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HIGHLANDWEEKLYNEWS_18730814_JOHNSON_VINA.jpg
Johnson's first husband, Geo. Perry, escaped from Fleming County, KY, to Canada 43 years earlier [ca 1830]. Johnson and their child were went with him but were caught and taken back to Kentucky, where they remained in slavery until the Civil War.…

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Emeline Skipwarth escaped from slavery in Kentucky to Michigan. Forty years later, in 1885, she found her sister, Julia Lyon, near Troy, Ohio.

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.

BOSTONPOST_1876_02_22_THOMPSON_GEORGE.jpg
Thompson, of Newport, Rhode Island, escaped from slavery in Frederick, Maryland, 46 years earlier [ca 1830].

Parker.TIF
Frances Parker searching for her brothers Thomas and Amiger Moton.
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