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  • Tags: West Virginia

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

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 June 8 1907.jp2
H. Turner, New York City, searching for her sister, Louisa Bruce, or her sister's husband, Billy Bruce

Jackson. The Richmond Planet Apr 9 1921.jp2
Andrew Jackson, Baxter, WV, searching for Anty Jackson's sons. Anty Jackson bought his freedom by working in the gold mines.

Omaha Daily Bee. Dec 8 1911.jp2
Sperrial Peyton Brooks, Omaha, NE, searching for his mother and fifteen siblings. His mother "gave him away to a neighbor to raise." Unclear if his mother was enslaved or free at the time.

Clinch Valley News. Tazewell Courthouse VA Aug 26 1892.jp2
Betsy Chatman/Betsy Chapman, Smithfield, VA, searching for her brother, George Chatman/George Chapman

Samuel Burton.jp2
F.H. Porterfield, Saginaw Coal Company, searching for sister and aunt of Samuel Burton, died in Saginaw, MI

Emma (Washington) Moore searching for her parents. Lucinda Johnson and John Washington; sisters Louisa and Bettie; and brothers Ed and Jerry Johnson.

Jane Ferguson.jp2
Jane Ferguson, Rutland, OH, searching for her son, Squire Ferguson

Hamilton Furlong searching for his mother Ersely Furlong and brother Singleton Furlong.
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