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NASHVILLE GLOBE_19170112_COLEMAN_MARY ANN.jpg
Coleman is searching for her sister, Birdie Thomas. Reward offered.

NASHVILLE GLOBE_19080918_HULLUM_VICTORIA.jpg
Hullum's father went to New Orleans "during the emancipation" on a U.S. ship "as inspector." He served in the U.S. Army.

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NASHVILLE GLOBE_19180419_WILSON_WM.jpg
Wilson's mother was known as "Lizzie Jack" on the Wyley cotton farm, Jacksonville, AL.

NEW NATIONAL ERA_18720509_PARKER_ISAAC.jpg
Parker searching for his uncle, who was sold by Willis T. Riddirk, Gales County, NC

MJ_19030211_NEVER_REUNITED.jpg
Almost one hundred years old, never found wife and child

NEW NATIONAL ERA_18720411_GOOSLAND.jpg
Mr. Goosland, Oberlin, OH, finds his family after 25 years. Newspaper quotes letter he wrote to his wife in 1847, shortly after he was sold and taken from Wytheville, VA, to Mobile, AL.

CCH_19181227_LOCAL_NEGRO_FINDS_MAN_HE_SERVED_IN_WAR_A.jpg
Rev. J. Preston Watson, sold on the auction block many times, ran away from his owner and was taken in by Captain Thomas Gannon of the Ninth Missouri Cavalry for the duration of the war.

NASHVILLE GLOBE_19170323_ROLLINS_MARGARET.jpg
Rollins searching for her uncle, "owned by" Windon Roberson of Abiton, VA. Family moved to Louisiana after the Civil War.
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