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  • Tags: Escapes (from slavery)

They ran into each other in 1867. From Fleming County, Kentucky. Joshua bought his freedom in 1849. Solomon escaped to Canada in 1837.

Thompson, of Newport, Rhode Island, escaped from slavery in Frederick, Maryland, 46 years earlier [ca 1830].

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.

Henry Wilson, butler to four Illinois governors, finds his sister, Mrs. Hattie Webb. They were separated in 1864, when Wilson and his mother escaped from Missouri to Illinois during the Civil War.

Ferguson. National Tribune May 6 1909.jp2
James Ferguson, Steubenville, OH, wants to learn about his father, Allen Clark, who escaped slavery in Orange County, VA, and joined Union army

Highland Weekly News. Hillsboro OH. Apr 18 1867.jp2
Esther Stokes, Ripley, OH, searching for her son, who ran away from Maysville, KY, ca. 1854
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