The Western Appeal/The Appeal: A National Afro-American Newspaper (St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN; Chicago, IL)

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The Western Appeal/The Appeal: A National Afro-American Newspaper (St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN; Chicago, IL)

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1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1895, 1897, 1898, 1903, 1908, 1919

Collection Items

Miss Allie Grace Walsh searching for relatives
Miss Allie Grace Walsh, of Chicago, IL, searching for parents, sister, and uncles

Fannie Ford searching for Granderson Washington
Fannie Ford searching for Granderson Washington, cook at Colored Camp Fremont, near Washington, DC, Civil War

Smith Chappell searching for his sister, Harriet Ann Chappell
Smith Chappell, St. Paul, MN, searching for his sister Harriet Ann Chappell, formerly of MO

Hollie West searching for her father
Hollie West, of OK, searching for father George R. West, last heard of in Vandale, AR

Mrs. Elizabeth Pettiford searching for brother
Mrs. Elizabeth Pettiford, Chicago, IL, searching for brother Ellis Dennis Kemp

S.G. Wilson found father
S.G. Wilson reports that he found father through ad

Dr. P.C. Kebble, Pittsburg, TX, searching for Kate White
Dr. P.C. Kebble, Pittsburg, TX, searching for Kate White. She left Omaha, NE. Parents live in Atchison, KS.

Unnamed, searching for Reuben Moss, St. Paul, MN
Unnamed, searching for Reuben Moss. Reply to Pilgrim Baptist Church, St. Paul, MN.

Samuel Rice, Milwaukee, WI, searching for wives of two MO Methodist ministers
Samuel Rice searching for Mrs. Mary Taylor, Sedalia, MO, and Mrs. Frances Venable, Franklin, MO

Susan Cheek searching for Anthony Newby
Susan Cheek, Chicago, IL, searching for Anthony Newby.

R. T. White searching for his father Rev. C. M. White
R.T. White, Chicago, IL, searching for his father, Rev. C.M. White. An A.M.E. minister.

Unnamed searching for son, Willie Duncan
Unnamed, Minneapolis, MN, searching for son, Willie Duncan. Age 15. Left home Sunday. Not seen since.

J. A. Simmons searching for Alex Wood
J.A. Simmons is seeking information on the whereabouts of Alex Wood, a member of the US Colored troops which left Philadelphia with the Army in 1864.

Ed Butler searching for his brother Alfred and his nephews Alfred and Edward
Ed Butler searching for his brother Alfred and two nephews Alfred and Edward. They were last seen in Elizabethtown, KY in 1880.

Rebecca Seals searching for her son Andrew Hern
Rebecca Seals is searching for her son Andrew Hern. He was last heard from in 1888 in Los Angeles County, CA

J.H. Jenkins searching for his aunt, Ann Elizabeth Gaskins
J.H. Jenkins is searching for his aunt, whose maiden name is Ann Elizabeth Gaskins. She lived in New Bedford, Massachusetts and he believes she still lives in that state. She's originally from Fayettville, NC

Eliza Givens searching for her mother, Ann Wood, brothers and sisters, John, Lewis, Noble, Martha, and Lucinda Wood, and half-brothers Armstead and Thomas Williams
Eliza Givens is searching for her mother, Ann Wood, brothers and sisters, John, Lewis, Noble, Martha, and Lucinda Wood, and half-brothers Armstead and Thomas Williams. Her half-brothers were owned by Bolden Robertson and she was owned by John W.…

B.C. Combs searching for his mother, Annie, brother, Gus, and sister Susanna Combs
B.C. Combs is searching for his mother, Annie, brother, Gus, and sister Susanna Combs. They were last seen in Enterprise, Miss. in 1860.

William Canady searching for his father Antony and brother Basil Canady
William Canady is searching for his father Antony and brother Basil Canady. Both were in Lexington, KY when last heard from.

Mrs. Louisa Mitchell searching for her brother Antony Rodney
Mrs. Louisa Mitchell is searching for her brother Antony Rodney, last seen in Chicago, IL 4 years ago.

Thomas Robinson searching for his brother Babe Debow
Thomas Robinson searching for his brother, Babe Debow, who was last seen in Nashville, TN in 1867, shortly after Hood's raid on Nashville. His father's name was John Debow.

Joshua Dade searching for his father, Ben Dade
Joshua Dade is searching for his father, Ben Dade. He belonged to a man named Eli Anford, living 8 miles outside of Portland.

Eliza Bailes searching for her mother Betsey Burr
Eliza Bailes is searching for her mother Betsey Burr, who was married to Hosey Bell and owned by Lovett Bell. They left Newburn, SC for Memphis, TN in 1841.

Mrs. E. Wilson searching for her children Buchanan and Martha Childs
Mrs. E. Wilson searching for her children Buchanan and Martha Childs who she has not seen since they were sold away in 1861.

Mary Murdock searching for her mother Charity Blanford
Mary Murdock is searching for her mother Charity Blanford, who was the slave of Richard Long of Hancock, KY. She has another child named Ellen.
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