Henry Wright searching for his children

Title

Henry Wright searching for his children

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

His children were named Lucinda, Malinda, James, Myner, Charles, Kate, George, Isy, and Hamp. Wright was raised in Culpeper County, VA. His first master was Jack Greene, a judge in Richmond, VA. His second master was John Stone.

Source

Daily Press and Herald (Knoxville, TN)

Date

April 2, 1873

Coverage

Knoxville, TN
Fairfax Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia (one mile from)

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

Lost Children Wanted.
I want to find my children. My name is
Henry Wright. I was raised in Culpepper
county, Virginia, one mile from Fairfax
Court House. First wife's children: Lucinda,
Malinda, James, Myner, Charles. Second
wife's children: Kate, George, Isy and Hamp,
I would be glad for my children or their chil-
dren to come; they will find me in Knoxville,
East Tennessee. My first master was named
Mr. Jack Greene, and used to be a Judge
and do business in Richmond city. My sec-
ond master was named Mr. John Stone, and
used to live at the old Pursley Mills. Ad-
dress, HENRY WRIGHT, Knoxville P.O.

State

Tennessee
Virginia

Files

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Citation

“Henry Wright searching for his children,” Information Wanted Ad, Daily Press and Herald (Knoxville, TN), April 2, 1873, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 8, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3592.

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