Mrs. Diana Johnson (nee Diana Hellard) is searching for information about her parents and siblings

Title

Mrs. Diana Johnson (nee Diana Hellard) is searching for information about her parents and siblings

Subject

Information Wanted Letter

Description

Johnson wrote this information wanted letter to the county clerk in Buffalo, NY. Johnson, daughter of Jack and Hannah Hellard, was born in Rowan County, NC. She was sold away from her mother in 1840 and brought to Alabama, and from there to Texas, in 1841.

Source

Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY)

Date

January 16, 1900

Coverage

Edna, Jackson County, Texas
Roman County, North Carolina [Rowan County, North Carolina], near Maxville [Mayville, North Carolina] and Saulsbury [Salisbury, North Carolina]
AL (Alabama)
TX (Texas)

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Relation

Mrs. Diana Johnson placed a similar information wanted ad in The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA). See The Christian Recorder, February 17, 1898. She also placed two similar ads in The Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), on July 15, 1885 and on September 3, 1885.

State

Texas
North Carolina
Alabama

Files

BUFFALOCOMMERCIAL_19000116_JOHNSON_DIANA_MRS.jpg

Citation

“Mrs. Diana Johnson (nee Diana Hellard) is searching for information about her parents and siblings,” Information Wanted Letter, Buffalo Commercial Advertiser (Buffalo, NY), January 16, 1900, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 19, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3642.

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