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John Jones, Washington, DC, separated from mother at start of Civil War. Found her in New York City.


Mrs. Woodsen finds little sister, Mrs. Culton, of Bonne Terre, Missouri

Found...Pittsburgh Dispatch Mar 12 1891.jpg
William H. Todd, Washington Court House, OH, finds his mother in Macon, GA, after writing to people in the South for many years in search of her.

Daily Republican. Wilmington DE Dec 6
She was one month old when her mother was sold away. Found her family by placing an ad in a Richmond, VA newspaper.

Sun. New York NY. Sep 9 1888.jp2
Sophia Brown, daughter of Harriet King and Isham King, was sold from Virginia to Mississippi.

Richmond Times-Dispatch Sep 15 1916.jp2
Searching for former slaves of William W. Standley of Port Royal. They were "sold without owner's consent, 1859."

Jackson MS Weekly Clarion. May 26 1875.jp2
Nellie Butler searching for her sister, Diana Davenport. Butler also placed an ad for her in 1892, under name of "Dinah Davenport."

The Statesman. Denver CO. Jan 13 1905.jp2
She is searching for her brother, who left Springfield, Illinois for Denver, Colorado in 1881. Her photo is included.

Daily Phoenix. Columbia SC. Aug 19 1866.jp2
Mobley "formerly belonged to" Mr. C.P. Pelham. She was going to Sumter, SC, to look for her parents, when last heard of.
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