Arkansas

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Arkansas

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Ben Jones searching for his brother Anderson Jones
Ben Jones seeking information about his brother Anderson Jones who was last heard from at St. Charles on the White River.

Willie Walker searching for his sister Lula Green
Willie Walker is very sick ("very low") in Little Rock, AR

Mary Jane Blair searching for her mother Susan Blair
Mary Jane Blair searching for her mother Susan Blair from whom she was separated as a child. Mary Jane was taken from Arkansas to Tennessee.

Dollie Ingram is searching for her mother Margaret Ingram
Dollie Ingram was taken from DeValls Bluff, Arkansas, to Missouri, when very young. Her mother, Margaret Ingram, was enslaved by Henry Ingram.

L. A. Jackson searching for his mother Mary Wilson/Mary Hogan
L. A. Jackson searching for his mother Mary Wilson (also went by Mary Hogan) who "left" Henry County, Missouri, in 1862, during the Civil War.

David Phelps searching for his parents, Moses Phelps and Susan Phelps
His parents were in Beatville, Mississippi [Batesville?], when last heard from.

Two sons find their father after decades-long separation
A coachman in Columbus, OH, and his brother, a minister, found their elderly father in Washington, DC, in 1883. They had been sold apart from each other before the Civil War. (Their names are not given in the newspaper article. Additional research is…
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