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  • Collection: Louisiana

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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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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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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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Boyd placed this ad in 1841, twenty years before the Civil War. Her daughters had been sold about twenty years earlier [ca 1821] by George Boyd, of Nashville, to Blount Robertson, of Louisiana.

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Cobble found her sons, Thurston Cobble and Ned Cobble. They were sold to a New Orleans slave trader in Richmond, VA, 40 years earlier, in 1849, to fund slaveholder's trip to gold rush California.

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Thomas Doss, Baltimore County, Maryland, searching for Isaac Doss and Nancy Doss

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Mrs. Fleming was wife of Harvey Fleming during the Civil War

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Joseph Phillips was sold from New Orleans to Texas in the 1850s. Also known as Valance Scott and Joseph Blancha.

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Gibson searching for Frederick Gibson and Thomas Barrick. She left Baltimore [presumably sold] in 1844. Has been separated from her sons since. Address Rev. A. Ross, pastor of Wesley Chapel, New Orleans, LA.

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Marshall is searching for his wife Mary Marshall, sold from the family of Betsey Thomas

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Gamby searching for her son, Asbury Gamby/Asbury Bright. He enlisted in the 7th Regiment Infantry, U.S. Colored Troops, Civil War.

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Daniels searching for her mother, Anna Maria Williams, and her sister, Charlotte

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Brandsford searching for her sisters, Charlotte Tarry, Mary Ann Tarry, Fanny Brandsford, and Amelia Hudson. Address Rev. A. Ross, pastor Wesley Chapel, New Orleans, LA.

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Diboll searching for the children of Mariah, formerly a slave of Madame Jouvin

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Kitty submitted two different advertisements in the search for her children.

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He wishes to inquire of his relatives.

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Searching for family members

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He is searching for his sisters and brothers.

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Searching for Manda Hester

SCA_18840327_WHITFIELD_FULTON.jpg
Whitfield Fulton wishes to find his mother's sister.

SCA_18840228_VICTORIA_WRIGHT.jpg
Victoria Wright wishes to hear about her friends.

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Tom wishes to find his brothers.

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"I wish to find my people."

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Tally Miller wishes to find his two daughters.

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