Caroline Halloway searching for her sister, Frances Austin

Title

Caroline Halloway searching for her sister, Frances Austin

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

They belonged to Andy Austin, at or near Chillicothe, MO. Frances was sold to a speculator 27 or 28 years ago [ca. 1856 or 1857]. 

Source

St. Louis Daily Globe-Democrat (St. Louis, MO)

Date

August 28, 1884

Coverage

Muscogee, Indian Territory [Muskogee, Oklahoma]
Chillicothe, MO

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Transcription

LOST--Sister--Frances Austin was her name when
sold to speculator Bess, 27 or 28 years ago. She is
about 45 years old, mulatto, and had one child when
sold. We belonged to Andy Austin. Our mother's
name was Cloa. She came to her death hanging herself.
She had three children, Amos, Frances and
myself, Caroline. We all lived at or near Chillicothe,
Mo. Any information thankfully received. My address
is Muscogee, Indian Territory. Caroline Halloway.

State

Oklahoma
Missouri

Files

ST.LOUISDAILYGLOBEDEMOCRAT_18840828_HALLOWAY-CAROLINE.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Caroline Halloway searching for her sister, Frances Austin,” Information Wanted Ad, St. Louis Daily Globe-Democrat (St. Louis, MO), August 28, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed October 21, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3530.

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