Ellen Johnson reunited with her mother after 50 years

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Ellen Johnson reunited with her mother after 50 years

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Other (Newspaper Article)

Description

Johnson, age 60, reunited with her mother, reported to be 112 years old. Johnson lived in Louisville, KY. Her mother had been sold, by Ben Johnson of Frankfort, KY, and sent to New Orleans 50 years earlier [ca 1835].

Source

Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

Date

September 12, 1885

Coverage

Louisville, Kentucky
New Orleans, Louisiana
Frankfort, Kentucky

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Relation

Shorter versions of this article appeared in numerous newspapers nationwide. See newspapers.com.

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“Ellen Johnson reunited with her mother after 50 years,” Other (Newspaper Article), Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), September 12, 1885, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 18, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3569.

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