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HIGHLANDWEEKLYNEWS_18671017_COLLINS.jpg
They ran into each other in 1867. From Fleming County, Kentucky. Joshua bought his freedom in 1849. Solomon escaped to Canada in 1837.

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Corkley, a Louisville, Kentucky, railroad porter, found his mother in Louisiana. She was sold away from him when he was a year old.

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They were separated, in Kentucky, by sale 37 years earlier [ca 1849]. Albert Harris found his wife after searching since the Civil War.

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Cobble found her sons, Thurston Cobble and Ned Cobble. They were sold to a New Orleans slave trader in Richmond, VA, 40 years earlier, in 1849, to fund slaveholder's trip to gold rush California.

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Watson, 79th Regiment, Louisiana Colored Infantry, Civil War, has not hear from his family since they arrived in Louisville, KY, summer 1865. They all "belonged to" Mr. Cornelius Voris, near Marksville, LA, before the Civil War.

Bourbon News. Paris KY Nov 15 1898.jp2
T.M. Purnell searching for "Big Will" Howard, sold during the Civil War in Harlan County, KY, to Wm. Onthang

Evening Bulletin. Maysville KY. Feb 19 1902.jp2
Mrs. Eliza Johnson searching for "colored" Civil War soldiers who were "inmates of the old hospital on Front street" in Maysville, KY. [Maybe to establish a Civil War widow's pension claim?]

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Wm. (Perry) Lane searching for his stepson George Davis.

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Retty Green searching for her son Dudley Green
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