James Lewis searching for his wife, Sarah Lewis

Title

James Lewis searching for his wife, Sarah Lewis

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

She "formerly lived with" Dr. P.H. Cabell [Patrick Henry Cabell] in Selma, AL. [Race is not indicated, but he likely meant that she lived with him as an enslaved person. Further research needed to confirm].

Source

National Republican (Washington, DC)

Date

October 20, 1865

Coverage

Washington, DC
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Relation

The Baltimore Sun, Oct. 28, 1865, 1, newspapers.com: "Dr. Patrick Henry Cabell of Virginia, but for the last ten years a resident of Selma, Ala., died in Brooklyn, N.Y., a few days since."

Transcription

PERSONAL.

INFORMATION WANTED OF SARAH
LEWIS, who formerly lived with Dr. P. H.
Cabell, in Selma, Dallas county, Alabama. Any
information in regard to her will be thankfully
received by her husband, JAMES LEWIS, at
HARRY MIDDLETON's, No. 527 Ninth street, between
the Canal and Pennsylvania avenue.

[Alabama papers please copy.] oct 20 - 3t

State

Washington, DC
Alabama

Files

NATIONALREPUBLICAN_18651020_LEWIS_JAMES.jpg

Citation

“James Lewis searching for his wife, Sarah Lewis,” Information Wanted Ad, National Republican (Washington, DC), October 20, 1865, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 4, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3545.

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