James Wilson of Welland, former slave, dies at 109, March 22, 1930

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Title

James Wilson of Welland, former slave, dies at 109, March 22, 1930

Subject

James Wilson

Description

An article from the March 22, 1930 edition of the Welland Tribune about James Wilson, who had died that day. The article describes how he was the oldest Welland resident at the time at 109, his history with slavery, escape into Canada, and then settling in Welland.

Creator

Welland Tribune

Source

Welland Public Library Microfilm Collection

Date

1930/03/22

Rights

Welland Tribune

Format

Microfilm

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Microfilm cabinet - 071.1338 WEL Tri #43

Coverage

Welland

Files

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Citation

Welland Tribune, “James Wilson of Welland, former slave, dies at 109, March 22, 1930,” Welland Public Library Local History, accessed June 13, 2024, https://omeka.wellandlibrary.ca/items/show/9361.