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They belonged to the estate of Esther Meekins and were carried from Roanoke Island, North Carolina, into the Confederate lines in 1861, during the Civil War.

Unnamed, of St. Louis, Missouri, searching for their father, Robert Moore, [of Helena, Montana?]

He was last heard of at Helena, Arkansas, in 1884. A cook on a steamboat.

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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