Mason Clark is searching for his parents, Edmond Clark and Matilda Clark

Title

Mason Clark is searching for his parents, Edmond Clark and Matilda Clark

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

They were in Carbondale, Illinois, when last heard of.

Source

Baptist Times (Garnett, KS)

Date

March 1892 [published in a monthly newspaper]

Coverage

Garnett, KS
Carbondale, Illinois

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Relation

The Republican-Plaindealer (Garnett, KS), April 17, 1891, pg. 1, newspapers.com: "A four-year-old child of Mason Clark's (colored) died, Sunday evening, and was buried Monday."

Although his information wanted ad does not indicate his race, this obituary for Mason Clark's child indicates that he was African American.

Transcription

Lost.

I wish to find the whereabouts of
my farther, Edmond Clark, and my
mother, Matilda Clark. The last
time I heard of them they were in
Carbondale, Ill. Any information
will be thankfully received by their
son. If neither of them are living
will Willie or Mary Clark, their
grand-children, who were with them
at that time, please let us hear from
them.

MASON CLARK,

JUDIA CLARK.

Garnett, Kansas.

State

Kansas
Illinois

Files

BAPTISTTIMES_031892_CLARK_MASON.jpg

Citation

“Mason Clark is searching for his parents, Edmond Clark and Matilda Clark,” Information Wanted Ad, Baptist Times (Garnett, KS), March 1892 [published in a monthly newspaper], Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 9, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3432.

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