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  • Collection: Alabama

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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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Mrs. Amy Fuller lived near Post Oak, Alabama. Her son, John Fuller, died. "Will be to her interest" to contact Lewis.

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Rev. J.H. Braby left Elrod, Alabama, last year [ca. 1904]. Last heard of in Georgia.

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Peter Bell, former slave, is looking for information about his parents that were owned by someone else.

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Milton Anderson is searching for his father, Richard Anderson, and his sisters, Polly and Rachel. He "left" them in Lee County, Mississippi, in 1867.

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Thaddeus Scott seeks the address of soldiers from the 44th Regiment Colored Infantry.

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Mrs. Fannie R. Roly is looking for her two sisters and brother, named Katie Butler and Caroline Carter and Walton Carter.

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Lee Barton, of Houston, Mississippi, was separated from his wife in Virginia by sale 38 years earlier [ca 1853]. He found her in 1891 and they remarried.

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Her maiden name was Angie Downaldson. They were married in 1898 in Madison County, Alabama.

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Branford left Birmingham, Alabama, in 1886. He was last heard from in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1887.

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Edward W. Robertson went to Springfield, Illinois, in 1899. He was killed by a train on his way to Peoria, Illinois. Donagan is searching for his father, near Huntsville, Alabama, so he can inform him.

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Her husband was Jack Moore. She was at Pensacola, Florida, when last heard from.

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She is the sister of Mr. Ben F Batts of Nashville, Tennessee.

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The last heard of them they were in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Buford was born in the Big Cove at the foot of Big Mountain [Big Cove, Madison County, AL]. He "left" there before or during the Civil War.

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They parted over forty years ago [ca 1868, during the Civil War or Reconstruction], at Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

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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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Alvin Steele was carried from Huntsville, Alabama, to Canton, Mississippi, during the Civil War. He returned to Huntsville in 1895 in search of his mother and sister.

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

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Young, of Washington, DC, is searching for her mother, Mrs. Candace Quinn, and sisters, Mrs. Ella Barby and Mrs. Missouri Walker.

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Mrs. Drake last saw her son in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1864 [during the Civil War]. She formerly belonged to Mr. Shanklin.

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Left for Keyton, Alabama [ca. 1906] and not heard from since. Searcher is W.M. [Worshipful Master] of Crispus Attucks Lodge No. 122. [a black Masonic lodge], Dale, Alabama. Gholston was a member of this lodge.

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Burton is in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1900, searching for her father, Mat Burton, her mother, Milinda Burton, and her sisters, Cinthy Burton and Mitildy Burton
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