The Richmond Planet, 1902 (Richmond, VA)

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The Richmond Planet, 1902 (Richmond, VA)

Items in the The Richmond Planet, 1902 (Richmond, VA) Collection

Charlie Oliver (formerly Dandridge Vius) searching for his grandfather, "Free John"
Charlie Oliver (born Dandridge Vius) searching for his grandfather. Charlie was sold in 1859. His grandfather was free all his life and a barber in Richmond, VA since 1855.

Mrs. R.W. Williams' reply to information wanted ad of Charlie Oliver
Mrs. R.W. Williams, Richmond, VA, saw Charlie Oliver's recent ad. She knows his family in King William County, VA.

Jane Coles (formerly Jane Harvey) searching for her relatives
Jane Coles was "a slave owned by Beverly Caesar." Daughter of Rhody Harvey. Sister of Malinda, Jerry, and Samuel Harvey. Jane sold at age 19.

Susan Brooks (born Susan Miller) searching for her relatives
Susan Brooks was born in Kinston [Kingston?], VA. Daughter of Jeffrey and Delsie Miller. Sold as a small child, in a "drove led by Mr. Trice or Price." Belonged to Philip Miller's estate.

Mrs. Anne Matthews searching for her husband, Benjamin Curry
Married "long before John Brown's Insurrection." Husband, of Harpers' Ferry, VA [now Harpers Ferry, WV], sold to Richmond, VA. Has not heard from him since.

Dennis Johnson searching for William H. Bowman
Dennis Johnson, Kingston, NY, searching for William H. Bowman. Last heard from in Richmond, VA.

Frank Robinson/Frank Johnson searching for his brothers and sisters
Frank Robinson/Frank Johnson, New Haven, CT, searching for his siblings. Children of Walker Robinson and Martha Robinson.

Braxton Mitchell searching for his relatives
Braxton Mitchell, Spring Hill, KS, searching for his brothers and sisters.

Millie Johnson searching for her sister
Millie Johnson searching for her sister, Hester Gilmer, who left Richmond, VA, "in the employ of white people."

Mrs. Alice Granville searching for her sister and aunt
Mrs. Alice Granville searching for her sister, Miss Mary E. Tomlison, adopted at Portsmouth, VA, and her aunt, Ellen Smith, a stewardess on a boat between Norfolk via Baltimore.