William Ranosm is looking for his brothers and sisters

Title

William Ranosm is looking for his brothers and sisters

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

May 2, 1895

Coverage

Hamilton, Centralia, MO
Lexington, VA
Wentville, MO

Contributor

Judy Giesberg

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED.—
Of my brothers and sisters. There
were five of us, three boys and two
girls. The boys' names were Ben-
ton Ransom and James Ransom,
and my name is William Ransom.
I was taken from mother when one
year old, and never have seen them
since. I got letters from them when
I was preaching at Wentville, Mo.
My mother's name was Marie Ran-
som; the girls' names were Edna
Ransom and Emily Ransom. Edna
is married now. They were all in
Lexington, Virginia. Any infor-
mation concerning them will be
gladly received by Rev. W. T.
Hamilton, Centralia, Mo., Box 124.

State

Missouri
Virginia

Files

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Citation

“William Ranosm is looking for his brothers and sisters,” Information Wanted Ad, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), May 2, 1895, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed September 21, 2020, http://informationwanted.org/items/show/997.

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