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  • Collection: Iowa

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Bowen escaped from slavery, near St. Francisville, MO, in 1859. He presumably went to Chicago and, from there, to Canada.

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Tolliver, of Des Moines, Iowa, was sold away from Daviess County, Missouri, at age 9 [in ca 1848]. In 1903, he learned that his father lives in Leavenworth, Kansas, and visited him.

DAVENPORTSUNDAYDEM_18970606_WARREN_AND_ATWATER.jpg
They married "according to slave laws" in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 60 years earlier [ca 1837]. They were separated by sale seven years later. Reunited and remarried in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in 1897.

ISB_18941026_MCDORA_DUNGEE_BL.jpg
Mrs. McDora Dundee is looking for her father, Allen Bradford, who was a barber on a boat running from Montgomery to Mobile in 1863.

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