Joanna Burris

Title

Joanna Burris

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Joanna Burris searching for her brother Lewis Burris.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

May 11th, 1872

Coverage

Philadelphia, PA
Hatteras Island, NC
Silver Springs, FL

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

Information Wanted.

INFORMATION wanted of my brother Lewis
Burris sold from Hatteras Island, N.C. His
owner Edmund Burris sold him from his
wife and two children, to Wm. Howard who
took him to Silver Springs Florida. At the
time he was sold the writer was about five
years old. Our mother Hester Burris is still
living and is very anxious to hear from him.

Address Joanna Burris,

care Christian Recorder,
631 Pine St. Philadelphia.
5m.11-4t.

State

Pennsylvania
North Carolina
Florida

Files

Burris.TIF

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Citation

“Joanna Burris,” Information Wanted Ad, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), May 11th, 1872, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 24, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/409.

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