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  • State is exactly "Alabama"

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His wife was Ann Pagitt. Their children were John Alexander Calhoun, Casandra Jane McDaniels, and Mary Lydia Frances. They were taken from near Liberty, Virginia, to Alabama, ten years ago [ca. 1857]

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Johnson wrote this information wanted letter to the county clerk in Buffalo, NY. Johnson, daughter of Jack and Hannah Hellard, was born in Rowan County, NC. She was sold away from her mother in 1840 and brought to Alabama, and from there to Texas, in…

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Anderson had been enslaved in Lee County, MS, by Mason Anderson. His father, Richard Anderson, and sisters, Polly and Rachael, were sold.

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Paine left four years ago [ca. 1870, during Reconstruction] to work on the railroad, below Chattanooga, TN.

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George White (known as Turner White before the Civil War) was born in Panola County, MS, and "formerly belonged to" Col. F.M. White. He was in the army. Mustered out in Mobile, AL, in 1867.

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Delmer's mother is searching for him. He was formerly "owned" by Edgar McKenney, of Virginia, and is supposed to be in north Alabama. Ad placed in 1871, during Reconstruction. Delmer was then about 20 years old.

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Amy Morris, aka "Mrs. Frenchy," grew up enslaved in Hancock County, GA, near Sparta, GA. Beginning at age 14, she was sold several times, in Georgia, Mississippi, and Arkansas, before she escaped during the Civil War. Previously, she and her first…

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Mrs. Eliza Stewart, nee Eliza Robinson, believes her brother is in Alabama or Georgia. He was sold in Hagerstown, MD, long before the Civil War.

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She "formerly lived with" Dr. P.H. Cabell [Patrick Henry Cabell] in Selma, AL. [Race is not indicated, but he likely meant that she lived with him as an enslaved person. Further research needed to confirm].

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Stowers was separated from her son 28 years earlier [ca 1846], when she was sold from Owensboro, KY, to Shelby County, KY, and then again from Shelby County to Alabama. In 1874, several years after the Civil War, she went to Evansville, IN, in search…

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Mrs. Amy Fuller lived near Post Oak, Alabama. Her son, John Fuller, died. "Will be to her interest" to contact Lewis.

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Rev. J.H. Braby left Elrod, Alabama, last year [ca. 1904]. Last heard of in Georgia.

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Peter Bell, former slave, is looking for information about his parents that were owned by someone else.

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Thaddeus Scott seeks the address of soldiers from the 44th Regiment Colored Infantry.

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Her maiden name was Angie Downaldson. They were married in 1898 in Madison County, Alabama.

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Branford left Birmingham, Alabama, in 1886. He was last heard from in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1887.

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Edward W. Robertson went to Springfield, Illinois, in 1899. He was killed by a train on his way to Peoria, Illinois. Donagan is searching for his father, near Huntsville, Alabama, so he can inform him.

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Her husband was Jack Moore. She was at Pensacola, Florida, when last heard from.

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Buford was born in the Big Cove at the foot of Big Mountain [Big Cove, Madison County, AL]. He "left" there before or during the Civil War.

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They parted over forty years ago [ca 1868, during the Civil War or Reconstruction], at Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

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Searching for Hezekiah, William Capers, Robert, and Laura. A white Methodist preacher named Ledbetter carried them from South Carolina to Alabama at the time of the Civil War.

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Alvin Steele was carried from Huntsville, Alabama, to Canton, Mississippi, during the Civil War. He returned to Huntsville in 1895 in search of his mother and sister.

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Anderson left Lee County, Mississippi, during the Civil War, to join the Federal Army.

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Young, of Washington, DC, is searching for her mother, Mrs. Candace Quinn, and sisters, Mrs. Ella Barby and Mrs. Missouri Walker.

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Mrs. Drake last saw her son in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1864 [during the Civil War]. She formerly belonged to Mr. Shanklin.
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