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  • Collection: Kentucky

LOUISVILLEDAILYJOURNAL_18670129_TAYLOR_HENRY.jpg
Charley, a boy, was taken from the place of Squire Vernon, five miles from Indianapolis. This was in ca. 1865, during or right after the Civil War.

LOUISVILLECOURIERJOURNAL_18850912_JOHNSON_ELLEN.jpg
Johnson, age 60, reunited with her mother, reported to be 112 years old. Johnson lived in Louisville, KY. Her mother had been sold, by Ben Johnson of Frankfort, KY, and sent to New Orleans 50 years earlier [ca 1835].

OWENSBOROMONITOR_18740506_STOWERS_MARY.jpg
Stowers was separated from her son 28 years earlier [ca 1846], when she was sold from Owensboro, KY, to Shelby County, KY, and then again from Shelby County to Alabama. In 1874, several years after the Civil War, she went to Evansville, IN, in search…

LOUISVILLECOURIERJOURNAL_18940117_THOMPSON_JOHN.jpg
Thompson and Owens enslaved on same plantation in Morgan County, Tennessee. They were separated during the Civil War but reunited in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1894 and married there.

OWENSBOROMONITOR_18660801_CLAYBROOK_ED.jpg
Claybrook and Pearl were both of Owensboro, Kentucky.

MAYSVILLEEVENINGBULLETIN_18911127_FOLEY_ALEXANDER.jpg
Foley, of Natchez, Mississippi, found his wife in 1891 in Carrollton, Kentucky. They had been separated by sale [in Virginia?]

LOUISVILLEDC_18660321_WATSON_WILLIAM.jpg
Watson, 79th Regiment, Louisiana Colored Infantry, Civil War, has not hear from his family since they arrived in Louisville, KY, summer 1865. They all "belonged to" Mr. Cornelius Voris, near Marksville, LA, before the Civil War.

RICHMONDCLIMAX_18900514_PALMER_LUCRETIA.jpg
Lucretia Palmer (nee Maupin) searching for someone familiar with her marriage on King Maupin's place, near Rogersville, KY, about 1858. [Palmer presumably needed this testimony to apply for a Civil War widow's pension].

Bourbon News. Paris KY Nov 15 1898.jp2
T.M. Purnell searching for "Big Will" Howard, sold during the Civil War in Harlan County, KY, to Wm. Onthang

Evening Bulletin. Maysville KY. Feb 19 1902.jp2
Mrs. Eliza Johnson searching for "colored" Civil War soldiers who were "inmates of the old hospital on Front street" in Maysville, KY. [Maybe to establish a Civil War widow's pension claim?]

Interior Journal. Stanford KY. Feb 9 1906.jp2
Looking for Moses Ballard, Civil War veteran, or his heirs [possibly related to a Civil War veteran's pension?]

Daily Evening Bulletin. Maysville KY May 10 1883.jp2
Unnamed, Maysville, KY, searching for her son, George Swazer, who has been missing from Maysville since December 1882.

Daily Public Ledger. Maysville KY 23 Feb 1912.jp2
T.M. Hubbell, Springfield, MO, searching for Alexander Desembly and Frank McFarland, Civil War veterans from Mason County, KY

Chas. Howard.jpg
Chas. Howard, New Haven, KY, searching for wife, Ann Howard, Louisville, KY

Hannah James.jpg
Horace Johnson looking for his mother, Hannah James
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