Henry Wright searching for his children. (He placed at least three ads over several years).

Title

Henry Wright searching for his children. (He placed at least three ads over several years).

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Wright, of Knoxville, TN, "left" his children at Fairfax Courthouse, Culpeper County, VA. He "belonged to" Judge John C. Greene. His wife, Betsy, "belonged to" John Stone, 12 miles from there.

Source

Daily Press and Herald (Knoxville, TN)

Date

July 21, 1874

Coverage

Knoxville, TN
Fairfax Courthouse, Culpeper County, Virginia

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

Notice—Information Wanted.
Henry Wright, a colored resident of Knox-
ville, desires to hear of some of his chil-
dren or relatives, whom he left at Fairfax
Court House, Culpepper county, Va., sev-
eral years ago. He belonged to Judge
John C, Greene, of that place, while his
wife, Betsy, belonged to Mr. John Stone,
who lived twelve miles from the Court
House. Wright's children were named
Charles, James, Mina, Lucinda, Malinda,
George, Isaac, Kate and Hampton. Any
information directed to Henry Wright,
Knoxville, Tenn., will reach him.

State

Tennessee
Virginia

Files

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Collection

Citation

“Henry Wright searching for his children. (He placed at least three ads over several years).,” Information Wanted Ad, Daily Press and Herald (Knoxville, TN), July 21, 1874, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 8, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3593.

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