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  • Collection: The Western Appeal/The Appeal: A National Afro-American Newspaper (St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN; Chicago, IL), 1892

Rhods-Leftwich 9-3-1892 HQ.tif
Mrs. Francis Chilcoat is searching for her sisters Emiline Octavia and Rhoda and her brothers John, Henrey and James Leftwich. They all belonged to Major Tom Leftwich at Liberty, Bedford County, VA before the war when she last saw them. She was…

Ann Eliza Gaskins 8-6-1892 HQ.tif
J.H. Jenkins is searching for his aunt whose maiden name was Ann Eliza Gaskins. She has now married a man whose name he doesn't know and lived in New Bedford, Massachusetts some years, but now lives somewhere else in Massachusetts. Her oldest…

Wilson Page 10-8-1892.tif
Mrs. G. A. Page is searching for her son Wilson Page. He was in Chicago about two years ago

Willie and Arthur Spencer 6-4-1892.tif
Sarah E. Foreman is searching for her two sons, Willie and Arthur Spencer, aged 28 and 32 years respectively. They went to Chicago three years ago and she has not heard from them since. Their home is in Toronto, Canada.

William Gardner and Green Cockrell 8-6-1892.tif
Mary Miller is searching for her brothers, William Gardner and Green Cockrell. They went into the Army from Clarke County, KY from Camp Nelson. Their father's' name was Mongo Cockrell and their mother's was Maria Cockrell.

William Flenings 6-4-1892.tif
Mrs. Anna De Baller is searching for William and Anderson Flemings. Their father's name was William Flemings and there were two daughters, Lucy and Anna. They were both in New York. They were born in Milledgeville, GA. The father was sold and carried…


Washington Ship 6-4-1892.tif
Mrs. Gracie White is searching for her uncle Washington Ship. She left him in Wayne County, NC. Her name at the time was Gracie Ship and she had an aunt named Hannah Kieth.

Washington Moseby 8-6-1892.tif
Mattie P. Moseby is searching for her father Washington Moseby. When she last heard from him about 12 years ago, he was living in Memphis. Also seeking his brother, Jimmy Lee.

Stephen Crab 6-4-1892.tif
Mrs. Sarah Bell is searching for her husband Stephen Crab, also known as Pheonix. He belonged to Jerry Crab in Platte County, MO and ran away about 3 or 4 years before the war. I used to belong to William Clay.

Sophie Jerrome 8-6-1892.tif
Henry Simpson is searching for his mother Sophie Jerome. She was sold in 1858 to a trader in Danburg, GA, by the name of Jerome. Her husband's name was Peter. His sisters names are Annie Watkins and Sylvia Bartholomew. His oldest brother is named…


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