipwarth, reunited after 40 years

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Sisters, Julia Lyon and Emeline Skipwarth, reunited after 40 years

Subject

Other (Newspaper Article)

Description

Emeline Skipwarth escaped from slavery in Kentucky to Michigan. Forty years later, in 1885, she found her sister, Julia Lyon, near Troy, Ohio.

Source

Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, IL)

Date

November 20, 1885

Coverage

Battle Creek, Michigan
Troy, Ohio
Kentucky

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

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INTEROCEAN_18851120_SKIPWARTH_.EMELINE.jpg

Citation

“Sisters, Julia Lyon and Emeline Skipwarth, reunited after 40 years,” Other (Newspaper Article), Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, IL), November 20, 1885, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed June 26, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3416.

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