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date: 25 January 2020

Holsey, Lucius Henrylocked

(03 July 1842–03 August 1920)
  • Gardiner H. Shattuck

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Holsey, Lucius Henry (03 July 1842–03 August 1920), minister and denominational leader, was born near Columbus, Georgia, the son of James Holsey, a plantation owner, and Louisa, a slave. When his father died in 1848, Holsey was sold to his white cousin, T. L. Wynn, who lived in Hancock County, Georgia. After Wynn’s death in 1857, he became the slave of ...

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