Mary Ann Brown searching for her husband

Times Dispatch. Richmond VA June 19 1910 pg C12.png

Title

Mary Ann Brown searching for her husband

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Mary Ann Brown searching for her husband, Israel Brown. He belonged to William Fulcher. Sold in Richmond, VA during slavery.

Source

Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA)

Date

June 19, 1910 (page C12)

Relation

"Little Want Ads Reveal Romance of Slavery Days," Times Dispatch (Richmond, VA), 20 Jun 1910, pg. 10, provides editorial commentary on this ad from Mary Ann Brown and another from George Crawford, both published in this newspaper the previous day.

Coverage

Montpelier, Hanover County, VA
Hanover County, VA
Richmond, VA

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers, Library of Congress

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED—IF ISRAEL
Brown, who was a slave belonging
to William Fulcher, of Hanover
county, Va., and was sold in Richmond
during slavery, is still living,
please write to his wife, MARY ANN
BROWN, care of Mr. Roy McChesney,
Montpelier, Hanover county, Va.
June 17, 1910.

State

Virginia

Citation

“Mary Ann Brown searching for her husband,” Information Wanted Ad, Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA), June 19, 1910 (page C12), Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed May 8, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/2507.

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