The following query was submitted by: Marilyn C. Jones
6673 Sprague St.
Philadelphia, PA 19119
Surnames: SEARS, UMPSTEAD
Seeking information on Orange and Martha Sears (African Americans) who lived in Orange Co. NC., Mangum Twp. Orange was born approximately 1810 and died in 1878. Martha’s maiden name was Umpstead. She owned land in Durham in 1880′s.They were married in 1851. I’m trying to find the name of the slave owner of both. Thanks
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