Mary Williams (Florida Simms)

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Title

Mary Williams (Florida Simms)

Subject

Information Wanted Ads

Description

Mary Williams, formerly Florida Simms, searching for her mother Martha Locket

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

September 18th, 1884

Coverage

Vinita, Indian Territory
Greenwood, Caddo Parish, LA

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

IINFORMATION(sp) WANTED OF MY
mother, Mrs. Martha Locket. Five years
ago I left her in Greenwood, Caddo Parish,
Louisiana; and four years have passed since
I heard from her. Her husband's name is
Woodley Locket. They both were for
merly the property of Silas Fenmore. My
mother and friends knew me by the name
of Florida Simms. I was raised by Mrs.
Sallie Kemp, of Louisiana Please ad
dress, Mrs. Mary Williams, Vinita, Indian
Territory.

State

Indian Territories
Louisiana

Citation

“Mary Williams (Florida Simms),” Information Wanted Ads, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), September 18th, 1884, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed March 7, 2021, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/806.

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