Rachel Sharp

Title

Rachel Sharp

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Rachel Sharp seeking information on her relatives whom she had not seen since before the Civil War.

Source

The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA)

Date

February 17, 1898

Coverage

Dallas, TX
VA (Virginia)

Contributor

Chris Byrd

Transcription

I left my relatives in Virginia in
the days of slavery; I do not know
what county or place, their names
are as follows: Melvina, Maria,
Sam and myself, and all went by
the name of Sharp with the excep-
tion of Charles Gordon who be-
longed to a Mr. Stephen B. Swiney.
Any information concerning the
above named persons will be thank-
fully received by their sister and
daughter, Rachel Sharp, Dallas,
Texas. Address all letters in the
care of Rev. J. R. Carnes, 250 Leon-
ard Street, Dallas, Tex.

State

Texas
Virginia

Files

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Citation

“Rachel Sharp,” Information Wanted Ad, The Christian Recorder (Philadelphia, PA), February 17, 1898, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed August 7, 2020, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/449.

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