Jane N. Watson seeking information about her son James Watson

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Title

Jane N. Watson seeking information about her son James Watson

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Jane N. Watson searching for her son, James Watson, who left Philadelphia aboard the Lydia Scofield in 1861.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

April 13, 1867

Relation

Chester, Delaware County, PA

Coverage

Philadelphia, PA
Boston, MA
Callao, Peru
China

Contributor

Margaret Strolle

Transcription

Information wanted of my son, James
Watson, who left Philadelphia in 1861 and
shipped in Boston in the ship Lydia Scofield.
The last I heard of him was in 1862. He
was then in Callao, Peru, and expected to
sail to the Chinese Island. He was five
feet eleven inches high, light complexion,
sandy hair, dark hazel eyes. Any informa-
tion of him will be thankfully received by
his mother, JANE N. WATSON,
Chester, Delaware county, Pa.
aprl13-1t Care of William Murphy.

State

Delaware
Pennsylvania
Massachusetts
Peru
China

Citation

“Jane N. Watson seeking information about her son James Watson,” Information Wanted Ad, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), April 13, 1867, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed May 6, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/258.

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