Jane Horton

Title

Jane Horton

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Jane Horton seeking information of her mother and brothers.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

March 23, 1893

Coverage

Murfreesboro, NC
Winston, Hertford Co., NC

Contributor

Chris Byrd

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED.--Of my
mother and brothers. Mother's name was
Louisa Banks ; she was sold to a specu-
lator by the name of Nelson, at Winston,
Hertford Co , N. C., in 1842, with two
children : Freddo and Ellen Gatling. Moth-
er was known as the wife of Stephen
Manly who was drowned in Maharring
River between Murfreesbororo and Win-
ston. My name is Jane Harton now, but
was Jane Gatling. I married a Horton.
Since my brother Benjamin left here
during the war I have not heard from
him once. He was then a soldier in the
army. Any information of their where-
abouts will be gladly received by Mrs.
Jane Horton, in care of Rev. J. E. C.
Barham, pastor of Murfreesboro Circuit
of the A. M. E. Church.
Address. Box 6, Murfreesboro, N. C.

State

North Carolina

Files

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Citation

“Jane Horton,” Information Wanted Ad, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), March 23, 1893, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 6, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/620.

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