Robert Johnson searching for his son, George Henry Johnson

Title

Robert Johnson searching for his son, George Henry Johnson

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

George Henry Johnson left Concordia Parish, Louisiana, in 1872. Moved to East Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Source

St. Louis Palladium (St. Louis, MO)

Date

October 24, 1903

Coverage

St. Louis, MO
Concordia Parish, Louisiana
East Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Relation

"A Most Remarkable Character," St. Louis Palladium, June 13, 1903: This article profiles the searcher who placed this information wanted ad, Robert Johnson. He was born enslaved in 1815. Now sells the St. Louis Palladium (an African American newspaper) in St. Louis. See also the St. Louis Palladium, July 11, 1903. Articles states that Johnson was born in Adams County, Mississippi, on December 17, 1815. See also the St. Louis Palladium, December 12, 1903 (article about Robert Johnson's 88th birthday, etc.) For Johnson's obituary, see the St. Louis Palladium, March 26, 1904.

Transcription

The whereabouts of one George
Henry Johnson, who lived in Concordia
parish, La. He left there
in 1872. We learn that he moved
to East Baton Rouge, La. He has one
sister, named Millie Johnson. His father's
name is Robert Johnson, who
now sells The Palladium, and his stepmother
is Abbie Johnson. They now
live at 209 South Fifteenth street. Any
information of the above will be gladly
received by his father, Robert
Johnson, 209 South Fifteenth street.

State

Missouri
Louisiana

Files

ST.LOUISPALLADIUM_19031024_JOHNSON_ROBERT.jpg

Citation

“Robert Johnson searching for his son, George Henry Johnson,” Information Wanted Ad, St. Louis Palladium (St. Louis, MO), October 24, 1903, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed October 21, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3532.

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