Caroline Holloway

Title

Caroline Holloway

Subject

Information Wanted Ads

Description

Caroline Holloway searching for her aunts Celia and Violet, uncle Harry/Patter Austin, grandmother Fannie, and her siblings Florence and Amos.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

May 22nd, 1884

Coverage

Muskogee, Indian Territory
TN (Tennessee)
Utica, MO
Lexington, MO

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED OF MY PEOPLE.
They lived near Sparta, Tenn., and be-
longed to the Austin's. My mother's name
was Cloa Austin. She is now dead. My
mother had a brother. Peter or Harry Aus-
tin; she had a sister Violet, and one named
Celia. My grandmother's name was Fan-
nie; they all belonged to the Austins. My
mother was carried from Tenn. to Mo.
when she was a young woman. Mary Aus-
tin went back to Tenn., on a visit during
slavery time My mother, Cloa Austin,
committed suicide ; she left three children,
Amos, Florence and Caroline Sister was
sold to a speculator named Bess, who lived
in Mo. at that time, that is at Utica, Mo.,
about twenty five or twenty six years ago.
Afterwards sister Florence was sold at Lex-
ington, Mo. When she was sold she had
one child. Sister Fannie's complexion is
light, and if living, is about 45 years of
age. Address, Caroline Holloway, Mus-
kogee, Indiana Territory, Box 1[6?]6.

State

Indian Territories
Tennessee
Missouri

Files

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Citation

“Caroline Holloway,” Information Wanted Ads, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), May 22nd, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 7, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/797.

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