Woman reunited with her first husband after more than 50-year separation

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Woman reunited with her first husband after more than 50-year separation

Subject

Other (Newspaper Article)

Description

She was enslaved on a plantation near Asheville, North Carolina. Her husband was sold away from her more than 50 years earlier [ca. 1840]. In 1890 she found him living in Newport, Kentucky. (Their names are not given in the article. Additional research needed).

Source

Abilene Weekly Reflector (Abilene, KS) (originally in the Louisville Post)

Date

January 8, 1891

Coverage

Louisville, Kentucky
Newport, Kentucky
Asheville, North Carolina (near Asheville)

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Relation

Originally published in the Louisville, KY Post, versions of this article appeared in newspapers nationwide and in London. See newspapers.com.

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Citation

“Woman reunited with her first husband after more than 50-year separation,” Other (Newspaper Article), Abilene Weekly Reflector (Abilene, KS) (originally in the Louisville Post), January 8, 1891, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 18, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3563.

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