Mrs. Lucy Burk is searching for Mary Burk

Title

Mrs. Lucy Burk is searching for Mary Burk

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Mary Burk was sold from Captain Samuel Freeman's Virginia estate.

Source

Gold Hill Daily News (Gold Hills, NV) (reprinted, with editorial commentary, from the Indianapolis Evening News)

Date

April 24, 1873

Coverage

Richmond, VA
VA (Virginia)

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress

Transcription

A GENTLE reminder of the old, happy
days in the South is found in the following,
clipped from the Indianapolis
Evening News, under the head of
"Information Wanted:"
Mrs. Lucy Burk, of Richmond, Virginia,
a colored woman, wants information
concerning Mary Burk, who
was sold from Captain Samuel Freeman's
Virginia estate during slave
times.

State

Virginia

Files

GOLDHILLSDAILYNEWS_18730424_BURK_LUCY.jpg

Citation

“Mrs. Lucy Burk is searching for Mary Burk,” Information Wanted Ad, Gold Hill Daily News (Gold Hills, NV) (reprinted, with editorial commentary, from the Indianapolis Evening News), April 24, 1873, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed January 18, 2021, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/3646.

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