Austin Marshall searching for his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Marshall and her two children Granson and Jeannette

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Title

Austin Marshall searching for his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Marshall and her two children Granson and Jeannette

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

They are "mulatto" and from the Creek Nation. They escaped, presumably to the North, from Maysville about ten days after the Civil War battle there.

Source

Leavenworth Daily Conservative (Leavenworth, KS)

Date

March 5, 1863

Coverage

Mound City, Linn County, KS
Maysville, KY

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Publisher

Newspapers.com

Transcription

INFORMATION WANTED.
OF MRS. ELIZABETH MARSHALL (mulatto) from the
Creek Nation. She is about eighteen years old;
has two children--the oldest, a boy named Granson, wil
be three years old next June; the youngest a girl nursing
babe, named Jeannette. They made their escape
from Maysville, it is understood, about ten days after
the battle, and it is supposed they have gone North.
Any information respecting them will be gratefully received
by Austin, her husband.
Address. J. S. DANFORD,
mh5-wlt-d6t Mound City, Linn County, Kansas.

State

Kansas
Kentucky

Collection

Citation

“Austin Marshall searching for his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Marshall and her two children Granson and Jeannette,” Information Wanted Ad, Leavenworth Daily Conservative (Leavenworth, KS), March 5, 1863, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed May 8, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/3223.

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