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  • State is exactly "Kentucky"

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Humbler's sons were carried off by the Rebels in some of their raids in southern Kentucky.

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Garnet is searching for his wife, Jane, and his children, Willis, Abraham, and Jeney, formerly "owned by" Daniel Garnett, of Manchester, KY. He has been separated from his wife and children for 14 years [since ca. 1851].

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Perrian, a brick mason, is the father of Lydia Cook, who "belongs to" James McCurtry, of Bryantsville, KY. He formerly lived in Shelbyville, KY.

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James, a "free colored boy," left his father's house in Louisville, KY, in 1862. He is supposed to have followed one of the divisions of the army.

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Johnson, age 60, reunited with her mother, reported to be 112 years old. Johnson lived in Louisville, KY. Her mother had been sold, by Ben Johnson of Frankfort, KY, and sent to New Orleans 50 years earlier [ca 1835].

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Green Morgan and Prudence Croan [Prudence Brown?] remarried in Versailles, KY, in 1889. They had been separated there in 1858, when Prudence was sold and taken to a Louisiana plantation.

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Johnson's first husband, Geo. Perry, escaped from Fleming County, KY, to Canada 43 years earlier [ca 1830]. Johnson and their child were went with him but were caught and taken back to Kentucky, where they remained in slavery until the Civil War.…

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She was enslaved on a plantation near Asheville, North Carolina. Her husband was sold away from her more than 50 years earlier [ca. 1840]. In 1890 she found him living in Newport, Kentucky. (Their names are not given in the article. Additional…

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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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Searcher lives in St. Louis, MO. He and his brother formerly lived in Louisville, Kentucky.

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They belonged to James Duncan, near Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky, and were separated 46 years ago [ca 1846].

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His parents were in Beatville, Mississippi [Batesville?], when last heard from.

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Nat Miller/Nate Miller/Nathan Miller, of Lawrence, Kansas, lost his sister "during slavery times." He found her in 1904.

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Emeline Skipwarth escaped from slavery in Kentucky to Michigan. Forty years later, in 1885, she found her sister, Julia Lyon, near Troy, Ohio.

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Thompson and Owens enslaved on same plantation in Morgan County, Tennessee. They were separated during the Civil War but reunited in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1894 and married there.

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Claybrook and Pearl were both of Owensboro, Kentucky.

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Charlotte, who lived in Sacramento, CA, in 1870 placed this ad looking for her family members. Charlotte's father was owned by Joe Powell of Kentucky, who also owned Charlotte and sold her to a speculator in Louisiana.

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Her son "belonged to" Charles Handsome Coates, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Was in Clarksville, Tennessee, when last heard of.

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Foley, of Natchez, Mississippi, found his wife in 1891 in Carrollton, Kentucky. They had been separated by sale [in Virginia?]

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Easton, of Indianapolis, Indiana, found his mother, Clara Clounch, of Paducah, Kentucky. They were separated by sale when he was seven years old.

Reprinted from the Indianapolis Sentinel (Indianapolis, IN)

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His father was freed in 1846, in Trimble County, Kentucky, and then went to Hanover, Indiana.

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Amanda Fields looking for her father Jordan Mias, who she was seperated from in Nashville, Tennessee

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They ran into each other in 1867. From Fleming County, Kentucky. Joshua bought his freedom in 1849. Solomon escaped to Canada in 1837.

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Corkley, a Louisville, Kentucky, railroad porter, found his mother in Louisiana. She was sold away from him when he was a year old.

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They were separated, in Kentucky, by sale 37 years earlier [ca 1849]. Albert Harris found his wife after searching since the Civil War.
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