Mealia Williams

Title

Mealia Williams

Subject

Information Wanted Ads

Description

Mealia Williams searching for her parents Elizabeth and David Foster, and her siblings Nancy, Sally, Lee, David, and Lezanna

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

March 23rd, 1882

Coverage

Bastrop County, TX
Phacith, Monroe Co., GA
Troop Co., GA
Fayette Co., MS
TX (Texas)

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED OF MY FA-
ther and mother, brothers and sisters.
They belonged to a man by the name of
Colier Foster, who lived in Phacith, Ga.,
Monroe county. My father and mother
were David and Elizabeth Foster. They
had at that time eleven children, five of
whom were dead, viz., George, Ellen, Thom
as, Phillip and Hannibal. Those living
when I left were Nancy, Sally, Lee, David
and Lezanna. Mr. Foster broke and all
his people were sold. My mother and
brother David and sister Lezanna were sold
to a man by the name of Henry Sharp ;
myself and sister Nancy went with Dr. A
G. Patten, a son-in-low of Mr. Foster's, from
Troop county, Ga., to Fayette county Miss
adn from thence to Texas. Any informa
tion will be gladly received by their sister,
Mealia Williams, Bastrop, Bastrop Co , Tex.

State

Georgia
Mississippi
Texas

Files

Williams.TIF

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Citation

“Mealia Williams,” Information Wanted Ads
, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), March 23rd, 1882, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 18, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/710.

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