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Charles Wright, from Point Lookout, Maryland, is searching for Henry Hall from Aberdeen, Mississippi.

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

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Davis's friends are searching for her. She formerly "belonged to" Dr. West, of Hinds County, MS. Was last heard from in Richmond, VA. Contact Rev. P.B. Price, Richmond, VA.

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Searcher is in Washington, DC. She has not heard from her husband since before "the rebellion" [the Civil War], when he left her on a visit from Macon, Mississippi. Ad placed in 1866, during Reconstruction.

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Brown is widow of Leonard Brown, Co. G. U.S.H.A. [Ad presumably relates to a Civil War widow's pension application].

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The surviving siblings of Wesley Brooks are searching for him. He was sold to Natchez or thereabouts in approximately 1835.

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

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Sims, of Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), was separated from his sisters at the outbreak of the Civil War. From Mississippi. He learned of their whereabouts in 1899.

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Lee Barton, of Houston, Mississippi, was separated from his wife in Virginia by sale 38 years earlier [ca 1853]. He found her in 1891 and they remarried.

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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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Fanny Strong was sold to a Mr. Thompson in Richmond, Virginia. Her parents were Joe and Sallie, siblings were Sucky, Dollie, Rachel, Joseph, and Green.

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Jones is searching for anyone, "white person or ex-slave," who lived on the plantation of David Roach, on Wolf Lake, Yazoo County, Mississippi, during the Civil War. [Possibly to gather testimony for a Civil War widow's pension?]

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Edmund Collie, of Nashville, Tennessee, is searching for his brother, William Collie, his sister, Millie, his nephew, Bailey, and Prince Buckner. Edmund and William Collie lived on the Scotland plantation [in Natchez, Mississippi].

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Shelvy "formerly belonged to David Bledsoe, DeSoto County, Mississippi."

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They are searching for their sons, Alford and Randal, and Randal's wife, Elizabeth Underwood. They went from Franklin County, Alabama, to Green County, Alabama, in 1866.

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

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Son born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He left her two years ago [ca 1889] in Washington County, Mississippi.

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Mrs. J.W. Willis, Youngstown, Ohio, searching for sister Malinda Rogers and brother William. Last saw them in 1874 on Asheland plantation, Washington, Mississippi.

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Byrd, of Rome, Georgia, searching for Alfred Byrd and Jennie Byrd

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Brother "belonged to" Jack Graves. Last heard from in Greenville, Mississippi, eight years ago [ca. 1883].

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