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Freeman was sold in Dover, Tennessee, in 1863, during the Civil War. Reunited with her mother in 1892.

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She went from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Georgia, in 1867 in search of her father. Has not been heard from since.

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Reunited in Janesville, Wisconsin. Hiram Jefferson was separated from his family after the capture of Fort Donelson, during the Civil War.

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Harris and Brooks were separated by sale in 1859 in Louisiana. They found each other in 1904 and remarried in Fresno, California.

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They married "according to slave laws" in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 60 years earlier [ca 1837]. They were separated by sale seven years later. Reunited and remarried in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in 1897.

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Mary Green, in St. Louis, MO, searching for her son, who was raised on Milton Covington's plantation 25 miles north of Natchez, MS. Ad placed during the Civil War.

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Ella Allison searching for her mother, Mollie Martin, and step-father, David Martin. Robert Allison searching for Elder B. Smith.

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Coleman is searching for her sister, Birdie Thomas. Reward offered.

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Catherine Bruester searching for Green Baker or Green Bruester, who joined a Tennessee colored regiment in 1862

Memphis Daily Appeal. July 11 1878.jp2
Worden Scott and Mary A. Scott searching for Worden's father, John Scott
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