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  • State is exactly "Virginia"

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Mary Burk was sold from Captain Samuel Freeman's Virginia estate.

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

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Polly Sandros, from Yorktown, Virginia, was searching for her daughter, Juda Sandros, and her sister, Susan Tears, formerly from Hicksville, Virginia.

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Adeline and Mary Wheeler were sent to Virginia during the first year of the Civil War.

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Rachael Sharp is looking for her sister Melvina and her brothers, Sam and John, who were last seen in Chicot, VA, where they were enslaved by Susie Sharp

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Hannah was sold from the auction house of N.B. Hill, of Richmond, VA, one year ago [in 1864, during the Civil War].

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Wright, of Knoxville, TN, "left" his children at Fairfax Courthouse, Culpeper County, VA. He "belonged to" Judge John C. Greene. His wife, Betsy, "belonged to" John Stone, 12 miles from there.

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His children were named Lucinda, Malinda, James, Myner, Charles, Kate, George, Isy, and Hamp. Wright was raised in Culpeper County, VA. His first master was Jack Greene, a judge in Richmond, VA. His second master was John Stone.

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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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Storks was born in Manchester, VA. He last saw his sister, Martha Ann, in Norfolk, VA, about 45 years ago [ca. 1868].

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Henry, a little boy, "strayed" from his grandmother's house in Powhatan County, VA, in 1869. It is supposed he went down to Richmond by river boat. Ad placed in 1870 (during Reconstruction).

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Unnamed, searching for their son, Washington, age about seven. He "strayed from home," in Richmond, VA, in February 1866 (ten months after the Civil War ended). Includes detailed description of his clothing and appearance.

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Caroline, age about eight, was "in the employment of" Mr. Griffin. He moved from Fluvanna County, VA, to Fauquier County, VA, in 1865, carrying Caroline with him.

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Esther lives in Richmond, VA. Her son, age about 12, was "raised by" Mrs. James Garnett, of Caroline County, VA. ["Raised by" probably means Edgar was enslaved by Garnett].

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They were sold by David Thomas, in Nelson County, Virginia, in 1856.

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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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Millie left Jackson Morten's farm in Orange County, VA, where her parents lived, "when quite a small child." Ad placed in 1871, during Reconstruction. [Race is not indicated, but the veiled language suggests this ad is likely about an enslaved family…

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Carolina and her son "belonged to" Lucinda Cutler, Dinwiddie County, VA. Aron is seven years old and came away with Louisa Booz from City Point, VA, last year [ca. 1865]. Ad placed in 1866, during Reconstruction.

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Dolly last seen on July 4, 1872, when she left for Baltimore from Vuo de L'Eau, Virginia (near Norfolk, Virginia). Ad placed in 1872, during Reconstruction.

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He was last heard from in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, where he was "waiting on a gentleman," in 1881. Age about 18.

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Thomas searching for aunt Delcie Graves, her husband Frederick Graves, and uncle James Washington. Frederick and James "were soldiers in the war of 1863" [Civil War]. All "belonged to" Tom Alyer in Madison County, VA.

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Born in Nansemond County, VA. Sons of Lydia Williams. Richard last saw Solomon on the battlefield in Falmouth, VA, in 1863, during the Civil War.
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