Posted on July 13, 2009 at 6:00pm
Here's my 2nd Great Grandfather, John R. Jeter.
His Obituaries reads:
"Bradford Republic; March 21, 1893
-Death of a Venerable Colored man.
Some twenty-five or thirty years ago, soon after the proclamation of emancipation was issued by Abraham Lincoln, there came to Towanda, we think from Virginia, John R. Jeeder, a colored man, formerly a plantation slave.
He was a tall, boney man of powerful physique, with the habits,… Continue