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His children were named Lucinda, Malinda, James, Myner, Charles, Kate, George, Isy, and Hamp. Wright was raised in Culpeper County, VA. His first master was Jack Greene, a judge in Richmond, VA. His second master was John Stone.

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They "are somewhere in the South." [They were presumably sold south before the Civil War]. Their names were Charles Thomas, Henry Wright, James Nelson, Minor Franklin, Isaac Williams, Hamp Conway, and Luncinda.

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Murray was "formerly with" [enslaved by?] John Cloyd, of Fayette County, TN. Information of his whereabouts is wanted at office of Humes & Poston, [attorneys] in Memphis, TN.

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Peter [surname illegible] searching for the Isaac Rosser family, of LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia.

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Dogan, of Pottstown, PA, found his first wife in 1871. They had been separated during the Civil War, when Dogan escaped into the Union lines and enlisted. His second wife supposedly gave her "hearty consent" for him to return to his first wife and…

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Julia Creamer was taken from Memphis, TN, by John Creamer.

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Unnamed person searching for Rev. Filman Duncan. He resided in Memphis, TN, three of four years ago [ca. 1873 or ca. 1874].

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William Snyder, age 12, left his home in Harrisburg, PA, in August 1868 to go to Sunday school. Has been missing for over a week. Ad placed in 1868, during Reconstruction.
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