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Lawrence's parents were separated during slavery [ca 1855]. Found his father in 1891.

Richmond Planet Mar 29 1902.jp2
Married "long before John Brown's Insurrection." Husband, of Harpers' Ferry, VA [now Harpers Ferry, WV], sold to Richmond, VA. Has not heard from him since.

Richmond Planet. March 9 1907.jp2
Mrs. Hattie M. Branum searching for her mother. Was placed in the Colored Home [orphanage] in West Philadelphia. Has not seen her mother for 28 years.

Richmond Planet Nov 9 1907.jp2
Lucy Ponsley, Media, PA, searching for her people or for Captain John Ritter. Her father, James Somers, fought in Civil War under Ritter. Killed.

New Orleans Daily Democrat Sep 17 1878.jp2
Unnamed, Harrodsburg, PA [Harrisburg, PA?], searching for Tilly Green, "an old family servant"
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