Wm. Walton searching for his mother Eliza White and siblings

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Title

Wm. Walton searching for his mother Eliza White and siblings

Subject

Lost Friends Ad

Description

Wm. Walton searching for his mother Eliza Walton, sister Sinthia, and brothers Oliver, Henry, and Anderson Walton.

Source

Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA)

Date

August 31, 1882

Coverage

Clinton, MS

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

MR. EDITOR: Three bothers,
one sister, and mother were sold
from me twenty-six years ago, and
I have never heard from them since.
They were sold by John White,
from his trader's yard in New Orleans.
All were raised in De Soto
county, Miss. Mother was Eliza
Walton, the children were Oliver
Walton, yellow, with one eye out.
Sinthia, Henry, and Anderson Walton,
dark. Address me at Clinton
Miss, care Rev. E.G. Rankin.
Wm WALTON

State

Mississippi

Citation

“Wm. Walton searching for his mother Eliza White and siblings,” Lost Friends Ad, Southwestern Christian Advocate (New Orleans, LA), August 31, 1882, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 23, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/1798.

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