Fanny Strong searching for her parents Joe and Sallie and her siblings Sucky, Dollie, Rachel, Joseph, and Green or her former enslaver's family

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Title

Fanny Strong searching for her parents Joe and Sallie and her siblings Sucky, Dollie, Rachel, Joseph, and Green or her former enslaver's family

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Fanny Strong searching for her parents Joe and Sallie and her siblings Sucky, Dollie, Rachel, Joseph, and Green. Mrs. Mary Anderson enslaved Strong's family.

Source

Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA)

Date

May 13, 1907

Coverage

Aberdeen, MS
Richmond, VA

Transcription

Lost and Found.

WANTED, TO FIND MY RELATIVES
or former owner's family. I was sold
in Richmond, Va., in the days of
slavery. My father was named Joe,
and my mother was named Sallie. I
had three sisters--Sucky was the oldest,
and one named Dollie, and one
named Rachel; two brothers--one
named Joseph and one named Green.
My uncle was named Andrew. All
belonged to a widow, by name Mrs.
Mary Anderson, and my young mistress
married a Mr. Woodfin; he was
keeper of the poorhouse at that time.
I was sold to Mr. Thompson in Richmond,
Va. Any information will be
highly accepted. Address me at
Aberdeen, Miss. FANNY STRONG.

State

Mississippi
Virginia

Citation

“Fanny Strong searching for her parents Joe and Sallie and her siblings Sucky, Dollie, Rachel, Joseph, and Green or her former enslaver's family,” Information Wanted Ad, Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA), May 13, 1907, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed May 8, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/3388.

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