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A coachman in Columbus, OH, and his brother, a minister, found their elderly father in Washington, DC, in 1883. They had been sold apart from each other before the Civil War. (Their names are not given in the newspaper article. Additional research is…

Davis's friends are searching for her. She formerly "belonged to" Dr. West, of Hinds County, MS. Was last heard from in Richmond, VA. Contact Rev. P.B. Price, Richmond, VA.

Rev. Henant and "Willy," or Amanda Brown, searching for her brother, Philip Henry.


Rev. J.H. Braby left Elrod, Alabama, last year [ca. 1904]. Last heard of in Georgia.

Eliza, daughter of Rev. Charles Pollard, was sold away from Maryland about 1859. Was last seen on a steamboat going up the Red River.

Searching for Hezekiah, William Capers, Robert, and Laura. A white Methodist preacher named Ledbetter carried them from South Carolina to Alabama at the time of the Civil War.

She lives in Jacksonville, Illinois. Her son, James Blue, lived in Jackson County, Kansas, when last heard from [in ca 1864, during the Civil War].

Marlow searching for Rev. Green, a preacher and doctor who was married near Excelsior, North Carolina

Rev. Henson, of Austin, Texas, finds his father after a decades-long search. His father traveled from Alabama to Austin to see him but died within two days.

Searching for her brother

Mrs. J.T. Gayton searching for relatives, Magnolia Scott and sister Annie Scott. Left them in Nashville when a small child.

Nannie Depew is searching for her son, Johnny Brown, who sometimes lives in Richmond.


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Lewis Hardeman commenting on the calls for ministers to share ads. He says that in his travels to various churches, he has not heard these ads read at all.

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Eliza Bell is searching for her mother, father, brothers and sisters. Her mother was Katy Bradshaw, sisters Juan and Suetary, a half sister Caroline White, and brothers Lewis, Armstead, Aaron, Benjamin, Emile Crawford, and Harry Allen. Her half…

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C.L. Dickinson is searching for the Rev. J.G. Thompson and his wife Amelia who were formerly of the Liberia Conference.


Diney Boaz seeking information of her husband, Frank Boaz.

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She wishes to find her children.


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Looking for his father.

Rev. H.J. Young searching for Jefferson Davis's brothers Moses and Lewis Davis. They were separated after being intercepted in an escape to freedom, which resulted in Jefferson's capture. He has "bought himself" and recently came to Canada.

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F.F. McComas is looking for the heirs (children) of the deceased William Braxton: Mentzer, William, Aenes, and Angeline Braxton.

Rev. Wesley J. Gains searching for Reuben Evans.

Lucy Walker searching for her husband Anderson Walker.

Walter F. Staples seeking information on his brother Frank Staples who was captured in the last year of the Civil War
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