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  • State is exactly "South Carolina"

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Henrietta belonged to the estate of Isaac Lenoir, of Sumter District, SC. She was carried to "one of the Southwestern States" about seven or eight years ago [ca. 1859].

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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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Frank "left his home" in Woodville, Virginia, ca. 1853. [He was presumably sold]. He was heard of once, in Charleston, South Carolina, since then.

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

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Bradford North, Busby's former master, left him fifty thousand dollars. North's executors found Busby through newspaper ads.

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While enslaved, Jennings was taken from Shelby, North Carolina, to Attala County, Mississippi.

Reprinted from Star of Zion (Charlotte, NC)

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Thomas searching for Mickey Bashlot, Judy Bashlot, and Katy Ginlack, who went [escaped?] from Georgia to New Jersey. Thomas is in U.S. Navy at Port Royal, South Carolina. During the Civil War.

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Last heard of her in 1878, when she lived in Columbia, South Carolina, on Wheelers Hill.

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Brown wrote to the Clerk of Court, Washington, DC, for information. He was sold away from Washington, DC, 40 years earlier [ca 1846].

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Anderson has not seen his family since 1863. His brother, Edmond, killed at Fort Pillow, during the Civil War.

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Newspaper account describing Clara Bashop's 33-year search for her daughter, Patience, who was sold in 1859. Slightly longer and more legible article than the St. Louis Post-Dispatch version.

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A short story of a mother's search for her daughter

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Mary Saunders is searching for her brothers.

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I wish to spend the balance of my life as a free and intelligent citizen of the United States.

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She is looking for her brothers and sisters.

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He wishes to inquire of his relatives.

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John Edmond is searching for his brother, James Means, and sisters Hester and Susan Jane Huges

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John Gist is searching for his brother, Grant Gist

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Diannah White is searching for her sons George Washington House, William White, and Henry McGee

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Isaac S. Grant is searching for his uncle Jacob J. Simmons

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Rev. S. Canty is searching for James Canty

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R.D. Davenport is searching for Beattie Giles

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Tally Miller wishes to find his two daughters.

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