James E. Johnson seeking information about his parents Henry and Susan Johnson and siblings Walker Claybourne, George W. Johnson, and Henriette Johnson

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Title

James E. Johnson seeking information about his parents Henry and Susan Johnson and siblings Walker Claybourne, George W. Johnson, and Henriette Johnson

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

James E. Johnson seeking information about his parents Henry and Susan Johnson and siblings Walker Claybourne, George W. Johnson, and Henriette Johnson. The family was enslaved by Dr. Lynn Crum of New Kent County, Virginia.

Source

Chicago Defender (Chicago, IL)

Date

November 3, 1917

Coverage

Jamaica, New York
New Kent County, Virginia

Contributor

Sarah Marcinik

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED

James E. Johnson, 109 Douglas
street, Jamaica, N.Y., desires to know
the whereabouts of any of his relatives.
His father and mother, Henry and
Susan Johnson; brothers, Walker,
Claybourne, and George W. Johnson;
sister, Henriette Johnson. All were
slaves of the estate of Dr. Lynn Crum,
New Kent County, Va. They were sold
in 1861, at the age of 10 years. He
would like to locate any of the family.
—Adv.

State

New York
Virginia

Citation

“James E. Johnson seeking information about his parents Henry and Susan Johnson and siblings Walker Claybourne, George W. Johnson, and Henriette Johnson,” Information Wanted Ad, Chicago Defender (Chicago, IL), November 3, 1917, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed May 8, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/3138.

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