Mrs. Julian Clark [Julia A. Clark] searching for her brothers Reubin and William Gibbins

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Title

Mrs. Julian Clark [Julia A. Clark] searching for her brothers Reubin and William Gibbins

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

She and her brothers, Reubin and William Gibbins, were raised in Hopkins County, Tennessee. Her brothers were set free when John Gibbins died. Reuben went to Centralia, Illinois.

Source

St. Louis Republican (St. Louis, MO)

Date

July 14, 1876

Relation

"Mrs. Julian Clark" is an error. Her name was Julia Clark/Julia A. Clark/Julia Ann Clark. See her similar information wanted ad in The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), April 10, 1884. See also her obituary in The Marysville Evening Democrat, February 23, 1901, pg. 4, newspapers.com. She was married to Sandy Clark.

Coverage

Marysville, California
Centralia, Illinois
Hopkins County, Tennessee

Contributor

Jesse Nasta

Transcription

MRS. JULIAN CLARK WISHES TO FIND THE
whereabouts of her brothers, Reubin and William
Gibbins: there was four children, Reubin,
Julian, William and America: they were raised in
Hopkins county, Tennessee, by a man named John
Gibbins; the last heard of them John Gibbins had
died and set them free, and Reubin went to Centralia,
Illinois. Any information concerning them
will be gratefully received. JULIAN CLARK,
Marysville, Cal.

Citation

“Mrs. Julian Clark [Julia A. Clark] searching for her brothers Reubin and William Gibbins,” Information Wanted Ad, St. Louis Republican (St. Louis, MO), July 14, 1876, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed May 8, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/3661.

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