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Mrs. McDora Dundee is looking for her father
Mrs. McDora Dundee is looking for her father, Allen Bradford, who was a barber on a boat running from Montgomery to Mobile in 1863.

Robert Warren and Charity Atwater reunited after 53 years and remarry
They married "according to slave laws" in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 60 years earlier [ca 1837]. They were separated by sale seven years later. Reunited and remarried in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in 1897.

Henry Tolliver finds his father, Alfred Tolliver, after 55 years
Tolliver, of Des Moines, Iowa, was sold away from Daviess County, Missouri, at age 9 [in ca 1848]. In 1903, he learned that his father lives in Leavenworth, Kansas, and visited him.

Charles Owens searching for his brother, Harry Bowen
Bowen escaped from slavery, near St. Francisville, MO, in 1859. He presumably went to Chicago and, from there, to Canada.
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