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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

KANSASCITYGAZETTE_18990116_JONES_RICHARD.jpg
Jones and Vaughn, of Kansas City, Kansas, were separated after emancipation. Reunited and married in 1899.
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