Peter Mellett is searching for his wife, Henrietta

Title

Peter Mellett is searching for his wife, Henrietta

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Henrietta belonged to the estate of Isaac Lenoir, of Sumter District, SC. She was carried to "one of the Southwestern States" about seven or eight years ago [ca. 1859].

Source

Charleston Mercury (Charleston, DC)

Date

May 23, 1867

Coverage

Sumter, South Carolina
Sumter District, South Carolina

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Transcription

A FREEDMAN IN SEARCH OF HIS WIFE.-- Peter
Mellett (a freedman, whose address is Sumter,
S. C.) desires information concerning the whereabouts
of his wife, whose name is Henrietta, and
who belonged to the estate of Isaac Lenoir, of
Sumter District. She was carried from this section
to one of the Southwestern States about
seven or eight years since.

State

South Carolina

Files

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Citation

“Peter Mellett is searching for his wife, Henrietta,” Information Wanted Ad, Charleston Mercury (Charleston, DC), May 23, 1867, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 4, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3644.

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