Amos Wilder (formerly Amos Philgore) seeking information about his brother George Wilder, sisters Jane and Hannah Williford, and several family members

MR. EDITOR. ---- I desire to inquire for my people. I left them in Quincy, Florida in 1861, in Gadson county. My oldest brother went by the name of George Wilder; my younger brother belonged to Foreman and Muse; two sisters, the oldest named Jane, she belonged to William and Jessie Wilder, and she was brought from Florida to New Orleans, La., in the year 1851; my youngest sister was named Hanna Williford; she and my mother, Sarah Williford, her real name was Sarah Wilder, I left in Leon county, below Talahassee, in 1858. My daughter, Sarah Forbes, her mother named Nancy Forbes, I left at Quincy, Florida in 1861. While I was in Florida I went by the name of Amos Philgore, but since the emancipation I go by my father's name, Amos Wilder. The last time I heard from my daughter she was married to a man by the name of Thomas; I never learned his given name. Any information as to their whereabouts will be thankfully received. Address, Amos Wilder, Orange, Orange county, Texas.

Transcription Status

Tags

Tags add missing context to the ads. Click the tag(s) below to explore ads with similar themes.

Share Information About This Ad