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Motte, and the child's mother, searching for a four year old "colored boy" who "strayed" away. Ad placed in Wilmington, North Carolina, two weeks before the Civil War ended.

Ad placed in Wilmington, North Carolina. Smith was a "colored" discharged soldier. [A Civil War veteran?]

They were "once the servants of" Mrs. Caroline B. Trumbull, of Louisiana. Butler thinks they are in St. Louis, Missouri.

Searching for sister Louisa and brother Curg. They belonged to Gip. Powell, near Buffalo, West Virginia, before the Civil War. Searcher works at Panola Oilworks, Memphis, Tennessee.

Joseph N. Robinson, of Pittsburgh, PA, was lately employed at St. James Hotel, Cincinnati, OH.

Unnamed, searching for Wm. P. Grant. Last heard from in North Topeka, Kansas.

Crump, of Richmond, Virginia, left his home February 1, 1871. Not heard from since. During Reconstruction.

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.

Edwards and Gibson had been enslaved in Pike County, Missouri. Edwards was sold South 35 years earlier [ca 1853]. They reunited in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1888, and remarried then.

Jones and Vaughn, of Kansas City, Kansas, were separated after emancipation. Reunited and married in 1899.
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