The Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA)


The Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, PA)


1866, 1867, 1868, 1876, 1900

Collection Items

Ann Williams searching for son Daniel Williams
Ann Williams, Harrisburg, PA, searching for son Daniel Williams, sold at Martinsburg, VA

Jackson Cumberland searching for family
Jackson Cumberland, Fulton County, PA, searching for wife Jenny and two children, Albert and Martha

Robert James searching for friend, William Hamilton
Robert James searching for William Hamilton, former member of Co. H, 45th PA Colored Troops

Washington and Charity Black searching for son, John Black
Washington Black and Charity Black, Harrisburg, PA, searching for son John Black, taken from that city

Joseph Snively searching for his nephew
Joseph Snively, Harrisburg, PA, searching for his nephew Jacob Comton [aka Jacob Compton], who left home on Friday and not seen since

Martha Jennings-Lucas searching for her mother, sister, and brother
While enslaved, Jennings was taken from Shelby, North Carolina, to Attala County, Mississippi.

Reprinted from Star of Zion (Charlotte, NC)

John Snyder searching for his son, William Snyder
William Snyder, age 12, left his home in Harrisburg, PA, in August 1868 to go to Sunday school. Has been missing for over a week. Ad placed in 1868, during Reconstruction.
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