Elizabeth Butler searching for her mother and sisters

Title

Elizabeth Butler searching for her mother and sisters

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Butler's mother, Anna Brown/Anna Blackwell, and three sisters were brought from Virginia to New Orleans about 1830 and sold there. Butler placed this antebellum ad in 1840.

Source

Daily Picayune (New Orleans, LA)

Date

May 30, 1840

Coverage

New Orleans, LA
New Orleans, LA
VA (Virginia)

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED,

OF ANNA BROWN or ANNA BLACKWELL, or of her
three daughters, NANCY, ELIZA and SUSAN, a
griffe woman who was brought from Virginia by one
Mr. Latham about the year 1830 to the city of New
Orleans, and sold. Any information leading to their
discovery will be most thankfully received, by leaving
their names at this office, by her daughter.

may 28 6t ELIZABETH BUTLER.

State

Louisiana
Virginia

Files

DAILYPICAYUNE_18400530_BUTLER_ELIZABETH.jpg

Citation

“Elizabeth Butler searching for her mother and sisters,” Information Wanted Ad, Daily Picayune (New Orleans, LA), May 30, 1840, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 3, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3460.

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