Henry Wright and Malinda Wright searching for their children and step-children

Title

Henry Wright and Malinda Wright searching for their children and step-children

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

They "are somewhere in the South." [They were presumably sold south before the Civil War]. Their names were Charles Thomas, Henry Wright, James Nelson, Minor Franklin, Isaac Williams, Hamp Conway, and Luncinda.

Source

Knoxville Daily Tribune (Knoxville, TN)

Date

March 8, 1878

Coverage

Knoxville, TN
New Orleans, Louisiana [or "somewhere in the South"]

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Newspapers.com

Relation

Henry Wright published at least three information wanted ads in Knoxville newspapers. See The Daily Press and Herald (Knoxville, TN), April 2, 1873, The Daily Press and Herald (Knoxville, TN), July 21, 1874, and The Knoxville Daily Tribune, March 8, 1878.

Transcription

Information Wanted.
This is to inquire the whereabouts of
the children or step-children of Henry
Wright, colored, who are somewhere in the
South. Their names are : Charles Thomas,
Henry Wright, James Nelson, Minor Frank-
lin, Isaac Williams, Hamp Conway, and
Lucinda, children or step-children of Henry
Wright and Malinda Wright. Direct letters
to Henry Wright, Knoxville, Tenn. New
Orleans papers please copy.

State

Tennessee
Louisiana

Files

KNOXVILLEDAILYTRIBUNE_18780308_WRIGHT_HENRY.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Henry Wright and Malinda Wright searching for their children and step-children,” Information Wanted Ad, Knoxville Daily Tribune (Knoxville, TN), March 8, 1878, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 8, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3591.

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