Eliza Holmes

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Title

Eliza Holmes

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Eliza Holmes seeking information of her husband and son, whom she wishes to see before she dies.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

January 17, 1895

Coverage

Flatonia, Fayette County, TX
Richmond, VA

Contributor

Chris Byrd

Scripto

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED OF
my husband and son. We parted
at Richmond, Va., in 1860. My
son's name was Jas. Monroe Holmes;
my husband's name was Frank
Holmes. My son was sold in Rich-
mond, Va. I don't know where
they carried him to. My husband
was not sold; I left him in Rich-
mond, Va. and I and five children,
Henry, Gabriel, Charles, Dortha
and Jacob were sold to a trader who
lived in Texas. I am now old, and
don't think that I shall be here long
and would like to see them before I
die. Any information concerning
them will be thankfully received by
Eliza Holmes, Flatonia, Fayette
Co., Texas.

Files

6 (7).tif

Citation

“Eliza Holmes,” Information Wanted Ad, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), January 17, 1895, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 18, 2019, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/970.

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