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  • State is exactly "Louisiana"

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Delaunney is a "mulatto man, whose wife is in Europe."

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Sons lived in New Orleans, LA. They were formerly owned by Mr. McPheeters McCutchen, of Augusta County, VA.

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They "are somewhere in the South." [They were presumably sold south before the Civil War]. Their names were Charles Thomas, Henry Wright, James Nelson, Minor Franklin, Isaac Williams, Hamp Conway, and Luncinda.

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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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Alcinda, daughter of Jacob and Susan Bradford, was sold as a slave in New Orleans, LA, some years before the Civil War. She was afterwards taken to Arkansas.

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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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Washington Stills was sold in South Carolina and brought to Mississippi by John Parks and Allen Vance, speculators.

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George Henry Johnson left Concordia Parish, Louisiana, in 1872. Moved to East Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Howard searching for Johnson, late of New Orleans. Asks him to call at Mrs. Elzey's, Baltimore. Ad placed in February 1865, during the Civil War.

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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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Butler's mother, Anna Brown/Anna Blackwell, and three sisters were brought from Virginia to New Orleans about 1830 and sold there. Butler placed this antebellum ad in 1840.

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Hiram left Montpelier, Vermont, nearly 20 years ago [ca 1823]. He was in New Orleans when last heard of. His mother placed this antebellum ad in 1843.

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Eliza, daughter of Rev. Charles Pollard, was sold away from Maryland about 1859. Was last seen on a steamboat going up the Red River.

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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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Young was raised in Hanover County, Virginia, by Isaac Butler. Lived on Waverly Plantation, in Cheneyville, Louisiana, when last heard from.

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They were "once the servants of" Mrs. Caroline B. Trumbull, of Louisiana. Butler thinks they are in St. Louis, Missouri.

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David Walke sold away from his wife, Nancy Gibbs, 32 years ago [ca 1839], taken from Norfolk, Virginia, to New Orleans. Walke returned to Norfolk and they reunited in 1871.

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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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Martha, formerly of Elkton, Tennessee, is in Montgomery, Alabama, searching for her children. She formerly "belonged to" Mrs. Dolly Camps.

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Francis is closely related to the emperor of Hayti [/Haiti]. His father, Thomas Francis, was born in Martinique in 1789 and lived in Guadaloupe. His grandfather, Augustus, also born in Martinique. An antebellum ad.

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Frances was taken from her mother, in Cumberland, Maryland, to Natchez, Mississippi, and then New Orleans, Louisiana. Her mother, Henny Butler, received letters from her but needs her address in New Orleans to reply. An antebellum ad (from 1843).

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Barber went to Texas in 1866, leaving his mother in New Orleans, Louisiana

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B. T. Davis searching for his aunt Flora Hillard, who was sold in 1861

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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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